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Whale Shark Swim Adventure in La Paz

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    Pass By: Sea of Cortez, Mexico

    In the beautiful bay of La Paz lives the largest fish in the world, the whale shark, this gentle giant shares its home with us, we swim for about 50 minutes with them.

    We are a proud company to take care of this specimen and we follow all the governmental regulations, so we making little groups of 5 people to make the possibility to swim closest as possible from them without touching it

    Stop At: Malecon, La Paz Mexico

    This whale shark excursion integrates the use of new catamarans. The custom-built catamarans have shade, restrooms, a fresh-water shower, and music onboard.

    When in Baja, don’t miss to experience this event of a lifetime. Every October, whale sharks come to the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez. These creatures swim near the surface. A certified team will guide your tour near the natural habitat of the whale sharks. You will also have the chance to see the town of La Paz afterward.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: SunRider Tours La Paz, Paseo Alvaro Obregon 1775, Zona Central, 23000 La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico

    Admission is free
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Paseo Malecón, Zona Comercial, La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • All necessary equipment
    • Professional guide
    • Snacks
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Crew tips
    • Entry/Admission - Malecon
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • At least being 8 years old and being good swimmer to do the activity.
    • Not recommended for children under 8 years old
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

    We drove up from San Lucas Del Cabo in our rental so we’re up early on make a day of it. We did have a little difficulty finding the office at first as it wasn’t as clear as it could be to the first time...More

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    Reviewed 23 April 2019 via mobile

    We had two adults and two teenage kids. Being late in the season we were a little worried about not seeing anything. Our Captain and Fab were excellent and were right on top of everything as there is a big process for the boats and...More

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    Sunrider A, Gerente at Sunrider Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2019

    Thank you very much for your valuable opinion. We work every day to maintain our quality standards at the highest level, so that you and other travelers can have an unforgettable experience.

    Reviewed 22 April 2019

    This was a fantastic experience. Our guide Dellis and Captain Nemo were amazing with Dellis holding our 11 yr old daughters hand to give her the confidence to hop in the water. We did this activity with 2 children (11 & 5). Both children got...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank amyd209
    Sunrider A, Gerente at Sunrider Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2019

    Thank you very much for your valuable opinion. We work every day to maintain our quality standards at the highest level, so that you and other travelers can have an unforgettable experience.

    Reviewed 15 April 2019

    Do yourself a favor and book anywhere else. I hate leaving negative reviews, but I genuinely feel I should warn future customers to steer clear of SunRider Tours. The website and email I received confirmed the time was set for 11am. They list parking at...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Sunrider A, Gerente at Sunrider Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2019

    Good morning, Brenna. Thank you very much for taking the time to write us. There are some things we want to clarify to follow up on your complaint. - All our tours have specific departure times, which by regulation of the maritime authorities and by...More

    Reviewed 15 April 2019

    Our guide was great and we had three long swims with the Sharks. Was a great experience. I was worried we wouldn't get to see any this late in the season but we saw them right away. Well worth it!!

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Sunrider A, Gerente at Sunrider Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2019

    Thank you very much for your valuable opinion. We work every day to maintain our quality standards at the highest level, so that you and other travelers can have an unforgettable experience.

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    Carolina V
    6 July 2019|
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    Response from WHB19 | Reviewed this property |
    I think so. I was there at the very end of December and we swam with about 4 different whale sharks. Extremely thrilling, not scary at all. Loved it.
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    Pamela F
    3 March 2019|
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    Response from Tim A | Reviewed this property |
    I have only been during November and March. I do believe that they are there year-round until they are eight to 10 years old. My understanding is that when they reach adult age they leave the bay of La Paz and moved to the... More
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    Leslie O
    25 February 2019|
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    Response from Pamela F |
    I’m coming first week in April. Will the sharks be visible at that time?
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