And finally, the long wait is over, giving a chance to those who want to Swim with Hump Back Whales was made available by the Department of Parks and Wildlife to few chosen tour companies, Coral Bay Ecotours to name one. It is now high time to give yourself an experience that you would surely remember for the rest of your life. If you are looking for something extra ordinary, or something that is out of the usual, then, to swim with Humpback Whales is surely a great idea indeed.
Can anyone try this activity out?
Anyone who wants to try to swim with Humpback Whales, is welcome to do so. Although there are some things you need to consider highly to ensure that this activity will not give you any harm or anyone who wants to give it a try will be safe and secured.
As you know, to swim with Humpback Whales, requires a bit of advance knowledge in snorkeling or swimming. Humpback Whales are visible on open sea, thus it is highly recommended that your skill in either swimming or snorkeling is above average. Although, if you have a tour guide or an instructor that will guide you very closely, then to swim with Humpback Whales could be consider even if your swimming or snorkeling capabilities is at the average or mediocre.
Age could matter, not too old, not too young, there are exemptions though and considerations before you could completely prohibit them from trying this once in a lifetime experience. You could always consult experts or your tour facilitator on their limitations in terms of age bracket and the capacity of those who want to try to swim with Humpback Whales.
If this activity, to swim with Humpback Whales, is not for you, then having a good scene of these whales from the boat could be considered. This may not be as exciting as having a very close encounter with them, seeing them pass by close to you is more than a scene worth remembering.
There are some who completely do not want to try this out, as they may see this activity scary, thus they are just being contented doing the sightings from boat rentals. Need not to worry, as seeing this Humpback Whales close to you is breath taking enough for you to remember for the rest of your life. There is no experience worthless with these gentle giants.