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Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours

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Address: Tiburon Ballena x Aguilar & Diaz, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 999 743 0827
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Snorkeling trips from Isla Holbox out to see the great fish, the Spotted...

Snorkeling trips from Isla Holbox out to see the great fish, the Spotted Whale Sharks, run by Willy's Tours, reservations operated by Kathy . this is the .net site not the .com site of holboxwhalesharktours)

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Safe, fun, educational, beautiful

our family rented the boat for 10. Four children from 6 to 13. They were all experienced swimmers and know how to follow directions. There was mutual respect between the guests... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2016
Priscilla W
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Merida, Mexico

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

our family rented the boat for 10. Four children from 6 to 13. They were all experienced swimmers and know how to follow directions. There was mutual respect between the guests and crew.

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2 Thank Priscilla W
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

After ask several locals who would have the best Whale Shark tour we were repeatedly directed to Willy's. This turned out to be for good reason. After arriving at Willy's office the morning of the tour the trip plan was explained, how long to get to the area we would likely see the sharks (the Caribbean is a large place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were able to swim with giant manta rays and then a little later the massive gentle whale sharks. Just an incredible experience! The captain and mate were wonderful, very friendly and experienced. We then went to a reef and snorkeled while they made lunch for us. Then we went to a beautiful private beach where we ate lunch and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Where to begin? This was our 2nd tour with Willy's, and this time we brought 6 of our other family members because we had such a wonderful experience with them the first time (2012). And we were not disappointed - it was even better than we remembered! From the beginning, everyone we met that works at their company went out... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Spent the morning searching for whale sharks with Willy's Tours in June, and we saw a big 30 foot one. Got to swim with it 2 times. There were other tour boats around, but they were sending 5+ people into the water at the same time, battling for the best spot. Glad we went with Willy's as they only allow... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I can highly recommend this company. The 2 captains were very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife, great care was taken with conservation and protection of the whale shark, we were allowed to swim next to the whale shark but it was very well controlled and safely managed. We only saw one on our trip and some amazing gigantic Manta... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Based on the reviews we went with Willy's tours, let me tell you it was AWESOME. The trip was on time, the boat was clean, the equipment we borrowed was perfect, the captain and his assistant were great. This last one made swimming with the "tiburon ballena" an unforgettable experience for my 9th & 11th years daughters. Thank You! I... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This was the highlight of our three week Mexico trip. And Willy's Tours were great! Great guide and captain doing there best to make it a good experience. We got picked up at our hotel at 7.15AM and were back around 3.30PM. Amazing day! About a two hour sail to the spot where the whale sharks were. Lots of boats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

well from start to finish these guys are the best i saw the other boats and the way they were treated and there is really not much comparison we did the private tour and for the price we made out better and cheaper than every other company we looked at. and the service was outta this world

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I highly recommend taking at the "tour tiburon-ballena" (the whale shark tour) with Willis Tours. The boats, the gear, the food, and the guides were all excellent. Our guide, Theo, happily helped our seven year old son (a novice swimmer) navigate the delicate process of swimming in the open sea amid a tangle of sharks, and he even allowed me... More 

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