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Start your tour at with pickup at your Punta Cana hotel and board a catamaran for a scenic cruise to Catalina Island. Your captain takes you to one of the best snorkeling spots on the island. Spend about an hour snorkeling at the underwater reef with your PADI-certified diver guide and see colorful corals, tropical fish, and maybe sea turtles or stingrays.

Then cruise to a private beach on Catalina Island. Sip a drink from the open bar and soak up the tropical island vibes. Opt to snorkel offshore or lounge on the white sand beach, and enjoy the perfect mix of activity and relaxation. After a traditional Dominican lunch, you’ll have the rest of the afternoon free to enjoy the island. Then cruise back to Punta Cana and end your tour.
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Catalina Island
This Punta Cana tour combines a snorkeling excursion, catamaran cruise, and private beach—allowing you to experience multiple island highlights in one day. Board a catamaran and enjoy easy transportation to Catalina Island, stopping to snorkel and see colorful tropical fish, and maybe sea turtles or stingrays. Then spend the afternoon on a private beach. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Cruise to Catalina Island from Punta Cana aboard a catamaran
  • Experience multiple island highlights in one day—ideal for first-time visitors
  • Snorkel with a PADI-certified diver guide; snorkeling equipment provided
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off included on this Punta Cana tour
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Reviewed 12 June 2018
A fun day trip from Punta Cana

We booked this tour last year and were so happy we did. It was nice to escape Punta Cana and explore this great little island. The snorkeling was great and we were able to do it in two locations. Having time to eat and relax...More

2  Thank jasminehart
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

What can i say? Chantel was an exceptionally accomodating host, organizing a private boat for my 20 + group. Accomodating a mix of snorkellers and divers, the excursion was a perfectly executed day trip to Catalina Island. Most tour scalpers on the beach warned us...More

1  Thank Danny M
Reviewed 9 May 2018
Wasted Day!

My husband and I visit the Caribbean frequently and I have booked well over 100 snorkel trips and this is by far the worst. The transportation was a nightmare!!! The pick up at the hotel was on time but that's where the positive ends. We...More

1  Thank jen0187
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Great Day!

I would definitely do this tour again. The snorkeling off the island was pretty good, water was a little murky but we could still see fish and coral. The beach was awesome - the food and drinks were delicious, and the snorkeling off the beach...More

2  Thank Kristen F
Reviewed 18 March 2018
Not as it's described

We where expecting a snorkeling trip instead it was....Let's see what I can sell you. We got on a bus for 1.5 hours with a stop at the local market. One a boat (Treacherous steps up and down) 20 mins or snorkeling bring your own...More

2  Thank Rebecca S
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