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Swim with whale sharks Cancun

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Swim with whale sharks Cancun Mexico swim with gigantic sharks! certainly, whale sharks are the world’s largest fish. Our experienced guides provide an intimate, eco-conscious experience that emphasizes the importance of conservation.

In addition to small group tours, guests have an exclusive chance to observe and interact with these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

You can swim with whale sharks in Cancun during the season from June 1st to September 15th every year, this is a shared tour service, with daily pickups from Riviera Maya & Cancun hotels during the season.

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Tour Itinerary

Important: Traffic conditions & weather conditions could delay the tour itinerary, this tour could take approximately between 6 to 8 hours.

Tour details

  • Shared tour service.
  • Duration 6 to 8 hours.
  • Runs daily all year round.
  • Shared transfer pick-up/drop-off.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Minimum 1 pax per booking


  • Shared van transportation.
  • Hotel to Marina round trip.
  • Boat transportation.
  • Bilingual guide and boat staff.
  • Snorkel gear( mask, life jacket, and fins).
  • Express breakfast at Marina(coffee, breath & fruits).
  • Snacks(chicken sandwiches, peanuts & granola bars).
  • Lunch(Chicken sandwiches and fresh fish ceviche).
  • Beverages( soft drinks, sodas & water).
  • Languages English and Spanish.

Not includes

  • Port fee & whale shark protected area entrance Total of USD 20 per pax.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Photo & video.
  • Tips.


Despite being a tour for mostly all travelers consider the next restrictions:

  • No children under 5 years old.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed.
  • Regular sunscreen is NOT allowed only biodegradable.

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Whale Shark Tour Cancun Availability?

Without a doubt, this is the TOP snorkel tour of the summer, available from June to September every year, certainly, July and August are the best months with a 90% probability of spotting the sharks, consequently, the rest of the month’s probabilities are between 50% to 70%.

Swim With Whale Sharks Cancun Recommendations

  • The use of regular sunscreen is restricted, instead, biodegradable is the best option
    • By regulation, sunscreen must be applied 30 minutes before starting the tour.
  • We highly recommend the use of UV Sun Protective Swimwear instead of sunscreen.
  • Bring a waterproof camera.
  • For more comfort during snorkel use a wetsuit.
  • Another key point, bring sunglasses, a hat, and a long-sleeve shirt.

Before Booking The Whale Shark Tour.

Swim With Whale Sharks Cancun Price Best Deal!

Tour from Meeting point locations

From 1 pax minimum per booking, this price doesn’t include pickup & drop-off, meeting point time, and port arrival instructions will be sent as soon as you complete the online booking.

Punta Sam

$159 USD

Isla Mujeres

$159 USD

Price According To The Hotel Location

Where does the whale shark tour in Cancun start?

Starting from Punta Sam port north of Cancun, where you will be transferred from your hotel, these prices include the shared van transfer round trip service.

Prices per pax, according to the hotel pickup & dropoff location in Cancun, Playa del Carmen & The Riviera Maya.


$ 175 USD

Minimum 1 pax per booking

Puerto Morelos.

$ 175 USD

Minimum 1 pax per booking

Playa del Carmen

$ 189 USD

Minimum 1 pax per booking


$250 USD

Minimum 4 pax per booking.

Whale Shark Tour Cozumel

No direct boat from Cozumel Island to the whale shark area.

Private Whale Shark Tour

Advantages of private service, faster more time snorkeling.