Whale Sharks Cancun the top attraction every summer in Cancun & The Riviera Maya.
You feel adventurous? This is the tour you should take if you have plans to visit Cancun and The Riviera Maya this summer 2016.
Whale Sharks Cancun
But many tourists has important questions that need to be answered before they enroll into this amazing adventure, here you have some answers.
When is season 2016 starting?
On May 15th to September 15th, but past years the permissions are released by the Mexican government between the 15th to 28th of May.
When is the best time to do it?
We recommend the months of July and August when the number of sharks arriving at the national park is in average 30 per day.
The sightseen of Whale shark is guaranteed?
No, we must understand that you will be transferred by boat to a natural reserve where the whale sharks arrive to feed on plankton, and is impossible to control the number of sharks arriving at this national park every day during the season.[gdl_icon type="icon-double-angle-left" color="#222" size="20px"]Back to Whale Shark Tour Details
How many shark are in the area?
The shark starts arriving at The Yucatan Peninsula
What is the maximum of people per boat for this activity?
The federal regulations for The Whale Shark Tour Cancun activity allow 10 tourists, one guide, one sailorman, and the captain per boat.
Can we book a whale sharks Cancun private tour?
Yes, you can book a private tour from 1 to 10 people, for more comfort during this activity land and boat transportation, are private, ideal for maximizing the number of times to swim with the sharks, please see al details in whale shark private tour page.
Can I bring my own dive equipment?
Because the Whale Shark Tour Regulations, diving is not permitted, only snorkeling. The price of the whale shark tour includes the snorkel gear(mask, life jacket, and fins). We recommend wetsuit for more comfort, you can bring your own or for an extra charge of $15 USD, you can rent one at the marina before the tour starts.[gdl_icon type="icon-double-angle-left" color="#222" size="20px"]Back to Whale Shark Tour Details
Holbox is the best location to do The Whale Shark Tour?
Yes, if you are staying at Holbox Island, there are many tour operators that offer this activity with transfers from Cancun and Riviera Maya to Holbox, but if you are not staying at Holbox, book from a local tour operator at Cancun, it will be half day tour instead of a full day transferring to Holbox.
If I book a tour, the pick up is at my hotel?
Yes, we include the pickup and drop off in any hotel of The Riviera Maya ( Tulum, Akumal, Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos) and Cancun booking the tour with us. In case you are staying at Cozumel, the pick up will be in Playa del Carmen dock.
Is possible to drive at the meeting point of the Whale Sharks Cancun Tour?
Yes, if you rent a car, you can drive to the marina at Cancun, where the tour starts. The tour without transportation is $145.00 USD per pax for more details email us firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us so we can provide you the address and map of the marina.
Is this tour a half day?
Probably a little bit more than half day, this tour starts with the pick up at your hotel, depending on the location normally pick up is between 5 to 7 am, you must arrive at the Cancun Marina between 8 to 9 am. From this point, the activity takes close to 4 hours and finally the transfer back to your hotel.[gdl_icon type="icon-double-angle-left" color="#222" size="20px"]Back to Whale Shark Tour Details
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Whale Shark Tour from Cancun
From Cancun $195 USD
Whale Shark Tour from Riviera Maya
From Riviera Maya $ 206 USD
* Cozumel pick ups are at Playa del Carmen ferry port