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National Park of the East

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Address: Bayahibe, Dominican Republic
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visit to Padre Nuestro park and cave

It seems like there are a few different areas of the park to visit. Clearly, you should go to Saona Island when you are in Bayahibe. We went and it was lovely. But we also went to... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

It seems like there are a few different areas of the park to visit. Clearly, you should go to Saona Island when you are in Bayahibe. We went and it was lovely. But we also went to visit the Padre Nuestro area which is very close to Dominicus and Bayahibe. We drove- and the road was very bad- perhaps rent... More 

3 Thank MargaretNicole
Port Rowan, Canada
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We drove our rental scooters, down to the end of the road, to where the gate to this Park was indicated. Sketchy. A kind of dirt road ran into the woods, from the parking area, although calling it a 'road' is generous. Six of us decided, in unison, that it was less than wise to venture any further. We turned... More 

1 Thank MadGuy36
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It was hard to get there with a small car because rain destroyed the road but when we get and meet our guide it was perfect. 1 hour fun with swim and dive in a cave, climbing at the end... fun

Thank G_Caba_Bo
Hebron, Maine
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was an incredible tour. Christine our tour guide was SUPERB!! She was informative and fun and helpful and just a wonderful person. It was all great but my favorite part would have to be swimming in the cave. An absolutely breathtaking awe-inspiring experience. Loved it!!

Thank Tammie S
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great trip hiking through the jungle to a cave of fresh water for swimming. So refreshing. Able to enjoy interesting facts about the culture and history of those families being relocated! Thanks to Christine for being such an excellent tour guide!!!

Thank Kristen H
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We went to this park as part of the Saona Island tour. It was breathtaking and a place I can't wait to go back to!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had a great time here stopping with Sharky's Dive Shop for a relaxing afternoon in the pool with an open bar on the boat. Doesn't get any better than this.

Thank Michael M
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Only for Nature life lover. This National park its wonderful for see the wild side in this Island. You can go at your way, do not need a tour guide or pay for go to know it. The entrance fee its only U$S 2, or 100 Domincan Pesos per person. If you are going from Dominicus-Americanus town you can find... More 

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Orlando, FL
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

While this seems somewhat out of the norm based on other reviews, there are two parts to this review. I can't give it a 5 because of the part of the park I'm going to detail. For the 5 rating, read my other review of Saona. Beautiful. Gorgeous. The best part. For the Terrible (1), here's what I'm going to... More 

6 Thank Mr_E_Nigma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

My friends and I rode our bikes up to a entry point off of the beaten path just past Cadaque Caribe on Carr. A Bayahibe. The hike was great and fairly easy. There were absolutely no mosquitos. There were however many insects which resembled hornets but we were told they were harmless. We saw many butterflies and a few birds.... More 

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