Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua

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These waterfalls are less a natural experience as much an extreme attraction. Gear up in a life jacket and helmet and climb, jump, and swim in these large collection of pools and falls.

Twenty-Seven Waterfalls is a collection of waterfalls and pools that are great for climbing and jumping into. However, the pools themselves are rocky, and this makes untrained jumping dangerous. Regardless, with proper supervision, this tropical paradise with bright blue water is an exciting and natural thrill that should be missed by anyone with a brave heart.


Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua is located west-southwest of downtown Puerto Plata, a neighborhood in the Dominican Republic; it's to the west-southwest of Puerto Plata.

These waterfalls are located off the Route 5 Road on the Western Side of Puerto Plata. However, these falls are a major location on the island, and nearly every tour company has a group or guide that knows the area and goes there regularly. Since you will need to be supervised by a tour guide, it may be easiest to simply hire the guide from which ever city you are staying in. You should plan ahead though, most tour groups only offers this waterfall from around 8:30am until 4:00pm, with some variation depending on the individual group.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to choose from in the region nearby this waterfall. The closest place to eat to Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua is Cafeteria Derwin, an ideal location to eat at on your way to checking out the waterfall. Rancho Topico Imbert and Coffe Sport are some of the additional dining options close-by where you have the chance to enjoy the local cuisine in the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

There are some additional places of interest in the area, including Parque Central Imbert, which is within driving distance in Imbert. Also consider making the trip to El Chocal, which is another nearby attraction.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Parque Central Imbert -- 1.7 mi. (15.8 km) N Imbert
El Chocal Other Attraction 1.9 mi. (15.8 km) SE 9.8 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Cristo Redentor Other Attraction 7.8 mi. (4.3 km) E 2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Teleferico Mountain Top Other Attraction 7.8 mi. (4.2 km) ENE 2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata

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While the waterfalls themselves are free, the government has determined the waterfalls to be unsafe for those without supervision, and thus a tour group is mandatory. You can expect to pay a normal tour group fee for this, and can vary from around $40 to over $80 US depending on specifics.

Location: the Western side of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Republic


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