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whale shark experience cancun

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    What to Expect

    Every summer, the rarest and biggest of all sharks congregates in the waters near Cancun.This activity has been featured on CNN!

    Visit the Yucatan coast, which is one of the beautiful coasts in the Yucatan Peninsula. Enjoy a great day getting to see and probably snorkel with the biggest fish in the world - the harmless whale shark!

    Then snorkel in the reef to admire the different aquatic species . Also get to admire the dolphins, mantas, bird species and many other animals.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. Now if we prepare to carry out the activity, we get ready to jump into the water with our certified guide swim parallel to the shark so we will do 2 jumps per couple, at the end we will go to the north beach one of our best beaches in Isla Mujeres. we relax on the beach near the boat the captain and his crew will proceed to prepare our food, a delicious ceviche and an exquisite guacamole and a juicy fruit we can taste this from the boat or in water at the end of eating we will return to the boat .
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Carretera a Punta Sam, Carr. a Punta Sam, 84, Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Lunch
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • English
    What an unforgettable experience! I would highly recommend this company to anyone who wants to see the whale sharks up close. Very professional and organised from the moment we made the booking.
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Caribbean Sailing Cancun
    33 reviews
    Harry M
    San Antonio, Texas
    Relaxing sail
    Did the luxury sail to isla mujeres and it was very smooth. Around 15 people max and they had an open bar and
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    Rob D
    Amazing day out on the waves
    What an unforgettable experience! I would highly recommend this company to anyone who wants to see the whale
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    Quincy, Illinois
    Absolutely beautiful.
    This was an awesome trip, snorkeling, Kayaking, lunch served and plenty to drink. Shopping on the island with
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    Amazing views
    Lots of fun! The staff was great, and the lunch was super yummy! Wish we could have walked around more!
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    Niagara Falls, Canada
    Great time on the water!
    My husband and I decided to do one excursion while staying at the Beloved Isle Mujeres and the snorkelling
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    Sara P
    dallas, United States
    Fun day trip to Isla Mujeres
    Julio and crew on Luv Cats #9 were great fun! Enjoyed our time on the catamaran and on the island for a few
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    Tessa B
    Highlight of our Trip!
    A group of friends and I went on the Sea Passion 1 catamaran and LOVED it! The boat was huge, had washrooms, an
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    Sarah G
    A great day trip!
    Julio and and his staff on "Luv Cats" #9 were phenomenal. They made sure our cups were full the entire trip and
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    Savannah, Georgia
    Caribbean Sailing Cancun
    I did not sail myself but several members of our group did and had such a good time that they went back the next
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    Teresa C
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip to Isla Mujeres
    We took this boat trip mainly to see Isla Mujeres, but actually it turned out that the boat was by far the most
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    Chicago, Illinois
    Isla Mujeres very nice
    We went on a cruise in the afternoon. Great snorkeling, beautiful isle and extraordinary people. There are very
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    Denise M
    Catamaran Sailing to Isla Mujures
    We did the catamaran ride to snorkeling and Isla Mujeres. We had so much fun. The crew was great, they joked
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    Covington, Louisiana
    Catamaran trip to the Island and snorkeling
    This was such a fun day! we hopped on a catamaran the Sea Passion 3 and they brought us snorkeling before dropping
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    Daniela H
    Totally Relaxing!
    We booked a private sailing boat tour for our 25th anniversary. Absolutely worth it! The spectacular colors of the
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    Brooklyn, New York
    Julio and and his staff were phenomenal, you guys were really engaging and made the trip so much more memorable.
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    Key Details
    • Caribbean Sailing Cancun
    • Duration: 5h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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