Whaleshark Discovery - Snorkel with the Whale Shark from Playa del Carmen, Cancun and the Riviera Maya
Explore the Whale Shark World
Come explore the incredible world of the whale shark and enjoy the experience of a lifetime with the Whale Shark Discovery. The Whale Shark conveys peace and tranquillity; swimming alongside this gentle giant of the sea in Mexico is an experience to remember and share again and again. The Whale Shark migrates each year between June and September, so if you are planning a trip to Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, The Mayan Riviera or Tulum during these months, don't miss the incredible opportunity to swim with the Whale Sharks in Isla Mujeres (in front of Cancun) and take home an experience that you will talk about and share with everyone.
Whale Shark Discovery guarantees you swim with the Whale Shark. If you don't see whale sharks on our tour we return your money 100%.
What you need to know about the Whale Shark
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 Shark in Isla Mujeres
Swimming with the Whale Sharks will be done by groups of 2 people accompanied by a certified guide at all times.
Whale Shark Discovery Tour Itinerary
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
- Canc˙n: 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.
Dolphins and turtles: 80% chances to see them along the way.
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)
- Continental breakfast.
- 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
- Wetsuit Rental (15 USD)
- Photo Album CD (30 USD)