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Oslob Whale Shark Watching

#1 of 12 things to do in Oslob Features Animals
| Tan-awan, Oslob 6025, Philippines
+63 513 6350
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Full Day Whale Shark Experience with Tumalog Falls from Cebu
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Tan-awan, Oslob 6025, Philippines
+63 513 6350
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Reviewed yesterday

Swimming with 30 foot whale sharks is once in a lifetime thrill. we have several 40 foot whale sharks in the GA Aquarium in Atlanta which I've always marveled at but being in the water with them was exhilarating.

Thank Stan M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived at 6am and there were already 100ppl there and 80 people getting out of the water. Earlier the better The sharks are amazing but you already know that. They send 20 boats out at a time with around 10 people on each boat....More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Is a must try. Safe and well organized, suggest to go early in the morning to avoid peak hrs. A great experience for all ages and it just cost 500 pesos!!!

Thank BenGiu
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Cebu in March, because we read the news saying that the sharks only come to the bay during that time. It was a crazy experience for us.

Thank Ton N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very worthwhile chance to see these magnificent creatures up close. Of course you need to be up early and in some cases travel a substantial distance to get to Oslob, but in my view it is well worth it for what could...More

Thank Willem_da_Silva
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Oslob Cebu Swimming with whaleshark. Its not an authentic nature exhibition. a bittersweet experience. This beautiful creature deserve to roam free...

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just crazy experience with the shark ! Very good company, very nice and helpful staff ! We didn't have any problem , we were there a 6am, already a lot of people but we didn't need to wait a lot ! I was just amazing...More

Thank Apolline G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excited to go. Once we arrived from Cebu City we found there was no parking . Roads are dirt . We sat through the introduction of "do and Donts" One of the "dont " was to make sure you dont wear lotions because it could...More

2  Thank AgooBrian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ups: The whale sharks were huge and insanely beautiful!! The water was very clear which provided us with great visibility. Downs: They take you on a boat and drive about 40 metres away from the shore.. You can literally swim out there yourself. They also...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was expecting a lot when planning this for a close encounter with the whale shark. However it turn out not so pleasant as the sea water is extremely chopping. Crowded at the same time. If I had least expect perhaps I won't feel that...More

Thank Doreen L
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Can I go two times in the same day? If I show up early (5am) and get on one of the first boats, can I sign up again when I get out of the water to go again later that same day? If I sign up early, what time can I expect to finish?
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Kerry C | Reviewed this property |
Yes we went twice we were there at opening so we're in the first boat and then reregistered we didn't wait long as the crowds don't start to build until at the earliest 9 when the buses arrive
Can I just swim out from shore to see the whale sharks? What about after 12 noon when the boat tour stop?
April 27, 2017|
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Response from SAIJOBA | Reviewed this property |
Its a regulation that you have to ride with banka since they set the area where they will feed the whale. After 12noon whale tend to live far from the shore tour area. and it is not allowed by the management to.
Felix A
Do they provide flippers along with the mask?
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Tiffany L | Reviewed this property |
No flippers provided. You'll have to hold on to the side of the boat at all times. Nothing to worry about as the staffs will be watching you most of the time to remind you if you're not holding on to it.