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Whale sharks will visit this unique spot where the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea meet. Just about the three islands Holbox, Contoy and Isla Mujeres. Gems of the Yucatan Peninsula.
Come and swim in small groups with this graceful fish! The largest one in the world!
This singular event takes place only a few weeks of the year, so do not miss out this great opportunity of a lifetime. These amazing creatures go from 2.5 to 10 Meters. Rich plankton brings them here. From the end the month of May to mid-September. Reservations available from June 1st to September 15. Occasionally whale sharks aggregate by hundreds.
After main activity, visit Playa Norte Beach, famed as one of the 10 top beaches worldwide. Located in Isla Mujeres.
Transportation charged separately upon boarding, according to your hotel area.
Sterilized snorkeling gear,
Snorkel and sightseeing of whale shark
Snacks and nonalcoholic drinks
Professional Tour Guide
Use of Private Marina Facilities
Transportation to/from Cancun Downtown, Hotel Zone, Costa Mujeres and Moon Palace hotel (Pick-ups from 6:20 to 7:15 am) $10.00
Transportation to/from Royalton Riviera Cancun, Puerto Morelos and Playa del Carmen (Pick-ups from 6:00 to 6:40 am) $20.00
Transportation to/from Xcaret, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal and Gran Bahia Principe Tulum hotel (Pick-ups from 5:15 to 5:50 am) $30.00
Transportation to/from Hotels in Tulum with meeting point at SUPER AKI in downtown Tulum (Pick-ups at 5:00 am) $40.00
Marine Park Preservation and Pier Tax $ 15 us
Pictures and Souvenirs
Gratuities ( At your discretion)
Sunscreen swimming shirt / Rash guard T-Shirt ( Rather than chemical sun screen lotion )
Flip Flops or water shoes
Extra money for souvenirs and Photos
Basic swimming skills are required.
Health Restrictions: Not suitable for children under 4 years, persons with serious medical conditions, Pregnant women, Motor problems or Cardiac Conditions. Anyone under the influence or alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participant. (No refunds Apply)
COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures
Face mask required for travelers in required areas.
Hand sanitizer available
If a full refund is required, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the activity.
How long will we be with the whale shark?
Once the boat arrives in the Whale Shark area, our group will remain there from two to three hours . The guide will accompany two persons at a time . taking from two to three different turns.
What’s the light lunch
Ham and Cheese sandwich or baguette, Ceviche, bottled water and pop soda.
Can I bring a companion to just observe the activity?
Yes you may . But your companion would pay the same rate as this experience is for small groups and spaces are very limited
How many people go in the boats.
Each group boat carries 10 people maximum
What is the boat size?
Each boat is 32 ft long / 10 meters
Do you provide any seasickness medication ?
As tour operators we would not recommend or prescribe any medication, please make sure to check with your doctor any seasickness medication before participating in this tour. Once we arrive in the whale shark area and the boat remains still some visitor would feel seasick so we suggest you take preventive measures.
Is the water cold?
No the water is not cold as this activity takes place in the summer.
Does the tour provide life vests?
Life vests are provided along with the snorkeling gear. It is important to know that life vests provide some reduced mobility as it always keeps you up floating on the surface. There are neoprene wet suits available at $15 rental cost . Wet suites provide you with more mobility and flexibility.
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