Cave of Wonders (La Cueva de las Maravillas) is w. of La Romana between the Soco and Cumayasa rivers on San Pedro de Macoris Hwy. Guided 1-hour tours take visitors 80 feet (25 m) underground to the Cave of Wonders, which contains dramatic formations and some 500 pre-Columbian pictographs. Knowledgeable guides offer history and anecdotes; tours are available in English.
To protect rock formations, photography is prohibited. The cave is equipped with lighted pathways and an elevator; comfortable walking shoes are advised.
Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.