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Whale Shark and Snorkel Expedition
Whale Shark and Snorkel Expedition

Duration: 7 hours approximately
Category: Adventure and Nature
Departs: Daily (May 15 to September 15)
Language: Spanish, English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch.
Restrictions: Pregnant women
*If you wish to include children please let us know when making your reservation.
With more than 18 years of experience running WHALE SHARK ADVENTURE TOURS!

This great adventure departs daily from Cancun during the whale shark season which is from May to September. The whale sharks come to the waters surrounding Isla Mujeres, Contoy and Holbox to feed on plankton where the Caribbean Sea meets the Gulf of Mexico. You will have the remarkable opportunity to swim and snorkel with the gentle giant, in an area teaming with sea life.

All our boats have a limit of 10 people and are all led by certificated and professional guides, who are naturalists and biologists and know everything about the area and the whale sharks! For a preview of this great tour take a look at our whale shark video below now!!

Swim with Whale Sharks and Explore the Caribbean Sea. Snorkel off an Island that is protected and has live coral and lots of sea life. Discover an entirely incredible new world! Snacks, Lunch and Transportation is included.

Tour Highlights:

Snorkeling with the Whale Sharks and maybe Manta Rays. You may see lobster, conch, starfish, blow fish and several sea creatures that have been seen in this reef. You may see sea turtles, stingrays, sailfish & dolphins in the wild on the ride to and from the area.


  • Comfortable transportation
  • Professional guides
  • Snorkel equipment (May bring your own)
  • Light breakfast
  • Lunch (Shrimp ceviche and chicken sandwich) *If you are vegetarian or allergic to something please let us know when making your reservation.
  • Beverages (Water and sodas)


  • Wetsuit (May bring your own)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses (Souvenirs)
  • Tips


07:00 AM

Pick-up at your hotel in Cancun (6:00 am Playa del Carmen and 5:00 am Tulum).

07:30 AM

We will have an informative briefing at Marina la Amada now named V & V. Our certified guides will provide you with interesting information about the whale sharks and the area’s ecosystems. During the briefing there will be coffee, juice, fruit and granola bars present.

08:00 AM

We depart from Marina V & V, to the whale shark reserve in the waters of Isla Contoy. Once we find them, you will have the unique opportunity to snorkel with the biggest fish in the world.

12:30 PM

Lunch time on the boat just off the coast of Isla Mujeres, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world (Condé Nast 2013) where you can go down to swim in the turquoise waters.

01:30 PM

We arrive at the marina’s pier, where our comfortable vans will be waiting for you to return you to your hotel.

02:00 PM

Expected arrival back at your hotel in Cancun. (3:00 pm Playa del Carmen and 4:00 pm Tulum)

Reserve your spot now to be in this one of a kind adventure and get 15% off