Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active
Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be atleast 7 years old and above with personal flotation device and must be a good swimmer.
Maximum travelers: 10
English (conversational), Tagalog (fluent)
Private Tour: Swim with whaleshark, swim with whaleshark, swim with the whales
This tour gives guests a chance to swim with wild whalesharks present in the coast of Puerto Princesa sometime of the year. Using a motorized boat guests are taken an area in the Puerto Princesa Bay to see these huge creatures. A local spotter looks for the whales and updates the boat captain where is the location using a one way radio.
This seasonal tour is available between April to Early October. Guests must be good swimmers.
Disclaimer: These creatures are wild. It is not 100% guaranteed that we see them always. By booking this tour you agree that we dont have a money back policy for this tour as we have the same amount of operational expenses.
06:30am pickup from hotel
07:00am ETA Puerto Princesa Baywalk
07:15am Boarding/Start of tour/Swim with the Whaleshark/Lunch
01:30pm End of Tour back to baywalk/port
02:15pm Travel back to Hotel
Itinerary can be modified depending on guests' preference. But start times should not be later than 8am.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up from your hotel within the city proper, port, or airport.
Surcharge applies for hotels like Sheridan, Daluyon, Astoria which are not in the city proper.
End location: I drop you off at your hotel within the city proper, port, or airport.
Duration: 7 hours
Weather is the only variable which might affect the tour
1. Van/Car and Boat Transfers
2. Picnic Style Lunch (you can request for vegetarian or restrictions if you are allergic with something)
3. My services as your private guide
4. Services of local spotters, whaleshark guide and boat crew
5. Free use of snorkels, masks, and fins (recommended)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
300 Philippine Peso - 300 Philippine Peso - Extra water, chips, optional tipping to boat crew, guide and local spotter
Personal needs like medicine, extra snacks, water and the like.
I am not a driver or diver but I can arrange everything for guests' convenience.