The mission of Adventuresque is to provide adventurers of different ages and different adventure tolerances off-the-beaten-path, action-packed, sustainable, eco-adventure vacation packages in the Dominican Republic. Our guides, transport, food, accommodations, and eco-adventure excursions have been carefully selected to provide high-quality, safe, fun, comfortable, and value to our guests. We strive to always use sustainable tourism practices while practicing leave no trace and minimal impact.
Meet Our Team
Alvero first and only job as been an adventure excursion driver. His transportation service is top notch. All buses include ice cold AC, wifi, and reclinable chairs. He is always ready to answer questions with a smile and joke. He is also a great resource for anything Dominican Republic.
White Water Rafting Guide
Carlos lives and breaths adventure. His hometown of Jarabocoa is nestled in the Dominican Alps. When he is not guiding white water excursions he can be found hiking and exploring the mountains, rivers, and waterfalls of the Jarabacoa area.
River Kayak & SUP Guide
Roberto grew up in the river town of Jamao al Norte. His life is all about everything river. When he is not guiding river SUP and kayak trips he spearfishes in the beautiful clear rivers of the Dominican Republic.
Owner of Kayak River Adventures
Originally from Viene, Austria Helmut moved to the Dominican Republic over 20 years ago in search of good waves and adventure. He found the canyon in the 90’s and set up the awesome canyoning excursions we have here on the north coast. The company also provides our kayaking and SUP excursions.
Mountain Bike Guide
Maximo was the first mountain bike guide in the Dominican Republic. He found all the routes that we use today. For fun, he will ride off road across the island, which takes about a week to complete. There isn’t a trail he hasn’t gone down or up in a country that has 4 mountain ranges.
Alberto grew up next to the canyon of Rio Blanco. When he was a kid he would go to the canyon to fish, play, jump off cliffs and waterfalls. His knowledge of the canyon is second to none. He is man of few words, but when he speaks everyone listens.
Assistant Canyoning Guide
Carlo is another native of the canyon. He is working on getting his certification as a lead canyon guide. He is also a master at riding a horse.
A little bit about me, Matthew McArthur
Thank you for checking out my website Adventuresque.com. Let me introduce myself, my name is Matthew McArthur. Most people here in Dominican Republic call me “Mateo”. I am an expat that has been living here full time since 2007.
I really didn’t chose Dominican Republic, rather it chose me. I came here for a 3 month contract to teach surfing. The plan was to move on from here and see what else Latin America had in store. Once I arrived to Cabarete on the north coast, I knew it would be home for perhaps a little longer. A year is what I had in mind…
I believe it was John Lennon who said: “that life is what happens when you are busy making other plans.” I am a firm believer in this. After about 6 months of my “one year”, I went on a date with a very adventuresque local girl. That concreted me staying on this awesome island. We are now married and have 2 very adventurous sons, Reef and River. Growing up very involved with Boy Scouts of America and earning my Eagle Scout, I have always had a desire to be outside and go on adventures. Cabarete, known as the “adventure sports capital of the Caribbean,” is a great place for us to call home. The Dominican Republic is such an amazing island. Her people, culture, and nature are something of an adventurer’s dream. After 8 years exploring her mountains, caves, rivers, waterfalls, coral reefs, beaches, cities, and countryside I decided to offer the best of high adventure in an 8-day vacation package. I cannot think of a better way to show this amazing island respect than to bring adventurous vacationers and show off the best of high adventure she has to offer. These weeks are designed for those that seek adventure. I have taken every step necessary to set up tours, accommodations, and meals. All the guides we use during our adventure excursions are certified, trained, and well equipt in their respected field. I personally guide these adventure vacation weeks. I am a certified Wilderness First Responder as well as an ICOPro Certified Canyoning Instructor, kayaking, and caving guide. This week is not for the faint of heart, nor for those looking for a lot of downtime. I have created an action-packed itinerary that is for those who have adventurous spirits, a good level of fitness, and who are seeking the most adventure with their time off. Yours in Adventure,