Whale Shark Watching and Snorkeling Experience on Contoy Island

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From $225.00

1 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: cancun, mexico

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Encounter the world’s biggest fish, the majestic whale shark. Do not miss this seasonal phenomenon, only available in select parts of the world, and join us for a swim along the awe-inspiring giant.

Despite their name, whale sharks are as non-aggressive and calm as you can wish. Feeding off invisible plankton, hundreds of whales migrate to Cancun each summer to find food in the warm waters of the Caribbean.

Cruise out to the area of paradise island Contoy, where the whale sharks are usually encountered usually. You might stumble upon a single or a whole group. Once you approach them, put on your life jacket and snorkeling gear, and descend into the water, taking turns.

Swim along with the graceful gigantic fish, observing its movements with fascination. On some occasions, you might even be able to spot it from the boat, as the whale sharks tend to swim close to the surface.

Conclude the amazing experience with a lunch before returning to your hotel.

What's Included

Bottled water & soda

Lunch & light breakfast

Roundtrip transportation from most hotels in Cancun and Playa del Carmen

Use of Snorkelling equipment

What's Not Included

Food and beverages not listed as inclusions


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 8 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Maximum allowed weight is 250 lb (113 kg).
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • You must be 8 or older.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.


Once in a lifetime excursion
Travel29273425450, 30-05-2021
This was an amazing experience that was breath taking. They guarantee that you will see and swim next to the Whale Sharks and Manta Ray while on your excursion. Two of the best guide tours in the business, Willie Wonka and Captain Joseph made the experience fun and exciting, not to mention they make a great lunch for you. Great job and experience!!!

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