• Snorkel with Humpback Whales at Silver Banks

Snorkel with Humpback Whales at Silver Banks

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February 10-17, 2024

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From January through March these islands are home to a migratory population of humpback whales that come to breed and have calves. Whale sharks are seen mainly in April/May and November/December.

Divers may also observe many different behaviors of manta at cleaning stations, Bottlenose dolphin, wahoo, tuna, marlin and smaller creatures like eels, nudibranchs and octopuses.
Includes Deluxe Cabin double occupancy, all meals, snacks, drinks and unforgettable experiences with humpback whales!


Silver Bank Marine Sanctuary Itinerary: 

Guests can arrive into Puerto Plata International Airport (POP), Dominiican Republic on Satuday and make their way to the Ocean World Marina in Puerto Plata.

SATURDAY: Boarding begins at 4 p.m. with a 9:30 p.m. departure to Silver Bank.

SUNDAY: Arrival in Silver Bank is around 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sunday, weather permitting. Brunch/late breakfast while crew prepares mooring and assembles tenders. The first tender run begins at 2:00 p.m. (2 tenders running). Afternoon tenders return to the yacht at approximately 5:00 p.m.

MONDAY -THURSDAY: First tender runs will commence after breakfast at 8:30 am. Whale runs are throughout the day. “Sundowner” cocktail parties are hosted on the sun deck every afternoon following whale runs. Nightly presentations and videos will be after dinner.

FRIDAY: The yacht returns to the Ocean World Marina in Puerto Plata late Friday afternoon. Friday night, dinner is not served onboard; however, the crew will recommend a restaurant in the marina.

SATURDAY: Check out is between 7 –8 am

  • Water temperature: 78 - 80F
  • 3mm wetsuit and full foot fins for free diving are recommended.

The Turks & Caicos Aggressor is a spacious 120 ft. yacht with a wide beam, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. She is diesel powered, cruises at 10 knots and has 220-volt power. She is diesel-powered, cruises at 10 knots and has 110-volt power on board. She sleeps up to 18 guests in privacy and comfort.

All staterooms have a tv, media player, full shower and bathroom and central climate control air conditioning.

Common areas include a roomy, air conditioned salon and dining area, shaded sun deck complete with a hot tub, lounge chairs, deck chairs, shaded cocktail deck,   grill and a  computer for photo editing for guests. The back deck includes individual equipment lockers, camera table and two hot, fresh water showers. The Turks & Caicos Aggressor II has a safe onboard to store valuables such as passports, cash, credit cards or anything else you would like to store.

There is a variety of nightly entertainment, including diving, fish identification presentations, movies, games and more. If you have a favorite movie or presentation to share, we encourage you to bring it along. The staff especially loves new releases of movies, recent magazines and books. A small library of books for exchange is maintained onboard as well as fish identification books for reference.

All meals, snacks and beverages are provided.

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