This activity is truly amazing and not to be missed if you are visiting the area from the beginning of June until mid-September. It’s hard to beat the exhilaration you’ll feel as a 10-meter (32 foot) shark glides by you. Make this opportunity to come face-to-face with the largest fish on earth a must-do on your Riviera Maya vacation. This encounter is sure to be a highpoint of your trip as our knowledgeable guides dedicate themselves to your safety and enjoyment.
The whale sharks are commonly located off the coast of Isla Holbox and Isla Contoy. During peak season it’s usual to see 30-40 whale sharks at a time and as they float to the surface to feed on the plankton, you jump to the water and swim alongside. Our primary emphasis is on your safety and the animals’ protection. Following an orientation and instructions from our experienced guides, you’ll dive in with them for a once-in-a-lifetime swim.
Although the thought of swimming with sharks sounds daunting, they are harmless to people; in fact, they can even be inquisitive and playful. As the largest fish in the sea, the whale shark’s sheer size and grace are breathtaking.
This incredible whale shark experience in Cancun is a dream come true, you will also come across giant Manta Rays as they swim in groups and surround you with curiosity.
After your swim it’s time to head to our beach club on Isla Mujeres where you can relax and enjoy a buffet lunch and drinks.
Whats included: Transportation; Water, snacks and cold beverages; light breakfast; English speaking guide for all day; the boat ride; lunch on a beach in Isla Mujeres; snorkel gear for swimming with whalesharks
What to bring: Swimsuit, comfortable cloths, extra money, sunglasses and hats, sunscreen, towel, waterproof camera
Price of a group tour is 125 USD per person
Extra: government port fee, 10 USD per person – to be paid in cash directly at the port
Price of a private tour:
Number of people 2-3 people 4-5 people 6-7 people from 8 people
1239 usd per group 249 usd 179 usd 155 usd