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Tour Ecológicos

Center for Sustainability Tour

Days and time: Wednesday and Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Come and learn about the Grupo Puntacana Foundation’s renowned ecological projects on a guided tour featuring our efforts to protect and restore the Dominican Republic’s unique species and develop innovative sustainability projects. The tour includes detailed explanations about our main programs and visits to the different initiatives. For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Tour of the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve

Días y hora: Martes y Jueves de 11:40 AM a 1:00 PM

Guided trail walks through a subtropical transition zone forest typical of the region. The reserve has more than 500 species of plants, (36% endemic to the Dominican Republic), as well 12 freshwater lagoons. Known as "eyes,” the lagoons are formed by the when the Yauya underground river breaks the surface. Guests can swim in several lagoons.

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 11:40 AM to 1:00 PM (1 1/2 hours)

Cost: $50 USD p/p general public.

Residents/Guests of Puntacana Village and Ciudad Caracolí and guests of Puntacana Resort & Club, please see rates at: http://www.puntacana.com/to-do/ojos-indigenas

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Birdwatching Tour

Days and time: Thursdays and Fridays 8:30 AM -10:00 AM

A guided tour where you will be able to appreciate endemic and native birds of the Punta Cana region and other migratory species. Enjoy a walk along the Ridgway Hawk Trail up to our Birdwatching Tower. Observe birds in their natural habitat, including the endemic Ridgway Hawk.

All Tours included for guests at The Westin, Four Points and Tortuga Bay Hotels and for Puntacana Resort & Club owners: Puntacana Resort & Club: www.puntacana.com/accommodations

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Specialized Bird Watching Tour:

Designed for expert bird watchers looking to observe, study or photograph a specific species. Guided by experienced naturalists. Hours: By appointment. Contact: Antonio Barletta (Group Coordinator - Fundación Grupo Puntacana): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cost $25 dollars p/p.

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Environmental Education

Environmental education is a fundamental component of the Foundation’s programs. Sustainability is an area in constant evolution that requires adaptation to new challenges, realities, and situations. The Foundation prioritizes communicating the lessons learned from its projects, both their successes and their failures, through various environmental education programs. By sharing our experiences with others and generating dialogue, the Foundation seeks to engage new the ideas and experiences from others.

Our programs are aimed at grade schools, universities, foundations, and the general public, sharing our projects with real world experiences and awakening an interest in conservation. Annually we receive hundreds of students from public and private schools, universities, and visitors in general. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Catamaran

Enjoy our catamaran experience where we combine fun with environmental awareness activities of our marine conservation programs. Assemble your group of family and friends to accompany you on this adventure. For more information about prices and reservations This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Programa de Educación Ambiental

Nuestros programas de Educación Ambiental están dirigidos a estudiantes de Colegios y Universidades locales e Internacionales, y a grupos corporativos. Durante estas visitas/talleres el objetivo principal es mostrar los proyectos y prácticas de sustentabilidad de la Fundación Grupo Puntacana, con el propósito de que sirvan de modelo e inspiración a los participantes, de nuevas ideas a favor de la protección y conservación del medio ambiente y sus especies. Para más información This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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