The Whales (Las Ballenas), Samana Province

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#5 of 8 in Nature in Samana Province
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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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  • Wonderful to see one of the world's largest animals in its environment. Mothers and babies are precious and a must see in the early spring.  more »
  • We got our tour at the harbour for about 40 usd ( with island visit) we spent too long near the whales, less would have been ok. We went closer and closer until we were most likely on purpose on top o...  more »
  • maybe we were more lucky then others, but we have seen 4 groups of whales, some whales jumped out of the wather, other were playing with there thales in the water as if they were greeting us, and most...  more »