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Whale Watching Season is on again! Discover all our tours leaving from Punta Cana!

FROM JANUARY 20th TILL MARCH 20th

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There are few more emotional experiences in nature than viewing Humpback Whales up close in their natural environment. Taking the opportunity to see these magnificent creatures will leave you with memories lasting a life time. The Humpback Whale season in Dominican Republic is at it’s peak from January till the end of March!
This year beside the classic tour reaching the destination of Samana we will offer you another option through the destination of Miches, which offers a less lasting tour thanks to its closer distance to Punta Cana compared with Samana.


Half Day Tour through Miches
Duration: approx. 8 hours

Join us to the seasonal tour most awaited by tourists visiting the Dominican Republic. Get in touch with the new destination of Miches and get ready to live an adventure you will never forget.
The whale watching activity will take place in the crystalline waters of the bay of Miches, one of the points on the globe where decide to stay and breed the humpback whales. Then back to Miches we will visit a virgin snorkeling area, called “Media Luna”, to stay in contact with nature. Coral reefs, starfish and other friends of the sea will wait for you!

Itinerary (approx times)

6:15 – 7:00 Pick up of the customers from the different hotels
07:00 Departure to Miches
08:15 Arrival at the private dock in Miches
08:15 – 8:40 Breakfast Time (sandwiches, muffins, tea, coffee, juices)
8:45 Boarding to start our journey to the sanctuary of humpback whales
11:00 Search for the whales for a 45-minute period
11:45 Visit to Media Luna and its sandbars. Snorkeling, bath and alcoholic drinks available
13:00 Back at the dock and transfer to the bus
13:00 Departure to hotels in the Punta Cana area
14:00 – 14:30 Arrival at hotels in the Punta Cana area

Availability: Mon, Tue, Thu
Price: Adults 109 usd, Children 79 usd

 

Full Day Tour through Miches
Duration: Approx 12 hours

Includes all the activities of the half day tour plus lunch and visit to the emblematic “Round Mountain” (Montana Redonda), with its beautiful views

Itinerary  (approx times)

6:15 – 7:00 Pick up of the customers from the different hotels
07:00 Departure to Miches
08:15 Arrival at the private dock in Miches
08:15 – 8:40 Breakfast Time  (sandwiches, muffins, tea, coffee, juices)
8:45 Boarding to start our journey to the sanctuary of the humpback whales
11:00 Search for the whales for a 45-minute period
11:45 Visit to Media Luna and its sandbars. Snorkeling, bath and alcoholic drinks available
13:00 Back at the dock and lunch time (lunch buffet, typical Dominican)
14:15 Back to the bus direction Montana Redonda,  the “round mountain”
14:45 – 15:45 Climb and stay on top of Montana Redonda
16:00 Departure to the hotels in Punta Cana
17:30 – 18:00 Arrival at hotels in Punta Cana

Availability: Mon, Tue, Thu
Price: Adults 125usd, Children 90usd

 

Full Day Tour through Samana
Duration: Approx 14 hours


This is the classic tour offered every year which includes also the visit to the beautiful island of Cayo Levantado, also known as “Bacardi Island”. The downside of this tour is the duration as you’ll be back in Punta Cana not before 8:00 pm so in case you take this tour don’t make any arrangements for the same night.
After the whale watching activity you’ll move directly to Cayo Levantado to have lunch and spend some free time at the beautiful beach that the island offers. This tour DOES NOT INCLUDE the stop at Limon Waterfall.

Itinerary  (approx times)

6:15 – 7:00 Pick up of the customers from the different hotels
07:00 Departure to Las Canitas in Miches
08:15 Arrival at the private dock
08:15 – 8:40 Breakfast Time (sandwiches, muffins, tea, coffee, juices)
8:45 Boarding to start our journey to the sanctuary of the humpback whales
11:00 Search for the whales for a 45-minute period
11:45 Head to Cayo Levantado in the Samana Bay
12:30 Arrival in Cayo Levantado
13:00 Lunch time (lunch buffet, typical Dominican)
13:45 – 15:30 Spare time in Cayo Levantado
15:00 – 15:45 On board again direction back to Miches
17:00 Arrival in Miches and departure to the hotels in Punta Cana
20:00 – 20:30 Arrival at hotels in Punta Cana

Availability: Tue, Thu, Sat
Price: Adults 139usd, Children 99usd

 

Things to Bring

– Bathsuit
– Sunscreen
– Hat
– Sunglasses
– Camera
– Money for tips and souvenirs

 

Notes

– The tour through Miches does not reach the area of Samana
– Time of the different activities can change, starting from whale watching since it is the main activity of the tour.
– Duration of whale watching is by law no more than 45 minutes per boat
– Pregnant women can not participate in this tour

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that whale watching is a spectacle of nature. We cannot guarantee if and how many whales you will see during your trip (In case that we are unable to watch the whales within this time frame, a second trip by boat will be arranged to ensure whale watching).

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