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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.

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. 

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Adults Children between 2 and 12 years old Children under 2 years old
Tour in English
US$ 287 US$ 256.25
US$ 221 US$ 188.75

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 287 US$ 256.25
  • Children between 2 and 12 years old

    US$ 221 US$ 188.75
  • Children under 2 years old


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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 9 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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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.


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 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

Include water in recyclable cartons.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can we carry suitcases?

    A - Yes, the baggage allowance on the plane is one piece of 16 kg per person.

  • Q - What if the weather is bad?

    A - In case of unfavourable weather conditions, the flight may be cancelled. In such cases, alternative dates will be offered.

  • Q - Travelling with children?

    A - Children under 3 years of age can take this tour free of charge, provided that they are seated with their parents or guardians during the flight, car or minibus transfer. If they wish to occupy a seat, they will have to pay the price for children between 3 and 12 years of age.

  • Q - Are there any restrictions on the activity?

    A - The maximum weight to board the plane is 136 kilograms per person. In addition, this tour is not recommended for pregnant women or people with back problems. 

  • 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.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 6 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

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If you have any other questions please contact us.

(-11%) US$ 287
US$ 256.25
Free cancellation up to 7 days before


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.