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Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour

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Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour, swim among giant & harmless sharks in Mexico, a unique snorkel experience!

Tour available only during Whale shark season from June 1st to September 15th every year.

This is a shared tour service, daily pickups from Riviera Maya & Cancun hotels.

At the end of the snorkeling, you will visit Isla Mujeres for lunch a relaxing time on the boat at Playa Norte.

Tour Itinerary

  • 6:00 AM Pickup.
  • 8:00 AM Arrival to Punta Sam port.
  • 9:00 AM Jump in the boat to start the search.
  • 10:00 AM Snorkel with The Whale Sharks.
  • 12:00 PM Transfer to Playa Norte beach at Isla Mujeres.
  • 12:30 PM Lunch.
  • 2:30 PM Transfer back to Marina.
  • 3:30 PM Transfer back to the hotel.

Tour details

  • Shared tour service.
  • Duration 4 to 7 hours.
  • Runs daily all year round.
  • Shared transfer pick-up/drop-off.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Minimum 2 pax per booking


  • Shared van transportation.
  • Hotel to Marina round trip.
  • boat transportation.
  • bilingual guide and boat staff.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Snorkel gear( mask, life jacket, and fins).
  • Express breakfast at Marina(coffee, breath & fruits).
  • Snacks(chicken sandwiches, peanuts & granola bars).
  • Lunch(Chicken sandwiches and fresh fish ceviche).
  • Beverages( soft drinks, sodas & water).
  • Languages English and Spanish.

Not includes

  • Personal expenses.
  • Photo & video.
  • Tips.


  • No children under 5 years old.
  • Pregnant women are not allowed.
  • Regular sunscreen.

When the whale shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour is available?

Every year during the summer, from May 15th to September 15th, the first 3 weeks and last 3 weeks of the season the sighting probabilities are 50%, higher than 90% in July and August, and the rest of the season around 70%.

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour recommendations

  • 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, a hat, and a cotton long sleeve shirt.

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour BEST PRICE!

Meeting point locations

From 1 pax minimum per booking, this price doesn’t include pickup & drop-off, time, and port arrival instructions will send once you complete the online booking.

Punta Sam

$185 USD

Isla Mujeres

$185 USD

Price according to the hotel location in Cancun & The Riviera Maya.

The boat tour departs from Punta Sam port at the north o Cancun, where the whale shark Cancun Mexico snorkel tour starts, these prices includes the shared van transfer service.

Prices per pax, according to hotel pickup & dropoff location.


$ 205 USD

Minimun 1 pax per booking

Puerto Morelos.

$ 220 USD

Minimun 1 pax per booking

Playa del Carmen

$ 225 USD

Minimun 1 pax per booking


$295 USD

Minimun 4 pax per booking.

Whale shark Tour Cozumel

No direct boat from Cozumel Island to the whale shark area.

Private Whale Shark Tour

Advantages of private service, faster more time snorkeling.