Samaná Province
Whale Watching & Dolphin Tours

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Our most recommended Samaná Province Dolphin & Whale Watching

  • From Punta Cana: Sanctuary Whale Watching Day Trip

    1. 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 ...

  • Punta Cana: Whale Whatching Sanctuary Experience

    2. 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 lost paradise 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.

  • Bacardi Island & Samana Bay: Whale Sanctuary & Sailing Tour

    3. Bacardi Island & Samana Bay: Whale Sanctuary & Sailing Tour

    This exciting event takes place from January to March in the stunning Samana Bay. This tour is designed to be versatile, a combination of whale watching and scenic exploration. Be privileged and sail on a catamaran to witness this miracle of nature. Throughout the day you will: • Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Sabana de la Mar dock (ham and cheese sandwich, juice, coffee, milk, and fruits). • Sail on a stunning catamaran as you travel to the Whale Sanctuary. This gives you the chance to take in beautiful ocean and land views for 45 minutes.  • Sail to the paradise-like Bacardi Island. Enjoy a spot to eat at lunchtime, explore, or simply just put your feet up on the beach. Be sure to make the most of the open bar.  This exciting day is perfect for you and your friends. You will cap off your day with a sailing trip back to Sabana de la Mar where you will be picked up by the bus. From the...

  • Punta Cana: Half-Day Whale Watching Tour

    4. Punta Cana: Half-Day Whale Watching Tour

    Experience the thrill of whale watching on this half-day tour from Punta Cana. Watch as the visiting humpback whales break the water's surface and wow visitors by slapping the water with their tails, jump out of the water, blow through their blowhole, and more. Learn all about these behaviors from the commentary on the tour. Snacks will be provided on the way to Miches, then at the private pier, you can enjoy a hot drink before sailing straight to Samana Bay to watch the whales for about 45 minutes. Next, sail to a natural pool filled with colorful sea creatures, including starfishes and other stunning sea life. Drinks will be served as you take a dip into the natural pool. Sail back to the private pier where the bus will be waiting to drop you off back to your meeting point.

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What people are saying about Samaná Province

Overall rating

3.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Very good day, very friendly guide and driver. Staff on the boat very involved in the search for the whales that we were lucky enough to see on several occasions. Magic show, I strongly recommend.

We have not seen as many whales as we would like and it has rained intermittently all day, and I would still do the tour again. Everyone has been very nice and friendly and the food was very good.

The tour was well organized, there is a lot to offer, very nice tour guide and did everything possible to offer us a successful excursion. We saw the whales too!

It was a wonderful trip. We saw the whales very well.

Super good excursion! The guides are great! TO DO!