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The Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve's Ridgway's hawk restoration program is one of the great Dominican Republic conservation success stories: Since the program’s introduction, conservationists have reintroduced numerous Ridgway's hawks...
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Boulevard Fishing Lodge, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Each fall, as trade winds shift, the ocean carries seaweed and kelp toward Punta Cana, where landscapers snatch it up and cart it off to compost stations. The seaweed, which comes in shades of crimson, copper, and rust, adds a peculiar, beautiful...
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The lionfish is one of the most beautiful species of fish in the world, but it is also one of the most destructive – and invasive species throughout the Caribbean, the lionfish feeds on a wide array of local fish, and has pushed some Dominican...
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Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Sea kayaking is always an adventure, and in Punta Cana, where the currents can sometimes be strong, kayaking is a serious thrill. Beginners and casual kayakers can stick close to shore and paddle as far and as long as they like, while the truly...
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Puntacana Resort & Club, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
You’ll have to time your visit around the earth’s gravitational steward for this one (unless the full moon rises more than once a month these days), but if you do happen to be visiting the Dominican during a full moon, don’t miss your chance to...
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Playa Blanca at Puntacana Resort & Club, Punta Cana 23300, Dominican Republic
Since you're on vacation, there is a chance you went overboard at dinner, or at lunch, or even while chilling at the beach—which is, of course, perfectly ok. But if your trip begins to weigh you down, and your shorts are getting a little tighter...
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Puntacana Resort & Club, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Most of the year, Punta Cana’s white, sandy stretches of sand are blessed with gently lapping surf, which means that night swimming isn’t as dangerous or daunting an exercise as it can be on other Caribbean islands. Slip into the water near the...
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Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Kiteboarding has become one of the most popular adventure sports in the Caribbean, and Punta Cana is one of the best places in the world to get in on the action. From November through April, strong, predictable trade winds churn up just enough air...
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106, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
El Burrito is a casual little Mexican cantina that serves excellent fajitas, tacos, and burritos, and legendary coconut margaritas that might make it difficult for you to find your way back to your hotel. But hey, you’re on vacation, and deserve...
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Playa Juanillo, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is one of the Caribbean’s premier golfing destinations, and La Cana, with its incredible sea views, championship pedigree (the 27-hole course was designed by P.B. Dye), rolling fairways, and cinematic greens, is undoubtedly...
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Playa Blanca at Puntacana Resort & Club, Punta Cana 23300, Dominican Republic
Brassa Grill’s seaside setting alone is enough to qualify the restaurant as among the Caribbean’s most beautiful, but it’s the food—a mix of casual Caribbean and fine dining—that makes any meal at this Westin restaurant a memorable experience. The...
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Saddle up at the Centro Ecuestra Punta Cana and take a tour on one of their even-tempered steeds. Trot through tropical forest, across the ecological preserve, down to the beach, and out into the backwoods of the Puntacana Resort & Club on a...
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Even if your green thumb is crooked, you’ll love getting under the sea to serve as a coral gardener with the marine biologists, divers, and naturalists of the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve. The Coral First Aid Speciality PADI program...
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Boulevard Fishing Lodge, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic features some of the most pristine reef systems in the Caribbean, and the reef just off the shore of the Puntacana Resort & Club can be explored even by beginner snorkelers and scuba divers (though currents can be strong...
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Paddleboarding is considered one of the fastest growing leisure sports in the world, and is an accessible, easy-to-learn activity that the entire family can enjoy. It's perfect for folks who want to chill out and take it easy just off the beach,...
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Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Few presidents are this accessible, though that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise for those with knowledge of the Dominican Republic; this Presidente was brewed to party. Presidente is the archetypal island beer; a light, easy drinking Pilsner,...
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Take a deep breath and get up close and personal with some of the most unique art in Punta Cana when you visit the Ecological Preserve’s underwater museum. You’ll find nearly a dozen massive statues all designed in honor of—and dedicated to—...
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Arrecife 55, Punta Cana, 23000, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
Each room and suite at The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club features an ocean view, while some are so close to the sea that at night it sounds as though the waves are splashing up against the windows. The rooms are defined by a casual elegance that’...
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Kings Creek Station, Red Centre Way, Watarrka National Park NT 0872, Australia
My idea of a good time is getting lost in the woods all so I can spend a few days finding my way home, but I can't deny the allure of glamping – especially when it comes packaged up in the form of the Kings Canyon Wilderness Lodge, the...
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Dot painting is a style of indigenous art often associated with the Aboriginal people of Central Australia. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre hosts daily dot painting workshops which go beyond the arts and crafts and delve into the cultural...
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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Zip-lining is a thrilling adventure. Canopy Adventures Zip Line Tours strings adventurous folks up above Anamuya Bavaro Punta Cana and zips them across eight double lines and 15 platforms. Safety is a top priority with the Canopy Adventures crew:...
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The way I look at it, whenever you leave the house, you should be after the adventure of a lifetime. And every now and then, that type of adventure looks back down at you from the night sky and winks. The Sounds of Silence experience put on by...
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Kings Creek Station, Red Centre Way, Watarrka National Park NT 0872, Australia
Climb aboard a mechanical camel for a rip through the Outback, courtesy of your Northern Territory friends at Kings Creek Station. Less than 40-km from Kings Canyon, Kings Creek Station is a sprawling desert property that begs to be explored via...
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You wouldn't expect to find a 5-star hotel in the heart of the Outback, but after a night in the plush confines of the Sails in the Desert at Ayers Rock Resort, you'll be happy you weren't forced to sleep out amongst the scorpions and snakes....
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Kings Creek Station, Red Centre Way, Watarrka National Park NT 0872, Australia
Kings Canyon, at the heart of the Watarrka National Park, has been the traditional home of the Luritja people for more than 20,000 years. The site is a testament to the power of nature – massive sandstone cliffs tower over beautiful forests where...
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Petermann NT 0872, Australia
Ayers Rock – known asUluru to the Anangu Aboriginal people of the Northern Territory – is perhaps the most well-known symbol of Central Australia, though there are no photos, no stories, no tales of wonder that can prepare you for seeing the Rock...
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A tour of the Outback from atop a wild camel seems like something you'd find in a Terry Gilliam film, but once you've saddled up and climbed about one of Uluru Camel Tours' “ships of the desert,” you'll wonder why this activity was never higher on...
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9 Stuart Terrace, The Gap NT 0870, Australia
Hands-on, interactive fun and little critters may not sound like your idea of a good time until after you've visited the Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Pro reptile wrangler Rex Neindorf opened the centre in 2000 to educate, inform, and debunk myths...
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Alice Springs NT 0870, Australia
Watching camels gallop (if gallop is indeed what camels do) around the dusty Outback track at the Lasseters Camel Cup is a sight unlike anything you've ever seen. Each of the 5,000 guests in attendance carries on like they're in on some great...
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The first thing that strikes most visitors to Edmonton is how picturesque the city truly is – especially from inside the beautiful river valley, spirited from one end of the city to the other on a mechanical bull, otherwise known as a River Valley...