Water activity

La Paz: Experience Swimming with a Whale Shark

La Paz: Experience Swimming with a Whale Shark

From US$ 80 per person

Discover the majesty of swimming with whale sharks with this tour from the marina in La Paz. Ride aboard a comfortable 33' catamaran to see the largest fish in the world.

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
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish


  • Sail on a comfortable 33' catamaran
  • Be eco friendly by swimming in small groups of 5
  • Enjoy seasonal fruits, waters, sodas on the boat
  • Feel safe with a certified guide
Full description

Cruise from  La Paz to the conservation area to swim with the whale sharks. Swim with an expert, ensuring that you are safe and confident with these amazing creatures.

Snorkel at a nearby reef, visit a beautiful marina, or the city of La Paz while you wait to see the sharks, knowing that you are waiting because this endangered species is protected, so only a limited number of boats can visit at once.

Enjoy seasonal fruits, waters, sodas. After your swim, have a few beers on the water. See the beautiful bay of the city of La Paz as you return to the same marina that you left from.

  • Snorkel equipment, fins, wetsuit
  • A certified guide
  • Snacks and drinks (2 canned beers per adult after the activity)
  • Transportation to and from your hotel
  • Meals
  • Tips/gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive 30 minutes before departure to check in and receive your gear

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sandals
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • Changes or cancelation must be 24 hours prior departure
  • For same day cancelation, a medical certificate or evidence for a exceptional situation must be presented
  • This activity will take place rain or shine
  • This activity includes searching and swimming with whale sharks and is 2.5 hours, and access to the feeding zone is for between 30 minutes and 3 hours, and it is not guaranteed to see a whale shark every trip
  • Bring your own towel
  • Use only biodegradable sunscreen
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Product ID: 406417