First of all, the Whale Shark Tour location is at the open sea, in a protected area between Isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy at the north side of The Yucatan Peninsula.
Basically, all tour operator that offer this activity includes pickups from Tulum to Puerto Morelos and Cancun hotels in round trip.
This because the certified marinas for this tour are located in Cancun, Isla Mujeres, and Holbox.
If you are stalling in The Riviera Maya we highly recommend you book from a local tour operator at Cancun.
What should you expect from this tour? An incredible experience swimming and snorkeling with whale sharks and 100% safe activity
How could this tour be a bad idea? Bad weather and low-quality tour service, you must consider doing it with an experienced tour operator and keep an eye on the weather(http://passageweather.com/).
What is the best price for this activity? The price is between $165 to $175 from any hotel at Cancun and $175 to $207 from any hotel at The Riviera Maya.
If you book at your hotel probably you’ll pay 35% more, booking online the whale shark tour is the only way you get a good price.
We recommend you to check our Whale Shark Tour F.A.Q. list of most common questions our clients ask us before they book with us.
Remember this tour is available only in the warm summer of the Mexican Caribbean between May 15th and September 15th, we recommend you if is possible to book from the second week of June.
The best weeks of the season is between July and August, for the best chances to see and swim with these giant sharks.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you want to add this tour to your Mexico vacational plan, also, we provide the private whale shark tour option, for more comfort(private, land and boat transportation) for more chances to swim with the whale sharks.