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Jaragua National Park

Jaragua National Park

Jaragua National Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bahía de las Aguilas: Beach Day Trip by Boat

1. Bahía de las Aguilas: Beach Day Trip by Boat

Start your day with a convenient pick-up from your Barahona located accommodation. Here, your friendly and professional guide be waiting for you and after a short meet and greet, you will take a scenic drive along the coastal road with sweeping panoramic views. You pass by Los Patos, well renowned amongst the locals as one of the best swimming locations in the area. Continue on your journey to the small port and fishing village of Cabo Rojo. At the Port your boat awaits you, ready to take you on a cruise of island discovery.  Enjoy a boat ride across crystal clear waters for 15-minutes whilst taking in the picturesque island views. Once you have finished your boat ride you will arrive at the Bahía de las Aguilas (Eagle Bay). Eagle Bay is an 8-km stretch of pure white sand beach that is situated in a National Park. Experience an exceptional coastal landscape the likes of which you have never seen with crystal-clear waters that are shades of turquoise and opal-blue. Whilst here you will also have time to go swimming, snorkeling or explore the untouched ecological paradise. Lunch in a restaurant, famouse for its typical dishes is available on surcharge.  At the end of a day full of adventure you will be able to relax with a transfer back to your accommodation in Barahona. 

Jaragua National Park: Explore Laguna de Oviedo

2. Jaragua National Park: Explore Laguna de Oviedo

Start your day driving south along the scenic coastal road with panoramic views over the bay of Barahona towards Oviedo Lagoon. Situated in the Jaragua National Park this saltwater lake is the second largest body of water in the Dominican Republic. It is home to about 60 species of water birds and consist of 22 islands of different sizes and vegetation. After a short walk along the shore of the lagoon, you will reach a small pier where you will jump into a boat and enjoy the natural beauty of the lagoon from a different point of view. Stop at one of the islands, where you will have the change to see some iguanas as you make your way across the small island. Reach an outpost with cacti dominating the scenery and enjoy a perfect view over the lagoon, the Jaragua National Park, the Caribbean Sea and the mountains of Bahoruco. After this once in a lifetime natural experience head back to your hotel in Barahona. On the way back you will stop at the Los Patos River and take a refreshing dip in the river. Lunch is available on surcharge.

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What people are saying about Jaragua National Park

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 11 reviews

A AMAZING EXPERIENCE! Efraín was our guide he was very informative. Would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to experience one of the most beautiful untouched beaches in the Dominican Republic!