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Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya provided by Eco Tours Adventure

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Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya

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  • 1
    Marina Las Jaibas
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Playa Norte
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Breakfast (coffee, sweet bread, water, orange juice, fruit)
  • Lunch (Chicken salad sandwiches, shrimp ceviche or fish, guacamole, fruit.
  • Beverages (Water and soft drinks)
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Snorkeling with the whale shark and any wild life encounter like manta rays, dolphins and turtles
  • Another stop for snorkeling on the way back near isla mujeres
  • Open bar beer after snorkeling activities.
  • On request: Veg and vegetarian food, gluten free.
  • Entry/Admission - Marina Las Jaibas
Exclusions
  • Nacional Park Fee and port tax $10 USD
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not permitted for children 5 years old and under.
  • Not permitted for pregnant women.
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • What to bring: Cap, sunglasses, shirt, swimsuit, towel, sandals, biodegradable sunscreen, money for souvenirs.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
127Reviews
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jensneeoosh wrote a review Sep 2019
6 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a great time on this tour. On our tour, we weren't given the choice of a wetsuit rental, and honestly, I'm glad we weren't. It was easy to see the whale sharks while floating in the life vest. We managed to get 4 dives in per person, and on our last we saw a manta ray.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from d_bortolin, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya
Responded 4 Feb 2020
Dear jensneeoosh, Thank you for your feedbacks and to share your adventure with us, our crew and all our staff enjoy and love this job, this is why we can offer you the best experience. We are gonna tell JP how well he did. We are gonna take note of your comments to improve our excursion. We hope you can come back soon and discover a little more of our beautiful Mexican Caribbean with us. Best Regards
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MelanieBamba wrote a review Sep 2019
Mexico City, Mexico22 contributions6 helpful votes
I did the whale shark tour. Some friends had recommended me this company because they seemed to be more respectful with the sharks. It was important to me, even though it has become very popular/touristy, there needs to be care with these animals in their natural environment. I
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from d_bortolin, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya
Responded 4 Feb 2020
Dear MelanieBamba, Thank you to share your adventure with us, our crew and all our staff enjoy and love this job, this is why we can offer you the best experience. We are gonna tell Larissa how well she did. We hope you can come back soon and discover a little more of our beautiful Mexican Caribbean with us. Best Regards
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Luca wrote a review Sep 2019
Madrid, Spain13 contributions8 helpful votes
Before anything I'll say that I am an advanced open water diver (license). When we booked this trip in Playa del Carmen, they mentioned that we'll stay with the sharks in turns of about 10min, being 3x10min in total. They also said that it was all included and we just had to
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Zhuoyun Y wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Amazing experience and you can see those beautiful animals right in front of you! Wear a lot of sunblocks if you don't want to get tanned.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from d_bortolin, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya
Responded 4 Feb 2020
Dear Zhuoyun Y, Thank you to share your adventure with us, our crew and all our staff enjoy and love this job, this is why we can offer you the best experience. We hope you can come back soon and discover a little more of our beautiful Mexican Caribbean with us. Best Regards
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sl0dder wrote a review Sep 2019
Rotterdam, The Netherlands16 contributions2 helpful votes
Once in a lifetime experience!! Amazing how close you can get to the whaleshark. You get to spend about 10 minutes a time in the water next to the whaleshark. After the encounter you go to Isla Mujeres for some snorkeling and to have a freshly prepared ceviche and guacamole,
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from d_bortolin, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya
Responded 4 Feb 2020
Dear sl0dder, Thank you to share your adventure with us, our crew and all our staff enjoy and love this job, this is why we can offer you the best experience. We hope you can come back soon and discover a little more of our beautiful Mexican Caribbean with us. Best Regards
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By: Eco Tours Adventure
RainaG007
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Eco snorkel and cenotes
We had a great time! Guides and driver were friendly and knowledgeable. Was a good 1/2 day trip. Would recommend.
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daniellehQ4633HH
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SO much fun!!
Would recommend this company to anyone looking for some adventure. We did the 1/2 day snorkeling tour and Cenote ex
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905WilliamB905
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Great "half" half day!
Unfortunately we were unable to swim with the turtles as stormy seas and red-flag warnings closed the port where we
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LindseyS1851
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Coolest part of Our Trip!
This was such a cool experience! Our host, JP, was absolutely amazing. He was very knowledgeable about the environm
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923lindam
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You can't go wrong with Eco Tour Adventures
Both my husband and I are in our 60's but it good shape, and we wondered if this tour would be good for a couple of
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ckmMinnesota
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Beautiful experience
This was a fabulous tour. Nice group of people and just the right size, 7 of us from around the world. Seeing Tulum
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melonachurch
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Great laid back half day adventure
A true under 6 hour/half day adventure. Pick up was not too early and we arrived at the beach for snorkelling befor
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jenniferbF7350FJ
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Turtles And Cenotes Tour
Absolutely amazing experience! Both.my partner and I agreed this was by far the best trip we took whilst we were in
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Katerina_eabra
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Turtles and cenotes
24 of December got amazing half day tour turtles and cenotes. Excellent organization starting from pick-up from hot
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leahgren
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Great tour with equally great guide
This was a great experience highlighted by the friendly and knowledgeable nature of our guide Flavio! He showed a c
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311daand
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Beautiful cenotes & calm sea snorkeling!
Morning started with a friendly ‘goedemorgen’ (Dutch good morning) from our guide JP, who spoke surprisingly Dutch.
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Connector771002
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Amazing!!!!
The tour was amazing there was only 6 of us total. Our tour guide was full of information and very knowledgeable,
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danikaborda
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Fantastic half-day Tour! Thanks JP!
First and foremost - our tour guide JP was phenomenal!! He cared SO much about everyone’s experience and worked so
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Travelling_Stats
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Swim w/Sea Turtles and Visit Cenotes
JP is a fantastic guide and really watched out for us on the very choppy Caribbean waters. We saw sea turtles, sti
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H1601KJfabior
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Amazing!
I'm scuba instructor in Egypt from 20 year's, we have the Wales sharks in Sharm...but as they show you respect from
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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