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Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience
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Safety measures
icon6 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
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iconOffered in: English and 6 more

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Breakfast
Bottled water
Soda/Pop
Lunch
Private transportation
Wet suit Included
Gratuities
The Natural Reserve Fee 13 USD per person is payable upon pick-up in cash
Photo packages & Souvenirs available for purchase

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour only. Note: if you are on a hostel or Airbnb accommodation, we
can guarantee pick-up at the door.

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
6/8/2020 - 8/6/2022
Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Ocean Tours Mexico

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience ?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience .
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience ?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience ?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience ?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience .
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience .
Q:
How can I let you know where to pick me up for the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
We offer pick-ups from most hotels. Let us know where you are staying in the 'Special Requirements' box in the Traveler Details section during checkout. Or you can let us know after booking by visiting 'Manage my Booking' and emailing us there.
Mar 2021
Q:
What time can we expect to be picked up for the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
We will contact you to arrange pickup after making your reservation. Approximate pickup times range from 5:45 am to 7:20 am depending on the hotel location.
Mar 2021
Q:
Will we be sharing transportation or any other part of the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
As this is a private tour, all transportation (including ground transportation and speedboat) are exclusive to your group, and so are the guide and driver.
Mar 2021
Q:
How long is the boat ride to see the Whale Sharks during the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
On average, you can expect to enjoy a beautiful and scenic speedboat ride that takes about one hour to get to the area where the Whale Sharks gather.
Mar 2021
Q:
How long will we swim with the Whale Sharks during the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
Once we find the best spot to swim with Whale Sharks, we'll get in the water and snorkel and swim with these majestic creatures for up to 3 hours.
Mar 2021
Q:
Are Whale Sharks dangerous?
A:
No, they are not dangerous. Whale sharks congregate in the waters around Isla Mujeres and Holbox to feed on microscopic organisms. Their average swimming speed is just 3 mph. You will have the opportunity to snorkel with them just a few feet away!
Mar 2021
Q:
Do Whale Sharks have teeth?
A:
Whale sharks do have teeth but they are incredibly tiny and are used for filter feeding. They really are gentle giants.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is swimming with Whale Sharks appropriate for children?
A:
Swimming with Whale Sharks is fun for the Whole Family! Our Whale Shark Discovery Tour is child-friendly and elderly-friendly. Everyone's invited to join!
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there a vegetarian option available during the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
Yes, vegetarian options are available, however, they must be requested in advance. Feel free to let us know of any dietary restrictions in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.
Mar 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
We recommend bringing a towel, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a change of clothing, and money for souvenirs, photos, and the required Natural Reserve Fee ($13 USD per person).
Mar 2021
Q:
Should I bring my camera on the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
Yes, you are welcome to bring your own waterproof camera.
Mar 2021
Q:
What should I wear on the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. We recommend wearing your bathing suit under your regular clothes and bringing sandals or water shoes and an extra set of dry clothes.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do I have to bring snorkeling gear on the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience?
A:
You can if you want to, but we provide all snorkeling gear including mask, snorkel, fins, and life jacket. If you own a wetsuit, please feel free to bring it along. If you don’t have one we can provide them to be rented for $15 USD.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I participate in the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience if I am pregnant?
A:
Pregnant women are welcome on this tour only up to the 28th week of pregnancy. Pregnant women can ride in the back of the speedboat where there’s less movement.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I participate in the Private Whale Shark All Inclusive Experience if I am disabled?
A:
While the boats are not wheelchair accessible, the boat’s edge is 2.5 feet (0.7 meters) above the surface of the water. With the help of your guide and sailor, it’s easy and safe to accompany almost anyone into the water.
Mar 2021

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