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Punta Cana Ziplines Experiences and Tours

Enjoy the Caribbean landscape from the Dominican heights with zip lines and all the activities combined for a high altitude experience.

Carla Yaquer

Carla Yaquer

10 min read

Punta Cana Ziplines Experiences and Tours

Zip line in Punta Cana | ©Tom Miller

Experience the beauty of the Dominican Republic amidst thrilling zip line adventures. Cruises, hiking trails, visits to the monkeys, snorkeling, chairlift, Quick Jump, Flyboard or paddle, are just some of the alternatives to combine.

Enjoy the Caribbean landscape, the views of the countryside and the Caribbean Sea are part of the things to do to know Punta Cana and in this post I tell you where to find the best zip lines, the combined activities available and the information you should know before taking to the air in Punta Cana.

1. A day of zip-lining in Veron Bavaro and a visit to Monkeyland

Zipline in Veron Bavaro| ©Reina Cumayasa
Zipline in Veron Bavaro| ©Reina Cumayasa

Climb aboard a coach or open safari to immerse yourself in the adventure of the jungle from the pick up at the best hotels in Punta Cana. In this experience you will meet the Squirrel Monkeys and cross the Dominican jungle by air.

The tour takes you from your hotel or villa to Veron Bavaro where the zip lines are located. After the welcome, you will receive an introductory talk so that you can do the activity safely and confidently, you are in expert hands.

Without wasting time you will go to the first stop of 18 platforms connected by 12 zip lines. From the height you will feel a kind of adrenaline and admiration for the nobility of the Dominican mountain range.

Monkeyland

The next stop takes you to Monkeyland or Casa de Coco, where you will visit the squirrel monkeys or red-backed monkeys.

You should not touch them, but don't worry, they are playful and as soon as they see you feeding them, they will surround you. The experience is immersive and fun, a must-do activity in Punta Cana with kids.

When you descend from the Anamuya Mountain s you will be taken back to the hotel after enjoying this day excursion at Monkeyland.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 124 €.
  • Duration: 8 hours.
  • What you need to know: All along the way the guides keep you hydrated with bottled water. This is a tour for large groups. Up to 90 people are allowed. Children between 6 and 8 years old can participate in the first 8 zip lines only.

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2. Zip line with horseback riding and cocoa tasting.

Horseback Riding| ©Claire Lau
Horseback Riding| ©Claire Lau

This is one of the best day trips in Punta Cana thanks to its package of varied destinations and activities through the Dominican countryside.

The first stop of the tour takes you to a ranch where you can ride a horse and watch the manufacturing of tobacco while tasting a cocktail made of rum, honey and aged plant roots that result in the famous mamajuanas.

The tour continues through the city, where you will visit the Basilica de Higüey or Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia, the local market and other Caribbean enclaves.

The next stop is at a coffee and cocoa plantation where you will taste some of the products prepared on the spot. With your appetite whetted, you have lunch around the Anamuya River.

There you can dive into its waters minutes before the air and land tour with your ATV and zip lines through the Dominican mountain range.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 119 €.
  • Duration: 8 hours.
  • What you should know. Snacks with unlimited national drinks are included. You can choose the type of lunch you want (I recommend lobster, Dominican Republic and Curacao have the best in the Caribbean). Round trip transportation is included.

3. Half day zip lining through the jungle of Punta Cana

Zip lining in Punta Cana| ©RunnersAdventures
Zip lining in Punta Cana| ©RunnersAdventures

Want to make the most of your time and are planning half day activities? This experience is perfect to add to your list if you are interested in visiting the top longest zip lines in the Dominican Republic.

After picking you up at your hotel in a safari-style coach you are taken straight to the air on a circuit of 12 zip lines -including the two longest in the national territory- 2 kilometers long over the northern mountain range.

This experience is a jolt of adrenaline as you swing across 18 platforms of the chain to complete the circuit.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 91 €.
  • Duration: 5 hours.
  • What you need to know: Includes transportation to and from the main hotels in Punta Cana. Bottled water. Expert guide service.

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4. Zip line at the Scape Park in Punta Cana

Scape Park| ©christophe gutowski
Scape Park| ©christophe gutowski

Visiting Scape Park is highly recommended if you are going to spend 7 days in Punta Cana.

This park offers exciting adventures through the air, sea and land, to stimulate the senses. There are 100 hectares where you can:

  • Experience the adrenaline of the Zip Line Eco Adventure, a circuit of 12 zip lines arranged along a cliff.
  • Launch yourself from the top of the park on the Macuya Swing, the Tarzan Rope or the hammocks. The ride is at maximum speed and you land on a waterfall to advance through an ancient cave.
  • Dive into the Hoyo Azul Cenote, a Caribbean icon that you can reach by crossing a suspension bridge after being embraced by the flora and fauna on one of the trails.
  • Visit the Iguabonita Cave, you can swim in the cave's spring, explore the Taino pictograms or dive into its network of tunnels.
  • Walk the Cultural Route. A trail that tells the Dominican history from the Taino Indians.
  • Get close to the Caribbean fauna in one place**, Faunaland**, a space where capuchin monkeys, rhinoceros iguanas, parrots, macaws and other animals share a safe experience with visitors.
  • Horseback riding at the Ranch, a beautiful farm with horses, goats, donkeys, ponies and more.

In addition to these activities, you can also opt for a boat cruise from Punta Cana directly to Piscina Natural to take a dip and add the snorkeling experience to this adventure, or go into the Dominican jungle aboard a buggy.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 131 €.
  • Duration: 7 hours.
  • What you need to know: The Scape Park always enters the top of the parks in Punta Cana for its variety and commitment to customers, however, be aware that often tours include only 3 activities with the entrance fee. Be sure to choose the most complete option so as not to miss out on its charms. On the other hand, lunch is not included in any of the plans.

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5. Zip line at Hacienda Tuko

Zip lining day| ©Tom Miller
Zip lining day| ©Tom Miller

At Hacienda Tuko the atmosphere is family oriented. This is a family committed to the good attention of visitors. In their spaces you will find a network of 8 zip lines, a hanging bridge, an equestrian area and a route through mountain trails for ATVs.

Once their transportation takes you to their facilities, you will receive an informative talk to decide which activities you want to do at the farm. You can join all of them, or participate in the ones you like, you decide, this tour is flexible.

At the end, the groups meet at the ranch to have lunch with a typical Dominican meal, eat chocolate or drink coffee, after spending a day of adventures in the middle of the lush Dominican jungle.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 101 €.
  • Duration: 6 hours.
  • What you need to know: Lunch and light snacks are included as well as non-alcoholic beverages. This is a very nice ranch tour where zip lines and buggies are the main attraction.

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6. Zip line and all terrain at Bávaro Adventure Park

Bavaro Adventure Park| ©Tom Miller
Bavaro Adventure Park| ©Tom Miller

This type of experience takes you from your hotel directly to Bavaro Adventure Park. The first activity is aboard the buggies to go through the Dominican jungle.

The high point comes when you appreciate the variation of the turquoise of the sea due to the marriage between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, in Cabo Engaño.

The song of birds and the monitors continue to guide the way to take you to the next station of your excursion: canopy on the island. The circuit composed of 6 zip lines takes you through the trees and rivers of the jungle.

To finish the adventure, you can enjoy the park's swimming pool until it's time to take you back to your hotel.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 139 €.
  • Duration: 6 hours.
  • What you should know: Included in the price are zip line activities, ATV rental, entrance fee to Bavaro Adventure Park with access to the pool. Transportation to and from your hotel or villa.

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7. Zip line at Caribbean Lake Park

Zip line at Caribbean Lake Park| ©Carlos Gomez
Zip line at Caribbean Lake Park| ©Carlos Gomez

Water sports are combined with zip lines, an infinity pool, private beach, volleyball courts and a host of irresistible activities for intrepid water lovers. At Caribbean Lake Park you can:

  • Launch yourself from a 10-meter tower down its cable circuit with the Zip Line experience or the Hi and Low Zip Line by suspending your body with just your arms. Either activity takes you straight into the lake with a thrilling drop.
  • Paddleboarding. Navigate at your own pace on the park's lake with a paddle board.
  • Measure your endurance on inflatables with the Donut Ride.
  • Wakeboard to cruise the lake on a board while a state-of-the-art cable guides your way. And if that's not enough,
  • Fly across the lake with the Fly board, the water-powered boots.

This park is perfect to share with friends or family, especially when there are teenagers in the group.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 119 €.
  • Duration: From 4 hours.
  • What you need to know: Half-day and full-day tours are offered. Prices include a light snack to recharge your batteries and continue with the fun.

8. Zipline at La Hacienda Park in Punta Cana

Hacienda Park in Punta Cana| ©Agirard
Hacienda Park in Punta Cana| ©Agirard

The zip line at La Hacienda Park offers an extraordinary experience in Punta Cana. It is the longest zip line in the Caribbean and satisfies all your adrenaline desires.

There is so much to see, do and enjoy at La Hacienda Park that it is ideal to include it in a 10-day visit to Punta Cana, to dedicate at least a couple of days to it, it is well worth it.

You can jump from a height of 200 meters with a vertical drop of 70 kilometers per hour and enjoy a refreshing swim in crystal clear waters at the edge of the Anamuya River.

Other activities you can do at La Hacienda

In addition to the zip line, you can join a buggy adventure, take a walking tour or tour the sugar cane and coffee plantations in the safari truck through the Dominican jungle.

And this is not the end of the thrill activities, there is still the QuickJump, a free fall jump.

At the end, to relax and enjoy the Caribbean panoramic views, you can take a ride on the Telesilla, a ride through the air at 750 meters above sea level. Before taking you home, you can eat a buffet lunch while breathing the fresh air of the jungle.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 99 €.
  • Duration: 6 hours.
  • What you need to know: This is one of the parks where the price includes all activities, buffet lunch (no drinks), shuttle service to and from the park and attentive service. Sounds tempting.

9. Zip line in Anamuya Mountain

Rapido on the zip line| ©Excursions To Go
Rapido on the zip line| ©Excursions To Go

During this excursion you make a circuit of 12 zip lines that complete 18 platforms overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the Anamuya Jungle. Along the way you will develop a speed of 55 kilometers per hour in a journey of pure adrenaline.

Once the Caribbean breeze begins to brush your face, you'll feel like you're on cloud nine. The zip line is a memorable experience that captivates frenetic adventurers from the first minute in the heights.

After the circuit, a light snack with fresh juices and fruits awaits you to hydrate your body before returning to your lodging.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 79 €.
  • Duration: 5 hours.
  • What you need to know: The experience includes round trip transportation from the main hotels in Punta Cana to La Romana, the zip line circuit and a light snack.

10. Zip line and horseback riding excursion in Punta Cana

Ziplining| ©Viator
Ziplining| ©Viator

Enjoy a true 2-for-1 adventure with this combined horseback riding and zipline excursion. Ride along a river as you make your way through a lush landscape.

Next, you'll soar above the trees on an incredible zip line ride through the Dominican jungle.

This excursion includes a typical local lunch, plus a visit to a coffee and cocoa plantation with samples, and a cigar rolling activity. At the end of the activities, a shuttle takes you back to your hotel or villa.

Details of interest

  • Price: From 101 €.
  • Duration: 6 hours.
  • What you need to know: This type of adventure includes horseback riding, lunch, non-alcoholic beverages. Transfer to and from your accommodation.

What you should know before taking part in the zip line rides

Zipline Park| ©Christopher McGregor
Zipline Park| ©Christopher McGregor
  • Maximum weight. Your weight must be between 20 - 127 kilograms and your waist circumference must not exceed 112 centimeters to join the zip line adventures.
  • Minimum age. All persons from 6 years of age and older are welcome.
  • Respiratory and/or heart conditions. People with colds, asthma, heart problems or upper respiratory diseases cannot participate in this type of activity.
  • Bandanas for off-roaders. You need to protect your camera on board the buggies, bandanas are not included, when you attend this activity, bring your own.
  • Transportation to the hotel. Most of the tours in Punta Cana include transportation to and from your hotel or villa, however, they work as a kind of school transportation, they go to all the hotels of those who hired the service with the same transportation unit, therefore the travel time can be 1 hour. Patience, the drivers and their assistants usually make an effort to make the ride pleasant for everyone.