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 November 2011. By December 2011, local fishermen’s interact with the whale sharks by feeding them that result to flocking of tourist to the beach of Tan-awan. Large numbers of tourists began arriving in Oslob not just to see the whale sharks being fed but also to snorkel or dive with them.
How to get there from Moalboal
The most comfortable way to get there is to hire car. which would cost 3000 peso for the round trip Moalboal – Oslob – Moalboal .It takes around 1.5 hours to get there. You can just book the transportation at our office.
Once you are at the whale shark center, you have to pay the entrance fee for snorkeler is around 1100 peso per person, that include guide fees, boat rental and snorkel mask rental. The whole tour takes around 45 min. Please note tha whale shark center is open everyday from 6am-12pm. (only on Good Friday there are no tours available and center was close due the holiday)
Diving with the Whale shark can be arrange, too. Please send us email for latest rates and tour arrangements.
OSLOB WHALE SHARK Snorkeling can be combined with most of our adventure day trips, like all our Canyoning tour package and trekking trips.