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Whales of the Silver Bank - The Directory

humpback whalesAn Introduction
Thank you for your interest in a Whales of the Silver Bank expedition! Observing humpback whales above and below water is without a doubt...

humpback whalesThe Humpback Whale
Cetaceans are divided into two suborders: the Mysticeti (baleen whales) and the Odontoceti (toothed whales, dolphins and porpoises). The humpback whale...

humpback whalesSanctuary Information
Since 1962, the Dominican Republic has been a forerunner in the Caribbean basin for establishing and providing...

behaviorsBehaviors & Anatomy
See the type of behaviors you'll witness on the Silver Bank and learn about while attending nightly slide show and video presentations.

humpback whalesYour Destination
Located about 90 km north of the Dominican Republic, the Silver Bank is one of the few breeding and calving zones of the North Atlantic humpback whale...

humpback whalesAccommodations
Our vessel on the Silver Bank, the M/V Turks & Caicos Explorer II, is a 124 ft. custom-designed liveaboard dive boat...

humpback whalesSoft-in-Water Encounter
What is a soft-in-water encounter? “A soft-in-water encounter is not scuba diving, nor is it aggressive swimming or free diving...

humpback whalesYour Cetacean Specialists
All of Aquatic Adventures expeditions are naturalist guided, with the utmost care taken in providing you with a knowledgeable guide. One of the big differences...

humpback whalesPhoto Gallery
Explore the numerous images depicting the surface and underwater behaviors witnessed during a Whales of the Silver Bank Expedition.

humpback whalesMovie Gallery
Experience a real sense of what to expect during your "soft in water" encounters as you interact with these magnificent gentle giants.

humpback whalesAudio Bank
One of the most outstanding characteristics of the humpback whale is its ability to vocalize in song. All humpbacks can vocalize...

humpback whalesAdditional Information
Download and print PDF files of all forms and information needed for your expedition. More Information, Trip Preparation, Application...

humpback whalesRates & Reservations
Review all pricing, fees, payment schedules, what's included, what's not included, deposit, refund and cancellation policies.

scheduleSchedule & Availability
Check the departure dates and availability of all Whales of the Silver Bank expeditions for the 2015 mating and calving season.


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