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Samaná Province Dolphin & whale watching

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Samana: Whale Watching and Cayo Levantado Full Day Tour

1. Samana: Whale Watching and Cayo Levantado Full Day Tour

Ride by catamaran to explore the Bay of Samana, which harbors thousands of humpback whales during their winter mating season. Next, enjoy the picturesque views of Cayo Levantado, also known as Bacardi Island. Swim in the serene waters and sunbathe on the white-sand beaches before heading back. Depart from Samana and head towards the Bay of Samana, scanning the waters for majestic Humpback Whales at the peak of mating season. Enjoy being out on the water and feel comfortable with snacks and drinks on board. Take photos of these large animals and learn important facts from your guide. Next, sail towards Bacardi Island or Cayo Levantado. Admire the turquoise waters and the white sand that surrounds the Island. Sit and relax on the warm beaches and bathe in the sun. Take the chance to dip into the serene waters and enjoy the rest of your day before heading back to the dock.

Samana: Half Day Whale Watching Humpback Whale Watching

2. Samana: Half Day Whale Watching Humpback Whale Watching

Enjoy a whale-watching experience in the Bay of Samaná, where humpback whales visit every year and see these beautiful creatures up close on this unique whale-watching tour. Explore the Bay of Samaná, which plays host to thousands of humpback whales during winter’s mating season. Take in this amazing experience with local and specialized guides, and enjoy snacks on board such as coconut, soda, and water. Meet first at the tour office and gather with the rest of the tour members and specialized staff at the dock, then depart from the private dock in Samaná at 9:00 am. Travel through the beautiful Bay of Samaná in search of the Humpback whales all the way to the Marine Mammal Sanctuary. Marvel at the aquatic wildlife and beautiful scenery in the Bay of Samaná, and experience a unique and exciting whale-watching tour before returning back to the dock around 12:30 pm.

Samana: Guided Day Trip with Buffet Lunch and Whale Watching

3. Samana: Guided Day Trip with Buffet Lunch and Whale Watching

Enjoy a unique event in the Dominican Republic, the Humpback Whale Watching sanctuary who visit our shores in Samana Bay once a year, from January to the end of March and come to mate and give birth to their calves. The experience starts leaving from your Hotels and through the Eastern plain, towards Las Cañitas de Miches. Once at the Las Cañitas Dock, we embark to go to the Whale Sanctuary, where we will remain for approximately 2 and half hours. After the sighting, head to Cayo Levantado or Bacardi Island, where we will have lunch and beach time (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes).  After lunch, we board the boat again to go to the Samana Pier where the Safari Truck awaits us to go to the Ranch, where we will take a ride for about 30 minutes through the virgin forestand along the banks of the river until we reach the El Limon Waterfall, with a height of more than 60 meters high, to enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating dip.

Samana: Bay of Samana Whale Watching Experience

4. Samana: Bay of Samana Whale Watching Experience

Enjoy a whale-watching experience in the Bay of Samaná, where humpback whales visit every year and see these beautiful creatures up close on this unique whale-watching tour. Explore the Bay of Samaná, which plays host to thousands of humpback whales during winter’s mating season. Take in this amazing experience in the company of a specialized guide and enjoy snacks on board (water, soda, coconut). Meet at the tour office and gather with the rest of the tour members and specialized staff at the dock, and depart from the private dock in Samaná at 9:30 am. Travel through the Bay of Samaná in search of the Humpback whales, all the way to the Marine Mammal Sanctuary. Marvel at the aquatic wildlife and beautiful scenery in the Bay of Samaná, and experience a unique and exciting whale-watching tour before returning back to the dock around 1:30 pm.

Punta Cana: Whale Whatching Sanctuary Experience

5. Punta Cana: Whale Whatching Sanctuary Experience

After having been collected from your accommodation, you will begin your day out on the water to watch whales in their natural sanctuary.  You will visit a beautiful natural area aboard a certified boat out in the privileged waters of Samaná and Miches Bay. The whale watching sanctuary in Samana Bay is the winter home of a sea giant, an acrobat of the sea: the humpback whale. From January to March, these waters are their stage and refuge as they come here to give birth to their young or to find a partner to perpetuate their species through further generations. Expert guides will take you to enjoy this natural wonder aboard boats that are specially designed for this activity. As you observe these enormous and majestic beings (which can reach 53 feet in length and 40 tons in weight), you will learn more about their biology, ecology and behavior.

From Samaná: Whale Watching and Cayo Levantado Boat Tour

6. From Samaná: Whale Watching and Cayo Levantado Boat Tour

We will meet you at Malecon in Samana at 8:30 AM (the exact meeting point and other details are provided in the confirmation message). First we go to observe the whales in their own habitat. After observation, we will go for a typical dominican lunch to Cayo Levantado Island. After lunch you will have free time to enjoy the beach, walk around the island, playing volleyball or just relaxing in the shadow. Around 4:30 PM we will return back to Samana community where the experience finish. Other things to note This is an experience to see close the whales. No swimming or touching them. In case you would like to make a private trip and not be joining a group, please contact us and we will send you prices and other details. We have also options of whale watching from Punta Cana, Sabana de la Mar/Miches and other places with extra Cost.

From Punta Cana: Samana Bay Private Boat Whale Watching

7. From Punta Cana: Samana Bay Private Boat Whale Watching

Whale watching trip private from Punta Cana Hotels. Book your trip for a Whale watching experience starting from Samana Bay in a Private tour to whale watching. After whales, we will visit Cayo Levantado for Lunch and beach time With professionals ecologist tour Guides. Please book with time your tickets. In the whales season are many bookings and we will like to have your tickets safe for you. In Bacardi Island, Lunch Buffet from typical Dominican Style will be provided. When lunch is finished you are allowed to swim and as private trip you can set when you want to go back to Punta cana areas.

From Punta Cana: Sanctuary Whale Watching Day Trip

8. From Punta Cana: Sanctuary Whale Watching Day Trip

Depart from the areas of Punta Cana, Bávaro and Uvero Alto and travel by bus through the wonderful countryside of the Dominican Republic along rural roads. Discover magical locations that perfectly capture the most exquisite flora of the Caribbean. Journey along a new road that connects the area with the Bavarian town of Miches in just 1 hour. Marvel at the colors as you pass the towns of La Colonia and El Cedro en route. Arrive at the ranch in time for a tasty light breakfast snack. Then, go to a private dock to board a speedboat and set sail to look for humpback whales in their natural environment. Visit Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island) to experience a tropical paradise surrounded by crystal-clear waters. Marvel at the magical setting of turquoise waters and white sand beaches. Then, continue by boat to the dock where you will board a comfortable air-conditioned bus to the village of El Limon. Stop for a hearty buffet or Dominican lunch at Rancho Los Cocos.

Bayahibe: Whale-Watching Cruise & Cayo Levantado Day Trip

9. Bayahibe: Whale-Watching Cruise & Cayo Levantado Day Trip

We will meet you at your Hotel or place in bayahibe around 5:30 AM (the exact meeting point and other details are provided in the confirmation message). We will drive to Sabana de la mar port. First we go to observe the whales in their own habitat. After observation, we will go for a typical dominican lunch to Cayo Levantado Island. After lunch you will have free time to enjoy the beach, walk around the island, playing volleyball or just relaxing in the shadow. Around 4:30 PM we will return back to Sabana de la mar community where the experience finish and we will take you back to Bayahibe. Other things to note This is an experience to see close the whales. No swimming or touching them. In case you would like to make a private trip and not be joining a group, please contact us and we will send you prices and other details. We follow the observation Santuary Rules.

Dominican Republic: Whale Watching and Montana Redonda tour

10. Dominican Republic: Whale Watching and Montana Redonda tour

Come for a day and discover this enormous mammal and the incredible story of its migration in Samana Bay. The departure will be around 7:30 am to arrive at the Miches pier around 9:15 am. Once at the piers, breakfast will be served. The Whale Watching will be operated on a comfortable motorized catamaran and lasts 2h00 and 3h30. You will come back to Miches port between 12h30 and 1h30. Departure from Miches for Montana Redonda (20/25-minute journey). The climb to Montana Redonda will be done in a Safari truck (get ready, it will blow your mind!). Lunch is served on the mountainside with a panoramic view of the Atlantic coast. On the menu: pork, chicken, fish fillet, rice, salads and fresh fruit. Return to the hotels via the interior, through a natural and authentic Dominican Republic, far from traditional tourist circuits. After all these wonderful discoveries, return to your hotel around 5.30pm / 6.00pm.

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What people are saying about Samaná Province

Overall rating

3.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Please do this excursion! One of my top 5 excursions in the world. Seeing the whales in their natural habitat was breath taking. Our tour guide, Carlos was amazing and extremely knowledgeable. He held the tour in 4 languages, Spanish, English, Italian and French EFFORTLESSLY!!! The lunch at cayo alto was great and the beach there for relaxation is absolutely beautiful. The ride from cap cana was roughly 2 hours but it goes by so fast as the ride there and back is beautiful. Highly recommend this excursion.

Very well organized and they only go if you can actually see back whales. Professional guidance and well cared for and the price is reasonable so that people also book it faster.

Super interesting and exciting tour. You see a lot of the country and the culture and beautiful waterfalls, whales, paradise islands and fruits. Definitely recommended!!

An incredible experience! Then we went to a small island and by horse to a waterfall in Samana. Natan, the guide speaks German, English, French, Italian and Spanish!

Very good, the guide explained all the information about the whales, very interesting.