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Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

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Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

Will be in Donsol in last week of Febraury, arriving about lunchtime.

Is it possible to go out to see the sharks in afternoon, would I need to book in adavnce?

I will be there the following day too, so I can also go out then.

Thanks

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1. Re: Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

Better experience it in early morning where the chances is higher.

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2. Re: Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

Thanks, do you need to book in advance?

What are the chances of seeing some?

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3. Re: Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

No need to book in advance.

Just walk in however they need to fill the boat to the max before they move out unless you or the rest of the passengers are willing to pay for the empty seats.

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4. Re: Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

you're in luck. there's an uptick of whale shark sightings in donsol again after a two-year low season. leave early to get a higher chance of seeing them.

all the best :)

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5. Re: Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

Just back from Donsol. No Whale Sharks, and none seen for 10 days.

We went out on a boat anyway, but they said it was unlikely to see one.

There is one in Legaspi bay, which you can see from the road.

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6. Re: Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

See the whale shark from the road?

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7. Re: Whale Sharks in Donsol in late February

Yes, you can see it along the coastal highway. It was in the news several days ago.

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