Whale sharks spotting is seasonal. Before booking kindly inquire to find out whether the days you want to go are suitable. Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world. They are not predatory, like other sharks. Whale sharks spend most of their time cruising the open ocean, which means much of their lives remain a mystery. It is an amazing experience to interact with these gentle giants. Whale Sharks are spotted near the coast of Diani during the months of February – March. A spotter plane is used to locate them from the air then they send a report to update the speed boat about the location of the whale sharks. The departures are based on minimum numbers in the boat, a private boat hire is also possible. You can Swim with the whale sharks out on the reef and dolphins are also spotted during these adventures.
8am Pick-up from your hotel or villa
Pick-up from your hotel or villa in South coast Kenya, then you will be transferred to the departure point.
Follow the spotter plane
Board the speed boat that will follow the spotter plane to begin your adventure in search of the whale sharks.
Snorkel or Scuba dive with these giants
Choose to snorkel or scuba dive with these gentle giants. Swimming with whale sharks in their own environment is an unforgettable experience.
The trip lasts for 3-4 hours, you are then dropped off at your hotel.