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Whale Shark Swim Adventure SMALL GROUP from Cancun

Whale Shark Swim Adventure SMALL GROUP from Cancun

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Take a swim in an area with the whale sharks, the largest fish on the planet, on this tour from Cancun. Hop aboard a boat with a biologist guide and head to the waters surrounding Isla Mujeres, Contoy and Holbox, where you'll snorkel alongside these gentle giants. This tour offers both a small-group option as well as the opportunity for a private swim with just your travel companion or group. Hotel pickup and drop-off is also included. Please note: this tour is offered seasonally, from May to September.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
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$180.00
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Private and Shared Whale Shark Tour from Tulum

Private and Shared Whale Shark Tour from Tulum

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Cancun is one of the best places in the world to view whale sharks all year round and this half-day tour from Tulum offers a rare glimpse of the magnificent creatures. Accompanied by an experienced guide, dive in to swim in the warm waters around Isla Mujeres, Contoy and Holbox; watch whale sharks in their natural environment; then tuck into a delicious lunch (included) of fresh ceviche.
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
Price varies by group size
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$180.00
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Whale Sharks tour in Tulum: Small-Group

Whale Sharks tour in Tulum: Small-Group

Nature enthusiasts in Tulum may not realize that this area of the Yucatán Peninsula is actually a hub for whale sharks, making it a go-to destination for viewing these majestic creatures. With this full-day adventure from Tulum, join your guide on a whale shark tour to see these docile animals, and hop in the water to swim with sharks in their natural habitat. After your swim, soak up the sun and refuel with an onboard lunch, included in the tour.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
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Whale Shark Adeventure Small Group

Whale Shark Adeventure Small Group

Swimming with sharks might seem frightful, but animal lovers should be happy to learn that the harmless whale shark isn't scary at all. Don't miss the chance to swim alongside this majestic creature with a small-group nature excursion, from Playa del Carmen. Just hop aboard a boat bound for the waters near Isla Mujeres, where you can swim in the Caribbean Sea, explore underwater with the included snorkel gear, and refuel with a refreshing lunch.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
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From Cancun: Swim with Whale Sharks Tour

From Cancun: Swim with Whale Sharks Tour

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Take a swim with whale sharks, dolphins, and stingrays in Isla Mujeres on this guided tour. The Mexican island, located about 2 miles (3 kilometers) off the coast of Cancun, boasts plenty of colorful fish and marine life to discover. Plus, explore a reef and afterwards enjoy fresh ceviche, sandwiches, and drinks on board the boat.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
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Private Tour: Whale Shark Adventure from Cancun and Riviera Maya

Private Tour: Whale Shark Adventure from Cancun and Riviera Maya

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Spend a day in the Caribbean with just your family and friends on this 6-hour private whale shark tour. Slip on snorkel gear and swim alongside these fish that can grow as long as 43 feet (13 meters)! After your memorable swim, sail to Isla Mujeres for a beachside lunch of ceviche and chicken sandwiches. Enjoy private chauffeur service to and from your hotel in Cancun or the Riviera Maya. Available from May to September only, this tour can accommodate up to six passengers.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,548.92
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Whale Shark Tour from Cancun and Playa Del Carmen

Whale Shark Tour from Cancun and Playa Del Carmen

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Swim alongside whale sharks in the Caribbean Sea on this 6-hour tour from Cancun. These gentle giants arrive in large numbers around the Yucatan Peninsula every summer. Slip on snorkel gear and marvel at your proximity to these fish that can grow as long as 43 feet (13 meters)! After your memorable swim, sail to Isla Mujeres’ Playa Norte for a beachside lunch. Hotel transport from Cancun and the Riviera Maya included. Don’t miss this unique experience available from May to September only.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
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Paradise Subsee Explorer

Paradise Subsee Explorer

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An amazing way to explore the reefs of the Caribbean without having to swim. The Subsee Explorer is Aquaworld’s yellow semi-submarine with windows. This tour allows you to enjoy the coral reefs and some statues of the largest underwater museum in the Caribbean. We're talking about MUSA Cancun Underwater Museum! This activity is preferred among children and seniors since it doesn't require any kind of physical activity. They can enjoy and learn about the local marine life from the comfort of their seats just as if they were snorkeling in Cancun. This tour is supported and approved by the SEMARNAT, considering at all times the protection and conservation of our beautiful coral reefs.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.00
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Whale Shark Swimming Adventure in Cancun - Seasonal June/Sept

Whale Shark Swimming Adventure in Cancun - Seasonal June/Sept

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Swim alongside the largest fish on the planet on a full-day, whale shark snorkeling adventure from Cancun with expert guides. Spend the day searching for Cancun's whale sharks in their own habitat, and try to spot the dolphins and manta rays that thrive along the coast. Go to shore for lunch and a shoreline snorkeling session at Isla Mujeres before returning to Cancun.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.58
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Small-Group Eco Friendly: Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya

Small-Group Eco Friendly: Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya

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Snorkel with Mexican whale sharks on a full-day group snorkeling tour off the Yucatan Coast from Playa del Carmen. Under the direction of an expert guide, swim with the world’s largest fish while looking out for dolphins, manta rays, and turtles. Immerse yourself in the marine magnificence of Mexico’s waters on this spectacular small-group adventure.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.00
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$155.00
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Private Whale shark Ecofriendly tour from Cancun

Private Whale shark Ecofriendly tour from Cancun

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Go for a snorkel with Mexico's gentle giants - whale sharks! Cruising the Gulf of Mexico with an expert guide, you'll snorkel with the biggest fish and maybe spot dolphins, manta rays and turtles on this small group snorkeling adventure off the Yucatan coast.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$745.00
Price varies by group size
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$745.00
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Cancun Private Whale Shark Adventure

Cancun Private Whale Shark Adventure

Get your free personalize video while you enjoying swimming with the biggest fish in the world!! Yes we are talking about the giant Whale Shark! Small Group! Just your Love ones and YOU! Enjoy this incredible adventure at your own peace swimming with them!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,600.00
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Swim With Whale Sharks Cancun and Riviera Maya

Swim With Whale Sharks Cancun and Riviera Maya

Swim among the gentle giants of the sea on this guided, small-group tour. Head out on the open waves to find massive whale sharks. With your floating vest, mask, and snorkel on, dive in with your guide to glide through the water alongside these amazing creatures. Learn about whale sharks and their conservation and stop for a relaxing swim at Isla Mujeres at the end of the day.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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$159.00

Small-Group Whale Watching Experience in Isla Mujeres

Small-Group Whale Watching Experience in Isla Mujeres

Swimming with a whale shark is a unique experience that is why there are more and more places in the world where fishing nets have been exchanged for ecotourism with this charismatic giant.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
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$180.00
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Exciting Swim with Whale Sharks Tour

Exciting Swim with Whale Sharks Tour

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Get up close to the beautiful and docile whale sharks on this incredible family-friendly snorkeling experience. Your certified guide will take you two at a time, as you get to swim among these graceful and harmless sharks: the largest fish in the ocean. Enjoy breakfast before the swim and snacks, soft drinks and delicious ceviche afterward. Swim among these magnificent sharks, stunning coral and look out for manta rays.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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Exciting Swim with Whale Sharks Private VIP Tour

Exciting Swim with Whale Sharks Private VIP Tour

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Get personalized attention from your guide and enjoy the ability to tour at your own pace as you swim with whale sharks off the coast of Cancun. This premium tour for one to six people guarantees you’ll have an intimate atmosphere as you explore the waters in search of the world’s largest fish. Using the provided fins, mask, and snorkel, slip in to the water to swim alongside the giant fish for an unforgettable experience. Lunch is included at midday to keep you fueled up for adventure.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,828.58
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Swim with Whale Sharks in Cancun

Swim with Whale Sharks in Cancun

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Swim with docile whale sharks off the shores of Cancun during this 6-hour eco-adventure from CancĂşn or Playa del Carmen. From Punta Sam, take an hour-long scenic boat ride to the area where the whale sharks, the world's largest fish, like to hang out and feed. Under the supervision of your experienced guide, slip into the water to swim and snorkel with these graceful creatures over the course of 3 hours. Eat a light lunch on board the boat en route to the mainland, stopping for a visit on Isla Mujeres. Use of snorkel equipment and round-trip transportation from hotel are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00

Whale Shark Snorkeling Adventure in Isla Contoy with Lunch

Whale Shark Snorkeling Adventure in Isla Contoy with Lunch

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Plunge into the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea on a full-day snorkeling trip to Isla Contoy from Playa del Carmen. Between the months May and September, you’ll travel to spots replete with whale sharks — the largest fish species on the planet — to snorkel and swim with the colossal creatures. Witness a vibrant tableau of marine life before stopping at the pristine Playa Norte beach on Isla Mujeres, if weather permits. Lunch and round-trip transport from your Playa del Carmen hotel is included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.06
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Whale Shark Experience Lifetime Memories in Cancun (lunch and water included)

Whale Shark Experience Lifetime Memories in Cancun (lunch and water included)

Welcome to the Whale Shark experience, this is an unique activity in the world and is the most enigmatic activity in Mexico. Imagine swimming next to an immense fish like the whale shark. This animal is completely harmless since it feeds on plankton and it does not represent a danger for our travelers. Amaze yourself by feeling a great and incredible sensation of swimming near them and admiring these beautiful animals. This is a life experience that you must live at least once in your life. Imagine the adrenaline of being in front of this gigant of the seas. Finally after the Whale Shark view, we will sail to Isla Mujeres. Here you can visit the beautiful beaches of Isla Mujeres, we will take you to the famous beach called Playa Norte which is known worldwide for its incredible and amazing beauty
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Whale Shark Adventure Unique Life Experience in Cancun with Lunch and beverages

Whale Shark Adventure Unique Life Experience in Cancun with Lunch and beverages

Welcome to the Whale Shark experience, this is an unique activity in America and is the most enigmatic activity in Mexico. You need to know that this is one of the most incredible experiences in the world and you need to be in this activity. Imagine swimming next to an immense animal like the whale shark. This animal is completely harmless since they eat only sea plankton and they does not represent a danger for our travelers. Amaze yourself by feeling a great and incredible sensation of swimming near them and admiring these beautiful animals. This is a life experience that you must live at least once in your life, imagine having a picture of yourself with the whale shark swimming side by side, what an incredible memory. Finally after the Whale Shark sightseeing, we will sail to Isla Mujeres. Here you can visit the beautiful beaches of Isla Mujeres, we will take you to the famous beach called Playa Norte which is known worldwide for its incredible and amazing beauty
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya

Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya

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Glide alongside whale sharks and then soak up the sun on Isla Mujeres on this guided day trip from Cancun. A speedboat takes you to a prime viewing location, where you slip on snorkel gear and hop into the water. Marvel at the gentle giants floating by. Then, relax on the white-sand shores of Isla Mujeres’ Playa Norte (North Beach). Lunch and hotel transport from Cancun and Playa del Carmen included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00

A Lifetime Experience Whale Shark Encounter

A Lifetime Experience Whale Shark Encounter

Mexico's Yucatan peninsula is one of the few places in the world where you can share the water with the largest fish in the world, the whale shark. Make the most of this opportunity by joining this small-group cruise in search of the creatures. You will have the opportunity to dive into the water and have an encounter with wildlife that few people can experience. Includes a light breakfast and lunch.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.00
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$129.00
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Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included

Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included

Welcome to the Whale Shark experience, this is a unique activity in the world and is the most enigmatic activity in Mexico. Imagine swimming next to an immense animal like the whale shark. This animal is completely harmless since it feeds on plankton and it does not represent a danger for our travelers. Amaze yourself by feeling a great and incredible sensation of swimming near them and admiring these beautiful animals. This is a life experience that you must live at least once in your life, imagine having a picture of yourself with the whale shark swimming side by side, what an incredible memory. Finally, after the Whale Shark view, we will sail to Isla Mujeres. Here you can visit the beautiful beaches of Isla Mujeres, we will take you to the famous beach called Playa Norte which is known worldwide for its incredible and amazing beauty. The tour includes breakfast, lunch, and drinks, transport it´s optional.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
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Cancun Whale Sharks All-Inclusive Tour

Cancun Whale Sharks All-Inclusive Tour

Swim among whale sharks on this all-day snorkeling tour. Although they are one of the largest fish, growing to 40 feet (12 meters) or more, whale sharks are docile and allow swimmers to join them in the water. After learning how to use the equipment and how to get close to the whales, you and your guide will jump into the water to explore. End the tour with free time near Isla Mujeres and enjoy a ceviche lunch at Punta Norte.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.43
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