- 5 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
This option for those staying in the Samana peninsula area.
Kim Beddall is the foremost Whale Biologist in the Dom Rep. Each winter the humpback whales make the journey from the North Atlantic to the Samana Bay to give birth to their calves. Enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains that surround the Samana Bay. Pass by the famous crystal blue waters of Cayo Levantado island (sometimes called Bacardi Island).
(If you are staying in Punta Cana please book our From Punta Cana tour option.)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- All activities
- Live commentary on board
- Professional guide
- Entrance fee: Whale Sanctuary is $5 per person (cash)
- Entry/Admission - Samana Bay
Whale Samana by Kim Beddall
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickups at all Samana Peninsula Accommodations! This is not the Punta Cana option. See our other options for customers staying in Punta Cana - Bavaro area.
Pickup times for the AM departure tours All dates in 2018:
7:30 am Pick up in Viva Wyndham & Sublime Samana
7:50 am Pick up in Las Terrenas town area
8:00 am Pick up in El Portillo
8:00 to 8:15 am Pick up in Las Galeras & Grand Paradise Resort
8:20 to 8:40 am Pick up in Vista Mare & Bannister Hotel
8:20 to 8:40 am GBP Samana Don Pablo Collection & Cayacoa
10:20 am Cayo Levantado Hotel Jan 15th – Feb 2nd & March 11th – March 28th of 2018:
Kim will pick you up on the island. (do not take the ferry) Wait on Public Dock on Island at about 10:20 am. The boat generally leaves town at 10:00 to 10:15 am but sometimes it's a few min later so it might not arrive until 10:45 am.
9:20 am Cayo Levantado Hotel Feb 3rd to March 10th of 2018:
Kim will pick you up on the island. (do not take the ferry) Wait on Public Dock on Island at about 9:20 am. The boat generally leaves town at 9:00 to 9:15 am but sometimes it's a few min later so it might not arrive until 9:45 am.
Those Walking to Kim’s office should be there 30 minutes before the departure time listed below.
9:00 am Departure Feb 3rd to March 10th of 2018 1:30 pm Departure Feb 3rd to March 10th of 2018 10:00 am Departure March 11th – March 28th of 2018
Returns to original departure point
This is a typical itinerary for this product
National Whale Sanctuary is where you see the Whales.
Duration: 3 hours
Location: Samana Bay, Samana Province, Dominican Republic
Pass by the Gorgeous gem of the Samana Bay.
If you made your own way to Kim's office, you can pay $10 extra to Kim to stay on Cayo.
Pass By: Cayo Levantado, La Barbacoa, Samana Province, Dominican Republic
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not wheelchair accessible
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Pickup times vary based on hotel location - Hotels on Samana Peninsula Only
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
An absolutely outstanding experience, choppy waters and all. It was well worth it to see the whales and their offsprings