Cruises and boat tours

Sea of Cortez Whale Shark Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Swim with whale sharks
What to expect

As bucket list experiences go, this one's a big tick – swimming with whale sharks. Sail into the Sea of Cortez with a marine expert and you'll snorkel with one of the world's largest sea creatures. Then, there's a relaxing cruise back to shore and lunch in a local restaurant. Sure to be the highlight of your holiday.

After pick up from your hotel, you'll take a scenic drive from Los Cabos to La Paz. Board a traditional panga boat and enjoy a light breakfast as you leave the shore behind. The Sea of Cortez is home to hundreds of whale sharks and your knowledgeable skipper knows just where to head.

Enter the water with your expert marine guide and learn all about these gentle giants. Snorkel alongside and watch them go about their business as they twist, turn and hunt for fish just a few feet in front of you. Afterwards, there's time to reflect on your once-in-a-lifetime experience as you enjoy relaxing trip back to port and lunch in a local restaurant.

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What's included
  • Lifejacket
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Light breakfast and lunch
What to remember

Bring bathing gear, sunblock and a towel


Whale shark sightings are not guaranteed


Tour itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to weather conditions


Not suitable for expectant mothers, guests with reduced mobility or wheelchair users


Due to boat design, bathrooms are not available on-board


Maximum weight limit 120kg/265lbs


Minimum age is 8 years


Extra dishes and drinks available at extra charge in the restaurant during lunch


Transport is an optional, shared service available from most hotels. Guests that wish to take advantage of this service are required to pay $5USD per adult and $2.50USD per child

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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