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Oslob Whale Sharks

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Whale sharks can be seen in a small barangay Tan-awan, which is 10 km away from the center town of Oslob. Whale shark watching in Cebu started last September 2011 and it became popular all over the world when the news hit in the internet last...more
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Oslob, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s awesome. They come really close and you get many interactions with them. Must do thing in Cebu. Stay at AJ’s place which is right next to it. Staff very attentive, lannie and jema really helped with everything and the motorcycle guys for tumalog falls...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 3 days ago

It cost only 1000 peso for tourist, for filipinos 500 peso, time: 30 minutes It was so nice, when the great whales swim next to one. The only one what is not so good, it gives soooooo many tourist!!!! Okay, now people can say, that...More

Thank Bernd H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thousands of people just a few meters from the shore to see whale sharks being fed. I believe nobody cares how this affects those animals. People need to stop paying for animals attractios like this. Your photo isn't nice!

Thank Footprints532855
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a blast and the entire experience took Less than an hour. You are guaranteed to see the sharks, and they’re only a couple hundred yards off the coast.

Thank chris7ianh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regardless of getting there at 6am, its packed! 1000pesos for foreigner, which includes snorkling mask (not any fins). 500 to stay on the boat and watch They have an option to dive (1hr), depth no more than 7m. I think it's around 1500 pesos including...More

Thank Ash Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whaleshark experience was alright The falls and all the zone of Oslob is amazing. Highly recommend visiting this point

Thank EsteveCanal
Reviewed 1 week ago

While the booking was a nightmare, got cancelled 2 times, and my vacation was limited, and I thought I will never get to this spot, last minute they managed to squeeze me in with another group. (NOTE: DO NOT SCHEDULE THIS WITH DIVAISHNAVI INTL INC...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience at this location is a bit chaotic. Lots of people, little information and everything is done to dispatch people fast because what is really needed is to give place to the next visitors. It was amazing to see the whale sharks in real...More

1  Thank vmimartins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We swam with a whale shark in Australia 16 years ago and loved it but there was lots of swimming to keep up. This time we were able to really watch them. Our first visit we saw 5 whale sharks and our second visit we...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As one of the Highlighted Must-do things in Cebu we went to experience it and it was indeed worth-it! Advised to go there as early as 7 am to avoid big crowds and so we did. As we arrived, true as advised there was a...More

Thank Audree
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christinecel1213
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Chhyyee | Reviewed this property |
Go early!! you have to, or else it gets really crowded, and you'll have to wait really long. i went at 7am and it was already crowded. but at 930am it was even more crowded! they closed at 1130am when i came back the area to... More
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Dm_Scuba
August 3, 2018|
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Response from caleb m | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a designated parking space just opposite the Whale Shark watching area. We travelled with a van too, and the parking fee was 30-50 pesos. If you're hiring a driver, he should know about the parking spot. If... More
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Aanthony B
June 20, 2018|
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Response from hiroko922018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anthony! If you plan to stay in Cebu City Hotel , Oslob or Moalboal Resort , you can have a room good for 2 person for $ 60. For the food $10 is a maximum budget. For your plan of Car rental going to Oslob- Alegria... More
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