Come see and swim with the whale shark, the world's largest fish during this seasonal, 7-hour tour. These graceful creatures are enormous but very friendly. From May to September, they feed in the waters off Cancun, giving you a unique opportunity to get in the water with these 'gentle giants.' Each tour has a limit of 10 people and led by a certificated and professional guide who has studied the biology and ecosystem of the whale shark. Use of snorkel equipment, breakfast, lunch and round-trip transportation from Cancun or Riviera Maya hotels are included.
Pack a long-sleeved T-shirt, towels, and biodegradable sunscreen. Don your swimsuit and comfortable shoes and be ready for pickup at your hotel at 7am. Head to Marina La Amada for a light breakfast of coffee, juice, water, fruit, and sweet rolls as you listen to a certified guide tell you all about the whale shark, which, despite its name, is a friendly and docile creature.'
Depart the marina at 8am towards the whale shark feeding area in the surrounding waters of Isla Contoy. Once you find them, you will have the unique opportunity to snorkel with the biggest fish in the world. Slip into the water with your guide and observe these graceful, one-of-a-kind creatures in their native habitat.
Then head to the coast of Isla Mujeres, enjoy lunch on board, swim in the crystal-clear waters or walk up onto the beach.
At around 1:30pm, you will be back at the mainland marina to be transferred home to your hotel. Use of snorkel equipment, breakfast, lunch, and round-trip transportation from Cancun or Riviera Maya hotels are included.