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Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour

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Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour, swim among giant & harmless sharks in Mexico, a unique snorkel experience!

Tour available only during Whale shark season from June 1st to September 15th every year.

This is a shared tour service, daily pickups from Riviera Maya & Cancun hotels.

At the end of the snorkeling, you will visit Isla Mujeres for lunch a relaxing time on the boat at Playa Norte.

Tour Itinerary

  • 6:00 AM Pickup.
  • 8:00 AM Arrival to Punta Sam port.
  • 9:00 AM Jump in the boat to start the search.
  • 10:00 AM Snorkel with The Whale Sharks.
  • 12:00 PM Transfer to Playa Norte beach at Isla Mujeres.
  • 12:30 PM Lunch.
  • 2:30 PM Transfer back to Marina.
  • 3:30 PM Transfer back to the hotel.

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.
  • Entrance fees.
  • 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

  • Personal expenses.
  • Photo & video.
  • Tips.


  • No children under 5 years old.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed.
  • Regular sunscreen.

When the whale shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour is available?

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%.

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour recommendations

  • Use of biodegradable sunscreen.
  • Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before snorkel activity.
  • Use your waterproof camera.
  • For more comfort during snorkel use a wetsuit.
  • Wear sunglasses, a hat, and a cotton long sleeve shirt.

Important before booking Extra Fees

The port fee & Whale Shark Protected area Fee are NOT INCLUDED, the price iss $15 USD per pax, and must be payd in CASH arriving at the port, at Punta am port there are no ATM machines.

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour BEST PRICE!

Meeting point locations

From 1 pax minimum per booking, this price doesn’t include pickup & drop-off, time, and port arrival instructions will send once you complete the online booking.

Punta Sam

$145 USD

Isla Mujeres

$145 USD

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

The boat tour departs from Punta Sam port at the north o Cancun, where the whale shark Cancun Mexico snorkel tour starts, these prices includes the shared van transfer service.

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


$ 205 USD

Minimun 1 pax per booking

Puerto Morelos.

$ 220 USD

Minimun 1 pax per booking

Playa del Carmen

$ 225 USD

Minimun 1 pax per booking


$295 USD

Minimun 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.