Your Caribbean Rainforest Adventure Awaits

Chocolate Excursions in the DR

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Our Invitation to You

Join us on an immersive excursion in the the Caribbean rainforest we call home.
Come see how our passion for cacao, wildlife conservation, and sustainable development unite at Reserva Zorzal โ€” our 1,019 acre bird sanctuary and organic cacao farm.

Our experiences offer hands-on learning across the cacao supply chain, starting with harvesting cacao at Reserva Zorzal and moving into the fermentation process at our nearby fermentary center. Visits also offer a healthy amount of chocolate tasting, cultural engagement, and fun in the sun.

We canโ€™t wait to make memories with you in the beautiful Dominican Republic. ๐Ÿ’œ

— The Zorzal Team


Meet our farmers and master fermenters and experience cacao production and wildlife conservation in action.


Gain hands-on experience growing and harvesting and everything in between!


Rest and relax on the pristine beaches that make the Caribbean islands famous.

Upcoming Zorzal Experiences

Note: All prices below include in-country lodging, food, transportation, and program activities. Trip participants will be responsible for flights to and from the Dominican Republic.

Cocoa Masterclass

Intended for the chocolate maker and professional

A deep dive into cocoa growing, processing, and markets, along with basic quality evaluation. Unlike any other existing cocoa course, we offer a nine-day immersive experience with classroom and hands-on training. This is a joint effort of Zorzal Cacao and Cacao Latitudes, and participants will be led by instructors totaling half a century of experience in the cocoa industry spanning more than 35 countries.

Dates: 2025 dates are to be determined. Visit Cocoa Masterclass for more information.