Swim with Sperm Whales - December 2023

      Portsmouth, Dominica

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      Scuba Diver Life Expeditions LLC
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      13 reviews
      Duration: 12 days
      Group size: 1 - 4
      Swim with Sperm Whales - December 2023
      Portsmouth, Dominica

      Scuba Diver Life Expeditions LLC
      • Email address verified
      13 reviews

      Duration: 12 days
      Group size: 1 - 4

      About this trip

      4 Client Boat - 1 Space Left!


      Join us for 10 sea days on our special 4 client boat, where nobody has to rotate turns in the water. Enjoy every opportunity we have o swim with the residential sperm whales.


      The deep waters off Dominica are home to nearly 200 resident sperm whales. These whales live in Dominica year round, in the warm, crystal-clear waters. Our trips take a maximum of four clients, offering more intimate experiences with these whales. We consider Dominica the absolute best place in the world to see sperm whales in the water. With only one permit issued at at time, there are no other boats to worry about during this tour, allowing for hassle-free enjoyment. This trip is done on snorkel.

      Where We Stay

      InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa

      InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa offers travelers a unique and luxurious experience. Unwind in seclusion while discovering the island’s natural beauty. Relax the day away at one of our four outdoor pools, our expansive spa, our gourmet restaurants, or our swim-up pool bar. Feeling adventurous? Explore nearby Cabrits National Park or Dominica’s hot springs, waterfalls and canyons. Discover the best-kept secret in the Caribbean: the captivating island of Dominica.

      What’s included

      • 10 Sea Days
        8 Hours per day
      • 11 Nights Accommodation
        Pricing is based on Double Occupancy
      • Airport Transportation
        Transport from DOM to Kempinski
      • Breakfast
        Buffet Breakfast

      What’s not included

      • Trip Insurance
      • Flights
      • Gratuity
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      • Snorkeling Gear

      Available Packages

      Trip Price
      $16,500

      Available options

      Itinerary

      Day 1 - December 16, 202
      Arrival Day

      Arrive into Dominica via the direct flight from MIA to DOM on American Airlines.

      The flight leaves at 10:05 am. Most guests will overnight in Miami the night before, so the are fresh for the flight to Dominica.

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      SD
      Scuba Diver Life Expeditions LLC
      13 reviews
      Scuba Diver Life Expeditions is run by award winning underwater photographer Nadia Aly. Nadia Aly is a wildlife photographer who specializes in underwater photography. She holds a Masters in Digital Media from the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver BC and has had her work featured on National Geographic, Sony World Photo, Underwater Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best Photography.

      Reviews

      My week with the Sperm whales in Dominica far exceeded my expectations. Getting to experience being in the water with them many, many times was truly magical. Their presence is so peaceful. Captain Curt and Craig did such a fabulous time giving us the best experiences and also respecting the whales and how much we interacted with them which I so appreciated. I can not recommend this trip enough. I look forward to. going back for another time with them. Thank you!
      By Mary C for Swim with Sperm Whales -2024 - Fort Young on Feb 13, 2024
      Swimming with sperm whales was a life-altering experience. Their immense size and grace were breathtaking, and they tolerated us with a gentle good humor. The highlights were swimming for several hours alongside of group of at least eleven whales (including a large male) as they interacted intensely with one another, and serving as babysitters for a baby whale whose mom left the baby at the surface as she dove to feed. What an incredible 10 days! I am deeply appreciative to Nadia for teaching me so much about underwater photography and whale behavior, and for her persistance in getting the best out of our hotel accommodations. Nadia, your good humor and endless energy are priceless! I'm also grateful to Captain Kurt for consistently placing us in ideal positions for photographing and interacting with the whales, and for always putting the safety of the whales first, ensuring that we never stressed them or significantly altered their behavior. And heartfelt thanks to Greg for ensuring our safety, and for lugging my huge camera housing out of the water about a million times. This was an absolutely extraordinary trip! Thank you all!!
      By Susan M for Swim with Sperm Whales - December 2023 on Jan 05, 2024
      The whale guide, staff at the accommodation and our on-site tour guide were all amazing people. They worked hard to ensure our stay and experience was enjoyable. If you are vegan/vegetarians food is limited and bland. You receive the same breakfast everyday. Lunch was different everyday but very bland. The main dishes served at restaurants are seafood. It would have been nice if we could cook at the accommodation so that we could enjoy some healthy vegetarian dishes.
      By Katie C for Tonga 2023 - Group F14- 7 Nights/ 5 Swim Days -Flying Annie on Nov 09, 2023
      Don't hesitate for a minute—book a trip with Humpback Swims to see the whales of Vava'u, Tonga for yourself! SDLE runs a top-notch operation out of Vava'u, with comfortable, safe boats, knowledgeable guides, capable captains, and great lunches on the boat. On an 11-night/8-day swim tour, we got in the water with whales all but one of the days. Our last day on the boat was one of my most spectacular in-water days ever, and I've been a scuba diver for over 20 years. We were in the water for almost two hours with a mama, calf, and escort—incredible! Honestly, the trip couldn't have been better. Thank you, for an experience I'll remember for a lifetime!
      By Rebecca S for Tonga 2023 - Group G9- 11 Nights/ 8 Swim Days -Flying Annie on Nov 06, 2023
      5⭐️+ Nadia has this trip dialed in, every detail, from the booking process thru the return to the airport. The trip exceeded my expectations in every way, the 🐋, Mystic Sands accommodations, morning breakfast, evening dinners, boat crews and Captains!
      By Ric H for Tonga 2023 - Group F12M- 7 Nights/ 5 Swim Days -Mystic on Oct 24, 2023
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