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Swim with whale sharks Cancun

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

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

Tour is available only during Whale shark 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.

Tour Itinerary

Tour details

  • Shared tour service.
  • Duration 4 to 7 hours.
  • Runs daily all year round.
  • Shared transfer pick-up/drop-off.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Minimum 2 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 $20 USD per pax.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Photo & video.
  • Tips.


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

Whale shark tour Cancun Availability?

Every year during the summer, from May 15th to September 15th, the first 3 weeks and last 3 weeks of the season the sighting probabilities are 50%, higher than 90% in July and August, and the rest of the season around 70%.

Swim with whale sharks Cancun Recommendations

  • The use of regular biodegradable sunscreen is restricted, bring biodegradable and must be applied 30 minutes before starting the boat tour.
  • We highly recommend the use of UV Sun Protective Swimwear instead of sunscreen.
  • Use your waterproof camera.
  • For more comfort during snorkel use a wetsuit.
  • Wear sunglasses, a hat, and a cotton long-sleeve shirt.

Swim with whale sharks Cancun Price Best Deal!

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 once you complete the online booking.

Punta Sam

$159 USD

Isla Mujeres

$159 USD

Price according to the hotel location in Cancun & The Riviera Maya

The boat tour departs from Punta Sam port north of Cancun, where the whale shark tour Cancun starts, these prices include the shared van transfer service.

Prices per pax, according to the hotel pickup & dropoff location.


$ 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.