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Samana Whale Watching Tour with Biologist Guide Kim Beddall

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    What to Expect
    National Whale Sanctuary is where you see the Whales.
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    Departure Point
    Whale Samana by Kim Beddall, #4 Mella Street ~ OFFICE Behind EL TIMON Restaurant, Samaná 32000, Dominican Republic

    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.
    Departure Time

    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

    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Beverages
    • Snacks
    • All activities
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fee: Whale Sanctuary is $5 per person (cash)
    • Entry/Admission - Samana Bay
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    Additional Info
    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 14 April 2019

    We had an amazing and educational experience with Kim Beddall and her staff. We went out for 3 hours, Kim and her translators gave us lot of information both traveling out to the area and during the time we were watching the whales. We were...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank 776mollyw
    Reviewed 17 March 2019

    We booked this before we left - it was cheaper than through the hotel and the description was in English! The water was rough but the guides and crew were very attentive to the needs of those feeling ill. They did provide everyone with 'sea-bands'...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Terry H
    Reviewed 18 February 2019

    Did this so called Whale Watch whilst the cruise ship was in Samana. Overcrowded boat, unable to understand what the guy at the front with a microphone was saying. All a bit distorted. Hot day, very windy, rough seas and NO WHALES. Lots of people...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank chunky65
    TourSamanaWithTerry, Manager at Tour Samana with Terry, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2019

    We didn’t offer whale tours to cruise ship passengers this year. You did not go on your with us.

    Reviewed 5 February 2019

    We booked a day trip through Tour Samana with Terry for a whale watching tour with Whale Samana. The benefit of booking through Tour Samana with Terry was pick-up/drop-off and the ability to pay for everything with a credit card online. Pick-up from our resort...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank courtneyb_12187
    Reviewed 8 March 2018

    We chose to do the whale watching tour with the added lunch and beach excursion on Cayo Levantado. Pick up from our hotel in L.T. was seamless. The whale watching tour was amazing. But nothing to do with this company. The guides were great and...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    13  Thank Deidre O
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    16 April 2019|
    Response from 776mollyw | Reviewed this property |
    I think the season for whale watching is over by then. The whales head north to New England and Canada. You could contact them to be sure.
    27 January 2019|
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    Response from Dee995 | Reviewed this property |
    il think your chances are good
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    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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