Whale Shark Tour Cancun Mexico

Whale shark tour in Cancun: Swim and encounter!

The whale shark tour consist in the encounter and swim with the biggest fish in the world, you can have an unforgetable experience with these gentles and docile creatures in this snorkel tour.

Whale shark tour Cancun

Whale sharks migrate every year to the north of the Yucatan Peninsula looking for warm water because they like the warm surface in areas where there are upwellings of cold water rich in nutrients like the ones localizated between Holbox and Isla Mujeres in summer season, this water has the perfect condition to the growth of plankton on which they feed.

The whale shark season start from mid-May to mid-September, but if you want to make sure to find them mid-June to August, and the peak season is July – August.

In the morning after the pick up from the hotel you will be taken in the boat in direction of Contoy Island. This is where the whale sharks are eating plankton, you will be snorkeling in turns of two people at once always accompanied by a guide.

If you love shark you can check bull shark diving!

*IMPORTANT: It is imposible to control mother nature, we do not guarantee there is always sighting of whale shark in the tour, this happen very seldom but sometimes it could happen, we will make all possible you enjoy your day but there is not refund of the money back.


  • From 1 snorkeler
  • Check in time Between 7:00 – 7:30 a.m.
  • Boat departure time: Between 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
  • Return 1:00 p.m. aprox.


  • Round trip transportation
  • National Marine park fee included
  • Snorkel equipment included
  • Snacks
  • Purified water


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180 USD

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