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Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day Tour from Riviera Maya

Highlights
  • Whale-shark swim encounter and beach time at Isla Mujeres
  • Swim and snorkel in 15-minute rounds near whale sharks
  • Unwind on the postcard-perfect North Beach on Isla Mujeres
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Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day Tour from Riviera Maya
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Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day Tour from Riviera Maya
USD 179.00
Overview
Glide alongside whale sharks and then soak up the sun on Isla Mujeres on this guided day trip from Cancun. A speedboat takes you to a prime viewing location, where you slip on snorkel gear and hop into the water. Marvel at the gentle giants floating by. Then, relax on the white-sand shores of Isla Mujeres’ Playa Norte (North Beach). Lunch and hotel transport from Cancun and Playa del Carmen included.
What to Expect

Depending on the location of your hotel the tour can start at 5:45am (Tulum), 6:45am (Playa del Carmen) or 7:45am (Cancun). You will be picked up at your hotel at the scheduled time and go to Cancun. Once you get to the Marina Yachting you will have time to relax and have breakfast. After an hour, you would be ready to leave reaching about 45 kilometers north of Isla Mujeres. Here, you will start searching for whale sharks and do the snorkeling activities with these giant and gentle creatures. 

After swimming, you will have a sandwich and soft drink and will return in Isla Mujeres for lunch. After about an hour spent to relax or swim in the beautiful North Beach in Isla Mujeres, you will return to the Marina Yachting approximately 3:30pm. Throughout the day the guides will give information about the Whale Sharks and this precious ecosystem so you have a fun tour with safety and the best crew.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Highlight Of Our Holiday!

We booked our experience directly with EcoTours before we arrived in Mexico as we felt that this is the best company to go with. We were due to take the trip on Tuesday 31st July but the predicted weather conditions were terrible and EcoTours emailed...More

Thank aidanpearce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Whaleshark encounter at Isla Mujeres – an eco-friendly event

This review leaves aside reflections on the impact of swimming with whale sharks and mantas on these two magnificent fishes. Let my just state that the tour guide seemed to understand that the best model for the fishes is one that ensures low impact on...More

3  Thank DanishModel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bucket-list experience

It was the most amazing thing I've ever experienced, the ride from the hotel to the marina was so interesting and educational since our guide Florencia thought us a lot about whale sharks and their lifestyle but also about marine wildlife and the sad truth...More

2  Thank beatrizhdz97
d_bortolin, Public Relations Manager at Eco Tours Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to send us your review. Our crew will be thrilled to hear your kind words. We work hard to provide an all-round amazing experience for you. Florencia has a true love for the nature and especially the Whale sharks and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mesmerizing Whale Sharks

We recently traveled from Playa del Carmen via boat to a prime location in the open sea. The seas were welcoming and calm, the sky was beautiful, the boat crew spectacular and our guide Aurora was amazing. There were whale sharks all around us. We...More

2  Thank Juan Q
d_bortolin, Public Relations Manager at Eco Tours Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Juan: Thanks for taking the time to send us your review. Our crew will be thrilled to hear your kind words. We work hard to provide an all-round amazing experience for you. We hope to see you again in the future . Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
I do NOT recommend this company

Let me first begin by saying that the whale shark encounter itself was great. My issue is with the staff. I would NOT recommend this company to anyone. Unless you like being called a liar. It was my 4th visit to Playa area for diving/snorkeling....More

2  Thank Deb R
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6 August 2018|
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Response from sophlang1 | Reviewed this property |
I think they leave in September.
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