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Dive Locations

1 recommended location:

Silver Bank

Lying north of the Dominican coast, the Silver Bank Sanctuary was recognized in 1986 as an area of vital importance. Between January and April it hosts the largest gathering of North Atlantic humpback whales, where as many as 3,000 gather to court, mate and give birth.

  • Where: Silver Bank Sanctuary
  • Ideal for viewing: humpback whale, bottlenose dolphin, spinner dolphin, southern stingray, Bryde’s whale

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Dive trips

Experience the best whale sightings of the Caribbean in a visit to the remote Silver Bank. Famed for its close encounters with humpback whales, this is the best way to get up close and personal with these magnificent animals.
1 recommended trip. Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Snorkelling with Humpbacks on Silver Bank

Enjoy the extraordinary thrill of watching humpbacks in the warm, calm waters of their Caribbean breeding grounds, including opportunities to get in the water and swim with them.

  • When to go: Jan-Mar
  • Duration inc. flights: 11 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £4,395 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

When to go

Wildlife events

  • Jan to Apr: Between January and April, the world's largest gathering of North Atlantic humpback whales occurs at the Silver Bank.