Whale Shark Tour (Out of season)

: Available from May to Sep  : Holbox  : 6hr. Tour  : $165 USD  : $165 USD


  • “You just have to do this” One of the most amazing experiences of my life. The sharks are huge and our guide told us all we needed to know to get the best out of our dives. Only by doing this can you appreciate how magnificent the sharks are. - DRHCambridge - Cambridge

  • “Wow!” This trip was an amazing and thrilled experience and I will remember it for the rest of my life! I never thought I would ever swim right next to a living, breathing shark, nevertheless the biggest fish in the sea. It was breathtaking and beautiful and I am so happy we did it! - Brittany W

Whale Shark Tour Includes:

  • Round Trip Transportation
  • Swimming with the shark 10 to 15 minutes 2 or 3 times
  • Continental breakfast (juice, coffee, bread, fruit)
  • Lunch (fresh ceviche)
  • Boat with captain and guide
  • Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Life jackets
  • 20 minutes of Snorkeling at the North of Isla Mujeres

Whale Shark Tour Overview:

The whale shark, is the biggest fish in the world it can reach lengths of 40 feet (12 meters) or more, it comes close to Mexico's coast during the summer to stay warm and feed themselves on Plankton. These gentle giants are filter-feeders and are harmless to humans.

The whale shark season 2016 is available now and it´s possible to swim alongside with these friendly giants and enjoy one of the most exciting things to do in the summer in Cancun.

For the whale shark tour we pick you up at your hotel to take you to the dock very early, we board at 7:45 a.m. and the trip to the whale sharks area is about 45 minutes approximately away located between Isla Contoy and Holbox Island.

During this tour, we will do 2 or 3 10 minute swims with the whale sharks per couple. On the way back you will enjoy some delicious shrimp Ceviche, and your Captain will treat you to a celebratory beer! We will be back at the dock at 2 p.m.


  • Wear comfortable beachwear and swimsuit
  • Use only biodegradable sunblock
  • Bring extra clothes
  • Bring credit card or cash with you to buy souvenirs and for tips

Not Included:

  • Pictures and tips
  • Towels

Extra info:

  • Every passenger counts
  • Children under 5 years old get free admission
  • You will need to have some intermediate swimming skills.
  • IMPORTAT NOTE: Internet prices can only be honored if purchased directly via internet or telephone. Subject to availability-we will make every effort to accommodate last-minute purchases made for next day tours but all prior confirmed and paid reservations take priority.

  • Schedule

  • From 09:00 to 17:00

Whale Shark Tour

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