From Playa del Carmen & Tulum: Whale Shark Tour

From Playa del Carmen & Tulum: Whale Shark Tour

From US$ 165 per person

Get picked up from your hotel or Punta Sam port and snorkel with whale sharks. Get the ultimate adrenaline thrill in the Mexican Caribbean, and see the gentle giants and marine life of the region from a different perspective.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Small group
Limited to 15 participants
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 7 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Swim and snorkel with whale sharks in the Caribbean Sea
  • See the gentle giants of the Mexican Riviera
  • Enjoy lunch at Isla Mujeres Playa Norte beach
  • Cross the Caribbean as you enjoy light snacks and drinks
  • Come face-to-face with the world's biggest fish and shark
Full description
Get picked up from any hotel in Tulum, Akumal or Playa del Carmen. Get the ultimate adrenaline thrill in the Mexican Caribbean on a 6-hour whale shark snorkel tour. Swim and snorkel with the gentle giants in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Following pick-up, you'll be transferred to the marina to board a boat. Enjoy complimentary food and beverages on the way to the snorkel site, where you will put on your snorkeling gear and get a safety briefing on what to expect in the sea. Jump into the ocean to snorkel with the world’s biggest fish as you come face-to-face with the whale sharks. Some adult specimens can measure up to 13 meters in length, though accounts of individuals of up to 18 meters have been recorded. Swim with the whale sharks for about 2 hours for a truly unique experience. Then, go to Playa Norte on Isla Mujeres to enjoy a delicious lunch. Board your boat for the return transfer to the marina, where a vehicle will be waiting to take you back to your hotel. Note, that the whale shark encounter is a safe activity, and available from May to September.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Bilingual guide
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, lifejacket, and fins)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off at any hotel in Riviera Maya
  • Wetsuit (available to rent at the at marina)
  • Photos and video (only on prior request)
  • Tips and personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Unfortunately, pregnant women and children under 6 years old are not permitted on this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
  • Service
    5.0 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
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Life time experience!

Our tour guide did a fantastic job! We saw several whale sharks in the water. And a big sea turtle and a big Manta from the boat. This was a life time experience! To be next to this more than 10 meter big fish was fantastic! You should get a long sleeve swim shirt and a cap because the sun is really agressiv. The beach and the water at the Isla Mujeres is just amazing. We did a stop there had some snacks and jumped into the crystal clear water. Especially with the current sea grass situation its really worth it to make trip to the clear water of the Isla. In combination with the wildlife and this tour guide I really recommend this tour!

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July 31, 2018

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