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  1. Mexico
  2. Quintana Roo
  3. Riviera Maya
  4. Playa del Carmen

Whale Shark Safari Snorkeling tour

Product ID: 14148
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On our whale Sharks Safari Snorkeling Tour, swim among the largest fish in the world. Don't worry there is no danger to the activity. The whale sharks are incredibly docile and enjoy interacting with humans.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
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Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Swim among the biggest fish in the world
  • View sea life such as pelicans, flamingos and dolphins
  • Swim in the Carribean reef of Isla Mujeras
Full description
On this tour, you can either snorkel with white whales or view them from our boat.

Measuring up to 46 feet (14 meters) and weighing up to 15 tons, the whale shark is the largest fish in the world. They are very docile creatures, eating only plankton and enjoy the interaction with the people who come to swim with them.

Your tour starts in the morning between 06:00 AM to 07:00 AM. You will be picked-up from your hotel and take you to Punta Sam in Cancun. Here you will take a high-speed boat to the whale sharks.

En route, you will be shown the abundant sea and bird life found at Isla Contoy. On a typical day, see a School of Wild Dolphins, Flocks of Flamingos, Stingrays, Ibis, Egrets, Pelicans and the rare "Chimay Birds.”

In small groups, enter the water to swim among the whale sharks. You will be provided with full snorkel gear, masks, flippers and life vests.
Includes
  • Snorkeling with the whale sharks
  • All snorkeling gear along with life jacket
  • Breakfast at the departure point
  • Snacks, meal and refreshments on board
  • Information about whale sharks
  • Professional multi-lingual guide (biologist or naturalist)
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat transfer on a spacious and fully equipped boat
  • A small group of students, ensuring personalized attention
  • Comfortable transportation from your hotel (van with AC)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Private Boat (available at extra charge)
  • Photos and Souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Please bring
• Hat and sunglasses
• Swimsuit and Towel
• Ecological sun blocker
• Camera
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 21 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Mexico Blue Dream

Product ID: 14148