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  1. Dominican Republic
  2. La Altagracia
  3. Punta Cana
  4. Bavaro

From Punta Cana: Samana Whale Watching Day Tour by Airplane

Product ID: 324453
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Board a plane in Punta Cana and take a short flight to explore the best of Samana during whale season (January 20–March 31) with a professional guide. Hop in a boat and marvel at humpback whales in Samana Bay. Ride a horse to visit El Limón Waterfall.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Russian

Pickup included

Pickup is included at hotels in the Bayahibe area. The bus driver will wait for you at your hotel lobby. You will be picked up between 6–7 AM. Your exact pickup time will be sent to you after booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:



  • Enjoy a short plane ride to Samana and discover the area with a professional guide
  • Admire the wonderful humpback whales in Samana Bay
  • Ride a horse to the picturesque El Limón Waterfall and cool down in the pool
  • Savor an included Dominican lunch on the ranch
  • Benefit from included hotel pickup and drop-off in Punta Cana/Bávaro, Uvero Alto or Bayahibe
Full description
Begin your day early in the morning with pickup at your accommodation in Punta Cana/Bávaro, Uvero Alto or Bayahibe. Head over to Punta Cana Airport, then fly to Arroyo Barril Airport in Samana. Enjoy drinks and snacks during the approximately 45-minute flight.

Upon arrival in Samana, you'll be transported to the ship that will take you to Samana Bay for the sighting of humpback whales. Admire these magnificent animals in their natural habitat during whale season from January 20 to March 31.

Back on land, jump on a horse and ride toward the renowned Cascada del Limón, a 52-meter (170-foot) waterfall immersed in the forests of Samana. Relax and cool off in the waterfall's spa pool, then replenish your energy with lunch at the ranch.

After a wonderful day in Samana, begin to head back to Samana Airport for your return flight to Punta Cana. When you arrive at Punta Cana Airport, your bus driver will be waiting for you to take you back to your accommodation.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Punta Cana, Uvero Alto or Bayahibe (depending on option selected)
  • Land transfers in Punta Cana and Samana
  • Roundtrip airfare from Punta Cana to Samana
  • Professional guide (English, Spanish, Russian, German, or French)
  • Lunch
  • Whale watching
  • Horseback riding to El Limón Waterfall
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photo (available for purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• This tour may be operated by a multilingual guide
• This tour is not recommended for participants with back problems, pregnant women or people with mobility impairments
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• For the Punta Cana/Bávaro pickup option, hotel pickup and dropoff in the Punta Cana, Bávaro, Cap Cana, and Veron areas are included in the price
• You will receive your exact hotel pickup time confirmation after booking
• Please bring a valid ID card, driver's license or passport
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ReefJet Air

Product ID: 324453