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Experience - Dominican Republic

Lago Enriquillo


  • Encounter crocodiles, birds, and reptiles up close!

  • Includes lunch, a boat trip & English-speaking tour guide

  • Ideal for nature and animal lovers.


A trip to Lago Enriquillo is an adventure for the entire family. In the southwest of the Dominican Republic, you will climb well-preserved Taino caves, and enjoy spectacular views over the national park.

Get your camera ready! On an exciting boat trip across the lake, you may be lucky enough to get close to the unique variety of birds, crocodiles, and other reptiles.



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For once, getting up early in the morning will be worth it.

At 8 AM, your journey to the 375 km² of the salt lake known as Lago Enriquillo will begin. Past the desert-like landscape, you will find the statue of Dominican national hero, Enriquillo, for a short photo stop, as well as visit the well-preserved Taino caves of Las Caritas in the southwest of the Dominican Republic.

Don't forget your hiking boots! Climb the cave's steep steps and admire impressive stone carvings of the natives on the way. Don't forget to pack your camera so you can always remember this magnificent view over Lake Enriquillo, home to the largest colony of American crocodiles, rare rhinos, and white-tailed iguanas. The national park is also home to over 100 unique plant species.

Go on an exciting boat trip in search of these impressive reptiles and, with a little luck, catch a glimpse of the pink flamingo colony - an excellent opportunity for photography enthusiasts. Your extraordinary adventure ends around 4 PM.

Duration of the trip: All day

Minimum number of participants: 4

Date of the trip: Always on Thursdays


  • Lunch
  • Admission to the national park
  • Local English, Spanish, and French-speaking tour guides
  • Transfer
  • Boat trip


  • Meals and drinks not included in the scope of services
  • Personal expenses, such as tips
  • Insurance

Services & Notes

  • Departure time: approx. 8 AM
  • Return: approx. 5 PM
  • Duration: approx. 9 hours
  • Transfer from/to Barahona
  • Don’t forget sunscreen and sunglasses, bug repellent, cap or hat, camera, tightly closed shoes, and swimwear.
  • Number of participants: min. 2 people & max. 8 people

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