Bohol Lila Whale Shark Watching Private Tour with Transfers from Panglao or Tagbilaran
Encounter whale sharks on your visit to Bohol with this tour. This private 3-hour tour already includes the entrance fee, tour guide assistance, air-conditioned van transfers, and boat transfers, so you don’t have to arrange anything else. It also comes with free use of snorkeling gear, but guests are encouraged to bring their own gear if they have it for health and safety reasons. Also, remember to pack sunblock and an underwater camera if you have one.
If you are staying at a Panglao Island or Tagbilaran hotel or resort, your guide will pick you up from there at your preferred time. Your tour can start as early as 5 AM. If you are staying outside of Panglao Island or Tagbilaran, your guide will pick you up at a designated meet-up location.
Once you are with your guide, you will head to the whale shark watching area in Lila, Bohol via land and boat transfers. This municipality is located south of Loboc. After you arrive, you are free to swim and snorkel in the waters, but always be wary of your movements so as not to disturb or hurt the whale sharks. You are also prohibited from feeding the majestic creatures. If you have a water-proof camera, feel free to take photos of your encounter.
After your tour has ended, your guide will bring you back to your hotel or resort in Panglao Island or Tagbilaran or to an agreed-upon drop-off spot so you can enjoy the rest of your stay in Bohol on your own.
Visit Lila in Bohol and see whale sharks in their natural habitat when you book this 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.
What to bring
Good to know
This is a private tour. Snorkeling gears will be provided but guests are encouraged to bring own gears Activities not indicated are to be paid on site should guests want to avail themselves.
Children Friendly: Yes. Children ages 10 and above with adult supervision may join the tour.
Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.
Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: This may be a medium to extreme activity so we suggest to consult with your physician before proceeding with your booking.
Pick-up time is at 5:00-6:00 AM Philippine Standard Time from any hotel within the vicinity of Panglao or Tagbilaran area. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.
The operator may cancel the tour 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. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.