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Samana Whale Watching Tour with Biologist Guide

  • Go whale-watching with a marine biologist
  • Learn about the biology and behavior of humpback whales and their calves
  • Snacks and refreshments
Samana Whale Watching Tour with Biologist Guide
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Samana Whale Watching Tour with Biologist Guide
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Explore the Samana Bay and search for humpback whales with a marine biologist on this half-day boat tour. Learn about the biology and behavior of the humpback whales, who arrive in Samana Bay every winter to birth their calves. Enjoy the scenery of the surrounding mountains and Cayo Levantado along the way. Snacks, beverages, and round-trip transportation from Samana hotels included.
What to Expect
Meet the famous whale biologist Kim Beddall of Samana. This is truly an experience of a lifetime! This whale tour option includes more time seeing whales than most other whale tours, depending on the whales that day of course.
You will be provided with pickup and drop-off from all hotels and accommodations before meeting up with the biologist. This is a unique opportunity to observe humpback whales in their natural calving and mating grounds here in Samana Bay, Dominican Republic. Listen to the male humpback’s solitary courting song and witness incredible displays of flippering, tail lobbing and breaching by the most active species of whale in the Atlantic. 
On board, a marine mammal specialist will be narrating and answering questions. Narration is in two languages and interpreters are available on board. There is a sound system with underwater hydrophone for calm sea conditions. Two modern bathrooms with running water are on board, as well as educational materials, water, soft drinks, crackers and mints.
Please note that this tour does not visit Cayo Levantado and doesn't include lunch. You may get wet, so dress appropriately and possibly bring a towel. The ride may be rough at times, so it's recommended that you take sea sickness medication if you are susceptible.
Reviews (10)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2018
Avoid Cayo Levantado

We chose to do the whale watching tour with the added lunch and beach excursion on Cayo Levantado. Pick up from our hotel in L.T. was seamless. The whale watching tour was amazing. But nothing to do with this company. The guides were great and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Deidre F
Reviewed 20 February 2018
Happy! Happy!

Well organized, they kept us well informed. Very interesting narratives about the whales and their habits. Some people got sea sickness and were given disposable bags and Dramamine . This made it more comfortable for the others. (No smell). I was very impressed with the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Dee995
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile
Great day. not to be missed.

Booked a day trip from Punta Cana to connect with a whale watching trip from Samana. Terry coordinates land transfer and travel across Samana Bay to Cayo Levantado where you have an excellent lunch and some beach time prior to boarding the whale watching boat...More

1  Thank Louis D
Reviewed 6 February 2018
Used for hotel transfers, whale tours and ziplines

I used Terry for several tours and transfers on this trip to Samana. Pickup times were all as scheduled and most things went off without a hitch. I appreciated that Terry responded to all my emails within a day as I had to reschedule several...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Derek R
Reviewed 4 February 2018
Very Impressed with both Terry and Kim

After an initial mix up with my collection Terry went out of his way to make sure I didn't miss out on the whale watch. My impression from that experience is that customer satisfaction is a matter of great personal pride to Terry and I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ronanoconnell
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jayne s
23 April 2018|
Response from Louis D | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Check the website to see when whales are in the DR. I'm guessing they're gone by then.