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WHALE SHARK ADVENTURE
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Get ready for the adventure of your life! There is nowhere else on earth that you can have this amazing experience - snorkeling with whale sharks! The whale shark is the largest fish in the world. It doesn't have teeth, and doesn't eat people, it eats plankton.
Every summer, the plankton bloom enters the waters around Contoy, and hundreds of this rare fish fill the waters, feasting on their favorite food. We'll be right there with them, and you can swim or snorkel with them in the wild - no captivity, just interacting with nature in it's natural environment. A truly amazing tour!
Check out this photo below taken by Shark Diver magazine. Can you imagine?!?
Whale sharks can grow up to 40 feet (12.5 meters) long and weigh up to 21 tons. It seems incredible that you can swim this close to so many of them in one place...scuba divers delight if they ever see even one in a lifetime!
On this tour, we'll board a powerful 10-passenger boat in Cancun and head out to the whale sharks. If the weather and visibility cooperate, you'll be able to see and swim with whale sharks, a life altering experience.
Cruise Passengers: This tour is not compatible with most cruise schedules.
Tour Schedule: Daily at 7:00 AM. Exact pick-up time will depend on the location of your hotel, an estimated time will be included in your confirmation. This tour is seasonal and runs from May 15 to September 15 only. Between January and March, check out our Sailfish Adventure.
Departure: Pickup at your Playa del Carmen hotel, or at Senor Frog's at the Playa del Carmen Ferry pier.
Duration: 6 Hours Approximately, not including transportation.
Transportation in Comfortable Air Conditioned Vehicle
Coffee, Tea, Water, Cookies
Bilingual Biologist/Naturalist Guides
Snorkeling with Whale Sharks and on a Coral Reef too!
Ceviche, Sodas and Water for a Snack.
All Marine Park Taxes and Fees
Water and Soft Drinks
Kids: Ages 5 and up. Kids prices apply to ages 5-8.
Note: The whale sharks can be seen from up close, but not touched. All trips are reconfirmed a day in advance to assure good weather for viewing the whale sharks. Please travel as light as possible as there is limited room in the boat. Sighting of whale sharks is not guaranteed in May and September.
IMPORTANT: Only Biodegradable, eco-friendly sunscreen may be used while swimming with the whale sharks. Read more about Biodegradable Sunscreen.
To make a reservation: Click "Book Now" at the top of the page. You will receive a voucher via e-mail within 24 hours (in most cases) that you will print out and bring with you to Playa del Carmen.
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