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Moto Marina Tours

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Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic
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About Moto Marina Tours
Moto Marina Tours ( Knowned before as Moto Marina Club ) Boat Tours & Excursions All Over Samana Bay. The 1st Tour Operator in Town of Samana since 1986. Modern Fleet of 8 Boats, Speed Boats and Sailing Catamaran. Los Haitises National Park Tours + Caves & Mangroves Tours, Sailing Catamaran Tours to Cayo Levantado Island + Snorkeling Tours, Whale Watching Tours in Samana Bay, Dominican Republic. We also do Boat Rentals for your special event.
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Visit several cays teeming with birdlife as your guide navigates the mangrove canals of Los Haitises National Park. This day trip for nature lovers in Samana informs visitors about bird habitat and behavior, as well as native flora, at this important reserve. Visit natural caves painted with prehistoric art and stop at idyllic Cayo Levantado for a beachside lunch.
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Fitzgerald B wrote a review Mar 2020
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Departure by bus from Santo Domingo 6am. Very nice hostess who makes sure everyone’s questions are answered. Road trip 2.5 hours, bus ok. We boarded a very large and comfortable catamaran to see the whales. We were on water for about 2.5 hours, the guide Eliana was beyond beautiful and extremely prepared describing all about jorobada whales. We saw a dozen whales 🐋. Unfortunately on that day they were a little far to see, but we saw one jump outside the water. We saw a baby whale and mother etc... We rested in a beautiful beach on a small island. Ate and headed back. I will do it again January 15 to March 15. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Paul Lee wrote a review Mar 2020
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SUPER RECOMMENDED! We went whale watching and it was amazing. The crew had amazing energy and they had a lot of information on the whales as well as a couple of jokes as they guided us around the bay. We saw a lot of whales including some babies. They passed out free ice cold coke and water as well as slices of coconuts. After the watching the whales we went to a beautiful island with white sands and crystal clear waters. She's been on a couple of other whale tours here in Samana and Moto Marina has been by far the best experience. The boat and the crew were very focused on us having a fun safe experience. Perfect amount of time whale watching and at the beach and the food was really good.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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LJuis wrote a review Feb 2020
Miami, Florida13 contributions13 helpful votes
Marvelous experience. Timing plus the expertise if the captain and the crew were exceptional. At a close, yet safe, distance we saw the whales. This incredible mammals waved their fins, raised their tails, and amazing enough performed different kind of jumps. Moreover, the crew is well prepared. Not only were they helpful their knowledge about those whales was nourishing. We sailed to sightsee the humpback whales, after having spent a while at the beach in Cayo Levantado. Which was a spectacular beach, the color of the water is beautiful and the white sand was an excellent pair. At last we switched boats, on which we sailed for a while to watch the sunset. Nonetheless the new crew members from Moto Marina were as attentive to our wants and needs as the previous crew. Merry experience.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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LauraMazzilli wrote a review Feb 2020
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic23 contributions3 helpful votes
Me and my firends visited the beautiful beach in Cayo Levantado and then went whale watching with Moto Marina. It was an amazing experience the staff was very kind and knowledgeable. I'm planning my next trip with them very soon!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Becky C wrote a review Jan 2020
Vancouver, Canada62 contributions34 helpful votes
The whale watching in the morning was great, although brief. The guide was informative but we did expect to see more whales based on how they talk about the season here. They offer one pop/water on board. After our 30 min of closer whale encounter time was up, we were dropped at the beach for lunch. The food was terrible. It was literally the cheapest food that could be served and nothing was done to make it taste better. Salad was shredded cabbage with unripe tomatoes and olive oil. There was spaghetti with the most tasteless tomato sauce available. The chicken was gristle and fatty and chewy. The "fish noodle soup" was excessively fishy and salty & unappealing. I wasn't expecting gourmet but I did expect better. We were left at the beach for 4 hrs. It is a beautiful spot but it was too long and we only got one water/pop with lunch so we were hungry and dehydrated by the end of the time. I would recommend that anyone with an inclusive just do the half day tour. Go back to your own beach, eat your better food and drink what you want.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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