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Reduced Group Whale Shark Snorkel provided by La Paz VIP Tours

Reduced Group Whale Shark Snorkel

Reduced Group Whale Shark Snorkel
5
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from AU$192.53 per adult
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Face masks required for guides in public areas
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
Your guide will lead you to the boat where you will be equipped with premium full snorkel equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuit. Life vest is optional in the water, mandatory during the boat ride. Our experienced captain will search for whale sharks in the protected area, while your guide gives you a briefing about whale shark facts and biology, safety, and how to enjoy this activity with maximum respect for the environment and the marine creatures. Probably you will have to endure his /her many guide jokes too. Our guides are marine biologists or dive masters with deep love for the ocean and very knowledgeable, ready to answer all your questions. Our guide will swim with you and the whale sharks taking videos and pictures that are included in your tour price. If conditions allow we prefer you jump only with your companions, not with other guests, so you have a more private and enjoyable experience. The number of times depends on the conditions, average is 3 or more jumps for every couple. The length of the water experience depends on the whale shark speed and your own personal fitness. Get ready to have a lot of fun!
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 58769P1
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
All Fees and Taxes • Use of Snorkelling equipment • Soda/Pop • fruit, cookies and chips • We are sorry, we don't use single use plastics in our tours, we have old school glasses and purified water in a container, like our grandparents used! • Biodegradable Sunscreen SPF 50
Exclusions
Transport from hotel • Towel • Tips
Duration
3h
Departure details
Miguel L. de Legaspy SN-S THE DOCK CAFE, Zona Central, 23000 La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico Our boats depart from MARINA LA PAZ, Topete 3040 (corner Legaspy). Is a small marina, our guides will be waiting for you near the main entrance. All tour operators meet there, near the boat ramp. If you arrive too early you can enjoy a drink in THE DOCK CAFE located nearby.
Inclusions
All Fees and Taxes • Use of Snorkelling equipment • Soda/Pop • fruit, cookies and chips • We are sorry, we don't use single use plastics in our tours, we have old school glasses and purified water in a container, like our grandparents used! • Biodegradable Sunscreen SPF 50
Exclusions
Transport from hotel • Towel • Tips
Departure details
Miguel L. de Legaspy SN-S THE DOCK CAFE, Zona Central, 23000 La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico Our boats depart from MARINA LA PAZ, Topete 3040 (corner Legaspy). Is a small marina, our guides will be waiting for you near the main entrance. All tour operators meet there, near the boat ramp. If you arrive too early you can enjoy a drink in THE DOCK CAFE located nearby.
Duration
3h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Infants not allowed
Weight limit 260 lbs
Age restriction: minimum 5 years old, maximum 80 years old
Most travellers can participate
Restricted guests with cardiac history
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 6 travellers
Popular mentions

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tahitinights
Saint Louis, MO40 contributions
The whale sharks are beautiful!
Mar. 2021
I love this tour company. Anna is so quick to answer emails and remembers her clients. Captain Eddie is a great guy and nice captain. La Paz is a magical and this is the best company to see the whale sharks with!
Written 8 May 2021
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Aubreywall8
Edgewater, FL19 contributions
BOOK THIS TOUR
Mar. 2021
We went on a day trip. Starting with Whale sharking swimming, than went over to sea lion colony and on our way to see the sea lions there was over 400 dolphins migrating. Than we got to swim and play with the sea lions. After that had lunch on the beach which was provided. Wet suits, goggles and fins all provided. This is was also a smaller tour boat, so there was 1 other couple with us. So we got to experience more. Captain Eddie and marine biologist Maritza where ever helpful, knowledgeable and over around nice people. Maritza took videos and photos throughout the whole day which was included. I highly recommend this tour over the others, cause it's a smaller group, video and photos included, lunch included and overall easy going staff.
Written 12 April 2021
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Adriene O
Baker City, OR3 contributions
Swim of a lifetime!
Mar. 2021
What a spectacular day! We met Anna for breakfast at the Dock Cafe before taking off on our whale shark adventure. It was so nice to visit with her both before and after the experience. When the boat arrived we met our guide Maritza and Captain Eddie and set out. To have a marine biologist to visit with while we traveled out to where the whale sharks were seen was invaluable! She answered our many questions and was so helpful in getting us right next to these beautiful fish. She took videos and photos as we swam along, so we didn't have to worry about taking it ourselves. We highly recommend this company because of their attention to every detail, knowledgeable staff and concern for our experience.
Written 30 March 2021
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Hola Adriene, it was great to meet you and Brett over a "bistec ranchero", you were so graceful about the tour being delayed. We are delighted to hear you had such a great time with Maritza and Eddy! We hope you come back soon ! until then, keep having fun and water adventures! Anna and the VIP team
Written 30 March 2021
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UnderwaterMexico
Playa del Carmen, Mexico2 contributions
Beautiful day with the whale sharks
Being huuuge whale shark lovers ourselves, it was amazing to see our beloved sharkies in a totally different habitat.
Katrin was our wonderful guide, she has such a big passion and excitement for the sharks and all the other beautiful marine animals. We also saw dolphins which was so nice!
The tour was of course perfectly organized and the complimentary wetsuits and photos truly sets this company apart from the rest.
Thank you so much Anna, Katrin and captain Eddie for this beautiful day
Written 29 March 2021
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Thank you so much UnderwaterMexico for your great review, we were thrilled to have you on board,
Written 30 March 2021
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promoshopboise
6 contributions
HIGH 5's to this organization!
Mar. 2021
has been on my 'bucketlist' for years and finally did it with 9 other friends last week; 2 boats were used for private experience. the instructors (anna) were AMAZING, knowledgable about the environment, whale sharks, safety of the fish, etc. we even encountered a dolphin pod feeding frenzy of 400+ common dophins and swam with them too! was like national geographic. have been snorkeling instructor for many years myself at club med and THIS was an experience and highly recommend this to anyone that is wanting to scratch off [their] bucket list. thank you VIP tours for snacks, soft drinks, laughter, education and a lifetime experience.
Written 29 March 2021
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Thank you so much for choosing us for your whale shark encounter in La Paz, it was a pleasure to have you on board! The dolphin pod was amazing!
Written 30 March 2021
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Linda D
1 contribution
Fantastic
Mar. 2021
Swimming with the Whale Shark was a once in a lifetime experience. As a bonus, we also swam with a huge pod of dolphins. Anna was fantastic!!!!
Written 29 March 2021
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Thank you Linda, we appreciate your feedback, until the next time!
Written 30 March 2021
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Katja D
1 contribution
wonderful whale shark experience
Feb. 2021
Our 2 families had a wonderful time with Angel and Alex on the whale shark tour. They are very knowledgable. Anjel was particularly great with our tween age kids, some of whom where a bit hesitant to get in the water at first. We were in the La Paz area for a week and this was undoubtedly one of the highlights of our trip. I would highly recommend Anna and her staff.
Written 29 March 2021
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Thank you so much Katkochd for your 5* star review, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed it so much
Written 30 March 2021
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marcia_marshall136
Scottsdale, AZ4 contributions
VIP Tours Lives Up to Its Name
Mar. 2021
I was thrilled with everything about The Sea of Cortez Wonders Tour & recommend it highly. Maritza provided a wealth of knowledge, thorough briefings, attention to safety & was tons of fun. Cap. Eddie was a fantastic conscientious captain who was also tons of fun. The love & respect these 2 people had for this special ecosystem was infectious. Snorkeling with a whale shark in groups of 2 led by Maritza was the day's highlight. Snorkeling with sea lions & lazing on a gorgeous beach while enjoying ceviche, fruit, burritos, etc. was terrific. You can't go wrong signing up with VIP Tours.
Written 28 March 2021
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Dear Marcia, thank you for taking the time to write us such a fantastic feedback, we are very lucky to have marina biologist Maritza as a guide, she was also a researcher and a very passionate ocean defender. We were delighted to have you and your family on board, we hope you come back soon for some Espiritu Santo Island exploring!
Written 30 March 2021
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Desmond
Mexico City, Mexico6 contributions
Awesome
We had an amazing time on their Whale Shark snorkel tour. Angel was an awesome guide, very knowledgeable and helpful. And they served us a delicious lunch at Playa Balandra.

Book your tour with this team - it’s a bit more expensive, but it’s worth it!
Written 27 March 2021
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thank you so much Desmond! we appreciate your feedback, remember you always get what you are paying for. Our customers are all Very Important People for us!
Written 30 March 2021
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CandiceFeio
Porto Alegre, RS2 contributions
Great and safe experience !
Mar. 2021
Me and my girlfriend went with La paz Vip Tour mainly because they were one of the only companies that guaranteed a maximum of 6 persons in the boat for the whale shark tour. Other companies were having groups of 8 or even 10, 12 people.
We were trying very hard to make the right choice because of COVID. We wanted to feel safe and be able to enjoy the day. La Paz Vip Tour was awesome. The boat was very clean, safety measures were taken. The boat ended up being empty, with just the two of us and we were not charged extra for that. Our guide and Capitan were super friendly and explained about the region and the animals. I highly recommend it.
Written 22 March 2021
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By: La Paz VIP Tours
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Amazing encounter with marine life - including a pod of orcas!
We did a private tour with a party of three and Anna and her Captain made sure we had such a blast. We spent around
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Totally Awesome!!
Stop thinking about it and just book your tour with La Paz VIP Tours!! They care about their clients but more impo
Stephen H
Stephen H
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Do Not Miss This!
We thoroughly enjoyed snorkeling with a whale shark and with sea lions. Finding the whale shark was a little diffic
Angie_girl71
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Amazing
We had a fantastic time with VIP tours! We did a private whale shark tour and then visited the sea lions plus a wo
Y7676PUlindsayb
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Fantastic
My son and I took the whale shark tour. Everyone on the team went above and beyond. Ana helped us through the pro
BethWolfer
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Best day ever!
This was a spectacular tour. Angel and Captain Alejandro took fabulous care of me and my three grown daughters all
scmcdaniel
scmcdaniel
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Magical sea life adventure!!
Swimming with the whale sharks was fantastic, but we were so glad we included the sea lions as it was our favorite
heathertbk
heathertbk
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Best experience!!!
Wow! We booked a last minute chance to see whale sharks and after diving all over the world, La Paz did not disappo
alexfr0mph0enix
alexfr0mph0enix
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EPIC!
Definitely an experience I’ll never forget. Guides were fun and great to dive with! I look forward to another trip.
Adventurer681819
Adventurer681819
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Fabulous Adventure!
What a great day with a fabulous company! Communication was great; we had to be rescheduled due to weather and eve
kevinbR3530WZ
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THIS is the company you want to use!
Covid protocols where excellent, from start to finish! We felt very safe the entire time! The captain, Alejandro an
328edgarp
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amazing experience & tour operator
Excellent experience - Maritza, our guide is a marine biologist and explains you all about the Whale Sharks before
wide_eyed_wonder59
wide_eyed_wonder59
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Whale of a great time
Simply an amazing experience. The beauty of the place and magnificence of the animals are unique and so were Captai
mjparker162
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Highlight of the Trip!
After booking this excursion, I was super excited. VIP Tours exceeded my expectations! From the moment we arrived a
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An Unforgettable Experience!
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