­­­­­­Snorkeling Adventures and Boat Excursions
Ballenas Islands and the Hidden Coves of Playa Bonita - 3h tour
Enjoy a leisurely afternoon on our power catamaran to explore the islands of Ballenas ( the whale islands) and the hidden coves of Playa Bonita.
The trip to and around the islands is 20 to 30 minutes, and then we will set anchor for 1 hour for swimming, selfies and snorkeling in the pristine waters of Ballenas, or just relax on the sundeck with enjoy a Cuba Libre and enjoy the scenery.
The adventurous can upgrade to a scuba dive - ask us.
On the return trip, we will take a leisurely tour of the hidden coves of Playa Bonita and show you the secret trails to get there.
35 US$ pp
2:00PM - 5:PM
Includes boat trip, safety equipment, snorkeling equipment, soft drinks, Cuba Libre ( 2 per person)
Jackson Beach and Sunken Island
Enjoy a 45 minutes scenic ride alongside the north coast of the beautiful Samana peninsula onboard our 35ft power catamaran to arrive to the pristine waters of Jackson beach - the sunken island - where you are completly cut out from the outside world, Robinson Crusoe style. Chill, relax and leisurely snorkel over the corals and tropical fish of the area crystal clear water. For the adventurous, upgrade to a Discovery Scuba dive. A cold cut, salads, artisan bread and tropical fruits buffet lunch are the order of the day with add-limitum soft drinks.
65 US$ pp
9:00AM - 3:PM
Includes power catamaran, snorkel equipment, snacks and water on the boat, buffet lunch with soft drinks
Day Trip to Ermitanio Beach
Enjoy a 45 minutes scenic ride alongside the north coast of the beautiful Samana peninsula onboard our 35ft power catamaran to arrive to the pristine waters of Ermitanio beach - the Ermite beach - where you are completely cut out from the outside world, Robinson Crusoe style. Chill, relax and leisurely snorkel over the corals and tropical fish of the area crystal clear water. For the adventurous, upgrade to a Discovery Scuba dive. A cold cut, salads, artisan bread and tropical fruits buffet lunch are the order of the day with add-limitum soft drinks.
65 US$ pp
9:00AM - 3:PM
Includes power catamaran, snorkel equipment, snacks and water on the boat, buffet lunch with soft drinks
Full Day Snorkeling in Samana Bay with lunch on Cayo Levantado
This snorkeling tour is a delightful way to spend your day and is suitable for both beginner and experienced snorkelers alike. Explore the underwater wonderland of Samana at two prime snorkeling locations. The first spot is offshore the island of La Farola, where you'll see some corals, starfish, see eggs, trumpet fish and other tropical species. The second spot is the shallow wreck of a ferry which is a real aquarium, with shoals of fish, puffer fish, sergeant fish, damsel fish, parrot fish, porcupine fish and much more. The top of the ship is 1 meter / 3 ft. down and the deck is 6 meters / 18 ft. down with spectacular views from above. Then we go ashore to the famous Cayo Levantado (Bacardi Island) for a delicious lunch and chilled time on its white sand beach.
75 US$ pp
8AM - 5PM
Includes transportation to Samana, boat, snorkel leader, snacks, lunch on Cayo Levantado, Pina Colada

PRIVATE CHARTERS and TRIPS

Away from the crowds, some pristine snorkeling spots are waiting for you!!! Ask us about the custom trips we can organize for you. See More
  • Jackson Beach
  • El Erminatio
  • Cabo Cabron
  • Samana Private
  • Private trips from 2 to 50 guests with or without lunch

Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy


PAYMENT POLICY
50% deposit required to confirm your booking
Payment is due in full 24 hours prior to the start of the excursion.

REFUND and CANCELLATION POLICY
  Refund for diving, snorkeling, courses and other excursions
  • Cancellation more than 24 hours prior to Dive/Snorkel/Excursion/Course start : full refund. 
  • Cancellations without notice or same day cancellations : No Refund or voucher.
  • Cancellations due to sickness or other medical condition, which prevents client from diving/snorkeling or excursion: We would request a written statement by a medical doctor, in which case we will do everything possible to reschedule the Dive/Snorkel/Excursion without extra cost. If rescheduling isn’t possible within holiday’s timeframe, the client shall receive full refund

Cancellation policy for diving, snorkeling and other excursions

  • All dive/snorkel/excursions will commence as scheduled, without further notice from The Dive Academy
  • For closed port situations or bad weather, exchange products or rescheduling and/or other alternatives will be offered.
  • Cancellations by The Dive Academy due to any reason will result in 100% refund.
  • Cancellations due to sickness, must be justified in writing by a Medical authority.
  • Rainy or cloudy weather are no valid reasons for cancellation by client, we strictly follow harbour master recommendations on when to cancel a tour.
  • A “No Show” without notice in advance is equivalent to a cancellation without notice.

Cancellation policy for packages of dives
  • In case of cancellation by The Dive Academy of some dives due to weather conditions and if rescheduling isn’t possible within holiday’s timeframe, we will reverse to regular rates for the dives completed.
  • In case of cancellations due to sickness,  justified in writing by a Medical authority and if rescheduling isn’t possible within holiday’s timeframe, we will reverse to regular rates for the dives completed.
  • In Case of No show or refusal to dive on the day, no refund

Cancellation policy for courses and packages of courses
  • There is no refund on courses started.
  • In case of force majeur (sickness, family emergency, etc) the course can be stopped and continued at a later date, within 2 years of the start date​
  • For packages or combos of courses, in case of cancellation or non-completion by the client of some of the courses, we will reverse to individual regular prices for the courses started or completed.