Cruise Itinerary

Cruise Itinerary for the Whale-Watching Season on the Silver Bank, Dominican Republic

Each trip is a week-long liveaboard cruise that boards on Saturday afternoon and disembarks the following Saturday morning. The daily schedule is designed to maximize the time available for boat-based whale watching and soft-in-water whale encounters. Be advised that this schedule is subject to change and is provided for reference purposes only.

Saturday

5pm Guests board vessel at Ocean World Marina, Cofresi, Dominican Republic; cabin assignments
6pm – 7pm Vessel Safety and Operations orientation; required paperwork.
7pm – ? Group introductions, dinner
11pm Vessel departs Ocean World Marina

Sunday

9am (approx.) Vessel arrives on the Silver Bank, moors
9am – 12am Vessel cleanup; tender preparations; snorkeling and humpback whale orientations
12pm – 1pm Lunch
1pm – 5:30pm Whale excursion in tenders
5:45pm – 7pm Sundowner celebration
7pm – 8:30pm Dinner
8:30pm – ? Evening activity (discussion, lecture, slideshow, etc.)

Monday – Thursday

7am Breakfast
8:30am – 11:30am Whale excursion in tenders
Noon Lunch
1:30pm – 5:30pm Whale excursion in tenders
5:45pm – 7pm Sundowner celebration
7pm – 8:30pm Dinner
8:30pm – ? Evening activity (discussion, lecture, slideshow, etc.)

Friday

7am Breakfast
7:30am Vessel drops mooring, departs Silver Bank anchorage
4:30pm (approx.) Vessel arrives Ocean World Marina
5pm – ? Free time to explore ashore, shop, dinner

Saturday

7am Continental Breakfast
8am Guests disembark vessel