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Sea Friends Tours

#239 of 354 Tours in Cancun
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Cancun, Mexico
+52 998 279 4473
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Awesome experience!

The trip to get out to the whale sharks was tough. We stopped to pick people up all along the way... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Johndell
via mobile
Whale sharks!

We had an amazing day swimming with Whale Sharks yesterday! We initially booked through a nice man... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Starlene81
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We are a leading company in the field of ecotourism by the north area of our beautiful state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible29%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cancun, Mexico
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+52 998 279 4473
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The trip to get out to the whale sharks was tough. We stopped to pick people up all along the way. Then once on the boat it is a long ride to the whale sharks. The seas were a bit rough so if you are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing day swimming with Whale Sharks yesterday! We initially booked through a nice man, named Jorge who works at a tour shop on Isla Mujeres. We paid 50% to him, day before, and remaining 50% day of tour. He took us to...More

Thank Starlene81
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Enrique E, Community Manager at Sea Friends Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Starlene, Thank you for participating in this adventure with us. We thank you infinitely for your trust and good comments, we try to improve constantly, and we are proud to know that you & your family enjoyed the adventure. We hope that you enjoy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You sign up for a trip, pay a deposit, and turn up with a slip saying balance due US$270. What do you think you have to pay. Wrong. US$330 because of "tax". Same thing happened to the Australian lady behind us in the queue. Complete...More

Thank Brian B
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Enrique E, Community Manager at Sea Friends Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Brian, We regret that you have had a misunderstanding, we invite you to investigate a little bit more about the federal tax in Mexico, so you can clarify your doubts, since we consider it's important to know that as you continue on vacation and...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of snorkelling with the whale sharks today with Sea Friends Tour and had the most amazing experience of our lives! I’m so glad I didn’t take any notice of the negative reviews as I feel this experience just...More

Thank Rsummerv
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Enrique E, Community manager at Sea Friends Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Renee, Thank you for participating in this adventure with us. We thank you infinitely for your trust and good comments, we try to improve constantly, and we are proud to know that you enjoyed the adventure. We hope you can come back and do...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is a very good company. Nano and his staff are always helpfull. The want you to respect several rools, which is good for the wale sharks and the ocean. 3 times snorkeling to a whale shark was no problem. On the same spot are...More

Thank Patrick V
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Enrique E, Community manager at Sea Friends Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Patrick, Thank you for participating in this adventure with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the activity and that you had the fortune to swim with some manta rays, since not every day we have the opportunity to swim with them....More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We went to see whale sharks with Sea Friends. Right from the get go Sea Friends showed little enthusiasm about the tour. They also charged extra costs for every item you could possibly want - wet suits, sea sickness pills, go-pro photos. During the 1.5h...More

2  Thank TravellingMark2014
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had an amazing experience with this crew. We waited anxiously watching all the other boats with the different venues leave before us, but ended up being glad we were one of the last to the party. Last to the party means last to leave...More

Thank src1013
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

After an early start we arrived at the Sea Friends Center at 7.45am, then waited with no information until we departed at 9.15am. The Sea Friends Center itself was very dirty and smelly. The one hour boat ride out to the whale sharks was so...More

2  Thank Alison S
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Spent last Sunday, July 23 swimming with the whale sharks. It was amazing. Fun, exciting and exhilarating! with my 15 year old daughter we went out on the boat - about an hour to where the whale sharks were hanging out. We had a great...More

1  Thank Dina S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were picked up and dropped off at our hotel. The trip on the water went quickly and there were plenty of sharks. The captain too a position away from the swarm of boats out there in a cluster and so our time in the...More

1  Thank 4myxtc
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TexasBebe
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Response from Starlene81 | Reviewed this property |
We booked the tour with Jorge at a shop on Isla Mujeres. The shop is right across the street from when you get off the ultramar ferry. The tour group meet up is actually in Cancun though. Once you book on Isla, they will... More
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