wilds of exotic fauna and flora of the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean
through daily-guided tours, which traverse subtropical forests and freshwater
lagoons. Made available through the conservation efforts of the Punta Cana
and Iguana Habitat.
Reserve offers a chance for
interact with live animals at the Petting Farm. Children will love feeding the
animals and seeing the indigenous species of iguanas located in an enclosed
habitat near the Farm at Rancho Punta Cana. The Farm is within easy walking
distance from the hotel, just in front of the Main Gate to Punta Cana Resort and
Club. Open daily from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Manatee Park BĂˇvaro. 130,000 square meter preserve
with permanent exhibits of birds, reptiles, and fish. A show with parrots,
dolphins and dancing horses is included in the admission fee. Optional
possibility of swimming with the dolphins for an extra fee. Reservations should
be made as soon as you arrive in the country if you want to swim with the
dolphins. Free shuttle bus to and from principal hotels in the area.
Ecological Walk at the Punta Cana Beach Resort,
which ends in a refreshing bath in a cool spring. You will be walking through a
real jungle. Bring long sleeves and insect repellent.
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