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Damajagua Falls - excursion or do it on your own?

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I did a search on this, but didn't really find what I was looking for.  We want to do this excursion, but do not want to book with the cruise line.  (We always book off-ship.)  So, my question is should we just taxi to the site and pay when we get there?  Figure the benefit of that is we can choose which level of falls to do depending on recent rain (and my courage level that day).  Or, should we book a tour with a local company?  We are pretty comfortable and street smart, so we aren't concerned about venturing out on our own.

 

Thanks for your input!

 

 

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33 minutes ago, jerseygirlinAZ said:

I did a search on this, but didn't really find what I was looking for.  We want to do this excursion, but do not want to book with the cruise line.  (We always book off-ship.)  So, my question is should we just taxi to the site and pay when we get there?  Figure the benefit of that is we can choose which level of falls to do depending on recent rain (and my courage level that day).  Or, should we book a tour with a local company?  We are pretty comfortable and street smart, so we aren't concerned about venturing out on our own.

 

Thanks for your input!

 

 

Hmmm....Damajuaga is in the Dominican Republic. Not sure what private island this would be????

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We dock in Amber Cove, so that's why I posted here.  Makes sense to move the post.  Thanks!

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We booked thru iguana mama.   Tour was much smaller group than cruise line and it did all 27 waterfalls.  Cruise line tour only does bottom 8.  I felt taken care of the entire time.   Van was nice and clean.   Lunch was very good.   I have a review in my signature under carnival conquest.   

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On 2/3/2020 at 10:36 AM, brookeq said:

We booked thru iguana mama.   Tour was much smaller group than cruise line and it did all 27 waterfalls.  Cruise line tour only does bottom 8.  I felt taken care of the entire time.   Van was nice and clean.   Lunch was very good.   I have a review in my signature under carnival conquest.   

Agree with this.  We had a great trip with Iguana Mama!  We normally DIY most ports but liked the option of the transportation and lunch for this one.  To note, even if you get yourself there you still have to pay the park for entrance and for a guide (safety reasons) so it will not be fully on your own any way you go.  Here is the park's website for more info.

http://www.27charcos.com/index.php

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