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Itinerary
Most Puerto Plata hotel guests enjoy convenient pickup; others board the open-top, safari-style truck at a designated meeting place. Settle in, sip drinks from the open bar, and listen to Caribbean tunes while you ride.

Admire the scenery, as the truck winds up rugged back roads to Mt. Isabella, moving through territory that ordinary tour buses can't handle. Pass through local villages, take photos, and visit a fruit, chocolate, and coffee plantation to learn about Dominican agriculture. Meet residents of the rural northern coast in their home and learn about what daily life is like. Stop at a local school before taking a refreshing dip at a nearby river.

Eat lunch at a rural ranch and meet some of its rescues, including crocodiles, iguanas, and other wildlife. Browse on-site crafts market for souvenirs and relax at a hidden beach known only to locals before returning to your original departure point.
Locations visited
Mount Isabel de Torres
Outback Adventures
Overview
Ride in an open-top safari truck to access some rugged parts of the island that traditional tours can't. With a guide providing commentary on the Dominican Republic's ecosystem, history, and culture, explore the island's North Coast by getting far off the beaten path. This seamless tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off from Puerto Plata, lunch, and an open bar.
Highlights
  • Safari-style truck allows access to rugged parts of the island
  • Caribbean tunes and open bar on board the truck
  • Buffet lunch at a rural ranch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for a stress-free experience
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
I would do it all over again

Special shout out to my driver Victor and tour guide Manny, you guys are awesome. Manny I think this is your calling. Lol. From Arlene and Sachel- Sunscape resort

Thank arlenemtvernon
Roger K, General Manager at Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Arlene and Sachel, We are delighted that you had the opportunity to experience the Dominican Outback with Manny and Victor. We will certainly pass your compliments on to them. We wish you all the very best and hope to see your again sometime soon...:)

Reviewed August 18, 2018
The best day of our holiday!

What an amazing day! Our guide; Leandro and driver; Leo were fantastic. They gave us undivided attention, lots of interesting information and helped us to really enjoy an authentic experience - plus it was ‘happy hour’ every five minutes! Meeting local people, tasting local produce...More

Thank Becky B
Roger K, General Manager at Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Becky. Thank you for sharing your Outback adventure experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you had a great time with us. We will certainly pass on your compliments to Leandro and leo at our Punta Cana base. Thank you again and kind regards.

Reviewed July 30, 2018
LEARNED SI MUCH ABOUT THE CUNTRY

Alex & Wilson were awesome. You could hear the Pride for his country in Alex's voice. He knows show much and made the whole trip great!! All stops were for perfect amount of time and gave a great sample of what the country was like...More

Thank Tony R
Roger K, General Manager at Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hi Tony. Thank you for this kind review on Tripadvisor. We will be happy to send your compliments to Alex and Wilson at our Punta Cana location. We wish you all the very best...:)

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile
Day of laughs, learning and adventure

We booked this tour through our cruise because we wanted something to give us a more authentic look at the people and culture in the DR. We were so thrilled with everything! Eddy (our guide) and Santiago (driver) kept us well hydrated as we toured...More

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Roger K, General Manager at Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi There. WOW ! Thank you for taking the time to write this great review and recommendation. Its feedback like this that gives us the drive to do better each and every day. We are also very happy that you got to experience the "real"...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Enjoyable day out

We were picked up by an open top safari truck our guide was Kenny, He was brilliant from the word go friendly and full of information we saw some really interesting off the Beaton track places. Visited a coconut factory and watched how they processed...More

Thank Lynn S
Roger K, General Manager at Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Hi Lynn. Thank you for this great review of your experience in the Dominican Outback with Kenny and his crew. We will be happy to pass your compliments on to Kenny in Punta Cana. Best wishes and hope to see you again soon...:)

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