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 3500 peso for the round trip Moalboal – Oslob – Moalboal.It takes around 1.5 hours to get there. Recommend time to start is 6 am in Moalboal and on weekends 5am,
How to get there from Cebu City or Mactan
We charge 6000 pesos for the round trip Cebu/Mactan – Oslob – Cebu/Mactan. Recommended Pick up time is 4.30am at your place in Cebu or Mactan
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 that the whale shark center is open every day from 6am-12pm.
OSLOB WHALE SHARK Snorkeling can be combined with most of our adventure day trips, like all our Canyoning tour package and trekking trips.