Drive your own Dune Buggy on various terrains including two beaches, through the countryside and streams. You'll also have the chance to shop for unique souvenirs and enjoy some refreshments throughout this buggy and beach shore excursion in the Dominican Republic, from your Puerto Plata / Taino Bay cruise ship terminal.
Start this great Puerto Plata Shore Excursion by meeting with your friendly guide just outside your Taino Bay Puerto Plata cruise ship pier. Climb aboard comfortable transportation for a short, 5-minute, ride to the Dune Buggy Excursion base camp. The buggy shore excursion camp is located on a private ranch, complete with lush, tropical vegetation, fun trails, and small streams!
Once you arrive, you will be matched up with your excursion buggy. You will be given brief instructions, but these off-road vehicles are very simple to drive. In fact, beginners are welcome and there's no license required to drive a buggy on this shore excursion. Also, the price is the same for one, or two riders so great for couples. Automatic transmission buggies are also available (limited). Excursion prices are per buggy, please note there are also available family buggies that can hold up to 4 people, please contact customer service to find out availability and to get a quote.
Once you're on your buggy it's time to follow your Amber Cove shore excursion guide through the ranch, past little houses, and farms you'll see in the countryside. You'll ride for about 15 minutes to Teco's Beach and then stop for a dip in the ocean if you wish or enjoy the view and a refreshment. Your shore excursion guide will have both cold bottled water and sodas available.
Next, you'll head to another ranch where you can stop, taste, and shop, if you'd like, for cigars, cacao, and coffee. You'll spend 15 minutes at this location.
Then it will be time to make an optional stop at Martin's gift shop where guests can see local handicrafts, stones from the Dominican mines, local clothing styles, and all for purchase if you'd like.
Your Puerto Plata Dune Buggy Excursion ends with a 20-minute drive back to the Dune Buggy Excursion camp. Your guide will then take you back to the Taino Bay Puerto Plata cruise ship terminal, just a 5-minute ride away. The total dune buggy riding time is approximately 2.5 hours.
Enjoy an adventurous Puerto Plata Taino Bay Dune Buggy and Beach Shore Excursion around Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Drive through little farms and pristine beaches. See, smell, and taste the locally produced tobacco, coffee, cacao, and a beach break. Cross streams and enjoy panoramic views. This Puerto Plata off-road buggy (automatic transmission!) shore excursion has it all!