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Questions mostly ask:
What are the chances of scuba diving with the whale sharks?In ordinary days chances is100% you can see the whale sharks from time 6:00am to 11:00am with 6-12 whale sharks or if lucky 15 whale sharks will be there in the area, except if there is a storm,natural disaster or disturbance that affects the area.
What are the available Whale Shark Dive Schedules? Daily Whale Sharks Dive Schedules:
6:00am, 8:00am, 9:00am and 10:00am (last issuance of ticket in whale shark briefing area is 9:00 am) **Observance of Lenten Season may affect the schedule**
What is the best time for Whale Shark Scuba Diving? We advise to book earlier schedule for good visibility.
Is there anything else to see other than whale sharks?Other than whale sharks, you can see Big jack fish, trevally, triggerfish and other school of fish and chances you will see a turtle in the area.
How can we get to your Dive Center (Tan-awan, Oslob)? You have two options: (1) Public transportation by bus or (2) Private air conditioned transportation.
Public transportation (from Mactan Airport/Cebu City to Deep Zone Dive Center) -Take an airport taxi going to Cebu South Bus Terminal with fare approx. Php300. From Cebu South Bus Terminal, take a Bus Liner with "Bato Via Oslob" and ask the bus driver to drop you in Tan-awan -Oslob Whale Shark Dive Site. Bus Fare (non-air-conditioned)-Php150 and Bus Fare (air-conditioned) -Php165. Our Dive center is only across the street of whale shark briefing area. Before you find the briefing area you will find us first situated at La Terrasse French restaurant and you can find our signage there DEEPZONE DIVERS. (travel time, approximately 4-5 hours)
Private transportation- What is the pick up time? Mostly pick up time is 3:00am or 4:00amfrom Mactan airport/Cebu City to Oslob Whale Shark dive site, but you can request your own time to pick you up at your convenience. Private car rental with Driver may cost from Php4500 -Php5000 per trip (travel time, approximately 3-4 hours) -subject for availability