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Swimming with Whale Sharks Riviera Maya

Swimming with Whale Sharks for hotels from Riviera Maya Hotels incl Bahia

  • 5 hr
  • From 179 US dollars
  • Punta Sam

Service Description

Swimming with Swimming with whale sharks is a unique seasonal tour from Cancun and Riviera Maya. During this sea excursion, you will snorkel alongside the whale sharks in their natural environment, and also spend some time splashing in the turquoise waters of ‘Playa Norte’, the north beach of Isla Mujeres. Our tour starts from your hotel, tour guide will accompany you to the port in Cancun and inform you of all the details of your trip. All boats fits 10 visitors maximum. All safety equipment, including life vests (using obligatory) and other equipment is included on board. As we are encountering wild animals in their natural environment, the boat trip to the snorkel area takes roughly one to two hours to arrive at the place where whale sharks swim. During the snorkeling you will be accompanied by a mariner who will help you to navigate towards the whale sharks. Depending on the weather conditions, you will make 2 jumps into the ocean, but in some rare cases jumps may be canceled, at the discretion of the boat captain. After the snorkeling experience, the boat will head to water area of Playa Norte, the "north beach" of the Isla Mujeres. Here your boat will remain anchored a short distance from the coast, allowing you time to swim, while your tour team will prepare a lunch that includes a ceviche salad. After, the boat will return back to the port. Your minibus will be waiting to return you back to your hotel. To join the tour, you do not need special skills. Tour Itinerary: (All timings are approximate) 05:30-07:30 Pick-up from your hotel 07:30-08:00 Arrive at port in Cancun 08:00-08:10 Board the boat 09:15-10:00 Arrive at the Marine protected area where the Whale Sharks congregate 10:00-12:00 Time to snorkel with whale sharks 12:00-13:00 Boat trip to Isla Mujeres 13:00-14:00 Free time at Playa Norte for swimming and snack 14:30: Arrive back at port in Cancun 15:00-17:00 Drop-off back at your hotel What to bring? ✔ Swimsuit and Towel ✔ Set of dry clothes ✔ Biodegradable sunscreen ✔ Money for tips and souvenirs What is included? ❃ Transportation and guide ❃ Fresh Drinking Water ❃ All tickets and taxes ❃ Snorkeling equipment ❃ Snack at North beach (ceviche, sandwich and soda – vegetarian options available on request) Please Note: - Children under 5 years old will not be able to snorkel - It is forbidden to participate in this tour under the influence of drugs, alcohol or other substances. - Pregnant women are not permitted to attend this tour


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Cancellation Policy

Changes and cancellations are possible without penalty prior 2 days before the start of the tour. A 100% penalty will be applied in case of no show or cancellation 48 hours or less before the start of the tour.


Contact Details

  • Punta Sam, Quintana Roo, México


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