Dominican Republic Liveaboard Diving
Snorkel With Humpback Whales At Dominican Republic’s Silver Bank Humpback Breeding Ground
Popular Dominican Republic liveaboards
Turks and Caicos Aggressor II; Liveaboard diving in Turks and Caicos; 9.2 out of 10 and is rated 'Superb'; from £247, $301, €282/day. Customer Review:
”A great crew who couldn’t do enough to help us enjoy our trip. Excellent team! We were able to enjoy as much or as little diving as we wanted at excellent dive sites with lots of marine life and outstanding support from the crew. Thank you.” Recommended for: Great crew, top notch dive boat, excellent dive sites.
MV Sea Hunter; Liveaboard diving in Costa Rica; 9.2 out of 10 and is rated 'Superb'; from £422, $515, €481/day. Customer Review:
”A must-do expedition for experienced divers. Fantastic, the crew really go out of their way to make their guests feel special and appreciated. It is extremely expensive, but considering how remote the location is and how comfortable the boat is, it’s understandable. Only recommended for hard-core experienced divers as the crossing to Cocos is long and bumpy. I loved every minute of it and was especially surprised how beautiful the cabins are (hand-painted individually). The general comfort level was a lot higher than I had expected and if I could afford it I’d definitely go back again.” Recommended for: Diving, cabins, crew.
Note: Liveaboards “Turks and Caicos Aggressor II” and “MV Sea Hunter” above also dive the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic liveaboard diving is focused on diving with humpback whales in the Caribbean. If you want to liveaboard dive the Dominican Republic, choose either of these highly rated Caribbean liveaboards, and scroll to the appropriate itinerary.
For the “Turks and Caicos Aggressor II” liveaboard, select itinerary headed “Silver Bank – Snorkel with Humpback Whales (Puerto Plata-Puerto Plata)”; For “MV Sea Hunter” liveaboard, select itinerary headed “Silver Bank Trip (Puerto Plata – Puerto Plata)“. The Turks and Caicos Aggressor II liveaboard alternates between diving Turks and Caicos and the Dominican Republic, whereas the MV Sea Hunter alternates between diving Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.
Liveaboard Diving in The Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic liveaboard diving offers divers the chance to visit a special place North of The Dominican Republic, which is the humpback whale breeding grounds of Silver Bank. Choose from two Dominican Republic liveaboards for a chance in a lifetime trip to snorkel with humpback whales.
Liveaboard diving in The Dominican Republic offers the chance to snorkel with North Atlantic humpback whales at a time when these humpbacks meet off the coast of the Dominican Republic to breed from January to April every year.
When you snorkel with the humpback whales at Silver Bank you will have the chance to see mothers with their calves, hear the humpback songs and when onboard the boat you are likely to see humpbacks slapping their tails and jumping from the water.
This is one of the only places in the world where you have the opportunity to get up close with this gentle giants in this protected area or the Atlantic.
The Dominican Republic liveaboard trip is an all-inclusive week-long cruise which you board in Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic. The whale excursions are in the boat tenders and you can whale-watch when onboard the main vessel too.
Table of Dominican Republic Liveaboards
This list of Dominican Republic liveaboards is in descending customer rating order, so the liveaboards with the highest customer rating will be at the top of the list. To filter this table for the features that are important for your Dominican Republic liveaboard trip, select from the list of filters below.
|Discover Liveaboard||Customer Reviews||Price Per Day|
|Review: MV Sea Hunter; Book: MV Sea Hunter||9.2 Superb||from £422; $515; €481|
|Review: MV Turks and Caicos Aggressor II; Book: Turks and Caicos Aggressor II||9.2 Superb||from £247; $301; €282|
Note: The above “Price Per Day” was correct at the time of producing this article, as was the exchange rate used to convert the GBP cost to US Dollars and Euros. For an up-to-date cost for your chosen liveaboard, please visit the “Book” link above.
Best Time To Dive Dominican Republic
The time to liveaboard dive Dominican Republic is from January to April when the breeding humpbacks are in the Silver Bank area. The Sea Hunter runs itineraries from January to March and the Turks and Caicos Aggressor II runs trips from January to April.
Dive Sites And Areas In Dominican Republic
The best dive site in the Dominican Republic is Silver Bank, which is where you can snorkel with humpback whales. The best way to see the North Atlantic humpbacks is on one of two Dominican Republic liveaboards.
Where Is Silver Bank Dominican Republic Snorkelling?
Silver Bank is about 105 kilometres (66 miles) of the north coast of the Dominican Republic, which is a breeding area for North Atlantic Humpback population humpback whales. Silver Bank is a shallow underwater bank of over 1500 square kilometres (580 square miles).
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