The journey will take you winding through the central mountain range of the island, where the view opens out into some seriously impressive panoramas of the DR’s natural beauty.
You’ll get the chance to see bustling Dominican cities up close, and get a better sense of how people live outside of the Cabarete bubble.
You’ll arrive at the Yaque del Norte river, a source of life and vitality to the communities of the Cibao region.
Here, you can experience the Dominican natural landscape in a whole new adrenaline-surging way.
The rapids are no gentle ride, so come prepared for your heart to fly into your throat from time to time. It’s classified as class 3 on a scale of 1 to 4. Not insanely dangerous, but definitely not for the faint-hearted!
All the trustworthy adventure companies will have you kitted out in all the safety equipment you need to stay safe on your trip. This must include a lifejacket and helmet, and basic training of rafting protocol. If you have any concerns, let them know before you set off, preferably.
You do need to be a confident swimmer to go white water rafting in Jarabacoa, this is not for weak swimmers.
You’ll definitely need a set of dry clothes to change into, as you are guaranteed a good soaking in the river!