A great day out ,you go out in a boat for about 4 hours, spend about 90 minutes watching the whales a fantastic experience
The whale watching was Ok not $200 ok. We were told it would be 3 to 4 hours we were back at the dock at 1.5 hours we saw 2 whales.. it was Great to see being so close but we talked to many others that went and saw many more than us and spent the three hours minimum.. That... More
We had met our outgoing boat to the whales right off our Explorer of the Seas and was met by a most energetic tour guide by the name of LEO. His crew took us out to sea via their vessel and we had the opportunity to see up close and personal a group of whales complete with a newborn. We... More
Between January and March is the best time. After only a short boat ride you get to see lots of hump back whales including mothers and babies. It is amazing how close you are to them. Worthwhile trip.
Saw so many whales and so close up. It was amazing to be that close. We stayed out following whales for hours. It was well worth the cost.
likely chance of seeing one very remote as the guide says these are solitary mammals and there is a lot of ocean
It was quite early in the season so not many whales sited while we were there. We saw three and it was amazing to see these huge mammals. Visited the whale museum in Samana as well.
OH MY GOD!! it was MY DREAM to see a whale..i a realize my dream when I went to see them..I saw 3 of them 2 adults and a baby whale..such a gorgeous and beautiful experience..they were playfull and friendly :)
We chose the Whale Samana tour because it is run by Kim Beddall who guarantees a 'whale sensitive' tour. The crew are marine biologists studying these amazing creatures, so you get a legitimate experience knowing that you're not contributing to an exploitative experience. The tour was less expensive than the resort tours and also on a boat that wasn't over... More
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