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Excellent mini tour - the combination of history of the island and the caves and then finishing off... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
County Wicklow, Ireland
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lovely little find

Booked through Viator from start to finish brilliant, first arrive you think OMG whats this as you... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Joe-Anne C
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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The Pirate Rum Factory & Taino Cave Museum tour is well received as something different and unique in Punta Cana, because it is interesting and informative of the rich history that goes back 500 years before Christopher Columbus named Hispaniola. On...more
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KM 3, Avenida Barcelo | Near San Juan Shopping Center, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent mini tour - the combination of history of the island and the caves and then finishing off with delicious rum!! Hand painted bottles make excellent souvenirs- I have recommended this tour to anyone I know going over! This afternoon trip is a must! Collection...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Booked through Viator from start to finish brilliant, first arrive you think OMG whats this as you go in to manmade entrance, then after a short history on the island you go through to the gorgeous caves. Batista was extremely knowledgeable and friendly, the trip...More

3  Thank Joe-Anne C
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This was a $40US tour form our resort in Punta Cana. The place is in need of a little TLC to bring it back to what it looks like it once was. Having said that the price was reasonable compared to other excursions. The cave...More

2  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had a great time on this tour. The cave and history of the island were very interested and our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Tasting rum afterwards was fabulous too and the hand-painted bottles made very nice souvenirs to bring home

1  Thank K G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was a good little tour- not overly long (about 2hours including transportation to and from our hotel). We sent them an email to book as the people at our hotel were unable to help us. They were very quick to respond and the price...More

Thank Karri S
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My husband and I took this tour on our honeymoon to Punta Cana. We had such a great time. The tour guide gave us a fun, informational tour of the beautiful caves. The Pirate Rum Factory was an awesome place! We tried 8 different types...More

3  Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Overall this was a great excursion! The tour was about 2 hours in length, including travel time. Our tour guides name was Batista and he was very knowledgeable and passionate about the cave. He knew a lot of interesting history as well. The rum factory...More

1  Thank nstarr2018
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The cave tour was pretty interesting, even though our guide's accent made it difficult to understand without intense concentration. We found out that Christopher Columbus was not a man to be venerated. The rum factory was really a room where painters decorated bottles, which were...More

4  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The Taino cave tour was very interesting. Batista spoke English and was very understandable. It was a nice history lesson on Columbus from a more local, impacted perspective. The cave was stunning but a little kitschy with some of the 'ruins' but interesting none-the-less. I...More

1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We greatly enjoyed the cave tour! There were a ton of bats hanging around and our tour guide was very knowledgeable. The rum was delicious (generous pours) and the painter added our names and date to the ones we purchased. Would highly recommend, particularly for...More

Thank Niki M
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Tracy K
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Response from nstarr2018 | Reviewed this property |
I wore casual clothes and sandals. I would recommend wearing running shoes, due to the uneven ground in the cave.