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Cancun or Riviera Maya: Whale Shark Tour & Playa Norte Beach62 Reviews
Swim beside the ocean’s gentle giants on a boat trip from Cancun or the Riviera Maya. Witness the world's largest concentration of whale sharks, enjoy snorkeling, and relax on Playa Norte beach.
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- See the largest concentration of whale sharks in the world
- Snorkel beside the earth's biggest fish
- Discover amazing sea life in its natural habitat
- Relax on Playa Norte beach after the swim
DescriptionSwim with the largest concentration of whale sharks in the world, just north of Isla Contoy, on this cruise from Cancun or Riviera Maya. Enjoy up to three snorkel or swim immersions with sharks and even spot manta rays and dolphins. Finish with a visit to Playa Norte Beach in Isla Mujeres. Start your tour with early morning pickup from any hotel or Airbnb in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, and Tulum. Head towards the all-new private marina located at the Punta Sam Ferry Terminal in Cancun for a quick check-in. Before boarding, enjoy pastries with coffee while listening to the instructions and safety briefing. Once in the boat, get kitted out with mandatory life vests and full snorkeling gear. All boats depart at 8 AM and navigate for approximately 45 minutes to the whale shark area north of Contoy. Once you have found the sharks, begin the swimming and snorkeling. Enjoy 2 to 3 immersions per person always with 2 people and 1 guide in the water. Spend a full 2.5 hours in total with the Whale Sharks, also observing Manta Rays, Dolphins, and Turtles. After swimming with the sharks, make a final stop in beautiful Playa Norte beach in Isla Mujeres, considered one of the 20 most beautiful beaches in the world. Here, the boats will remain for about 1 hour for you to relax on the beach or do some more snorkeling. Return to Cancun at around 1 PM where the transportation will take you back to your hotel or Airbnb.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off (if selected) Snorkeling gear 2 to 3 dives per person with the whale sharks Playa Norte beach visit after the dives Pastries and coffee Water and soft drinks
- • This tour is subject to weather condition • Pregnant women are not allowed for safety reasons and as per federal regulations