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Samaná Bay
Samaná Bay

Samaná Bay

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Samaná Bay is the heart of the Samana region in the far northeast of the Dominica Republic. Along its shores, you’ll find the famed Los Haitises National Park, protected tropical forest where you can explore caverns adorned with native Taino petroglyphs, spectacular tree covered islets, and idyllic mangrove lagoons. The bay itself is also a popular attraction for divers and snorkelers, and during the winter months it becomes a gathering point for migrating humpback whales, which come here from cooler climes to mate and birth their calves. During this time, whale watching tours practically guarantee sightings of these massive marine mammals as the jump and play at the water’s surface.

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El Limon Waterfall and Bacardi Island Tour from Punta Cana

El Limon Waterfall and Bacardi Island Tour from Punta Cana

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See the varied countryside surrounding Punta Cana on this full-day excursion, including stops at waterfalls, beaches, and more. Combine sightseeing and adventure amid the natural attractions of the Las Cañitas for a hassle-free trip away from the city.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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Samana Tours (With Whales) Full Day Excursion!

Samana Tours (With Whales) Full Day Excursion!

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you will visit the Sanctuary of the Humpback Whales in Samana for free. This part is only available during the period from January 15 to March 30 of every year. beautiful ride in a safari truck until you reach a typical house where you will be shown the process of making coffee and cacao among other things. You will continue your journey until you reach the hacienda where a beautiful horse will wait for you, in which you will make an incredible journey on horseback in the jungle until you reach the magnificent waterfall of Salto el Limon. For your return I will be waiting for you a delicious buffet for your lunch. You will visit one of the most beautiful islands in the Dominican Republic, Cayo Levantado, where you will enjoy a delicious piña colada and magical crystal clear waters, which have served as a stage for various commercials and films, and now it will be part of your memories.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.00
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$140.00
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Whale Watching Samana + Bacardi Island with Lunch by Locals

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Whale Watching Samana + Bacardi Island with Lunch by Locals

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Spend a full day whale watching in an open catamaran on Samana Bay. See the whales as they jump, spout, and slap their fins; listen to guided commentary on their biology and behavior from your guides. Lunch is served midday to ensure you stay fueled up for adventure.
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  • 6 hours
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$73.08
$76.93
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Punta Cana Harley-Davidson Full Day Sightseeing Tour

Punta Cana Harley-Davidson Full Day Sightseeing Tour

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‘Rev’ up your engine and feel the thrill of the open road aboard a Harley-Davidson motorcycle during this half-day sightseeing trip. Climb aboard your own ‘hog’ as you roar down the highways near Punta Cana, passing idyllic villages and lush tropical forests en route to Miches Beach, a hidden slice of sand located on Samaná Bay. Celebrate your adventure at the end of the day with a cold brew at the Harley store. A guide, helmet, motorcycle insurance, and lunch in Miches are also included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$280.00
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Samana Whale Watching 2021 in Punta Cana to Samana Bay & Cayo Levantado.

Samana Whale Watching 2021 in Punta Cana to Samana Bay & Cayo Levantado.

Get up close with the Dominican Republic’s gentle giants of the sea during this 12-hour Humpback whale-watching excursion on Sámana Bay. Spend an unforgettable day observing the thousands of whales that flock to the island each year to mate, feed and play in its warm tropical waters. As you observe these beautiful creatures you’ll enjoy unique insights from your expert whale-watching guide. Finish the day with an included lunch and beach time on beautiful Cayo Levantado Island. Round-trip hotel transport is also included. From 9:00 Am until 12:00-noon Whale watching observatory and After this Whale trip we will visit Bacardi Island / Cayo Levantado. In Bacardi Island, Lunch Buffet from typical Dominican Style will be provided (Rice, Beans, Fish, Salads…). When lunch is finished you are allowed to swim until 4:30 pm. Tour will be finished at 5:00 pm at the same port from where it will start onboard our Catamaran and them bus back to Punta Cana Hotels.
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  • 10 hours
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$149.00
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From Punta Cana: Humpback Whales & El Limon Waterfalls National Park

From Punta Cana: Humpback Whales & El Limon Waterfalls National Park

See the humpback Whales of Samana + the majestic 100 foot tall El Limon Waterfalls!  Truly an experience of a lifetime. 
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  • 12 hours
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$145.64
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Samaná Whale Watching + Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island) From Samana Port.

Samaná Whale Watching + Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island) From Samana Port.

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Excursion for Whale watching in Samana bay starting from Samana port. Full day trip for whale watching in Samana bay and visiting the historical Island of Cayo Levantado plus Lunch on the beach. First, we meet in Our Office. Then the Excursion starts at 9:00 Am and Finishes at 5:00 Pm. After aborting our Catamaran or Boat to visit the Whales in their own habitat. From 9:00 Am until 12:00-noon Whale watching in the Sanctuary observatory and After this Whale trip we will visit Bacardi Island / Cayo Levantado. In Bacardi Island, Lunch Buffet from a typical Dominican Style will be provided. When lunch is finished you are allowed to swim until 4:30 pm. The excursion will be finished at 5:00 pm at the same port from where it will start.
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  • 8 hours
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From Puerto Plata-Sousua Famous Whale Samana Cayo Levantado with Whale Biologist

From Puerto Plata-Sousua Famous Whale Samana Cayo Levantado with Whale Biologist

Embark on a whale-watching tour with a whale biologist at the helm, giving you the best chance of spotting migrating humpbacks. You’ll learn about the whales’ biology and behavior through guided commentary while watching them breach and tail slap around you. Stop at the idyllic Cayo Levantado for some time to lounge on the beach under the swaying palm trees and enjoy an included lunch.
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  • 12 hours
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$220.50
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Full-Day Samana Whales Watching Season By Bus

Full-Day Samana Whales Watching Season By Bus

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Travel to Samana from Punta Cana to observe the humpback whale migration during this full-day whale watching tour. After easy transportation in an air-conditioned coach, board a whale watching boat and spend the day viewing humpback whales while they mate and breed their calves, getting as close as possible without disturbing them. Your tour includes breakfast, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$195.00
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Humpback whales Watching + Samana Eco-Tour

Humpback whales Watching + Samana Eco-Tour

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Every year, about 2,000 humpback whales visit the waters off the coast of the Dominican Republic to mate and breed their calves. On this whale watching excursion from Punta Cana, you'll board a catamaran and cruise around Samana Bay to spot humpback whales. Then enjoy a buffet-style lunch on the tiny island of Cayo Levantando. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whale Watching and Cayo Levantado Day Trip from Punta Cana

Whale Watching and Cayo Levantado Day Trip from Punta Cana

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Combine the best of local sightseeing with a whale watching adventure on this tour from Punta Cana. After a convenient hotel pickup from your area lodging, continue to the villages of La Colonia, El Cedro, and Muches before climbing aboard a covered speedboat for a whale watching excursion in Cayo Levantado or off Bacardi Island. This tour includes a guide, two meals, and round-trip transportation from your hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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Whale Watching in Samana

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Whale Watching in Samana

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Combine a whale-watching tour with some time to relax on Cayo Levantado during this full-day tour from Sosua, Cabarete, or Puerto Plata. Out on the water of Samana Bay, witness the humpback whales doing their spectacular mating dance and maybe even see a whale calf. After the boat tour, head to Cayo Levantado for some time to relax and eat an included Dominican buffet lunch.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whale Watching in Punta Cana to Samana and Bay Cayo Levantado from Hotels.

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Whale Watching in Punta Cana to Samana and Bay Cayo Levantado from Hotels.

Whale Punta Cana, whale watching in Samaná Bay and visit Cayo Levantado during this full-day excursion from Punta Cana hotels. Travel to Samaná bay aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, then transfer to a boat Catamaran at Miches. Cruise out into the open waters to look for the pods of humpback whales who visit to breed and have their calves in the area. Learn about the behavior and biology of these marine mammals from your expert naturalist guide. Continue to Cayo Levantado, or Bacardi Island, for lunch on the beach and a dip in the azure waters before returning to Punta Cana.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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Samana Discovery Tour from Punta Cana

Samana Discovery Tour from Punta Cana

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Discover all that Samana has to offer on this comprehensive day trip. The guided itinerary takes you from Parque La Ceiba to a Dominican ranch aboard a safari-style vehicle. Then head into the rain forest for a horseback ride and refresh in the pools of Cascada el Limón. After lunch, your adventure continues with a boat cruise to Cayo Levantado, where you can relax with a drink in hand.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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Samana Waterfall & Bacardi Island from Punta Cana (Full Day)

Samana Waterfall & Bacardi Island from Punta Cana (Full Day)

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Enjoy a scenic drive from Punta Cana to Miches for a boat ride on a luxury catamaran. Later, ride horses through fruit, coffee, and cacao farms to a tropical waterfall in the jungle. Enjoy lunch at a country ranch, then wrap up the tour with a visit to Cayo Levantado (also known as Bacardi Island), a small islet in Samaná Bay.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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From Punta Cana: Famous Whale Samana and Cayo Levantado Beach with Whale Biologist

From Punta Cana: Famous Whale Samana and Cayo Levantado Beach with Whale Biologist

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This educational tour is led by a marine biologist Kim Beddall, one of the country’s foremost whale experts. Each winter, humpback whales come to Samana Bay to give birth to a new generation of calves. See these majestic animals for yourself and listen as your guide explains how the animals return to the bay every year. When boat time is over, enjoy lunch and beach time at Cayo Levantado Beach.
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  • 12 hours
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Whales Miches - The Ultimate Half Day Experience from Puna Cana

Whales Miches - The Ultimate Half Day Experience from Puna Cana

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Explore Miches and Samana during the migratory whale season on this half-day tour from Punta Cana. Watch as the area population of humbpacks displays surface behaviors such as tail slaps, breaches, blows, and fin slaps. Listen to commentary detailing whale biology and behavior from your experienced guides as you scan the horizon for these marine creatures.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.00
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Samaná Spectacular- Playa Rincon and Cayo Levantado From Punta Cana

Samaná Spectacular- Playa Rincon and Cayo Levantado From Punta Cana

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Getting from Punta Cana to Samana is easy with this full-day tour that includes the stunning seascapes of Playa Rincon and Cayo Levantado. Sip rum on the beach with a lobster lunch and go horseback riding along the shore, then spend free time swimming at Cayo Levantano. You’ll travel by coach, catamaran, and safari-style vehicle through the picturesque countryside. Round-trip hotel transport included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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Zip Lines Samana

Zip Lines Samana

You’re safely attached with climbing gear to the cables by our professional and friendly guides who explain all you need to know to have the time of your life on our 10 zip lines, the longest one being 450 meters long! • An adventure that will have you flying over the copious mountains in Juana Vicente. Experience a maelstrom of emotions as you glide over breathtaking landscapes in the small island of Cayo Levantado. • Descend throughout 20 platforms and 10 zip lines. Scour fun and challenging distances, reaching between 85 and 450 meters.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Samana Whales from Punta Cana with Waterfall, Bacardi Island & Lunch

Full Day Samana Whales from Punta Cana with Waterfall, Bacardi Island & Lunch

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Experience a morning of adventure and an afternoon of relaxation in Samana on a full-day guided bus trip from Punta Cana. A multilingual guide accompanies you throughout the tour to one of the most beautiful places in the Dominican Republic. Highlights include Samana Bay, home of humpback whales (seasonally); secluded Limon Waterfall; the tropical island of Cayo Levantado; horseback riding; and a traditional Dominican lunch (rice, beans, meat, salad, fresh fruit, and coffee).
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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Samana Full Day VIP, El Rincon Beach With Lobster

Samana Full Day VIP, El Rincon Beach With Lobster

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We leave the hotel to reach Rincon Bay, voted among the 10 most beautiful in the world. We visited the higuanario to see the higuanas and to know its way of life, reproduction and surroundings. We stop at a typical house, demonstrating plantations, drinking coffee, chocolate and tasting tropical fruits. Then visit the school to explain briefly about the educational system of our country. We continue the journey towards the Beach, to relax and enjoy until noon, where we will have a tasty lunch of lobster, fish or chicken. After the rich lunch, take advantage of the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea and relax on the virgin beach of Rincon. A visit to the brackish cold crystal clear water river across the Bay and conclude this beautiful day in paradise.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.89
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From Santo Domingo: Famous Whale Samana and Cayo Levantado Beach with Whale Biologist

From Santo Domingo: Famous Whale Samana and Cayo Levantado Beach with Whale Biologist

Kim Beddall is the foremost Whale Biologist in the Dom Rep. Each winter the humpback whales make the journey from the North Atlantic to the Samana Bay to give birth to their calves and no one is better at explaining it all than Kim Beddall.  The Canadian pioneer of whale tours in Samana!  Enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains that surround the Samana Bay.  Spend part of the day on the famous crystal blue waters of Cayo Levantado island (sometimes called Bacardi Island).
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$205.12
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Cayo Levantado Whales Fun Day Experience from Punta Cana

Cayo Levantado Whales Fun Day Experience from Punta Cana

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Combine two of the Dominican Republic's top attractions—migrating humpback whales and the idyllic Cayo Levantado (also known as Bacardi Island) on a single tour. Take a boat cruise through the Samana Bay to see the whales jumping and slapping their fins, then retire to Cayo Levantado for a buffet lunch and open bar. Booking these two experiences in one tour will save you valuable time puzzling out logistics and timetables.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.00
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Whale Tours with Locals from Samana

Whale Tours with Locals from Samana

This is the Normal Tour for whale watching with the visit to the Bacardi island. Food is not incluide but you can book your own food on the island.
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  • 7 hours
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Samaná Bay can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 29 Samaná Bay tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Samaná Bay costs USD 57.44. Guided Samaná Bay tours start around USD 57.44 per person. See all 29 Samaná Bay tickets and tours on Viator.