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See Humpback whales in Punta Cana!

Did you know that you can see humpback whales in the Dominican Republic every year? It is true and they are here right now! Whale season starts in January and ends in March. What many people do not know that you can actually spot them in Punta Cana!  Whales in Samaná In our article in BOP places, we talked about the waterfalls in Samaná. Samaná is also the first thing people mention when talking about whales in the Dominican Republic. Why? The humpback whales that appear every year are on their way from the cold polar regions of the North Atlantic to the warm Samaná Bay to mate and give birth.  A trip that takes them months to undertake. Humpback whales have been going to Samaná for centuries. Cave drawings made in National Park Los Haitises reveal that the original inhabitants of the Dominican…

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February 6, 2019

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