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Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour Package (Start & Finish Sumbawa Besar City)

Start IDR 710.000 Per Person

Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour

Whale Shark tour in Saleh Bay, Sumbawa we arrange for invites those of you who like interacting with one of the largest living creature in the ocean.

This creature are easier to find at 6 am early morning when the fisherman of BAGAN BOAT lift their nets at that time.

A flock of Whale Sharks will appear because along with the net being lifted, there be lots of planktons. Plankton is the food of Whale Shark!


Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour Itinerary

01.30 Early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Sumbawa Besar City, then go to Labuan Jambu Village

03.30 Arrival at Labuan Jambu Village, Tarano District, Sumbawa. Then use a traditional boat to Saleh Bay Area

05.30 Arrival at Spider Boat (Bagan), and looking for the bagan that have The Whale Sharks.

06.00 Its time to snorkling and swim with the whale sharks (breakfast on the bagan).

08.00 Back to Labuan Jambu Village

10.00 Arrival at Labuan Jambu then take a rest for moment and go back to Sumbawa Besar City .

12.30 Arrival at Sumbawa Besar City, and go to your accomodation. End of program.

Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour
  • As we cannot control the Mother Nature, and due to sea condition on the tour day that might happen and you can’t see the whale shark. Therefore, we only return your payment IDR 1.000.000 from your total payment
  • Lunch is not include in this package. But we can pick you up to local restaurant before back to your accomodation in Sumbawa Besar City

Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour Price

ParticipantsPrice Per Person
1 PersonIDR 4,090,000/Person
2 PeopleIDR 2,120,000/Person
3 PeopleIDR 1,470,000/Person
4 PeopleIDR 1,140,000/Person
5 PeopleIDR 980,000/Person
6 PeopleIDR 840,000/Person
7 PeopleIDR 950,000/Person
8 PeopleIDR 850,000/Person
9 PeopleIDR 770,000/Person
10 PeopleIDR 710,000/Person

*For more than 10 participants per group, please contact us!

Service Include

  • Transportation from Sumbawa to Labuan Jambu
  • Traditional boat to “Bagan”
  • Simple Breakfast
  • Snorkeling Gear (Mask, snorkle and fin)
  • Entrance Fee + Conservation Fee
  • Mineral Water
  • Profesional Guide
  • Lunch
  • Personal needed

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Term & Conditions

  1. The tour package is PRIVATE and will not be shared with other people
  2. Before making a down payment, prices can change at any time
  3. Children under the age of 3 are free
  4. The mode of transportation is typical AC tourism transportation with the following conditions:
    • 1–4 persons used Toyota Avanza
    • 5–6 persons used Kijang Innova
    • 7–15 persons used Toyota Hiace
  5. Flexible tour dates are available upon request
  6. Payment of a 30% deposit is required to secure a package reservation
  7. The remaining payment can be transferred when you meet our guide

Whale Shark Tour FAQ

When is the best time to see Whale Sharks?

Whale sharks can be seen only around the “New Moon” dates. When the moon is bright, whale sharks are going all over the ocean to find breakfast. During the dark moon, they come to floating fishing platforms that have strong lights at night attracting plankton and fish that whale sharks love for breakfast. Please contact us to plan your trip at the right time

Can I touch the whale sharks?

No. Amongst other reasons, it is a protected marine species and its skin is covered in a sensitive mucus membrane and should not be touched (thank you!)

Can I snorkel?

Yes. This is the best way to interact with this amazing animal

What equipment do I need?

We provide all the equipment you need (snorkel, mask and fins), but feel free to bring your own

We also suggest bringing ear plugs because of the loud sound of the boat’s engine that will be used to go to the Whale Shark location (tourism is not yet developed so that the facilities and infrastructure are still quite minimal)

Is there an age limit?

This Excursion is for families and children over 6 years old. Children must be able to swim/ snorkel

Photo Documentation Rate (Optional)

CameraPriceWhat You Get
Mirrorless/DSLRIDR 750.000/DaySome Photos Edited
Go Pro (Underwater Camera)IDR 250.000/DayRaw Files Only
Mirrorless + GoPro + DroneIDR 1.750.000/DayEdited Photos & Video
  • Edited photo and/or video will be sent via Google Drive 3 – 4 days after the trip is completed
  • If you want the raw files, please bring your own flash drive and our photographer will transfer all the raw files to your flash drive

Payment Method

Payment is made by sending a down payment of 30% and the balance can be transferred on the first day of the tour program.

If you have sent the down payment, our team will immediately send you a payment invoice. Below is our bank account details:

Bank Name:Bank Mandiri
Account Name:PT Langkah Liburan Bersama
Bank Account:1610006090554
Swift Code:BMRIIDJA
Branch Address:Jl. Kartini No. 6 RT 002 RW 001, Brang Bara, Sumbawa Besar
City:Sumbawa Besar

Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellation up to 3 days before the event will incur a cancellation fee of 25% of the total price
  2. Cancellation 1 day before or on the day of the event, the deposit is non-refundable
  3. No-show on the day of the event, with or without prior cancellation, the money is non-refundable
  4. The guide reserves the right to cancel or change the schedule/itinerary in case of force majeure (bad weather, natural disasters, war, or other events beyond the control of the field crew that could endanger participants or crew)
  5. Changes or cancellations of the schedule/itinerary due to force majeure are non-refundable

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6 thoughts on “Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour Package (Start & Finish Sumbawa Besar City)”

  1. I have plan to go there on 3-5 Aug.
    Which is better to go there from lombok or sumbawa.
    And which day can have a big chance to watch a whale shark?

  2. Hello, we are a couple and would like to book various day Trips from Sumbawa Besar. We will arrive at the airport on August 19, 2023 and stay until August 25. we would like to Book a day trip with Whale Shark snorkeling, a day trip Ai Beling Waterfall and Moyo Island 3 days two nights. Could you offer these tours? Can we also book accomodation in Sumbawa Besar with you? Looking forward to hearing from you Annette and Rupert

  3. Hello, for reservation and fast response,;please contact us via WA at +6282144356010.Thank you

  4. Hello, for reservation and fast response,;please contact us via WA at +6282144356010.Thank you

  5. Hello The Langkah Travel. I want to ask for Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour:

    My husband and I are doing a tour from Lombok to Labuan Jambu that ends on the morning of the 27th October. Would it be possible to do a morning whale shark trip for the 2 of of us on the morning of the 27th, with pick up and return to Labuan Jambo (Sylvia resort), rather than sumbawa. If so what time would pick up / drop off be? And what would the price be?

  6. Hello Abby, we already reply your message via Whatsapp. Thank you

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