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Whale Sharks Cancun season

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Whale Sharks Cancun season

Whale Sharks Cancun Best Time

Whale sharks Cancun season is a great experience swimming alongside the biggest fish in the ocean will fill a line in your traveler’s bucket list. Cancun Mexico is one of the worldwide destinations where in-season sightings of whale sharks are almost guaranteed.

This post will provide you with the best recommendations of when is the best time to do it, and plan the best vacations with these amazing sharks!

Probably the warm summer months in Cancun are the best for whale shark sightings, in past years the behavior of the whale sharks’ arrival to the coast of The Yucatan Peninsula is linked to the amount of plankton in the area.

The starting date for Whale Shark Tour operations is May 15th, 2016, but last year The SEMARNAT the federal authority on protected areas, released the permissions on May 28th.

Consider that booking a whale shark tour between May 15th and May 31 is not recommended, also, the amount of whale sharks is low and the probability of sightings also are very poor.

Tours depart daily from June to September when the whale sharks arrive to feed and mate. July to August is peak season.

Consider these months when the whale sharks Cancun best time,  with more chances to jump and swim with these giant sharks.

You can book these tours if you stay in Cancun, Riviera Maya( Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Tulum any hotel in between), Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, and Holbox.
If you are not ready to book a whale shark tour from Cancun yet, please find more answers in our whale shark tour Cancun faq and make the best decision.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you want to add this tour to your Mexico vacation plan, also, we provide the private whale shark tour option, for more comfort(private, land, and boat transportation) for more chances to swim with the whale sharks.

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