Kayak tour based on the knowledge of local fisherman on boat navigation and the lagoon environment, visiting mangroves and an isolated beach. By taking this tour you will help the local community providing an alternative source of income for their struggling economy dependent on fishing in the nearby lagoon.
Gain a real sense of the Dominican Republic away from the tourists and the resorts on this local kayaking experience. It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced kayaker, a wildlife enthusiast looking for a good picture, or just a kayaking newbie looking for a short glide on some smooth water. The Kayak Limón Tour located in the Natural Reserve and Wildlife Refuge of Laguna Limón is by far the best way to experience nature at its finest in The Dominican Republic. This sustainable, community-based tour led by a local guide, lasts between 3-5 hours. Your local guide from the community of Los Guineos will help you find the plants and animals that most tourists never get to see.
The tour begins in Los Guineos, a small, rural fishing community next to Laguna Limón. Los Guineos is 28 km east of the town of Miches, and this day trip can easily be done from Punta Cana or Santo Domingo. Upon arrival to the community of Los Guineos, you’ll meet with your local guide and get set up with your equipment for the tour.
Before your leave, you’ll learn more about the Kayak Limon project and how it is providing an alternative source of income for a struggling local economy overly dependent on fishing. The tour builds upon the knowledge of local fisherman on boat navigation and the lagoon environment.
You can expect to kayak a total of 8km, although there are many stops along the way for rest. Your guide will share information about the lagoon, the geography, the flora and fauna, and birds that make the tour an unique experience in nature. Finally, you’ll arrive at the hidden beach of Playa Limón, where you’ll have some time to relax and enjoy a quick swim.
While it is an active tour, anybody of a modest level of fitness should be able to do the tour without any problems. We have given tours to young kids as well as older adults, each thoroughly enjoying the tour and not finding the physical demands overly strenuous.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.