Alaska Sea Adventures

Silver Bank Humpback Adventure
February 10th – 17th, 2018

Captain Dennis checking out humpback pair performing ‘courtship dance’ on Silver Bank.

During our ‘off’ season in February, I have had the opportunity to explore an in the water with humpback whales experience. WOW! There are only two places in the world where is legal to be in the water with humpbacks with Silver Bank being one. I am excited to share this experience with a small group of Alaska Sea Adventures travelers.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to swim with the majestic humpback whales? We are happy to share the opportunity to do just that in the warm water of the eastern Caribbean.

Captain Dennis has secured a small number of spaces for Alaska Sea Adventures friends for the February 10th – 17th with Aquatic Adventures on the Silver Bank. On this cruise, you not only get to view the whales breaching from the boat deck, you can get into the water alongside these incredible creatures!

MV Turks and Caicos Explorer II

This exciting all-inclusive adventure aboard the 124 foot dive vessel MV Turks and Caicos Explorer II departs from Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Cost for the 7-day cruise varies depending on cabin selection from $3,595 TO $3,995 per person. Not included is a $350 sanctuary and cruising fee and crew gratuity.

It is recommended to arrive at least the day prior to departure. Departure from the vessel is the morning following arrival back to port so it is possible to fly out the same day.

Recommended gear to bring is a 2-mil wet suit that can be a shorty if desired, dive mask, fins and snorkel. There are fresh water rinse tanks and air compressor for cleaning camera gear.

After departing the marina in Puerto Plata, the Turks & Caicos Explorer II heads for the Silver Bank where is will moor anchored to a coral head for the duration of the trip. Each day there is a morning dive excursion aboard the vessels two 26-foot dive vessels that departs after breakfast. The dive vessels return to the mother ship for lunch and short break then head back out for an afternoon of searching for humpback whales that are approachable for a dive session. This trip concludes with another morning dive session before heading back to port that day in Puerto Plata.

Contact us if you would like more information or reserve your space!
(Some of the spaces are already reserved and remaining spaces will fill quickly!)

Mother humpback whale and newly born calf. A common sight on Silver Bank in the water whale adventures.