Donsol is a small town in the Sorsogon province in Luzon island that has gained its popularity among the tourists mostly because of the great number of whale sharks that inhabit the area.
Sorsogon is situated at the distance of 1-hour drive from Legazpi City. The whale sharks or butanding, as the locals like to call them, gather in the waters of Donsol from November to June. Observing them has become one of the main activities that take place in Donsol. Frontier Whale Shark Tours offer guided shark-viewing tours, but those who prefer more extreme feelings, can also us the service of White Shark Interaction that gives the visitors of the town an opportunity to actually have a swim with the sharks. Other popular activities include scuba diving and spa service. Catering and accommodation is no issue in Donsol since a great choice of numerous superb restaurants and hotels is provided.