Samana and Whales from Punta Cana

1 Day


Come and discover the most complete tour. Enjoy a day of real adventure in the beautiful Samaná Peninsula where we will travel in our comfortable mini bus around an area less known in the region and we will be able to enjoy of amazing views of small typical villages that we will find along the way.

We will take our boat to the fisherman’s village Las Cañitas from where we will cross Samaná Bay. Once we reach the village,  a typical truck from the area will be waiting for us and from where will be able to enjoy of an amazing landscape on our way to Silo Ranch. Once there, one of our guides will introduce us to many agricultural products like coffee, cocoa, fruits, tropical plants and so much more and you will be able to taste them all.

The next part of the tour will take you to the thorough the tropical forest, where we will do a guided horseback ride through the Arroyo Chico. The dense foliage will capture all your senses and will give you a venture feeling. At the end of the horseback ride, we will reach the scenic Limon cascade, an impressive fresh water cascade of nearly 60 meters hight in the middle of the jungle. You will be be able to dive into the refreshing water of the lagoon at the bottom of the cascade.

In order to calm your exploring hunger, the tour will take us to our restaurant where you will be able to enjoy a tasty lunch while enjoying the amazing panoramic views. After exploring Samaná, it is time to get on our boat and head to Cayo Levantado. Here we will enjoy an amazing landscape of the Peninsula while we sail through the bay. The romantic island of Cayo Levantado will charm everyone. Be prepare to live the island life experience, white sand beaches and turquoise color waters. You will have time to explore the island, swim or simply relax at the beach with a cocktail in your hand.

In the winter season and on the date specified at the time of booking, it is possible to enjoy humpback whale watching in the bay. The Samaná Peninsula is home to thousands of humpback whales during the winter mating season. An impressive spectacle!

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Samana and Whales
Samana and Whales


  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sun protection
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect Repellent
  • Cash is highly recommended
  • Wear comfortable sportswear (short pants, swimsuit, sneakers or surf shoes)
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems

What's Included


  • Drinks during transfers
  • Drinks in Cayo Levantado
  • Entry ticket to National Park
  • Dominican Lunch
  • Ground transport
  • Guides in English
  • Horseback ride
  • Marine transportation
  • Safari truck tour
  • Video reportage
  • Visit to Cayo Levantado Island
  • Visit to typical local house


  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Tips for horse handlers (recommended)
  • Some drinks are not included
  • Breakfast is not included

Samana Day Trip Itinerary

• Pick up at all Bavaro-Punta Cana hotels between 6:30 am to 7:00 am.

• We will travel north of the town of Miches to the small fish town of Las Cañitas to start the adventure by taking the boats that will cross the bay. Travel time is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

• We will cross the bay in very comfortable boats to the town of Santa Bárbara de Samaná. Travel time is approximately 40 min.
In these dates, we do the sighting in the morning to enjoy one of the most beautiful experiences in the country, to see humpback whales up close.

• Once we land in the town of Santa Barbara de Samaná, our next adventure is the transfer to the mountains in some Safari trucks where we can experience the culture of the towns far from the hotel areas.

• We will arrive at a typical house where they will give us a complete explanation of the typical agricultural products harvested in the area and they will give us a taste.

• Nearby is the Ranch where the horses will be ready to cross the jungle next to a stream and spectacular vegetation with the aim of reaching the Limón waterfall. (30 min horse ride)

• After the view of the waterfall, it is time for lunch. We will take the safari trucks back to the port and enjoy the typical food of the all-inclusive place.

• A few minutes after lunch we will have our last visit. We embark at the dock and visit the island of Cayo Levantado. The time on the island 1h and 30 min approximately.

• Finally we return with the boat to the port of Las Cañitas where our assigned transportation will take us to our respective hotels.

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Samana and Whales from Punta Cana
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Trip Facts

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Between 6:45 am and 7:30 am; Pickup time varies based on hotel location.
  • Take the Boat and sail from miches to Samana Bay with a beautiful view
  • Professional tour guide in the chosen language
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Excursion
  • Dominican Buffet Lunch and some drinks included
  • Spanish and English
  • 10 or 12 hours (Approx.)
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