Donsol is known as the “Whale Shark Capital of the World” thus, it is a popular tourist destination for whale shark watching and swimming with them.
These gentle giants put Donsol in the traveler’s adventure map and in fact, every year, draws a lot of tourists from all over the world, visiting there to watch the abundance of whale shark in the bordering seas of Donsol.
Donsol in Sorsogon Philippines is approximately an hour drive from Legaspi City (a 45-50 minutes flight from Manila). If you prefer for a bus, a straight ride will take you there for about 12-14 hours.
Whale Shark and Manta Ray interaction is best done between Decembers to June though there are some sightings during the months of June to November. Peak seasons are from February to April where a visitor can see a common dozens of different whale sharks and Manta Rays.
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