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#378428 - 05/27/10 04:37 PM Whale Sharks?  
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I'm planning a visit in the third week of June. What're the chances for a successful whale shark drive during that time frame? How would I go about finding out and getting on a boat if there is a citing?

Sam

P.S. Here's hoping the $^#*@*! oil spill doesn't affect them


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#378429 - 05/27/10 04:43 PM Re: Whale Sharks? [Re: World Traveller]  
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http://ambergriscaye.com/pages/town/whalesharks.html
Whale Sharks are found in the Southern parts of Belize.
You will need to stay in Placencia or Hopkins for those trips.


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#378448 - 05/27/10 07:23 PM Re: Whale Sharks? [Re: elbert]  
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Sorry for the newbie nature of the question ;-) I was hoping I can hang out in AC and still be able to do an overnight or 2 day trip if / when there has been sightings? I'll read the page. Thanks elbert :-)


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#378449 - 05/27/10 07:31 PM Re: Whale Sharks? [Re: World Traveller]  
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You can stay in AC and then do 2 nights in Placencia. Its difficult (more or less impossible) to just do an overnight due to the Tropic air plane schedules. The 4/5 days around the full moon (JUNE 24th - JULY 6th) are the best times for sighting
Here is a link to Seahorse Dive Shop website which will give you more info on whale shark diving. I thoroughly recommend them
http://belizescuba.com/whalesharks.lasso?-token.session=4A50D38A0cde61B85EYhr25EB0E6

Colin

Last edited by swanno; 05/27/10 07:33 PM. Reason: typo 2 nights

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#378452 - 05/27/10 08:31 PM Re: Whale Sharks? [Re: swanno]  
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