Samana Excursions & Tours - Dolphins and sea lions swim at Ocean World
Samana Excursions & Tours: Boasting the largest man-made dolphin habitat in the world, Ocean World is a must-see attraction for everyone visiting the Dominican Republic.
In the Dolphin Swim program you will have the opportunity to swim and play with beautiful Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and will learn about dolphin behavior and discover how Ocean World Adventure Park trainers use hand signals and positive reinforcement to communicate with them.
The Royal Swim program, offers the unique opportunity to participate to a 60 minutes swim session with 2 beautiful bottlenose dolphins. Taking the experience one step further, guests encounter, kiss, hug, pet, and feed dolphins in deep water for an half hour and afterwards the session continues in the beach area for an additional half hour; interacting with dolphins one on one in their environment.
Participants also have the opportunity to combine the interactive swim programs with the Sea lion Encounter or with the Shark Show & Encounter. The first one is a fun program designed to let you meet, touch, feed, pet and play with the clown of the sea: the Patagonian Sea Lion. And in the second one you’ll learn how to safely touch and meet the sharks.
The Trainer for a Day program will ensure a true dolphin trainer's experience. From playing animal chef to interacting with dolphin during a regular program with regular guests!! This program will give our guest a unique inside look of the extraordinary mechanism of the care and relationships that our zoology staff has with the animals of Ocean World.
Meeting point: Hotels lobby.
Duration: Full Day Tour (approximately 14 hours including transfers)
Restrictions: Minimum age: 6 years old. For the “triner for a day” minimum is 13 years old. Children from 6 to 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult all the time. Maximum children age is 12 years old. Not suitable for pregnant women or people with severe physical or motor handicap.

Samana Excursions & Tours - Excurision to the El Limon Waterfalls
Samana Excursions & Tours: Discover one of the Dominican Republic's hidden treasures. Take a horseback ride through jungle tracks heading for the Limon Waterfalls, a tropical paradise where you'll see the Chico River cascading over 60 metres into a fresh water pool surrounded by lush vegetation.
Open Safari trucks will pick you up from your hotel, and we will start the day by trying some local coffee, tea and tropical fruit at a farmhouse.
Later on we'll arrive at Rancho Manzana where after some brief instruction and meeting your trusty steed you'll go on a horse-back ride through the jungle, riding past the Chico River until we reaching the Limon Falls. Cascading down over 60 meters, they are among the highest falls on the island.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels lobby.
Start/opening time: 7.30am.
Duration: Approximately 5 hours.
Languages: Spanish, English, German and French .

Samana Excursions & Tours - Excursion to Playa Rincon
Samana Excursions & Tours: Come with us on this trip to Playa Rincon, one of Samana's best kept secrets.
After an early start we'll pass through Samana town as we head for a pineapple plantation. Here we will make stop for you to learn all about the production of this luscious fruit and of its importance for the local culture and economy. T
Then we'll drive on to Playa Rincon, ranked one of the world’s top ten beaches. And you'll understand why: there’s nothing here apart from electric blue waters, white sands and some shacks sizzling up fried fish and fresh lobster and fresh coconut juice.
There'll be plenty of time to sunbathe, swim or snorkel in the pristine turquoise waters or relax in the shade of the palm trees. A buffet lunch will be served at the Rubi restaurant and all drinks are included (you can choose from beer, rum , soda and water).
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels lobby.
Start/opening time: 8.30am.
Duration: Approximately 7 hours.
Languages: English, French, Spanish and German.

Samana Excursions & Tours - Haitises National Park from Cayo Levantado Hotel
Samana Excursions & Tours: Discover the spectacular landscapes of Los Haitises, the most famous National Park in the Dominican Republic. In this half-day tour only Available From Cayo Levantado hotel, you will be able to discover this wildlife reserve and bird sanctuary situated on the remote north eastern coast of the island, studded with small islands and caves and comprises more than 60km2 of mangrove. The reserve is also home to many caves and caverns created by water erosion. Many of caves were adorned with cave paintings by Native inhabitants from the pre-Columbus era. This area is also home to hundreds of different species of birds. The silence of the mangrove swamps interrupted only by the myriad sounds of incredible birdsong and The sight of frigate birds and pelicans circling low overhead, will linger in your memory for years to come. This is truly a magical place.
Meeting/pick-up point: Cayo Levantado Hotel.
Duration: Four hours.
Start/opening time: At 8.30am.
Languages: English, Spanish, Italian and Russian.
Others: Not suitable for pregnant women or handicap customers.

Samana Excursions & Tours - Jeep Safari
Samana Excursions & Tours: You simply cannot travel to the Dominican Republic without experiencing the Jeep Safari. This is your chance to ride in an open-air jeep as you get to know the picturesque Dominican countryside. Your knowledgeable guides will tell you about the culture, customs and daily way of life of the locals who live mainly without running water or electricity.
We'll visit a typical family house in the countryside. There we'll taste home grown coffee and cacao and the famous Mama Juana, a local aphrodisiac said to have amazing qualities and a country “cure-all” that the Dominican people swear by. See a typical country school and learn about the local education system.
All in all a great day out, discover how the locals live as you ride an open top safari truck with lunch included.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels lobby.
Start/opening time: Between 7.30 and 9am.
Duration: Approximately 9 hours.
Languages: English, French, Spanish and German.

Samana Excursions & Tours - Marine animals swim at Ocean World
Samana Excursions & Tours: Boasting the largest man-made dolphin habitat in the world, Ocean World is a must-see attraction for everyone visiting the Dominican Republic.
The Dolphin Encounter offers close contact with dolphin, in waist deep water, touching and playing with this gentle mammal. An interaction that is fun and educational, ideal for non-swimmers and families with young kids.
In the Sharks Show & Encounter, participants will learn how to safely touch and meet the sharks. This experience begins with a brief orientation, and then our expert trainers will accompany participants in the water, while entertaining and educating them about these swift intelligent creatures. Participants will have sharks on their lap, swim with them and live to tell about it!!
Or you can choose the Sealion encounter, a fun program designed to let you meet the clown of the sea, the Patagonian Sea Lion. Meet them up close, in the interaction pool, where guests are provided with an opportunity to touch, feed, pet and play with these wonderful animals!!
Participants also have the opportunity to combine the interactive encounter programs, so you can really live a once in a lifetime thrill.
Meeting point: Hotels reception.
Duration: Full Day Tour (approximately 14 hours including transfers)
Others: Children from 6 to 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult all the time (only in dolphin encounter is permitted children from 0 years old). Maximum age for kids is 12 years old. Not suitable for pregnant women or people with severe physical or motor handicap.

Samana Excursions & Tours - National Park Los Haitises
Samana Excursions & Tours: Discover the spectacular landscapes of Los Haitises, the most famous National Park in the Dominican Republic in this full-day tour. This wildlife reserve and bird sanctuary situated on the remote north eastern coast of the island is studded with small islands and caves and comprises more than 60km2 of mangrove.
After being picked up from your hotel we'll head for Cayo Levantado where we'll board a boat and explore the mangroves around San Lorenzo Bay. The reserve is also home to many caves and caverns created by water erosion. Many of caves were adorned with cave paintings by Native Americans from the pre-Columbus era.
The area is also home to hundreds of different species of birds, including egrets, pelicans, vultures, frigate birds and herons. The silence of the mangrove swamps interrupted only by the myriad sounds of incredible birdsong and The sight of frigate birds and pelicans circling low overhead, will linger in your memory for years to come. This is truly a magical place.
Afterwards the tour will head to Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island), where you will enjoy an exquisite buffet lunch and free time to enjoy the island’s white sandy beaches.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels lobby.
Start/opening time: At 8.15am.
Duration: Nine hours.
Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Russian.

Samana Excursions & Tours - Ocean World Adventure Park from Samaná
Samana Excursions & Tours: Boasting the largest man-made dolphin habitat on the planet, Ocean World is a must-see attraction for everyone visiting the Dominican Republic. Day Pass visitors have the opportunity to snorkel in a coral reef aquarium and experience at first hand a colourful underwater world teeming with hundreds of dazzling tropical fish. You will also be able to learn about marine mammals – if you have ever wondered what it is like to pet and feed dolphins, now is your chance to find out!
Other ocean creatures to meet include sharks, stingrays and sea lions. You'll have the opportunity to feed exotic birds and observe tigers wandering around in a reconstruction of their natural habitat. Shows on offer include a Dolphin Show, a Shark Show, a Sea Lion Show and a Tropical Bird Show.
Come and stroll through the tropical rainforest, a perfect oasis of lush waterfalls, sandy beaches and rocky lagoons. The highlight of the rainforest is the tiger grotto, where visitors are invited to take a refreshing dip in a pool right next to the tiger area, separated from the animals only by glass! Guests will also have free access to the dolphin beach, lounge chairs and much more.
This is a full day tour lasting approximately 14 hours including transfers. Collection is from hotel reception areas. Visitors are advised to bring swimwear, sunscreen and towels. Restrictions: not suitable for people with severe physical or motor disabilities; pregnant women cannot participate in the interactive programmes.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up from hotels.
Duration: Full Day Tour (approximately 14 hours including transfers).
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Not suitable for people with severe physical or motor handicap.

Samana Excursions & Tours - River rafting in Jarabacoa
Samana Excursions & Tours: Adventure seekers and adrenaline junkies will love the thrills and spills of white water rafting on the rapids of the Yaque del Norte River in northern Dominican Republic. The longest of the country's rivers, it makes its way north through the landscape before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. For you, it will be the site of this full-day adventure, which will take you first to Jarabacoa, then on further to Samana, where you will begin your wild ride down the river.
Once your instructor has briefed you on what you can expect on this rugged ride, prepare for a thorough soaking as you make your way through the exhilarating experience of white water rafting; one that offers up few comparisons. With professional guides at the helm, you'll take on spectacular canyons and roaring rapids covering over 13 kms. of the Yaque del Norte River. As the path will snake directly through the rainforest, try to capture at least a glimpse of the natural beauty of your surroundings, before the rushing rapids hurdle you onward. Feel a sense of accomplishment and relief as you conquer obstacles as you go.
This wet and wild ride from Samana on the Yaque del Norte River of the Dominican Republic is sure to leave the thrill seeker in you satiated - even if only momentarily.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up from hotels.
Duration: 14 hours including transfers.
Start/opening time: 5:30/06:30am (pick up time) / 10:30am arrival to Jarabacoa.
Languages: English, Spanish, German.

Samana Excursions & Tours - Visit to Santo Domingo
Samana Excursions & Tours: Come with us on this full-day guided tour and get to know Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic’s bustling capital, the largest city in the Caribbean is well as the oldest. This city opens its doors to a whole world of business, culture, entertainment and fun. We are sure that the warm welcome of this city and the hospitality, the contagious and magical smile of the Dominican people will make for an unforgettable experience.
After being picked up from your hotel and travelling to the city in a luxury air-conditioned bus, our first stop will be the Colonial Zone, a UNESCO designated world heritage site. Travel back in time to an area packed with over 500 years of history. Follow in the footsteps of Columbus along the cobbled streets, passing palaces converted into museums, hotels and restaurants.
You’ll also visit the Visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, dating from the early 16th Century, the oldest church in the West Indies, the House of Diego Columbus and the National Pantheon, Las Casas Reales Museum, the Torre del Homenaje, and the Ozama Fortress. There will be plenty of time to explore this historical site at your leisure or snap up a bargain at one of the many crafts markets.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels lobby.
Start/opening time: 6am.
Duration: Approximately 12 hours.
Languages: Spanish, English, German and French .

Samana Excursions & Tours - Zip Lining  Samaná
Samana Excursions & Tours: Come and enjoy the first zipline tour in the Dominican Republic with the Zipline Adventure Tour, an outdoor adventure in the rainforest of Anamuya. This Zipline Tour is a great adventure for all the family. You'll fly over the treetops, swim in a jungle pool near a waterfall and try the best of local produce.
The tour starts at a typical Dominican farmhouse, where you can try locally produced organic coffee and cacao with coconut and fruit juice. Then you'll go on horseback to the top of a nearby hill where your guide will provide a safety briefing and fit you with the zipline equipment.
Then all you have to do is walk the plank and fly off into the mountains. You can choose from 12 lines ranging from 1000 to 400 feet long. The final station is 100 year old ceiba tree with the ultimate tree house. Then we'll go to the Lulu waterfalls for a refreshing swim in a natural pool.
We suggest you bring comfortable shoes and clothes, sunglasses and cap, sunscreen as well as a swimsuit and towel and extra cash in case you want to purchase souvenirs or some food.
This activity is not suitable for persons suffering from vertigo, heart or back conditions, pregnant women and children below the age of six.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels lobby.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
End/closing time: At 1pm.
Languages: Spanish, English and French .

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