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Address: | on the Malecon, just south of the main pier, La Paz, Mexico

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What an adverture! You jump off your boat in the middle of the Sea of Cortez and you swim with the largest fish in the ocean. What a WOW!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
onthego066
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Orlando, FL

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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

What an adverture! You jump off your boat in the middle of the Sea of Cortez and you swim with the largest fish in the ocean. What a WOW!!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This experience is by far on my top 3 all around the world, swimming with the whale shark is incredible, looking at them just from a few meters is a huge deal. There are only several boats with permits to to this, so be sure that you hop into one with the permit carried a s a flag. This should... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

One of the best experiences ever! We swam with 9 sharks, this animals are enormous and so peaceful, our boat driver knew how to find them and made sure we could see the whale sharks to follow them and swim with them for a while. Definitely a once in a lifetime experience. I was there in March but they recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

This was a fantastic experience. Our guide knew I was visually impaired and lead me to be able to swim right above this enormous gentle creature. Extreme caution was aken not to cause the beautiful creature any distress, If you are in the area during the time the whale sharks are there I strongly advise you to add this experience... More 

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Boracay, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

I made the big mistake of trusting some guy that offered us the whaleshark tour in the Malecon. It was very much cheaper than agencies, but we found ourselves in the boat alone with a captain that didn´t speak any english, he handed us some really old and dirty masks, snorkels without a valve and half broken fins. Suddenly he... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

We spent several hours chasing whale sharks and were in and out of our boat with snorkel gear mingling with these incredible creature. Boy they are big. It is a must. Boats vary and getting in and out to keep up with the fish is important. Go for the best you can. The bigger the boat the better.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very professions. very supportive staff and guide. Who can complain when you are up close to about 6 different whale sharks. Such an amazing experience. Well worth the drive from Cabo. Truly hope to do this again.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

My husband, son, and I rented a boat across the street from Burger King. I heard the have the best price. We had such a great time. It was one of the highlights of our trip. We saw about 10 whale sharks. My husband and I jumped off the boat and went swimming besides these gigantic fish. Although they are... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

We visited off of a cruise ship, they wanted over $100 each for the tour, we found a local tour from a recommendation on TA that was $50 each and then walking down the Malecon we were offered $35 US each with wet suits (you really want a wet suit if you go out in the winter!!!!) some were $30... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

WOW! I can't explain the excitement and terror mixed when swimming next to a 30 foot whale shark! Our guide, Raoul, and our captain spotted and got us right to 3 whale sharks in a row. The operation was organized, friendly, and fun.

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