Full-Day Excursion in Saona Island

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From $58.00

216 reviews   (4.06)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: dominican republic, dominican republic

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Saona Island is paradise on earth surrounded by white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and countless palm trees.

- We will pick you up in our transport to go from your hotel to Bayahibe.

- We will board the Speedboat and begin your journey to Saona Island in the Caribbean Sea.

- Halfway through the navigation you will have a 45-minute stop at the beautiful Natural Pool (Blue Lagoon) or sandbanks where you will be at the foot of the sea and the water only has a maximum depth of 1 meter. You can also enjoy the Starfish Sanctuary.

- You will advance your trip until you reach Saona Island, where you will enjoy approximately 2 hours 45 minutes of free time to enjoy the island.

- Lunch will be at 1:00 pm buffet style with various types of side dishes and meats.

- At approximately 2:40 pm, you will board a beautiful catamaran to return to Bayahibe. On the catamaran, you will enjoy the party and dance with our animation for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 120

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

Saona Island
Saona Island tour is a lifetime experience! This is a tour you have to do, enjoy of this paradise in Saona.

​First we will pick you up on our transportation to go from your hotel to bayahibe, once you get on the speed boat to start your journey to Saona Island by the Caribbean Sea, halfway through the navigation you will have a 45 minute stop at the beautiful natural pool , once the time has passed, you will advance your journey until arriving at the Saona Island where you will enjoy about 3 hours 30 minutes. At approximately 2.35pm you will board a beautiful catamaran to return to Bayahibe, at the Catamaran you will enjoy the party and the dance with our animation for approximately 1 hour 30 minutes! At the end, our transportation will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Amazing Blue Lagoon or Natural Pool

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Amazing staff and beautiful island
Johanel_C, 14-09-2022
The staff was amazing. Chocolate and Snoop Dog (nicknames) are amazing photographers. Kind and loving people. The food was amazing. The trip is an all day event and they did a fantastic job keeping us entertained. We will be going back to DR and visiting our friends from the trip. I highly recommend you use this company to go to the isla of Saona
An overall good experience. I was able to create lasting memories.
TrueblueLT, 02-09-2022
Overall, I enjoyed the speedboat ride to our destination and the lunch that was provided. The bus ride was rather uncomfortable. I didn't like the constant attempts to purchase goods and services from those on the island.
tour company could do better
G8144IJtimg, 16-09-2022
Interesting and pretty scenery; fun to explore a different place. Water temperature is perfect.
We drove a rental car and avoided the long bus ride but this has its own pros and cons especially when we inadvertently ended up on narrow, crowdy roads off the main hiway.
The staff was nice, competent, friendly. However, they seem to assume that everyone wants extremely loud music and bad rum, especially on the catamaran back. With a little effort, they could provide more shade on the boat, music at less than 200 decibels, a variety of drinks and snacks and reasonable prices on the photos.
Sonar island tour
Nashleigh1975, 06-09-2022
You are picked up around 7.45am and won’t return till around 6.30pm as they stop at shops to try to sell you there goods.
This was not for children
You get on and off boats (5)
Not enough soft drinks and no water available
The return is a get drunk for 2hrs party
You are not left alone on the island as you are continually asked to buy either jewellery or massages from woman
The bbq was ok
Saona Paradise - Tour Company terrible
NorthStar07565198828, 30-08-2022
Quite simply Saona is bliss, and you must find a way to see this stunning island. It’s five stars. The water is crystal clear, the sands are white and the views are of a tropical paradise. We had about 2hrs there which was sufficient, and this was beautiful. Unfortunately the photographer who took lovely photos for about 10 mins was charging us $220 for the photos. I would have purchased these for a reasonable figure, but the levels remained above $100 for a small collection which was a real shame.

The tour company isn’t good, you get what you pay for. Everything I can think of was just poor. Late pick up, followed by endless other pickups in a minibus, followed by an old large bus with little AC. Finally reaching the port where we were on a speedboat with in my opinion unprofessional and inappropriate staff. The catamaran was nice, but I personally felt prefer a chilled vibe rather than a crazy party - but I’m sure lots would enjoy it. Just be careful with rum and the wavy boat, a lot of people weren’t feeling great towards the end / after. Finally we got home at 830. We were bruised and battered, not because of the length of the day but of the nature of endless transfers in low quality vehicles and continual hastle.

Five for Saona, One for the rest of the day - overall it’s good value just be prepared for a gruelling day. It’s worth it for Saona though, true paradise!

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