• Location: Cancun, Mexico
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 199.00 View price calendar

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Swim and snorkel nearby whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, during this 7-hour seasonal tour from Cancun (May to September). With your experienced guides who are knowledgeable about whale sharks' biology and behavior, travel to their feeding grounds and slip into the water to swim nearby these gentle giants. This tour is limited to 10 people or fewer to ensure a personalized experience and minimal disturbance to the animals. Use of snorkel equipment, breakfast, lunch and round-trip transportation from Cancun or Riviera Maya hotels are included.

Highlights

  • 7-hour tour to swim and snorkel with whale sharks off Isla Contoy
  • Learn about the biology and behavior of the world's biggest fish
  • Snorkel equipment is provided
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Small group of 10 people or fewer
  • Swim and beach comb at Isla Mujeres
  • Round-trip transportation from Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels

What You Can Expect

Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour from Cancun and Riviera Maya

Swim with the whale shark, the world's largest fish

Your day nearby the whale sharks begins with 7am pickup at your Riviera Maya or Cancun hotel. Transfer to Marina La Amada, where you'll have a light breakfast of juice, coffee, sweet rolls and fruit while listening to a safety briefing and orientation. Learn about whale sharks—their biology and behavior—as well as the ecosystem in which they live and breed.

Board a boat for 8am departure to the whale shark reserve near Isla Contoy. Once you've spotted some animals, don the provided snorkel equipment and slip into the water with your guide in small groups to unobtrusively observe. 

After your experience swimming and snorkeling nearby the whale sharks, climb back onto the boat and refuel with lunch. Travel to Isla Mujeres, where you can swim in the azure waters and explore the beach. Head back to the marina and transfer back to your hotel at around 2:30pm.

Customer Reviews

Lloyd USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

One of the high points of the Cancun trip

Zoe L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Trip is a must!!!! It was incredible to see the Whale Sharks so up close. Our tour guide was amazing he was so enthusiastic about his job which made the experience even better!!!! Can't rate it enough it was just such a good experience and brilliant day out! If anyone who is thinking of doing the trip do you will love it.

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