There are few experiences in the world that match swimming alongside the largest fish in the sea ' especially when that fish is a shark! A whale shark! The waters around Cancun are known for the whale shark population from June till mid September.''During this'tour you will have a possibility to swim with the world's largest fish while looking out for dolphins, manta rates and turtles under the direction of an expert guide.
After pick up from your hotel in Riviera Maya or Cancun, you will head a doc in Cancun (in front of RIU Peninsula Hotel), from where the tour will start on board a comfortable boat. The captain will navigate to the area of Mar Azul close to Isla de Mujeres and Aguas Verdes close to Holbox Island, where whale sharks normally come to'eat. You'will move around this area and observe the water in order to spot the whale shark.'Once you'spot it, you'will jump to the'water to snorkel alongside the fascinating fish. Glide resplendently beside the incredible creatures, watching them feast upon microscopic plankton while enjoying the tropical temperatures of the Yucatan's water.'
After returning to the boat you'will head to the North Beach of Isla de Mujeres (without disembark), where boat will stop to give you some free time for relax in the water and to have lunch on the boat with'local'delicacies'Ceviche, which is fresh fish or shrimp cooked with lemon. There will be also baguette with turkey breast or vegetarian one.
During the last 30 minutes of the boat ride from Isla Mujeres to Cancun, you can sit'in the shade and enjoy unique panorama of Yucatan Peninsula. After reaching Cancun around 2 pm, you will be dropped off at your hotel.