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Tour of the Mina de Larimar, the world’s only larimar mine, near Barahona

Tour of the Mina de Larimar, the world’s only larimar mine, near Barahona | undefined

This day-long trip to the Mina de Larimar, the world’s only larimar mine, near Barahona, Dominican Republic, is a truly interesting and awesome spectacle, as we see how this gorgeous stone is mined whilst also exploring the lush natural landscape that surrounds the area.

Private

1 Day

All year

Low


Highlights

* Walk through and explore the world's only larimar mine!

* See how the beautiful stone is mined and processed

* Relax at a nearby waterfall

Description

This day-trip I will guide you on promises to be a fun, fascinating, educational and interesting adventure, as we head to the world’s only larimar mine, Mina de Larimar, and explore how this distinctive and beautiful stone is found, and also take the time to appreciate the surrounding landscape, scenery and terrain, including some amazing waterfalls.

Larimar is a very rare rock that is only found in the Dominican Republic, and is known for its rich and vivacious light-blue colour. The area close to Barahona is where the mine is located, and it is often turned in to jewelry for sale in the Dominican Republic and wider Caribbean.

We will meet in Barahona itself, and from there we drive along a road that offers amazing views out over the coast, before reaching the mountain where the mine is located.

At the mine we will be shown around and have the opportunity to see how the Larimar is extracted, and you will even have a chance to look for Larimar yourself!

After visiting the mine we have some spare time to relax by one of the myriad of tranquil, idyllic waterfalls in the area, and to wander around and take in some of the sensational natural landscape of the area.

The trip finishes back in Barahona, and hopefully you will be satisfied at having learnt more about the truly special stone of larimar.

Book now to learn more about this gorgeous stone in a beautiful location!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Price is to split between a group.


Itinerary

Day 1: Meet, explore, finish

Meet in Barahona, drive to mine, explore mine, natural swimming pool, drive back to Barahona, finish.

 

FAQs

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel Club Nautico Maya Cozumel Dominican Republic
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Hotel El Morro Cabo Rojo Dominican Republic
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Hotel Mayagüez Cabo Rojo Dominican Republic
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