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Whale Shark Diaries

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Join a marine biologist on a trip to swim with these amazing animals in their natural habitat in La Paz Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico. By joining Whale Shark Diaries you will be directly contributing to our efforts for the conservation of this...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Muelle Fiscal / Fiscal Pier, Callada Mariano Abasolo, El Malecon, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can definitely recommend Jay, captain Eric and everyone at whale shark diaries. They do things right, starting with a focus on research, and the preservation study and cataloging of the sharks. They also make sure everyone gets a great experience taking only small groups...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stoked73
Reviewed 14 February 2019

We were a group of friends with 2 small children in tow, booked on a morning whale shark tour with Jay and his crew. We had a wonderful time and were so lucky to see more than a dozen whale sharks on our tour. Jay...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marie W
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

I highly recommend this experience if you’re visiting La Paz. I brought our 2 and 4 year old children along and they loved it. They didn’t swim with the whale sharks but they could see all of them from the boat. They had a life...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chizzan
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Thank you, Jay, for facilitating such an amazing experience w the whale sharks. Jay is a very kind person and clearly cares very much about the whale sharks and marine life! He explained and enforced all the regulations which are put in place to protect...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JMichelle2014
whale-shark-diaries, Owner at Whale Shark Diaries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hey Jackie Thanks a lot for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you onboard and the whale sharks were just amazing! See you soon ..

Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is our fourth trip to La Paz and first time we've used Jay. He was terrific and we loved having a private tour with just our family. Knowledgeable, friendly, professional. We'd definitely recommend booking with him!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Osa65
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Swimming with whale sharks was a once in a lifetime experience. I highly recommend going with Whale Shark Diaries, due to the quality of the encounter, size of the group, and Jay's knowledge. Also, our underwater camera broke, and Jay was kind enough to put...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Outstanding experience!!! Jay’s communications with us were timely and helpful. He took us on when we weren’t sure how many of us there would be after being denied from another company for having too small of a group. He and his boat captain found whale...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Shawn W
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I was lucky enough to join Jay and the Whale Shark Diaries team in La Paz for two weeks as a conservation intern in November 2017. Jay's passion and extensive expertise on the eco system of La Paz made my stay truly remarkable. I walked...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TJ M
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time today. Jay lead the excursion with a deep and abiding respect for these great creatures. Would truly recommend to anyone who enjoys beauty.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SLStude
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Jay and his team were great! We had an incredible experience. He is a conservationist and will give you an overview of the area as well as the sharks. We had the good fortune of a whale shark who wanted to be our best friend...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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