Whale shark season starts differently depending on location , whale shark season in South Africa starts on 1st of July. The whale shark season in India starts on 15th May, while whale sharks are spotted at Oslob during whale shark season too. Whale sharks can also be seen near Ulee Lheue waterfall in Bali, where the whale shark season lasts from May until October depending on weather conditions.
In Thailand whale shark season starts on 15th December and whale sharks can be seen either in the morning or in the evening.
Whale shark season is also when whale sharks can be spotted around Jeju island, from April to October . In Ningaloo whale sharks are seen from November until May . In Moreton Island whale sharks can be spotted during whale shark season from September to April, with peak season being in January. In Mexico whale sharks are present all year round, however you have a higher chance of seeing whale sharks between July until December.
Whale shark season in indonesia almost coincides with whale shark season in Australia where whale sharks are present all year round. The whale shark season typically lasts from May until September.
In Mozambique whale sharks can be spotted during whale shark season from July to October, while whale sharks are seen near Maputo all year long as well as in Bazaruto Archipelago (seasonal). In the Maldives whale sharks can be found during whale shark season between November and April.
In South Africa whale sharks can also be spotted around Aliwal Shoal from June until mid-October, with peak season being August and September. Whale Sharks can also be seen during whale seasons in Tanzania (November to March).
In Honduras you can spot whale shark between July and December.
Whale Shark in the Philippines is whale shark season, whale sharks can be seen near Oslob from July to about November or so. Whale sharks are present all year round in Fiji.
In California whale sharks can be spotted during whale shark season between April and October, while whale shark season in Isla Mujeres lasts only between June until September. Whale sharks are also present in Socorro all year-round , whale shark season starts on March until around May/June where they start moving north of the colony towards Mexico waters. In Tonga whale sharks can been seen from December until about early May, with peak times being February and March.
In Mozambique whale shark season starts on 1st July and lasts 50 days aproximately.
Whale Shark Season – An annual event
A number of islands within the Philippines host whale sharks for several months every year, depending on whether it’s their peak or offseason. During whale shark season, liveaboards take tourists to see these gentle giants up close and personal – including an overnight stay with them!
The whale shark is the largest fish in the ocean and it appears that humans are not their only predators.
Whale sharks were initially thought to be docile animals, but during a new study on the whale sharks in the Red Sea, researchers have found out some whale sharks come with a dangerous side. A whale shark was seen attacking an scuba diver with its massive mouth.
At first, scientists believed that whale sharks were friendly creatures because of their size. However, when researcher Jens Figuerodo witnessed this scene from his boat while he scuba dived in Sharm El Sheik in Egypt he knew they were met by a creature that was far from friendly towards him.