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Whale shark Cancun Mexico snorkel tour swim among giant & harmless sharks from any hotel in Tulum all way The Riviera Maya to Cancun Book Now!

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Amazing Whale Shark Snorkeling!

We reserved through Contoy Excursions and it worked out perfectly well, I got to see the whale sharks up close! Fantastic experience. I would definitely recommend them!!

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour 5 stars recomendation

Amazing experiance!

OMG this tour is a must do. The whale sharks are truly amazing to experience and we were blessed to have 30-40 giant Manta Rays feeding with Sharks. Our guide Diego was knowledgeable and took very good care of us.

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When is this whale shark tour available?

  • 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.

Price from $139 USD per pax

How long is this tour?

  • Close to half day, between 5 to 6 hours.
  • But weather conditions and boat search could require more or less time.
  • Above all, booking other tours the same day is not recommended.

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour Itinerary

Shared shared van & boat service

  • 6:00 hrs Van pickup starts.
    • From Tulum hotels all way to Playa & Cancun hotels.
  • 8:30 hrs Arrival to Marina at Puerto Juarez.
  • 9:00 hrs Jump in the 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 Transfer back to the hotel.
  • Arrival to hotel depends on your hotel location.

Not looking for share service? therefore, private service click here.

What’s included during tour?

  • 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(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 water proof camera.
  • For more comfort during snorkel use 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 tour.


  • 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.

Above all, bring cash certainly there are no available ATM at The Marina.

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour is a safe activity?

  • All boats have Monitoring and Security Systems verified and certified by the Harbor Master.
  • Snorkel tour runs according federal requirements.
  • Importantly our staff has more than 8 years of experience guiding.
  • The land and boat transportation has the permissions and liability insurance coverage.

Why you should book with us?

  • Firstly, more than 8 years of experience in this tour.
  • Secondly, we are TripAdvisor Certificated of Excellence partner.
  • Most importantly, the best-personalized service guaranteed and insurance coverage in all our activities.

Whale Shark Cancun Mexico Snorkel Tour Price

Price per pax according to hotel location.

IMPORTANT add your hotel name in the reservation to set the pickup time

  • Withouth hotel van transportation lowest price $139 USD per pax.
    • Therefore, the meeting point address will be sent to your email.
  •  Cancun Hotel $159 USD per pax.
  •  Puerto Morelos area$169 USD per pax.
  •  Playa del Carmen area $169 USD per pax.
  •  Tulum area Hotels $175 USD per pax.