Excursion “Whale Shark trip”

Manta rays at nosy be
Whale sharks at Nosy Be
Whale sharks at Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
nosy be marine safari
Manta rays at nosy be
Whale sharks at Nosy Be
Whale sharks at Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
Whale shark safari in Nosy Be
nosy be marine safari

An exceptional excursion to Nosy Be! Embark on our boat to live a rare and sensational experience: swimming with the biggest fish in the world, the mythical whale shark. After the morning at sea, lunch on the island of Nosy Sakatia and PMT with sea turtles. 

After a briefing on safety rules and rules of good conduct, we set off in search of whale sharks. Compliance with instructions and codes of approach is a priority for us! The charter which was put in place by the Madagascar Whale Shark project in 2016 and which has become Malagasy law since January 2024. Every operator, every passenger, every skipper has a duty to respect it.

During these outings, we regularly welcome volunteers from the Madagascar Whale Sharks Project and the Mada Megafauna association who come to take data on whale sharks as part of participatory science stays. For more information, cliquez ICI ! 

In addition to whale sharks, we look for all marine megafauna during this outing. Depending on the periods of the season and the presence of krill in the bay: Omura whales, rais mobulas, mantas can also be observed during this trip. 

If you wish, this outing is also possible in 1/2 day – We drop you off on a beach in Nosy Be (Chanty Beach), before lunch – The price is 50€ / person. 

Embark on a dream day! 

In Nosy Be, all you have to do is equip yourself with fins/mask/snorkel, slip into the water and you will find yourself in the company of this animal which can reach 9m in length
Whale sharks come to feed in the rich waters of Nosy Be and can be found from the end of September. Thanks to our knowledge of the area and our network of partners on the water, you have more than 95% of chance to spot them!
It is an experience accessible to all: even if you are not a good swimmer, To get in the water, we adapt to your level and to conditions. For people who cannot swim, they can enjoy the animals from the boat, without getting into the water and also live an unforgettable experience...
  • 8:15 am: Departure from Nosy Be and briefing on board
  • 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Morning devoted to research and swimming with whale sharks
  • 1 p.m .: Traditional meal by the beach on the island of NosySakatia (raw vegetables, coconut rice, grilled fish, octopus sauce, pancakes and fruit or donuts)
  • 2:15 pm:: Snorkeling on the reef or on the seagrass to observe the green turtles
  • 3 p.m .: Return to Nosy Be
Included on this excursion: Meal, water, snorkeling equipment and bananas on board!

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Our team

Spend a wonderful day, make unforgettable encounters accompanied by passionate guides who will share with you their love and respect for the sea!

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Our boats

Our three boats are open Vandam hulls. They are 8m long and 2.5m wide. Equipped with a awning for sun protection, storage case for your bags, a shelf and a fin racket, these boats are perfectly designed for our activity. It's very easy to get in the water and to come back on the boat. Equipped with a 150hp Yamaha engine, we can quickly get to the area of observation.

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Hydrophone: listen to the whalesong!

Thanks to our hydrophone, you may have the chance to hear humpback whalesong or listen to dolphins communicate. "The world of silence" is not that silent!

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Our sightings success rate: more than 90 %!

Our strength is also to have excellent success rates in species sightings: for humpback whales and whale sharks it is more than 95% of chance to spot them, 99% for turtles, 85% for dolphins. This success can be explained by our experience and our network!

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Waterproof identification sheet on fauna and flora

It is always a magical time to see marine mammals and fish in their environment. It is also important to have explanations and information on fauna and flora. Therefore, in addition to a specialized guide on each excursion, you can find out more by consulting the documentation available on our boats.

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