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Saona Island Tour by Catamaran or Speedboat from Punta Cana

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off make for a seamless experience
  • Buffet lunch, snacks, and open bar to meet all food and drink needs
  • Free time on the island to relax or participate in optional activities
Saona Island Excursion by Catamaran and Speedboat
From US$85.00
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Saona Island Excursion by Catamaran and Speedboat
Visit the can't-miss Saona Island via two different modes of nautical transportation—catamaran or speedboat—on this full-day tour from Punta Cana. Relax on the deck of a catamaran or speedboat during the outgoing journey, then spend three hours at your leisure and dig in to a barbecue buffet. Make the most of your time on your return journey with a stop at the natural pool on the way back to shore.
What to Expect
Morning pickup in Puna Cana or Bavaro means you’ll begin the day stress-free. Enjoy the scenery on the way to Bayahibe, where you'll board either a catamaran or speedboat for the ride to Saona Island.

Upon arrival, you can decide how to spend your time, making this tour a great choice for independent travelers. Options for activities include volleyball and dance lessons, or you can simply relax on the provided lounge chairs and sip drinks from the open bar. Stroll down the white sand beach under the swaying palm trees to collect shells or go for a swim until it's time for the barbecue-style buffet lunch.

At the end of the day, reboard the boat for the return trip to the mainland, stopping at the area's famous natural pool to take a swim and see the resident starfish. Back on the main island, enjoy convenient drop-off back at your hotel.
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1 - 5 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Taxi Boat Tours

Can’t write a review of the island as the operator “Taxi Boat” didn’t pick our party up. Their excuse was “he was sorry and never booked it”. Just don’t use them.

1  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fun Catamaran Experience

We chose the VIP version of this excursion which included a couple hour catamaran ride with snorkeling, swimming in a shallow area in the ocean, and beach time on the island. The day we went, it was overcast and actually rained a little. So our...More

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Great Full Day Excursion

This excursion as a great way to get us out and about the whole day! I loved going to the natural pool and standing/taking pictures in the beautiful water. The guides were great and lunch was delicious. You will be exhausted after the trip but...More

5  Thank cleme361
Reviewed 27 June 2018
Not as advertised, unorganized, but some beautiful sites.

They offer hotel pick up, and they were on time. However, the entire bus ride to the location is around 2 hours. Not only that, but there were various random stops at gas stations and bus stops where people were asked to transfer buses, and...More

2  Thank mattcibon
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile
Not all that it is advertised

We booked an excursion to Saona island. It was advertised that we would be in the water waist deep to see and be with the starfish... did NOT happen. On the bus ride we found out that the government moved all the starfish to keep...More

3  Thank hartstacy
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2 July 2018|
Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
This was a full day trip for us based in Punta Cana/Bavaro. Picked up around 6.30am didnt get back until around 5.00pm if I remember correctly.