Mexico Whale Shark, Cancun

4.7
#23 of 135 in Wildlife in Cancun
Check one item off your bucket list with Mexico Whale Shark, offering visitors a chance to swim with the largest fish in the world. You can embark on this adventure from several locations, including Play del Carmen, Cancun, Cozumel, Tulum, and others. Despite their size, whale sharks are a docile species, so you take a close look by snorkeling right up to them without spooking them away. The guided tour includes round-trip transport from your hotel, a light breakfast, and all the equipment you'll need to enjoy the experience. You can also bring your own wetsuit, if you prefer wearing one, or rent it on site from the operator. Make Mexico Whale Shark a centerpiece of your Cancun vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Cancun trip planner.
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  • Going there next Saturday the 25th for a week is it the season to see whale sharks thank you have always wanted to do this . How long does the trip take ? I'm staying in the secrets playa merjus  more »
  • Mexico Whale Shark Tour company is highly recommended. The communication by email was fast and efficient. The price was very good. When we arrived in the marina there was coffee and a light...  more »
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  • The company was solid. Picked you up at the hotel on time and then brought you to the dock without delay. Breakfast was provided and the wait to get underway was limited. Boat ride is long, but that is the same for anyone doing the trip. Swimming with the sharks is really interesting. You get up close and personal with these creatures. The captain and guide were both great. Took care of you on the boat and in the water. Many folks are uneasy with this type of activity, but they made you feel safe and secure.
  • Incredible experience! Captain Willy and his son Pepe were amazing. We saw hundreds of whale sharks, had delicious fresh ceviche, saw some of the most beautiful crystal clear water I have ever seen, and got to snorkel around an amazing reef. They move fast early in the day to get you out and to the whale sharks before anyone else. After everyone sees the whale sharks everything slows down a little and becomes super relaxing. Amazing hospitality. Take some motion sickness medicine before you start, it’ll save your life!

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