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Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour (Start & Finish Lombok)

Start IDR 1.280.000 Per Person

Whale Shark Tour Start Lombok

The Whale Shark Tour package in Sumbawa is arranged by us due to the high demand for trips from Lombok Island.

We understand the difficulty you may face in finding public transportation from Lombok to Labuan Jambu Village, so we have put together this tour.

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 (Start & Finish Lombok)

Day 1: Overland Lombok – Sumbawa

10.00 You will be picked up at Lombok Airport/Mataram City/Senggigi Area, then head to Kayangan Port, East Lombok

12.00 Arrive at Kayangan Port then cross to Poto Tano Port

14.00 Arrive at Poto Tano Port, than continue road trip to Labuan Jambu Village for next 5 hours

20.00 Arrive in Labuan Jambu Village, check in hotel and take a rest

Whale Shark Tour Package Start Lombok

Day 2: Snorkeling With Whale Shark – Transfer Out To Lombok (B)

03.30 Morning call at your hotel, then use a traditional boat to the Saleh Bay Area

05.30 Arrival at a floating fishing platform with strong lights (bagan), and looking for the bagan that have The Whale Sharks

06.00 It’s time to snorkeling and swim with the whale sharks (breakfast on the boat)

08.00 Back to Labuan Jambu Village

10.00 Arrival at Labuan Jambu then take a rest for moment and go back to Poto Tano Port

15.00 Arrive at Poto Tano Port then cross to Kayangan Port

17.00 Arrive at Kayangan Port, East Lombok, and we will drop you off to your hotel in Lombok at Mataram City/Senggigi Area

19.00 Arrive at your hotel, end of program

Sumbawa Whale Shark Tour Start Lombok
  • 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

Package Price Detail

ParticipantsPrice Per Person
1 PersonIDR 8,570,000/Person
2 PeopleIDR 4,350,000/Person
3 PeopleIDR 3,000,000/Person
4 PeopleIDR 2,330,000/Person
5 PeopleIDR 2,090,000/Person
6 PeopleIDR 1,790,000/Person
7 PeopleIDR 1,690,000/Person
8 PeopleIDR 1,520,000/Person
9 PeopleIDR 1,390,000/Person
10 PeopleIDR 1,280,000/Person

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

Service Include

  • Aircon transportation from Lombok to Labuan Jambu round trip
  • Round trip ferry ticket Lombok – Sumbawa
  • One night accommodation in Labuan Jambu Village
  • Traditional fisherman boat to Whale Shark Point
  • Simple Breakfast
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Entrance Fee + Conservation Fee
  • Mineral Water
  • Meals during road trip Lombok – Sumbawa
  • 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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