Bohol Lila Whale Shark Watching & Snorkeling Private Day Tour with Transfers

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Bohol, Philippines
5 hours
English, Tagalog
All year
Minimum age:
12 years old


Swim with gentle whale sharks in the clear waters of Lila town through this Bohol whale shark tour. This experience is perfect for animal lovers as you will get to see these majestic animals in their natural habitat. The tour also includes land and boat transfers, the service of guides, and free hotel pick-up and drop-off within Panglao Island or Tagbilaran City. 

This Bohol private tour also comes with free use of snorkeling gear, but you are encouraged to bring your own gear if you have it for health and safety reasons. Also, remember to pack sunblock and an underwater camera if you have one.

Your Lila, Bohol whale shark tour starts when your guide fetches you at 5:30AM. From there, you will be driven to the local port, where you will board a boat. You will then start sailing to areas where the whale sharks often feed. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled and listen to your guide as they look for whale sharks. However, remember that since they are migratory animals, there is no guarantee that you'll spot one during your tour. 

If you are lucky to see one in the water, feel free to put on your snorkeling gear and slowly ease into the water. It's best not to jump into the sea to avoid startling the whale sharks while they feed. Remember to keep a safe distance from them, so you don't accidentally hit or step on them while you swim. You can also bring your underwater camera to snap photos of these gentle giants in their natural habitat. 

After swimming with the whale sharks, you will sail back to the local port. From there, you will ride an air-conditioned van back to your hotel. 

Experience swimming with whale sharks off the shores of Lila town on Bohol Island by booking this day tour. Check the availability by choosing a date. 

DISCLAIMER: Seeing whale sharks during this tour is NOT GUARANTEED. Whale sharks are migratory animals, and even during the whale shark season, there is a possibility that you may not encounter one during your tour.

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Free hotel pick-up and drop off within Panglao or Tagbilaran
Private Bohol Whale Shark watching and snorkeling day tour
Visit Lila
Local Guide
Complimentary bottled water
Not Included: Other activities onsite, Meals, Tips and Gratuities




Water Activities
Private Tours

What to bring

Valid ID
Electronic Copy of Confirmation Voucher
Mobile, Camera & Powerbank with Waterproof Case
Reusable Water Bottle
Personal Sanitation Kit (Alcohol, Tissue, Wet Wipes)
Personal Snacks
Extra Cash in Philippine Peso Currency

Good to know

Tour Information: This private tour is available from 08:00AM to 01:00PM. Pick up starts at 5:30AM.

Meals are not yet included. You may opt to bring your own snorkeling gear but your boatmen will have some ready for you. Activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves.

Meet-up Information: Guide to the Philippines will send tour reminders at least (1) day before the tour date through your registered email address or mobile number. Please keep all communication lines open. Make sure to have the electronic copy of your confirmed tour voucher ready.

On the day of the tour, your assigned Tour Guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to start of the tour. Strictly no latecomers or tour reservation might be forfeited.

Tour Proper: Please be reminded to dress appropriately. All guests are expected to do their share in ensuring their safety and security as well as that of their personal belongings. Guide to the Philippines and Tour Operators are not liable for the loss or damage to any personal belongings left unattended during the tour.

Children Friendly: Children 12 and above may join this activity.

Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that the establishment does not allow pets inside.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: There are no extreme activities included in this experience.

Cancellation Policy: The operator may cancel the activity in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval. No shows are not entitled to reschedule and refund.

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