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Samana Day Tour by Plane

Do you want to fly over the Samana peninsula from Punta Cana? With this tour, you'll take a plane over the Dominican Republic, enjoy traditional food and ride a horse.

Samana Day Tour by Plane

After picking you up from your hotel between 6 and 7 am, we'll go to Punta Cana airport. Enjoy the 40 minutes in the air to Samana, with views of the Dominican Republic as you try an aperitif. 

We'll land at Arroyo Barril airport and go to a Batey, also known as a 'sugar worker's town'. These are settlements around sugar mills that was previously a very profitable industry for the Dominican Republic but now belong to some of the poorest communities. Here we'll get the chance to learn about the lives of the farming population, and visit a traditional house where we'll be invited to try Dominican coffee and chocolate.

Next, we'll head to a small ranch in El Limón, where we'll ride a horse through the jungle around Samana for half an hour. We'll then come across Limon Waterfall, which is 52 metres high and is one of the main attractions in the area. You'll have two hours and a half of free time to wander around or take a dip in the beautiful waterfall.

At 12:30 pm, we'll get on the horse and head back to the ranch to enjoy a buffet-style meal. Once we've finished we'll make our way to Samana Bay. Here we'll get on a speedboat to cruise around Cayo Levantado, one of the Dominican Republic's most untamed regions.

Finally, after the boat tour around Samana, we'll head back to Arroyo Barril airport to get on a plane to Punta Cana leaving at 4:30 pm. The day tour will finish dropping you off at your hotel at 6 pm.

Important Information

From 20th January to 31st March 2020, the itinerary will change due to the whale season. On Mondays and Fridays, we'll head back to Samana and having landed we'll head to the Bay by boat. Here we'll see the hundreds of humpback whales. This amount of whales can only be seen at this time of year!

After, we'll ride a horse to the symbolic Limon Waterfall. After spending some time jumping into the waterfall we'll enjoy a buffet-style lunch at the ranch. Finally, we'll go to the airport to get a flight back to Punta Cana arriving at 6 pm.

On Wednesdays, having seen the whales in Samaná, we'll swap the visit to the Limón waterfall for a speedboat cruise around Cayo Levantado, where you can admire the stunning wild ecosystem.

Pick up at Bayahibe and Uvero Alto

This Samana day tour by plane includes pick up in the Bavaro and Punta Cana areas. If you're staying in another area, then go straight to Punta Cana airport for 7 am or pay a supplement on the day of the activity. 

Who can participate?

The maximum weight to board the plane is 136 kilograms per person (300 pounds). This tour is not recommended for pregnant women and people with back problems. 

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 12 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 287 US$ 256.25
US$ 221 US$ 188.75
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 287 US$ 256.25
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old

    US$ 221 US$ 188.75
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and other languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and other languages.

Included

Pick up and drop off at hotel.

Plane tickets between Punta Cana and Samana.

English speaking guide.

Transport by car or minibus.

A one hour horse ride.

Buffet style lunch.

Aperitifs during the flight.

11% discount on the official ticket price.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 287
US$ 256.25
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.