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Rafting in Yaque del Norte River, Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

Experience Level:
All Levels
Rapids:
Class II, III, IV
Highlight Point:
''Tyson rapid''
Duration:
About 3.5 hrs
The Dominican Republic is a country on the Hispaniola island. The western third of the island belongs to Haiti nation. After Saint Martin, Hispaniola is the second island in the Caribbean that is shared by two countries. Dominican Republic is located on the northern side of the Caribbean Sea.

If you live every second of your life in an extreme way, you should definitely try white water rafting the Yaque del Norte River. The river is situated in Dominican Republic and is actually the longest river in the Caribbean. It is 298 km/185.2 mi long. Its source comes from the Cordillera Central like small rivulets, before they merge into one.

Previous experience is not needed in order to live this amazing experience. Professional guides will teach you how to use the equipment and of course inform you of some safety rules that must be applied. Yaque del Norte River offers intense Class II, III, IV rapids. This unique trip lasts for about 3.5 hours, so don’t forget to have a good breakfast.

Going down ”Tyson rapid” with a 3.6 m/12 ft vertical drop is the absolute highlight. After that, you won’t wonder anymore why they call it that way. Enjoy the twist and turns of the river, as well as the gorgeous scenery. Maximum adventure and fun for everyone are guaranteed!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Cibao International Airport
43.8km/27.2miles, 44 minutes
Cibao International Airport Santiago Dominican Republic. 1. Head southwest, 2. Exit the roundabout, 3. Turn right to the street Avenida Victor Manuel Espaillat, 4. Turn left at Carretera Puñal Adentro, 5. Slight right to Avenida Victor Manuel Espaillat. Go through the Adventure Rent A Car (On your right 1.3 km away), 6. Keep left at the fork and continue towards Autopista Juan Pablo Duarte / Avenida 27 de Febrero, 7. Sharp right to Autopista Juan Pablo Duarte / Avenida 27 de Febrero. Continue to follow the Avenida 27 de Febrero, 8. Continue to Autopista Duarte / Autopista Juan Pablo Duarte, Continue to follow the Autopista Duarte. Go through the Salón del Reino de los Testigos de Jehová (On the right in 13.5 km away), 9. Take the exit towards Federico Basilis, 10. Keep left at the fork and continue to Federico Basilis, 11. Turn right at the Federico Basilis. Go through Gasolinera Texaco (On your right), 12. Turn left into the Eugenio María de Hostos, 13. Take the 3rd left turn to the street Calle La Joya, 14. Take the first right turn to the street Calle La Joya, 15. Take the first left turn to the street Calle La Joya, 16. Turn left into the Calle La Joya, 17. Turn right the route of La Trinchera, 18. Turn left into the (N) La Trinchera. Go through the Villas Pinar del Río (On the right in 350 m), 19. Turn right. Your destination will be on your left Rancho Baiguate Hotel Jarabacoa Dominican Republic.
BY CAR FROM Santiago Municipal Airport
55.3km/34.4miles, 57 minutes
Old Cibao Airport Simon Diaz Santiago, Dominican Republic. 1. Head to C. 18 south in C. 15, 2. Take the 3rd left turn to C. C-8, 3. Take the first right turn to C. C-13 Pass by Rey Pollo (On your right), 4. Turn right at the Avenida Felix M. Ruiz / Av Felix M. Ruiz, 5. Turn right Lubriauto Movil One to Av Bartolomé Colón. Go through Ferretería Ochoa (On the right in 600 m), 6. Continue along Calle San Luis Pass by Danilo Music (On your right), 7. Turn left at the Instituto American ALPI to Av Las Carreras. Go through the Farmacia Leticia (On your right), 8. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit to Autopista Duarte / Autopista Juan Pablo Duarte. Continue to follow the Autopista Juan Pablo Duarte Pass the Texaco (On your right at 4.4 miles), 9. Continue along Avenida 27 de Febrero, 10. Continue to Autopista Duarte / Autopista Juan Pablo Duarte. Continue to follow the Autopista Duarte. Go through the Salón del Reino de los Testigos de Jehová (On the right in 13.5 km away), 11. Take the exit towards Federico Basilis, 12. Keep left at the fork and continue to Federico Basilis, 13. Turn right at the Federico Basilis. Go through Gasolinera Texaco (On your right), 14. Turn left into the Eugenio María de Hostos, 15. Take the 3rd left turn to the street Calle La Joya, 16. Take the first right turn to the street Calle La Joya, 17. Take the first left turn to the street Calle La Joya, 18. Turn left into the Calle La Joya, 19. Turn right the route of La Trinchera, 20. Turn left into the (N) La Trinchera. Go through the Villas Pinar del Río (On the right in 350 m), 21. Turn right. Your destination will be on your left Rancho Baiguate Hotel Jarabacoa Dominican Republic.
BY AIR
Cibao International Airport,
43.8km/27.2miles
BY AIR
Santiago Municipal Airport,
55.3km/34.4miles.
BY TRAIN

No train services available on this spot.

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