Why Book With Us?
Planning to visit Cancún, Isla Mujeres, or Playa del Carmen? Our popular SWIM WITH WHALE SHARKS tour begins May 15th. Swim with these gentle giants for the experience of a lifetime. We´re ready for you!
Our staff and crew have been trained and certified by IMSS in covid-19 protection and prevention. Your safety, health, and satisfaction are our main goals.
Why book with us? What make us different?
– We are registered with the Department of Mexican Tourism.
– We are not ghosts in the internet, we have a phisical address and location.
-Our top-quality 33´ boats feature the best electronics, GPS, and a VHF radio for constant sea-to-shore communication. Rigorous, regular preventative maintenance ensures a trouble-free trip every time.
-Our friendly, professional guides are multilingual.
– We meet at 7 am and try to departure asap to be the first ones in the area. We attempt to locate our own whale shark to avoid other tourists. This allows our clients to enjoy the adventure longer and provides a less stressful experience for the whale sharks.
-We are a local, family-owned business offering better rates and customer service than the larger, corporate companies. We want to see you again!
-We believe in giving back to our community. Part of our profits provides food and other necessities to the less fortunate.
-Your tour includes a light lunch on board. On the return trip, we stop at Isla Mujeres for swimming, delicious shrimp ceviche, guacamole and chips.
-We provide you with photos and videos AT EXTRA CHARGE!
Book today for the low price of only $150 USD per person. We´re waiting for you!
When is whale shark season on Mexico?
The official season for the Swim with Whale Sharks tour is May 15th to September 17th. Anyone offering to take you on a whale shark tour outside of these dates is running illegal tours.
Can I touch the whale sharks?
Unlike most tours in other parts of the world, the density of whale sharks in the area nearly guarantees that you’ll experience an encounter. Last year, at least 99% of our tours encountered whale sharks, and we expect this year to be no different.
How many whale sharks can I expect to see on a tour?
On average, the tours last year encountered between 20 and 50 whale sharks during the course of the tour.
Are the whale sharks dangerous?
Whale sharks are very docile creatures and pose no real threat to humans.
How do I make a reservation?
By choosing the tour you desire or/and here!
How many days in advance do I need to reserve?
You can make online reservations up to two days prior to the tour. but the earlier the better.
What is included in the tour?
For detailed information, please select one of our tours.
What if my desired dates are already full?
There are other reputable organizations here on Isla Mujeres that provide tours. Come to our office on Matamoros #11 when you arrive on Isla Mujeres and we’ll hook you up with another provider we trust.
What is the cancellation policy?
Due to the seasonal nature and limited availability of our tours, we can not provide refunds for tours cancelled within 30 days of the tour date. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to cover yourself in the event that you must cancel your trip.
Cancellations received before the 30-day period will be issued a refund for any deposit paid minus a $20 per person handling fee.
If your tour is cancelled due to weather and we are unable to accommodate you before the end of your trip, we will issue you a full refund.
What if I am part of a large group that wants to be together?
We cannot guarantee that your entire group will be together unless you make prior arrangements with us via email. Boat assignments are done the morning of the tour and depend on the number of tour participants and boats available. If you are in a large group, we highly recommend that you either make arrangements ahead of time or arrive early the morning of the trip and notify a guide of the size of your group. This way your guide can factor that into his planning and do his best to accommodate your group.
How much does it cost to swim with whale sharks in cancun?
There are several prices and depending on who you are buying from, if you buy directly at your hotel you will be paying the highest price existing, the best is to buy with a direct provider, the ones that own the boat and the license for the activity that will guarantee the best price, but the cheapest price not always means the best quality service so you want to book with a very good reputable company and you are now visiting one of them so the average price is $150 USD plus transportation depending where are you staying, also get in touch with us and ask if there is any promotional codes available to book online.
Is it safe to swim with whale sharks in Mexico?
Very, very safe, the whale sharks only feed with plankton, crill and other fish spawns, so only tiny food, and biologically their throat is of the size of a golf ball.
Where is the best place to swim with whale sharks?
The best place is Isla Mujeres, cancun and the mayan riviera, the caribbean sea is the biggest congregation of whale sharks in the world during summer.
Where can you swim with whale sharks in Mexico?
You can swim with whale sharks in mexico at la Paz Baja California and the Mayan riviera, specifically Isla Mujeres, Cancun or Playa del carmen, the caribbean sea is the biggest congregation of whale sharks in the world.