DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – The upcoming months of January through March, thousands of Humpback Whales are predicted to migrate from the polar North Atlantic to the northeastern peninsula of the Dominican Republic. Punta Cana visitors can now check out this amazing natural phenomenon with two different Whale watching excursion options to choose from.
The Samana Bay has long been the home of one of the largest and most important Humpback breeding conventions in the world. Large pods of whales make their way to the warm waters of the Caribbean to compete for mates and birth their calves. With around 300 whales are present in the Bay at anytime, it’s not unusual for whale watchers to catch a glimpse of a large adult whale swimming alongside a newborn calf. The high concentration of whales during these winter months is what has earned the Samana Bay the classification as one of the top Whale watching destinations in the world.
Due to strict regulations protecting the whales, the only way to get a glimpse of these magnificent creatures is through an authorized whale watching tour. Tourist visiting Punta Cana now have two great Whale Watching tour options to choose from.
Punta Cana guests looking to explore the Samana Peninsula can take the private plane excursion, which in addition to whale watching, includes a bonus visit to the renowned Limon Waterfall. Guests can also choose to participate in the whale watching tours by bus, which travels along the recently constructed Uvero Alto – Miches Highway. Both excursions are great choices and include a visit to the beautiful island of Cayo Levantado, where they will enjoy a traditional Dominican style lunch.
Caribbean Dream is a tour operator based in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, providing individuals and groups with a wide range of options for excursions and transportation.