*This is a seasonal activity. The whaleshark season starts on May and ends September every year. If you are visiting the Riviera Maya area between those months this is an experience you shouldn't miss!
The whale shark is completely harmless to humans, it is actually a very docile and curious creature. The Whale Shark swims very slowly on the surface which makes it easy and relaxing to swim with them.
Swimming with the Whale Sharks is done by groups of 2 people accompanied by a certified guide at all times.
The Tour begins with a pick up at your hotel. The hour of your pick up depends on the location of your hotel.(We will confirm the exact time of pick up when you have completed your reservation).
South of Playa Del Carmen: 5:50 am
Playa del Carmen: 6:10 am
Cancún: 7:30 am
At 8:00 we set off in the boat to search for the Whale Shark and mantas (about 50 min), once we reach the feeding area we will spend approximately 3 hours snorkeling with the whale sharks and Manta Rays near the Islands of Isla Mujeres and Holbox.
Afterwards we will stop off to snorkeling on a Caribbean reef close to Isla Mujeres. When you get back on the boat there will be a lunch of shrimp ceviche and guacamole waiting for you, after eating we will head back to Punta Sam. We will be Back at Punta Sam, Cancun at 14:30 approximately.
Riviera Maya Whale Shark Tour Includes:
Round Trip Transportation (Air conditioned transport)
Water and soft drinks throughout the day
Beer after 12:30
Fish and shrimp ceviche
Sandwiches available on the boat when ever you want
Complete snorkeling equipment and life jacket
Guides: German, Dutch, French, Italian, English and Spanish
What to bring on the tour:
Towel, sunglasses, bio degradable sun tan lotion, hat, sandals, wetsuit if you have one.
This tour is guaranteed you swim with the Whale Shark. If you don't see whale sharks on our tour we return your money 80%.
Dolphins and turtles: 80% chances to see them along the way.
$199 usd per person