Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana
Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado - Everything Punta Cana

Private Samana Whale Tour from Punta Cana – Exclusive Humpback Whale Watching & Cayo Levantado

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Do you know that late January to March is one of the most favorable period for a vacation in the Dominican Republic? Besides the pleasant weather, you can have the most incredible experience of your life – witnessing humpback whales with your own eyes!

Make your journey to the whales even more fascinating and exclusive with our private tour for groups of up to 10 people. Here, you can see whales that come for breeding and unwind on the renowned island of Cayo Levantado, relaxing on its pristine white beach.

Key Features of a Private Whale Watching
Tour in Samana Peninsula

Private Comfortable TransportationStarting with a comfortable transportation from the Bavaro - Punta Cana area, we will head to Las Canitas, where a light breakfast awaits you. After getting energized for an exciting day, the most thrilling part starts – the journey to the whales on a spacious catamaran!

Unique Whale Watching ExperienceDepending on weather conditions and the whales' mood, the journey can last from 1 to 2.5 hours. It is a unique opportunity to observe humpback whales in their natural calving and mating grounds here in Samana Bay. Listen to the male humpback's song as it courts, and witness impressive displays like flipping, tail movements, and jumping by the most active whale species in the Atlantic.

Knowledgeable & Multilingual GuideOur experienced guides provide valuable insights into the behavior and biology of these majestic creatures, offering an educational and awe-inspiring experience.

Lunch with Breathtaking ViewAfter this exhilarating adventure, it will be the perfect time for a buffet lunch. It will take place on the shores of the Samana Peninsula, with breathtaking views of the bay. Enjoy the beauty of Samana while savoring delicious food!

Relaxation on the famous Cayo LevantadoAfterward, you will have time to relax on the pristine sands of the famous Cayo Levantado Island. Your experience comes with beach loungers, and you can pick one drink from the choices (cola, sprite, rum, rum and coke, rum and sprite, or water). Take a dip in the crystal-clear water, sunbathe, enjoy the views, and capture memories with photos.

This is an individual tour, so the beach stay duration will be arranged according to your preferences.

Please be aware that we will do everything possible to find the whales. We almost guarantee that you will see the backs or tails of the whales, but we cannot guarantee that they will breach out of the water!

Whales in Samana Excursion Program

Transportation

Transportation

7:30 AM - We provide pick-up/drop-off from any hotel or area of Bavaro/Punta Cana and transportation in modern buses with expert drivers, accompanied by a professional multilingual guide.

Breakfast in Las Cañitas

Breakfast in Las Cañitas

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Upon arrival in the Las Cañitas area, a delicious breakfast awaits you with coffee, milk, juice, sandwiches, and fruits – everything to energize you before the thrilling adventures!

Humpback Whale Watching

Humpback Whale Watching

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Get on the spacious catamaran for an exciting 1-2.5 hour whale-watching tour in Samana Bay. Watch the amazing mating dance of humpback whales and maybe see a baby whale. Our guides share valuable insights into their behavior. Samaná Bay has great views, making it an awesome adventure.

Dominican Lunch

Dominican Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - Treat yourself to a traditional Dominican buffet lunch with a wide selection of dishes and enjoy an open bar (coffee, water, sprite, coke, rum). And all of this comes with a splendid view of Samana Bay.

Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island)

Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Discover one of the most renowned Caribbean islands. Kick back on the stunning beach of Cayo Levantado, also called Bacardi Island. Soak in the easygoing island atmosphere, relax on free sun loungers, and pick a drink of your choice.

The Return Journey

The Return Journey

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM - After enjoying positive and delightful moments, we glide back on the catamaran to Las Canitas. Then, a private transfer takes us to your hotel in the Bavaro - Punta Cana area, offering beautiful views.

Pick-up and drop-off is included in the price for most hotels and residences in Bavaro-Punta Cana area. Additional charge may be applied for pick-ups from Uvero Alto, Cap Cana, Miches, Veron, Bayahibe and La Romana.

Private Whale Watching Tour Details

  • The tour price: $2140 per group of up to 10 people.
  • Available on: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
  • Approximate pick up time from your hotel or pick-up point: 7.30 a.m.
  • Duration: 12 hours.
  • Tour languages: English, Spanish, Russian.
  • What to bring: comfortable clothing, swimming suit, photo camera, sun protection cream, small change for tips, good mood.
  • It is strictly prohibited: to feed, touch, swim with, or throw anything at the whales. These actions may be subject to legal consequences under the laws of the Dominican Republic.

The price is quoted for a group of up to 10 people, but if you have a larger group, please contact us for a customized tour cost calculation.

We kindly request guests to prepare gratuities in the range of USD 2-5 for the catamaran captain and USD 2-3 for the driver in advance. Thank you for being kind to our staff – it really means a lot to them!

What’s Included in Samana Whale Tour?

  • Private comfortable transportation (modern shuttles with AC, two way)
  • Accompanied by an experienced guide
  • Private catamaran tour to the Samana Bay with whale watching
  • Visit to Cayo Levantado (Bacardi island)
  • Chaise lounge and one beverage of your choice (cola, sprite, rum, rum and coke, rum and sprite, or water) at Cayo Levantado Beach
  • Breakfast: coffee, milk, juice, sandwich, fruits
  • Traditional Dominican lunch with open bar: salad, rice, pasta, chicken, fish, meat, Dominican bean sauce, local coconut sauce with ‘Samaná’ eggplants, fruits; coffee, water, sprite, coke, rum.

Additional options for lunch: shrimp at $35 or lobster at $45 per person, with advance booking.

March to June is lobster breeding season. It’s prohibited to fish and sell spiny lobsters during this time. This also means that restaurants can’t serve lobster during these months.

Pros and Cons of Samana Whale Tour

Pros:

  • Watch humpback whales
  • Explore the diversity of famous Bacardi island and Samana bay
  • Breakfast and Dominican lunch included

Cons:

  • The excursion is very long, so make sure you sleep well the night before
  • The excursion is not recommended for people with heart or back problems
  • Pregnant women and individuals with physical disabilities should not participate in this excursion

Note that you are able to see the Humpback Whales in Samana only from the middle of January until the end of March! If you’re vacationing during a different time, we offer you this alternative program Cayo Levantado & El Limon Waterfall Samana Excursion

Reserve your whale-watching adventure in Samana today!
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    When is the best time to go on this tour?

    You can watch fantastic whale mating games in Samana bay in February and March. In our view, mid February is a great time for going on this watching tour to observe mothers and calves.

    Can children go on Samana whale watching tour?

    Yes, children can participate in this private Samana whale-watching tour.

    How long does this Samana whale excursion last?

    This tour is one of the best excursion in Punta Cana. It is a full day tour which lasts about 12 hours.

    How to book this watching tour for a certain day?

    You can book it online indicating the day you prefer on our website. Do not forget that you can watch whales only in February and March. In other months you will be impressed with picturesque Bacardi island, Samana Bay and El Limon waterfall.

    How long does it take to go from Punta Cana to Samana?

    The distance between Punta Cana and Samana Bay is about 300 km, The road takes about 3 hours. As you can see, Samana whale watching excursion is very long, but it is worth seing, so make sure you sleep well the night before.

    What distance will we be watching whales in Samana far?

    Mostly it depends on whales. But generally you can watch whales in Samana from a distance of 10 meters. You can also watch them passing right next to the boat. Book this excursion and enjoy this amazing experience.

    Is Samana whale watching excursion dangerous?

    No. This whale excursion is not dangerous.

    Is it allowed to take pictures during this tour?

    Of course, you are free to take pictures during it! Make your memories of amazing whales remained in your memory and in photos for a long time.

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