Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana
Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana
Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana
Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana
Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana
Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana
Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana
Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019 - Everything Punta Cana

Whales in Samana – Top Excursion 2019

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Samana is a legendary peninsula famous for its bay which once a year becomes home for humpback whales who come here for breeding. This wonder of nature is an absolute must for everyone who visits the Dominican Republic during the high season. Kids and adults, men and women, everyone is empressed with fantastic mating games which can be observed during Punta Cana whales watching excursion in Samana bay in February and March.

Whales in Samana Excursion Program

Departure from the pickup point

Departure from the pickup point

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.

Samana Bay

Samana Bay

The Samana Bay is one of the largest estuaries in the Caribbean and is an important sanctuary for humpback whales. Observe the beauty of Samana bay and see humpback whales (whales can be seen only in February and March, subject to whales' mood :-))

Bacardi Island

Bacardi Island

Explore one of the most famous Caribbean islands and discover its biodiversity, enjoy the beach and the sea.

Traditional Dominican Lunch

Traditional Dominican Lunch

Treat yourself to the traditional Dominican food.

Free Drinks

Free Drinks

Have a tasty Cuba Libre cocktail or refreshing water free of charge!

Whales in Samana Excursion Details

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Approximate pick up time from your hotel or pick-up point: 6.30-7.00 a.m.
  • Duration: 10 hours.
  • What to bring: closed shoes, comfortable clothing, swimming suit, photo camera, sun protection cream, good mood.
  • The Traditional Dominican Lunch, soft and alcoholic drinks are included.
  • Comfortable Transportation, from and to any Punta Cana/Bavaro Hotel in air-conditioned buses – two way.
  • Bacardi island and El Limon waterfall (a visit to El Limon is included, but remains subject to your choice).


  • Explore the diversity of famous Bacardi island and Samana bay.
  • Watch humpback whales.
  • Free drinks and the Traditional Dominican Lunch.


  • 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 or people with physical disabilities should not participate in this excursion.

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Reviews: 4
Exceptional! 5/5

  • Jereemy Meyers
    2018-04-18 10:39:59

    I fell in love with the whales! I had never thought they are so amazing and cute, although they are so enormous. We went to Samana in the beginning of March and this is the high period when you actually can see the whales in Dominican Republic. So that if you would like to have such an experience, plan well your vacation there.

  • Kevin Frank
    2018-04-14 13:52:13

    We went in February watching whales in Samana. The excursion was perfect, everything was well organized. The boat was clean, the team was kind, experienced and very polite. We followed a whale mom and a calf for a while watching them diving. It was absolutely unreal.

  • Helen
    2018-04-06 18:15:00

    It was really a perfect and great whale watching tour! We saw tens of whales in March. The Everythingpuntacana team organized a transfer from Punta Cana,The point was not so close, but the bus was comfortable, so that we didn’t feel fatigued. We saw huge whales, took maaaany cool pictures, had a traditional Dominican lunch, and then were dropped off at our apartment in Punta Cana in the evening. We absolutely enjoyed the excursion and recommend not to miss the opportunity to book it. But pay attention that the whale excursion period is strictly limited, cause these magnificent whales come to the north Dominican coastline in the months of January, February and March. Anyway, I recommend first of all to get in touch with the support, the guys react very fast. It was really a stunning experience that we’ll never forget.

  • Makkrus
    2018-03-20 18:14:40

    It was insanely great. The Wale was so cool. Barardi Island was the best experience I've ever had!

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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 go on this tour. They will enjoy the excursion. There isn't an age limit to go on Punta Cana whale watching tour.

What should I bring going on Samana whale excursion?

We recommend to have comfortable clothing and footwear, swimming suit, hat, photo camera and long hair tied up to enjoy this tour and El Limon waterfall.

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 10 hours.

How to book this watching tour for a certain day?

Be aware that this tour is offered only on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 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.

Is food included in Samana whale watching tour?

Free drinks and traditional Dominican lunch are included in tour price.

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 4 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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