Whale Shark Researcher For a Day

La Paz, Mexico

Whale Shark Researcher For a Day

Join the RED Adventures team and spend the day swimming alongside the largest fish on the planet - the majestic whale sharks. Led by scientist Deni Ramírez, you'll embark on a research vessel off the coast of La Paz and join the Whale Shark Mexico team in their efforts to learn more about and protect these incredible creatures.

This is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience that you don't want to miss. With RED Adventures, you'll be immersed in the heart of nature and the wildest reaches of the Baja California peninsula. From day trips to multi-day adventures, RED Adventures offers life-changing experiences, cultural immersion, and the opportunity to be a part of vital research and conservation projects. Private trips and group departures are available.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to encounter the gentle giants of the sea. Book your trip with RED Adventures now and be a part of this amazing journey.

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Half Day

Travel Style

Active Adventure and Connect with Nature


English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Moderate activity




Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish


  • Get up close and personal with these gentle giants
  • Go snorkeling in beautiful La Paz bay
  • Contribute to research with local experts



Available August through May. Plan on 4-6 hours!


Flexible Departure Date
All year


What's Included


Bilingual guide





Your Local Host

RED Travel Mexico

RED Travel Mexico

Local/Foreign Owned Social Enterprise

Embark on a journey with RED Travel Mexico, where each adventure takes you deep into the heart of the Baja California peninsula, unveiling its wildest and most breathtaking reaches. RED Adventures offers a range of experiences from exhilarating day trips to immersive multi-day adventures, each carefully crafted to bring life-changing experiences. Participate in vital research and conservation projects, like swimming alongside whale sharks or joining the efforts to protect gray whales and endangered sea turtles in Magdalena Bay. Experience activities like kayaking, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding, and wildlife viewing in stunning locations such as Espíritu Santo Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its turquoise waters and rich marine life. RED Travel Mexico is more than just a tour operator; it's a gateway to active environmental stewardship and deep community connections. By choosing RED, you not only embark on an adventure but also contribute to sustainable employment and natural resource preservation in the local communities. Your journey with RED is an opportunity to connect with nature, engage in active adventures, and immerse yourself in the local culture, all while contributing to a greater cause.

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