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Canyoning, for example, requires rappelling, cliff jumping and manoeuvering through a waterfall canyon. You are still, however, my favorite travel writer in the whole world. Another Arawak group, the Caribs, arrived on Hispaniola several centuries later, after populating the Lesser Antilles, the smaller islands to the east.

After a quick sail from Punta Cana, the trainers guide your experience in the water as you engage with the dolphins. There is wind and kite surfing, too, and you can learn to scuba dive here, too. The island has played a pivotal role in the development of the Caribbean for more than five centuries, with ample amounts of blood and treasure spilled along the way. Or try river stand up paddle boarding, which combines the skills of surfing, kayaking and white water rafting.

This is for intrepid adventure

The natural beauty found here only enhances an experience at this exceptional surf camp. Rest assured that all activities here comply with the interaction guidelines recommended by the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. Mountain Biking Mountain biking in the Dominican Republic can be a fun, family-friendly adventure or a long and intense off-road ride on rugged terrain. Whatever is most suitable for you, prepare for an unforgettable experience.

This is a perfect way to have some adventure when you want a change of scenery from your all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana. For an easy downhill trail that ends with a swim in the Jamao River, book the Downhill Cruise. Make sure you wear clothes that can get muddy and bring your GoPro or waterproof camera.

Ian Cumming Ian Cumming Idyllic natural beauty and perfect wind conditions make the northern town of Cabarete the kiteboarding mecca of the Dominican Republic. One of the few places in the world where you can have this experience is at the Sanctuary for the Marine Mammals of the Dominican Republic. The latter, of Arawak descent, originated in the Amazon and made their way north through modern-day Venezuela and the Guyanas before crossing the Caribbean via dugout canoe.

Prepare to be awestruck by engravings and rock paintings left by the pre-Columbian societies and the Taino natives of the Dominican Republic. This is for intrepid adventure junkies who get a kick out of being in the wilderness and jumping into rivers.

Dominicans are warm, friendly people who enjoy hosting guests on their island. Take a walking tour through the old grotto-enclosed botanical garden.

Prepare to be awestruck by engravings