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Whale Shark Tour Cozumel Mexico

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Whale Shark Tour Cozumel Mexico, swim with whale sharks in the Mexican Caribbean, a unique snorkel tour in The Riviera Maya.

There is no direct boat tour from Cozumel to the Whale shark area, which is located at the north of Isla Contoy.

This tour will start the van pickup at Playa del Carmen ferry port then transfer to Punta Sam in Cancun, where the boat tour starts.

Get the unique opportunity to jump the sea and observe the whale sharks during the season from June 1st to September 15th.

This is a shared service tour, which is not recommended for cruise ships travelers, for them a private tour is the best option.


  • 8:45 AM Pickup.
  • 9:30 AM Arrival to Marina at Puerto Juarez.
  • 10:30 AM Jump in the boat to start the search.
  • 11:30 AM Snorkel with The Whale Sharks.
  • 02:00 PM Transfer to Playa Norte beach at Isla Mujeres.
  • 02:30 PM Lunch.
  • 03:30 PM Transfer back to Puerto Juarez.
  • 04:00 PM Transfer to Playa del Carmen.
  • 05:00 PM Arrival to ferry port.

Whale Shark Tour Cozumel Mexico details

  • Private tour service.
  • Duration 3 to 4 hours.
  • Runs daily all year round.
  • Shared transfer pick-up/drop-off.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Minimum 2 pax per booking

Whale Shark Tour Cozumel Mexico includes

  • 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.


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


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

Whale Shark Cozumel Tour Price

Price per pax

$ 175 USD

Minimun 4 pax per booking