The Whales (Las Ballenas), Samana Province
(3.9/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Come face to face with magnificent sea mammals at The Whales (Las Ballenas). During this boat tour, you'll see humpback whales in their natural habitat and mating grounds. Listen out for the male's melodic courting call, and witness a lively throng of whales playing, flippering, and lobbing tails. A marine biologist accompanies the tour, providing information on the humpbacks and answering questions. Bring your binoculars for a closer look. Our Santa Barbara de Samana itinerary builder makes visiting The Whales (Las Ballenas) and other Santa Barbara de Samana attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Course it is hoped to get lucky, and no it is not often breaks. But the captain and his sailors do whatever it takes so that you can see whales closely. And it's magic.
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  • CA is located in samana, several agencies offer this service out of punta cana, and apparently for those who want to take the plane with the new highway is more than two hours of road... But don't expect not to see off season (go late January max early March)
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  • More than a sight, is a chase! There are many tour operators offering the experience of watching the whales. Starting at the Samana Marina we were taken in a boat with lifejackets availables but not r...  more »