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Observation and Swimming with Whale Sharks
Jump into the Sea of Cortez and swim alongside some of nature's most magnificent creatures. The whale sharks are timid, allowing travellers to get up close and personal with them - it's truly an experience to remember.
Day trip from Los Cabos leaving at 6am, returning early evening - 2 and a half hour drive from Los Cabos to La Paz marina but you will stop off at points of interest along the way.
The whale shark is completely harmless to humans since it is a slow swimming filter feeder. Being mostly pelagic, seasonal coastal aggregations occur at only very few places worldwide where it is possible to get a close look at the world’s largest fish in its natural habitat. Mexico has the fortune to have three of those spots, two of which are located in Baja California and now you have the privilege of interacting with these gentle giants in the shallow waters of Bahia de los Angeles (Angels' Bay). Unlike at the Bay of La Paz the season here is in the summer where rough winds are rare and the water temperature reaches around 27°C (81 F) so you can swim with this majestic animal in calm and comfortably warm water.
Includes: boat cruise to observe and swim with the whale sharks, snorkelling gear (fins and mask) and transfers from to dock. Meeting place and time: 8:40 hrs at the reception of the hotel. English-Spanish speaking tour guide.
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