Private Dive Charter to Saona Island

This is a half day tour including:

  • 2 Guided Dives
  • All dive equipment (BCD, Regulator, 3mm shorty wetsuit, mask, snorkel, fins, tanks and weights)
  • Private VIP transportation to and from the boat
  • Private Dive Guide
  • Snacks and Drinks on the boat
  • Private buffet lunch on the island

What Makes this tour special

  • You will have the best chance to see sea turtles on these dives
  • These are amongst the Best Dive Sites of the Dominican Republic.

This full day excursion with 2 dives is the perfect experience for groups or families with both divers and snorkelers who wish to visit the most beautiful sites and spend a fabulous day on the water.

First stop is normally Atlantic Princess shipwreck where all guests snorkel.Second stop is the first dive site ~ Big Ray Point ~ 12 meter dive – home to giant southern stingrays ~ drift dive. Snorkelers will be able to snorkel here while the divers dive this site. The stingrays are often visible from the surface to the snorkelers.

Once the first dive is complete, snorkelers will get dropped off at Saona Island with a guide where they will have free time to swim, relax, walk the beach, snorkel at the old pier and look for seashells as they wait for the divers to return in time for lunch.

Divers will enjoy the second dive site ~ Reuben or Molly Reef depending on sea conditions ~ 14-16 meter coral reefs

Private Buffet lunch is served on the island. Afterwards we head to the last stop of the day which is Starfish Cay – a giant sandbar with waist deep crystal clear water and huge starfish.

Suitable for: Divers, snorkelers and families with small children.

Note: Diving is optional – Must be certified divers or participating in the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program (must be at least 10 years old) with us if wishing to dive. Or, must present a dive certification card on the day of the excursion.

Discover Saona Island

Embark on an exclusive journey to visit Saona Island, often hailed as a Paradise Island, a pristine gem nestled off the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Our private excursion tours offer a personalized and unforgettable experience departing from Punta Cana. Explore the natural beauty of Saona Island’s white sand beaches, fringed with swaying palm trees, and crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Discover hidden treasures as you snorkel in the vibrant underwater world or luxuriate in the tranquil waters of a natural swimming pool also known as Starfish Cay.

With VIP transportation and a private guide, you’ll enjoy seamless travel and expert insights throughout your adventure. Indulge in a private buffet lunch served on the island, complemented by breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Whether you seek relaxation or excitement, our private excursion tours to Saona Island promise an unforgettable experience tailored to your desires.

Join us as our Saona Island excursion offers a full day of adventure, relaxation, and exploration!

Good to know

Travel Time Needed: One Hour by boat in each direction

Suitable for: Divers of all levels, Families, Couples and Groups looking for a beautiful escape

Sea life most often seen: Starfish, turtles, stingrays, colorful tropical fish

  • Should you wish to customize times and activities please contact us and we wll send a special quote tailored to your needs.
  • Normal pick up time is 8 am and you are back by 5 pm or so

Frequently Asked Questions

Our private tour of Saona Island offers a wealth of exclusive features and inclusions to enhance your experience. Enjoy seamless transfers to and from the boat, where you’ll be provided with premium snorkeling and diving gear if desired. Indulge in a delectable array of meals and snacks served with VIP treatment, ensuring a luxurious excursion. Our meticulously crafted itinerary is designed to immerse you in the island’s beauty while avoiding the crowds, allowing you to explore pristine beaches and swim in crystal-clear waters at your own pace. With personalized attention and tailored amenities, our private tour ensures a truly unforgettable adventure.
To secure your reservation for the Saona Island private tour, we require a 50% deposit. The remaining balance can be conveniently settled either one week before the tour or upon arrival on the day of the excursion. Our flexible payment options ensure a seamless booking process, providing peace of mind for your adventure.

Booking your private Saona Island tour is effortless with El Tour Caribe. Simply reach out to us directly via email at or through WhatsApp at +18092516543. Our dedicated team will assist you in planning your dream excursion, ensuring every detail is tailored to your preferences.

Whether you’re traveling solo or with a large group, our private Saona Island tours cater to your needs. Depending on the boat selected, we can accommodate groups ranging from one person to as many as 160 individuals. Experience the beauty of Saona Island with your loved ones, or enjoy a secluded retreat with just a few close companions.
While our tour price covers the essentials, it’s important to note that gratuities and PayPal fees, if applicable, are not included. We strive to provide transparency in our pricing to ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of the costs involved in your Saona Island adventure.
Rest assured, restroom facilities are readily available on Saona Island during your private tour. Additionally, select boats in our fleet are equipped with onboard facilities, ensuring your comfort throughout the excursion. Relax and unwind as you explore the island’s natural wonders, knowing that essential amenities are easily accessible.


    If you have any questions

    You can choose from our two boats for your outing


    Lucky Ana Boat

    • Capacity: 10

    • Best for: Small families wishing to go to Canto de la Playa or any of our destinations. Fast and sleek, it will get you there quickly.
      Our dedicated crew will be happy to make your day memorable regardless of the destination you choose. This is one of our fastest boats for those with limited time for the tour.

    La Dichosa Catamaran

    La Dichosa Catamaran

    • Capacity: 30
    • Made for: Families, corporate groups, and events, this custom-built power catamaran is a true on-water entertainer! A full-service crew including captain, mixologist, snorkel guide, and server will make for a perfect afternoon!

      With large open spaces and two decks it is a favorite choice among groups for the Best Catamaran Charter in Punta Cana experience.