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Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour From Lombok or Sumbawa Besar

From 55

USD / Pax

Snorkeling with fish has started to sound mainstream. You might need a newer, more unique, and rarer marine tourism experience. Swimming with Whale Sharks in the waters of Saleh Bay, West Nusa Tenggara, could be something you should consider planning.

1. Start From Sumbawa Besar

It is intended for those of you who are currently in the city of Sumbawa Besar or choosing a direct flight to Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport.

Itinerary

This whale shark snorkeling tour package lasts for just one day.

Before this journey begins, we expect you to rest early because we will commence this trip in the early morning.

01:00 Pickup

Our team will arrange for pick-up services; make sure you stay at a hotel located around the city of Sumbawa Besar.

03:30 Labuan Jambu

From Labuan Jambu, we will continue the journey towards Bagang (a type of floating fish trap) in Teluk Saleh using a local fisherman’s boat.

05:30 Bagang

Not all Bagang have whale sharks; therefore, our team will look for one for you. In the meantime, you can prepare yourself.

06:00 Snorkeling

This is the perfect moment to start the rare experience of swimming with whale sharks in the waters of Teluk Saleh.

Maximize your time as they do not appear for a long duration.

Meanwhile, our team is preparing breakfast on the Bagang boat.

08:00 Back to Labuan Jambu

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10:00 Labuan Jambu

In this place, you have the opportunity to rinse off and take a short break before we continue the journey back to the city of Sumbawa Besar.

13:00 Tour is Over

We have arrived in the city of Sumbawa Besar, and we will take you to your hotel or the airport.

Service Fee

PAXTour OnlyNo MealsNo HotelFullboard
10557595110
96580100115
87085105120
77590110125
66585105120
58095115130
485100120135
3110125145160
2150165185205
1285325325355
*Price for one Person in US Dollar

Notes:

Fullboard: Includes 1 night hotel, 1x lunch, 1x dinner, transportation to and from Sumbawa Besar, boat, and other tour expenses.

No Hotel: Includes 1x lunch, 1x dinner, transportation to and from Sumbawa Besar, boat, and other tour expenses.

No Meals: Includes 1 night hotel, transportation to and from Sumbawa Besar, boat, and other tour expenses.

Tour Only: Includes transportation to and from Sumbawa Besar, boat, and other tour expenses. No lunch, dinner, or hotel included.

Includes

Excludes

* Depending on the selected package

2. Start From Lombok

If you’re currently touring the island of Lombok, it’s not a bad idea to continue your exploration towards the east, to Sumbawa Island.

Itinerary

The itinerary takes place for 2 days and 1 night. You can start from the airport, the city of Mataram, or Senggigi. For this Sumbawa whale shark tour from Lombok, we provide a bonus tour to Benang Kelambu Waterfall and Benang Stokel Waterfall.

Day 1

09:00 Pickup

Our team will provide pick-up services from the airport or hotel. Please schedule the earliest flight if your pick-up point is the airport.

10:00 Sukarara Traditional Weaving Village

Observing traditional woven crafts that have become a tradition in the Sasak ethnic community.

11:00 Benang Stokel & Benang Kelambu Waterfalls

Overcome jet lag with the freshness of one of the most beautiful waterfalls on the island of Lombok.

13:00 Lunch

We will have lunch at a restaurant along the route towards the Kayangan Harbor.

15:00 Kayangan Harbor

From this harbor, we will cross using a ferry while enjoying the sunset from aboard the ship.

17:00 Poto Tano Harbor

With a normal travel estimate, we should arrive at the Poto Tano Port on the island of Sumbawa in 2 hours.

20:00 Lunch & Hotel Check in

Make sure to get enough sleep because tomorrow we will continue the journey early in the morning.

Day 2

01:00 Pickup & Hotel Check Out

Our team will handle both the pick-up and hotel check-out for you.

03:30 Labuan Jambu

From Labuan Jambu, we will continue the journey towards Bagang (a type of floating fish trap) in Teluk Saleh using a local fisherman’s boat.

05:30 Bagang

Not all Bagang have whale sharks, so our team will find one for you. In the meantime, you can prepare yourself for the experience.

06:00 Snorkeling

This is the perfect moment to begin the rare experience of swimming with whale sharks in the waters of Teluk Saleh. Maximize your time as they may not stay visible for long.

Meanwhile, our team is preparing breakfast on the Bagang boat.

08:00 Back to Labuan Jambu

Whale sharks may not appear at all times, and we cannot force them to stay for an extended period.

10:00 Labuan Jambu

In this location, you have the opportunity to rinse off and take a short break before we continue the journey back to Sumbawa Besar city.

13:00 Lunch

Lunch will be provided before continuing the journey to Poto Tano Port.

17:00 Poto Tano Harbor

We will cross back to Lombok using a ferry.

19:00 Kayangan harbor

Docking at Kayangan harbor, Lombok.

21:00 Dinner

Dinner featuring a specialty of Lombok, which is Ayam Taliwang (Taliwang Chicken).

22:00 Hotel Checkin

If you need to buy souvenirs before checking in at the hotel, please inform our driver or guide.

–Trip Completed–

Service Fee

We have two transportation options, first using a car, and the second using a motorcycle for those who want to experience touring. With more affordable costs, of course.

By Cars

PAXTour OnlyNo MealsNo HotelFullboard
10105125175195
9115130185200
8125140195210
7140155210225
6125140195210
5145160215230
4155175225245
3210220275290
2295315365385
1570605605640
*Price for one Person in US Dollar

By Motor Cycle

PAXTour OnlyNo MealsNo HotelFullboard
10115130185200
9120135190205
8120140195210
7130145200220
6120140190210
5135150205220
4140155210225
3170180240250
2210230280300
1350390390425
*Price for one Person in US Dollar

Notes:

  • Fullboard: Includes 1 night hotel stay, 2x lunches, 2x dinners, transportation, boat, and other tour expenses.

  • No Hotel: Includes 2x lunches, 2x dinners, transportation, boat, and other tour expenses.

  • No Meals: Includes 1 night hotel stay, transportation, boat, and other tour expenses.

  • Tour Only: Includes transportation, boat, and other tour expenses. No lunch, dinner, or hotel is included.

Included

Excluded

* Depending on the selected package

Terms and Conditions

  1. A 50% down payment is required.
  2. Full payment on the first day.
  3. The down payment will be fully refunded (100%) in the event of force majeure.
  4. Refund of IDR 1,000,000 if whale sharks are not encountered.
  5. 25% refund for cancellations at least 30 days in advance.
  6. You may find replacement participants if continuing the trip is not possible.
  7. 1-6 participants use 1 boat.
  8. 7-10 participants use 2 boats.
  9. Free of charge for children under 3 years old.

Prohibition

  1. Strictly prohibited to touch or ride whale sharks.
  2. Strictly prohibited to dispose of plastic waste in the conservation waters of Teluk Saleh.