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Swim with Donsol Whale Sharks | With Picnic Lunch & Transfer
Swim with Donsol Whale Sharks | With Picnic Lunch & Transfer

Swim with Donsol Whale Sharks | With Picnic Lunch & Transfer

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Donsol, Sorsogon, Philippines
8 hours
All year
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Join this once in a lifetime experience of swimming with whale sharks in their natural habitat in Donsol. With this full-day eco-tour, you can have a close interaction with the gentle giants of the sea. This experience is perfect for travelers looking for a unique and unforgettable nature experience in the Philippines. 

Your day-long adventure begins when an air-conditioned vehicle picks you up at your accommodation in Legazpi City or Sorsogon, then you will make your way to Donsol. It is reputed to be one of the few places in the world where you can almost be assured of a whale shark sighting during the peak season. After a briefing on what to expect and do's and don'ts during the trip, you will board a boat that will take you to the open sea.

Don’t let any lack of swimming skills hinder you from joining this experience. Snorkeling equipment and a life vest are sufficient to see the whale sharks since they typically swim up to the surface of the water. 

Whale sharks are endangered species, with only a thousand or so of its kind left worldwide. Because of this, make sure to keep your distance during your sighting. These whale sharks range in size between 4 to 12 meters, so they’re pretty hard to miss.

They feed on the large amount of plankton and krill in the area, and are not fed by the guides. These whale sharks are amazingly gentle creatures, and swimming with them is a privilege you shouldn’t miss. 

Put on your swimming gear and join this tour for a close encounter with the whale sharks of Sorsogon. This will surely be an experience you’ll want to share with your friends and family. Check availability by choosing a date. 


Air-Conditioned Vehicle
English - Speaking Guide
Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off within Legazpi or Sorsogon City
Boat Transfer
Registration Fee
Picnic Lunch


Water Activities


Donsol Whale Shark Interaction Center
Donsol, Sorsogon

What to bring

Personal Medicine
Extra Towel
Extra Clothes

Good to know

- All our guides speak English.

- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.

- For hotels in Sorsogon City, pick up time will be 6:00 AM.

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