27 Waterfalls of Damajagua

27 Waterfalls of Damajagua

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27 Waterfalls of Damajagua or Damajagua Waterfalls (27 Charcos) Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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Come and enjoy the Damajagua Waterfalls !

The 27 waterfalls of Damajagua or as the locals know them (27 Charcos) is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the city of Puerto Plata due to its ecological beauty and the beautiful waterfalls that have formed over the years creating natural slides on the rock to slide, this tourist attraction is made up of 27 waterfalls but most people only go through 12 waterfalls due to the time and physical effort that it would take to cross all the waterfalls in one day, the Damajagua River is located in a natural area protected by the government of the Dominican Republic.

Our excursions are perfect for passengers of all ages and interests. We offer convenient pickup and drop-off at all Puerto Plata cruise ports. We also offer special rates for guests staying at Puerto Plata hotels.

The 3 Best Rated Excursions and Tours to the 27 Damajagua Waterfalls

These excursions include round-trip transportation from the cruise ports, Taino Bay, and Amber Cove. and hotels in Puerto Plata

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Offer $75 Includes transportation

27 Waterfalls Excursion + Dominican Lunch + Transportation

  • Tour of 7 waterfalls (3 hours)
  • Dominican Lunch
  • Helmet
  • Lifejacket
  • Transportation
  • Port Taino Bay Pickup
  • Port Amber Cove Pickup

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Hotels - Airbnb & villas pick up -12 WATERFALLS OF DAMAJAGUA

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Offer $75 Includes transportation

7 waterfalls + Dominican Lucnh + Transportation

  • Port pickup and drop-off. Meeting point map provided with booking confirmation.
  • Bottled water
  • Soda/Pop
  • WiFi on board
  • shared transportation
  • Lunch
  • Use of helmet and life jacket

Choosing Your Waterfall Warrior Path:

Adventure Level:

  • Thrill Seekers: Viator’s “Best Adventure” and GetYourGuide’s “Puerto Plata Combo” offer the most challenging jumps and adrenaline rush.
  • Families: GetYourGuide’s “27 Waterfalls Tour” and “Waterfalls & Petting Zoo” are perfect for moderate fun with little ones.

Budget:

  • Value Seekers: GetYourGuide generally offers slightly lower prices, especially for combo tours.
  • All-Inclusive: Viator’s shore excursion or combo packages might be worth the extra cost for convenience and additional activities.

Additional Factors:

  • Reviews: Look for consistent positive feedback on guide quality, safety, and overall experience.
  • Pick-up and Drop-off: Consider location convenience and travel time, especially if staying outside Puerto Plata.
  • Group size: Smaller groups on GetYourGuide tours might offer a more personalized experience.

Beyond the Falls:

Viator excels in shore excursions and combo packages, while GetYourGuide shines in budget-friendly options and family-oriented tours. Both platforms offer excellent tours, so your ideal choice depends on your specific needs and preferences.

Remember:

  • Damajagua is a natural environment. Choose a tour that prioritizes safety and sustainability.
  • Wear appropriate footwear and swimwear.
  • Be prepared for moderate physical exertion and potential water challenges.

Ready to take the plunge? Dive into the perfect Damajagua adventure with Viator or GetYourGuide! The cascades await.

Exploring the Magic of Damajagua Waterfalls: An Anonymous Adventurer

 

Nestled in the lush tropical rainforest of the Dominican Republic, Damajagua Waterfalls stand as a testament to the majesty and beauty that Earth can offer. My journey to this unique destination was not just a tourist experience; it was a journey that transcended the boundaries of adventure and left an indelible mark on my wandering soul.

From the moment I set foot in this natural paradise, I knew that Damajagua was more than just a set of waterfalls; it was an opportunity to immerse oneself in the purity of nature and experience life in its most primal form.

Discovering the Adventurer’s Trail:

The journey began with a hike through jungle trails, guided by locals who shared their profound knowledge of the surrounding flora and fauna. The rustle of leaves, the song of birds, and the crunch of branches beneath our feet created a natural symphony heralding the proximity of something extraordinary.

The hike was not only physical but also educational, as I learned about the rich biodiversity surrounding the waterfalls. Each step brought me closer not only to the visual wonder of Damajagua but also to a deeper understanding of the interconnection between man and nature.

The Challenge of the 27 Cascades:

Equipped with life vests and helmets, I embarked on the thrilling journey of descending the 27 cascades. Each jump was a test of courage and an opportunity to be carried away by the current of nature. From towering jumps to slippery natural slides, each moment was a reminder of Earth’s amazing ability to carve its own art.

The mountain water’s freshness enveloped each descent, and the view of the waterfalls stretching before me was like a constantly changing canvas, painted by nature’s masterful hand.

The Magic of Water and Stone:

Each cascade was unique, with its own personality carved into the stone over millennia. The natural pools at the base of the falls offered moments of pure delight and relaxation. Immersing myself in these crystalline waters not only refreshed the body but also nourished the spirit with pure and revitalizing energy.

The combination of the water’s force and the solidity of the stone created a mesmerizing stage, where nature itself was the artist and I, a fortunate spectator.

Reflections on Conservation:

As I gazed upon the grandeur of Damajagua, I couldn’t help but reflect on the critical importance of conserving this natural treasure. The local community, aware of the fragility of their surroundings, has implemented exemplary measures to preserve the unique beauty of this place.

The commitment to conservation extends beyond protecting the surrounding ecosystem; it also involves educating visitors about the importance of traveling sustainably. Local initiatives aim to balance tourism with preservation, ensuring that future generations can enjoy Damajagua in its natural splendor.

Conclusion: An Unforgettable Adventure:

My journey to Damajagua Waterfalls was not merely a series of exhilarating descents and stunning landscapes; it was an experience that awakened a deeper connection to nature. Each waterfall told an ancestral story, and every moment spent in this paradise became a cherished treasure in my memory.

I invite you, dear reader, to embark on your own adventure at Damajagua. Discover the magic that resides in these waterfalls, connect with nature, and contemplate the importance of preserving our most precious natural destinations. Damajagua Waterfalls is more than a tourist destination; it’s a reminder that, as we explore the world, we also assume the responsibility to protect it.

Thus concludes my tale of the wonderful experience at Damajagua Waterfalls. If you ever have the opportunity, do not hesitate to immerse yourself in this unique adventure that will surely leave an indelible mark on your wandering heart. Until the next expedition!

How is the tour in the 27 waterfalls of damajagua?

Visitor Center

The tour begins at the beautiful, new, visitor center. Enjoy traditional Dominican food and beverages in our open-air restaurant with breath-taking mountain views.

Nature

Make your way to the first waterfall on our interpretive nature trail on which you will encounter hundreds of species of tropical plants and birds.

Welcome to the First Waterfall

"The Virgin" Legend has it that the Taino Indians who used to inhabit the area built a statue of the Virgin Saint of the Dominican Republic, Altagracia. Unfortunately, the passage of time has completely destroyed any trace of their handiwork. The beautiful waterfall, however, has survived.

Up you go!

Tours climb up to the 7th, 12th, or 27th waterfall and then return through each level by jumping, swimming, and sliding down natural waterslides. Life jackets and helmets are included for the protection of our visitors.

The Corkscrew

A fun climb and an even better slide on the way back down. Our guides will escort you up and down the falls for an unforgettable experience.

The Cave

The waterfall that falls through the domed roof gives a fantastic massage. This is the 7th level where the majority of the tourists arriving in jeep safaris turn back. For the adventurous, there are 20 more!

The Crystal

"The 8th" Tourists that climb up to this waterfall can be almost assured that they will not see any other tourists for the rest of the day. Enjoy the crystal clear water by sliding down the waterfall or jumping into the pool from nearly 20 feet.

Hot and Cold

The water in this fall has separated into two different levels, but opposite from what you might expect: hot on the bottom and cold on top. Remember to look at the wall to your right as you swim through the channel to see some amazing rock formations.

Head First

Diving into Crystal Clear Water at 27 Charcos

Flor's Fall

Flor Trejo was an old farmer who used to have a small plantation on one of the mountainsides near Rio Damajagua. Legend has it that one day he went to visit his favorite waterfall carrying a bundle of bananas. As he was walking over a fallen tree to avoid getting wet, he slipped, and instead of dropping the bananas to stay dry, he brought them with him to the bottom of the waterfall. Only problem was he didn't know how to swim and almost drowned.

Discover the adventure of a lifetime in the 27 waterfalls!

Can you imagine immersing yourself in a natural paradise where adrenaline and beauty come together to offer you an unforgettable experience? Stop dreaming and come and live the adventure of the 27 waterfalls! This unique excursion will allow you to explore the breathtaking landscape of waterfalls and crystal clear pools, in a safe and fun-filled environment. Here are the reasons why you can’t miss this experience.

  1. Exuberant nature: The 27 waterfalls are located in a rainforest setting, where flora and fauna will dazzle your senses. In every corner, you can enjoy the exotic biodiversity and immerse yourself in an oasis of freshness and natural beauty.

  2. Adventure and adrenaline: This excursion is not only to contemplate the landscape, it is to live it! With breathtaking jumps from heights, natural slides and thrilling rappels, the 27 waterfalls are the ideal place for adventure and adrenaline lovers.

  3. Personalized experience: We know that each person is different, that’s why we offer an experience adapted to your needs and abilities. Our expert guides will accompany you every step of the way, ensuring your safety and fun at all times.

  4. Opportunity to connect: This excursion is ideal to share with friends, family or even strangers. The 27 waterfalls offer the perfect opportunity to strengthen bonds and create unforgettable memories while overcoming challenges together and enjoying natural beauty.

  5. Contribution to local development: By participating in this excursion, you will not only live a unique experience, but also contribute to the sustainable development of the local community. Your investment translates into jobs and improvements to the area’s infrastructure, helping to preserve this natural treasure for future generations.

Do not think twice and dare to discover the adventure that awaits you in the 27 waterfalls. This experience guarantees fun, excitement and moments that you will remember forever. Book your tour today and don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of the 27 waterfalls!

27  WATERFALLS OF DAMAJAGUA

The famous Excursion to the 27 Charcos de Damajagua, is one of the most visited destinations in the Dominican Republic, the place has 27 Charcos, between trails and beautiful landscapes, a nature adventure between the mountains, a river with majestic waterfalls each with its own respective puddles, some have a depth of about 7 meters.

The great peculiarity of this place is that you have to climb each of these waterfalls, making routes until you reach the end, and then throw yourself down its rocks using them as slides in each of them.

WHERE ARE THE 27 CHARCOS OF DAMAJAGUA

The Damajagua waterfalls are located about 36 km by car, about 45 minutes from Puerto Plata . This destination is considered one of the wonders of the province of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

HOW TO GET TO THE 27 CHARCOS OF DAMAJAGUA

By bus: From the Javilla stop located in Puerto Plata, you will take a bus to Santiago de los Caballeros, important note tell the driver to notify you when you arrive at the entrance of the 27 Charcos, the cost of the journey is $100 pesos. 

WHAT TO VISIT IN THE DAMAJAGUA WATERFALLS OR SURROUNDINGS

Upon arriving at the place, visitors realize that the Damajagua Waterfalls are located within the Sención family farm, on the same property you can enjoy the experience of finding a booth where they sell handicrafts and drinks by locals. farm owners.

You can do this excursion organized or on your own, the only difference is that if you do it on your own the way to the waterfall, you have to do it on your own, the rest is organized with local guides.

 

You will also find an endless number of local excursion agencies where they offer you different excursions and funniest activities in the area, if you visit Puerto Plata, apart from the 27 Charcos, you should not miss the San Felipe Fortress, the Puerto Cable Car Plata, Cayo Arena , Ocean World Adventure Park Puerto Plata and Pico Isabel de Torres, among others.

If the province of Puerto Plata has one attraction, it is its more than 125 kilometers of golden sand beaches and turquoise waters dotted with palm trees and exotic nature. I invite you to get to know the best beaches in Puerto Plata, Maimón Beach, Cofresi Beach, Dorada Beach, Sosúa Beach, Cabarete Beach, Punta Rucia Beach, Costambar Beach, Cambiaso Beach.

RATES (PRICES)

The route has 27 waterfalls, they offer different exits and itineraries each with its price and guide, you must choose how many jumps you want to do, these are the prices according to the route and jumps you want to do. The prices include the life jacket, the helmet and the service of a guide prepared and trained for this occasion, which you should not miss.

  •  7 jumps costs 15 USD
  • 12 jumps costs 20 USD  
  • 27 jumps costs 25 USD  

RATES (PRICES) WITH DOMINICAN LUNCH

  • 7 waterfalls with lunch costs 25 usd
  • 12 waterfalls with lunch costs 30 USD  
  • 27 waterfalls with lunch costs 35 USD  

SCHEDULES

The schedule is from 8:30 AM. until 3:00 PM. every day.


RESTAURANTS WHERE TO EAT CLOSE TO LOS 27 CHARCOS

In addition to these options we offer you near the area, the Los Tres Cocos restaurant specialized in Caribbean food, the prices are very comfortable and you will also enjoy the wide variety of food that you have available.

As another of the options that we recommend is Mares Restaurant & Lounge , this is another excellent option for Caribbean food but with the difference that it is fusion, you can try a wide variety of dishes at the best prices.

We hope that with these options you can make the most of your vacation and enjoy the best options that the Dominican Republic has to offer.


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Sergii Riabo
Sergii Riabo
24. Abril, 2022.
Прекрасное место! Райская природа!
Donatas Leo
Donatas Leo
22. Abril, 2022.
Very nice place, I like to swim 🏊 in waterfalls. But for very small kids this waterfall not acceptable Best regards Donatas Leo
DomRep Real Estate
DomRep Real Estate
21. Abril, 2022.
anderson jimenez
anderson jimenez
21. Abril, 2022.
Charlene Tomlinson
Charlene Tomlinson
18. Abril, 2022.
What an excellent adventure! Beautiful place, great chutes, jumps and waterfalls. What made this really special was our guide Carlos. We brought my eight year old nephew with us, he had a hard time acclimating to the water temperature and first jump. Carlos hung with him the rest of the trek, helping and reassuring him. Carlos saved the day! Request Carlos for your guide, we can’t stop singing his praises. This adventure was definitely the talk of our trip!
Your Caribbean Friend
Your Caribbean Friend
12. Abril, 2022.
Mayra Matos
Mayra Matos
8. Abril, 2022.
Un lugar ecoturistico muy visitado por sus atracciones encantadoras que tiene
Matt Boucher
Matt Boucher
7. Abril, 2022.

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