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Cabo San Lucas: Full-Day Whale Shark Swimming Experience

Cabo San Lucas: Full-Day Whale Shark Swimming Experience

From US$ 249 per person

Swim and snorkel with the largest fish in the world. At 30 feet long, these gentle giants feed on tiny plankton and are safe to swim with. Get up close and admire these magnificent creatures with the help of an experienced guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 12 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup starts at approximately 7:00 AM, depending on hotel location. The local partner will contact you by email to confirm the exact time and location. Pickup is available from major hotels in La Paz or Cabo San Lucas. If your hotel is not on this route, we will set the closest pick up point.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Get up close to the biggest fish in the world
  • Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the blue waters of the Mar de Cortes
  • Learn all about whale sharks and see them in their natural environment
Full description
Take a dive with whale sharks in the waters of Baja California on a full-day tour from La Paz or Los Cabos. Whale sharks are filter feeders, not hunters, so it's perfectly safe to admire these gentle giants from a respectful distance with an experienced guide. The day begins with pickup from Los Cabos. From here, drive down the Pacifico Highway crossing Todos Santos on your way to La Paz. Sail to the observation point where you can spot the 30-foot fish feeding on plankton and other microorganisms. Dive into the blue waters of the Mar de Cortes and capture the perfect shot of these amazing creatures in their natural habitat.  Lunch and snorkel equipment are provided onboard, as well as bottled water and soft drinks. Be sure to bring an underwater camera to capture this amazing experience.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All snorkel gear
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water and soft drinks
  • Port fees
Not suitable for
  • Children under 7 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • Non-swimmers
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Waterproof camera
  • Biodegradable sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Intoxication
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Please protect our seas by using biodegradable sunscreen
  • Please bring any medications or personal items that you might need for the day
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This was the best seeing these beautiful creatures. The guide and captain of the boat were supreme!

November 25, 2021

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Product ID: 382699