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Whale Shark Snorkeling

One of the most stunning experiences you'll ever live

  • Whale Shark Dive tour
  • snorkel with whale shark
  • Whale shark snorkel
  • Whale Shark swim
  • Dare to swim next to whale shark
  • largest fish in the sea

During summer, groups of the biggest of all sharks congregate in Caribbean waters near Cancun. Swim next to these giants in an out-of-this-world thrilling adventure you will never forget.

Whale Sharks are the largest fish in the world measuring up to 40 feet and weighing up to 15 tons. Fortunately they are totally harmless and peaceful as they only eat plankton and small fishes. During your vacation in Cancun you have the once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close to one of these amazing creatures.

While you are swimming with whale sharks there is nothing to fear. In this adventure tour, our certified staff will provide the necessary safety measures and interesting facts about these magnificent animals.

The whale shark, only comes to Cancun seawaters between June and September and because of their size never swims by the beach but in open waters. Our tour guide will lead the boat to the exact location point where you will be able to get off and start this amazing experience close to whale sharks.


Itinerary

06:45 AM: Coffee break and reception in Marina "Solo Buceo" located inside Hotel Real Inn Cancun, Hotel Zone Km 5.5

07:00 AM: Departure, informative briefing: Certified guides will provide you with information about whale shark and rules for the snorkeling trip.

08:00 - 09:00 AM: Arrival to the whale shark area. We gear up and jump in the water; two persons at a time with one guide. You will get as close as you want to the animals as long as you do not interfere with their natural behavior. Pair of guests will take turns in the water as many times as they want. Once they've had enough, we head home. We are going for best experience with the biggest fish in the world!

12:00 AM: Lunch time

02:00 PM: Return and arrival to the marina.


Why book with us

1- We are pioneers in the whale shark tour. We have more than 12 years of experience. We proudly owned the first permit ever issued: number 001 back in 2001.

2- We are the only ones that depart from Cancun hotel zone. Do not waste time and money in transportation. The departure is from our private dock.

3- Comfortable and fast transportation on our double outboard speedboats. Less time for transportation, more time to enjoy the whale sharks.

4- Our crew dominates the area and the activity, offering the best offshore encounters with clear water visibility (sometimes even 100 feet) and abundance of specimens.

5- Our guides are certified professionals.

6- We speak English, Spanish, and French.

7- Personal attention and special set up for VIP groups and professional photographers/videographers.

8- Small groups: Maximum 10 people per group/boat.

9- When participating in our tours, you will contribute to the sustainability of the area!

10- Best safety and security for our customers (zero accident rates), highest insurance cover.

Inclusions

  • Certified guides.
  • Insurance boat.
  • Snorkel equipment- new tube.
  • Lunch, snacks, fruit, soft drinks and bottled water.
  • Double outboard speedboats
Not included:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and off
  • $5.00 usd for National Marine Park Fee

Additional information

  • This expedition operates daily only from June 1th to September 15th (whale shark season)
  • 10 people max per boat

What to bring

  • A swimsuit under light cotton clothing
  • A hat or cap
  • Ecological sun block
  • Sunglasses
  • Tennis shoes
  • Towel
  • Camera

Refunds and Cancellations:

  • Cancellations made 48 hrs before = 100% refund
  • Cancellations made between 36-48 hrs before = 80% refund.
  • Cancellations made between 24-36 hrs before = 50% refund.
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hrs before = no refund.
  • No show = no refund

Overall rating: (9 Reviews)

The crew members were kind and helpful. I thoroughly enjoyed this trip! Score: Recommend: YES from St. Louis, MO
This was by far my favorite experience while I was in Cancun! Score: Recommend: YES from Atlanta Ga
Was a very strong and extreme experience, totally recomended Score: Recommend: YES from Santiago, Chile
Breathtaking! Score: Recommend: YES from
I have to admit when I arrived at the dock I thought omg . It was right next to the building site which had appeared to have overflowed to the jetty area. But after meeting the guys Alex and Roman our guides and getting out on the boat it was truly amazing they did everything they could to ensure we saw and swan with whale sharks . The early start was so worth it and I will go back to Mexico and do it again with these guys thank you so much Score: Recommend: YES from Ipswich uk
My family and I had a wonderful time. Score: Recommend: YES from San Diego, CA
This was such a fun filled day. The crew were courtious and sweet, always concerned about our wellfare and if we were enjoying our adventure. They did all humanly possible to find the Whale Sharks and get us in the water in time. This was a huge unique experience that is well worth the money. If we come back to Cancun we will definately do this again. Make sure you don't get sea sick, and your in shape to jump in and out of the water and swim, swim, swim. You will be attempting to keep up with these beautiful giants for this incredible opportunity. Our family was in AWE to be able to share such a beautiful adventure together. Score: Recommend: YES from Ventura County, California
They are so large it is amazing Score: Recommend: YES from Elk Point, SD
I wanted to thank you for a GREAT experience! My wife and I were amazed at the amount of whale sharks that we encountered. We were hoping to see at least a couple of whale sharks and were totally surprised when we pulled up next to 30-50 whale sharks swimming around the boat in the open water. Our guide was awesome!!! She grabbed my wifes hand and repeatedly took her in the middle of several whale sharks (within touching distance), a bit scary but that was a big part of the fun. Our guide and the boat Capt. did a wonderful job! We are already making plans to return to Cancun next year so we can have another whale shark experience. Thanks again!!! Scott Davis Score: Recommend: YES from Dayton, Oh
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