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Activities in and around Las Galeras

Whale Watching


From mid January to the end of March the humpback whales gather in Samana Bay to give birth and mate. The opportunity to see the whales perform their breathtaking maneuvers as the males compete for the females should not be missed.

Kim at Whale Samana is internationally recognized as the best tour operator.

Horseback riding



Get an understanding of the landscape and the plants, animals and people who live in it on a horse riding trip to beaches, hilltops and along country paths.

Dive and Snorkel



You can snorkel from any of the beaches or join one of the trips on offer from the dive shop Las Galeras Divers.

Day Trips

taino cave in samana



There are a number of tour operators in Las Galeras offering various excursions.

You can visit the capital, Santa Domingo, and Jarabacoa, the Dominican "Alps" on a day trip from Las Galeras.Closer at hand are jeep and quad safaris a zipline and paddleboards.

A day trip to the National Park Los Haitises for birding, to see mangrove swamps and taino cave drawings can be great with the right guide.

Boat Trips


Boats are available for hire to visit local beaches or to go fishing - including deep sea fishing.




Hiking is one of the great pleasures of Las Galeras - there is a real sense of discovery.

It is recommended to have a local guide as it is easy to get lost.


The possibilities are endless!



Las Galeras is an oasis of calm offering most tourist amenities without the mega resort atmosphere.

There are approximately four shops for tourists, around eight places to eat and a few night spots to have a drink.

Bring your binoculars, camera, easel, butterfly net or whatever and enjoy some island time.

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