Looking for a vacation that leaves your friends jaw dropped with amazement and awe after you share with them the adventures you did on your holiday? Are you done with the most usual adventure activities like surfing, diving, rafting, skiing, bungee and so on in your previous tours? If the answer is in the affirmative, then pack your bags, load up your spirit to feel like the captain of an ancient ship who is set for the Caribbeans.
Bingo! You have heard it right. The destination is the magical islands that consists the Caribbean continent. And the audacity you are going to display is something that very few would even think of- thats swimming with the gigantic whales. So, pump your soul with zeal of a Jack Sparrow (the famous celluloid character in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy) and you are a Traveller of the Caribbean!!!
The land of Caribbean is almost synonymous with the sea, sun and beaches with golden sand. The entire Caribbean region is surrounded by exotic and mysterious marine life. Whales are one of the most beautiful and stunning creations of Nature with its impressive appearance and the thumping yet graceful presence in the sea.
The majesty and magnanimity of the whales are not new to the world. The Blue whale with its frame that exceeds to even 33 meters are the largest animals in the earth. Among all the species of whales that has been discovered so far, humpback and sperm whales are the most spotted ones in the Caribbean islands.
While your boat will brave the waves and you will feel the wind on your face, the whales will greet you with the well known fountain on the surface of the sea that they create and the typical smashing of the tail on the water.
Get into your snorkeling suit and dive under the deep blue waters. The behaviour of the whales are in sharp contrast to their size. These mammals are gentle in attitude and quiet in nature and a swimming session with them gives you a chance to get up close and personal with them. Just keep in mind the safety tips given by the instructor and get ready to share water space with these lovely creatures.
Almost all the islands of Caribbean accommodate whale watching facility for the globetrotters. But this experience will never be the same once it is done in Dominica. Renowned as the Whale Watching Capital of the Caribbean, Dominica provides an year round whale watching and swimming with them options.
Whale watching vessels vary in size and capacity. But normally it is either a mid-size or a small vessel that carries about 50 tourists. The equipments will be provided by the tour organizers with the detailed dos and don'ts. And even if a slight hint of fear exists in some corner of your mind, the waves and the spirit will whack it off.
The blue of the sea will merge with the same coloured sky above and you will be feeling like sailing in the horizon all by your own bringing you back the words of the iconic Bob Dylan when he sings with his guitar: How does it feel to be on your own, with no direction home....
So, game for some never done before adventure? The Caribbean is not far