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Private Whale Shark Tour Cancun Isla Mujeres, ideal for travelers who look for personalized and exclusive attention, avoiding shared services for a maximize experience and chances to jump with the giant sharks.

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When are whale sharks in Cancun Mexico?

  • The Cancun whale shark season runs every year from June 1st to September 15th.
  • During July & August almost 200 sharks spotted daily.
    • However, the numbers of sharks mentioned above is an approximation.

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How long is the whale shark tour?

  • Close to half day, between 5 to 8 hours.
  • But weather conditions and boat search could require more or less time.
  • Above all, booking other tours the same day is not recommended.

This is why a private whale shark tour is the best.

  • Certainly, The flexibility of itinerary
    • You can decide to spend more or less time on any activities of the tour itinerary.
  • Faster land transportation from the hotel to the marina.
  • Quick access to the marina direct to the boat.
  • Reach whale sharks area before other tour companies.
  • Swim with whale sharks more chances to swim with them.
  • Personal guide expert in nature assisting you during all the tour.
  • You don’t spend time waiting for other travelers.
  • No line for waiting to jump in the sea to swim with the sharks

Private whale shark tour Itinerary

  • 6:00 hrs Private van pickup, time suggested could change according your needs.
    • From any hotel from Tulum all way to Playa & Cancun.
    • From Cozumel island meeting point plaay del Carmen port.
  • 8:30 hrs Arrival to Marina at Punta Sam.
    • The guide will explain rules of the snorkel activity with the whale shark snorkel.
  • 9:00 hrs Jump in the private boat to start the search.
  • 10:00 hrs Snorkel with The Whale Sharks.
  • 12:00 hrs Transfer to Playa Norte beach at Isla Mujeres.
  • 12:30 hrs Lunch.
  • 1:30 hrs Transfer back to Marina.
  • 2:30 hrs Private van transfer back to the hotel.
    • Arrival to hotel depends on your hotel location.

The private whale shark tour includes

  • Entrance fees.
  • Hotel to Marina round trip.
  • Private van transportation.
  • Private boat tour.
  • Snorkel gear( mask, life jacket, and fins).
  • Wetsuit available for rent.
  • Express breakfast at Marina(Coffe, breath & fruits).
  • Snacks(chicken sandwiches, peanuts & granola bars).
  • Lunch(Chicken sandwiches and fresh fish ceviche).
  • Beverages( soft drinks, sodas & water).
  • Languages English and Spanish.


  • Use of biodegradable sunscreen.
  • Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before snorkel activity.
  • use your waterproof camera.
  • For more comfort during snorkel use a wetsuit.
  • Wear sunglasses, hat, and cotton long sleeve shirt.

That is to say, by regulation, you must wear a lifejacket(or wetsuit) during all the boat tours.


  • No childrens under 5 years old.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed.
  • Regular sunscreen.
  • Avoid contaminating the whale sharks area

Above all consider these before booking.

Extras at the Marina

  • Rent waterproof camera $40 USD.
  • Biodegradable Sunblock $10 USD.
  • Rent a wetsuit $20 USD.

Bring cash certainly there are no available ATM at The Marina.

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Swimming with the whale sharks is a safe activity in Cancun and The Riviera Maya?

Yes, all boats have Monitoring and Security Systems verified and certified by the Harbor Master before the summer season starts, in order to get the 2019 permissions. Our staff and guides have more than 6 years of experience guiding in the area. All our land and boat transportation has the permissions and liability insurance coverage.

Why you should book with us?

  • Firstly, more than 7 years of experience in this tour.
  • Secondly, we god The TripAdvisor Certificated of Excellence 2018.
  • Most importantly, the best-personalized service guaranteed.
  • In conclusion, don’t miss this unique experience of swimming with the biggest fish of The Wolrd.

Private Whale Shark Tour Price.

The private service is base on small group from 1 pax to 10 pax maximum, private van transfer & boat tour ideal for friends, couples or families.

  • Cancun Hotel $ 1,425.00 USD
  • Playa del Carmen & Cozumel $ 1,525.00 USD
  • Tulum area Hotels $ 1,595.00 USD
  • The Riviera Maya area$ 1,595.00 USD

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