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Whale Shark Diaries

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Scuba, snorkle and whale sharks

This is our fourth trip to La Paz and first time we've used Jay. He was terrific and we loved... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Osa65
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Chicago, Illinois
Incredible experience

Swimming with whale sharks was a once in a lifetime experience. I highly recommend going with Whale... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
KelseytheG
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Portland, Oregon
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Join a whale shark conservationist 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 the conservation of this...more
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Muelle Fiscal / Fiscal Pier, Callada Mariano Abasolo, El Malecon, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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+52 1 612 197 5824
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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!

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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

1  Thank KelseytheG
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

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

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.

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

Thank sidshirilla
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Swimming with whale sharks has been a dream of mine for a long time and I am thrilled that I chose Whale shark Diaries to fulfill this dream. Jay and his team ( interns and driver) were deeply committed to educating guests about the whale...More

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whale-shark-diaries, Owner at Whale Shark Diaries, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thanks so much for your kind and detailed review of what we are trying to do here at Whale Shark Diaries. Your support for our project and for Perla's future is outstanding and we cannot thank you enough!

Reviewed 18 December 2017

This truly is an amazing experience, once-in-a-lifetime, as other reviewers have mentioned. Jay is extremely knowledgeable and uses each trip to gather information for his research on this incredible species. But don't think that will make you feel secondary--quite the opposite in fact! Jay and...More

Thank Madison L
whale-shark-diaries, Owner at Whale Shark Diaries, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

This is so nice Madison! Thank you so much. It was a pleasure to meet you and share with you what we do. Muchas gracias! :)

Reviewed 12 December 2017

I was given the incredible opportunity to join Whale Shark Diaries as one of their conservation interns in October 2017-December 2017. My time with the Whale Shark Diaries, in La Paz, was an experience I will never forget. The internship programme was all I could...More

1  Thank Jessica S
whale-shark-diaries, Owner at Whale Shark Diaries, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Thanks so much Jess. You were a crucial part of the best team I've had to date and the project will continue to benefit from your work in your absence. Hope to see you again in the near future :)

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time with Jay. The whale shark we swam with was incredible!! So close and peaceful! Jay had several interns: Jess, Maria, andTJ who added to the trip with lots of knowledge and all of them were so friendly:) We will definitely...More

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