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From Cancun and Riviera Maya Whale Shark Snorkeling

Product ID: 132465
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Look for whale sharks in their natural environment on an amazing snorkeling tour off the coast of Isla Contoy. Get up close to the magnificent marine life, and then swim off the coast of Isla Mujeres.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from major hotels in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Snorkel with incredible whale sharks
  • Learn about whale sharks and their habitat
  • Swim in the crystal-clear waters off the coast of Isla Mujeres
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, and then head to Marina La Amada to enjoy a light breakfast of coffee, juice, water, fruit and sweet rolls. Listen to your certified guide tell you all about whale sharks and learn how, despite their name, they are friendly and docile creatures!  

Sail to the whale shark feeding area in the waters surrounding Isla Contoy. Then, once located, snorkel with the biggest fish in the world. Slip into the water with your guide and observe these graceful creatures in their natural habitat. 

Sail on towards the coast of Isla Mujeres and enjoy an on-board lunch. Swim in the crystal-clear waters or go for a walk along the beach. Return to the mainland in the early afternoon and get dropped off at your hotel. 
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Light breakfast
  • Lunch (shrimp ceviche and chicken sandwich)
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Life jackets
  • Government fees
What’s Not Included
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Wetsuit
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Cash
Know before you go
• You must be at least 8 years old to take part
• Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
• Bring a long-sleeved T-shirt, a towel, your sunglasses, a cap, biodegradable sunscreen and insect repellent
• Bring cash or a credit card for extras, souvenirs and personal shopping
• Guests in a wheelchair are advised to bring a companion
Organized by

Wisest Travel

Product ID: 132465