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Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours

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Snorkeling trips from Isla Holbox out to see the great fish, the Spotted Whale Sharks, run by Willy's Tours, reservations operated by Kathy.
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Tiburon Ballena x Aguilar & Diaz, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We did our Whale Shark tour with Willy’s because of an article we read on Lonely Planet and it did not disappoint! We did our tour on 2nd September with Aaron was our guide and Nate as our Captain. You could tell from the get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

After 2 hours on the boat with a rough sea we Finally arrived. Wauw what an amazing experience! We saw around five or six whale shark! There were a lot of boats but the gide made sure we kept the distance. After we went snorkeling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Francisco and Pancho were as excited as we were about the whale sharks and mant rays that we encountered, and you gotta love a man who can make guacamole while speeding through the gulf at top speed! We were gone from about 9am until 4:30pm,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jill M
willys tours i, Gerente at Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

thanks for giving us the chace to take you!! we are glas to read you had a great time! thanks a lot!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Responsible guides who clearly love their job and nature. Great food and good service. Spent 6 hours on the tour and loved it all

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PlanetGeli
willys tours i, Gerente at Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

thanks for going with us!! we will keep trying to do the best tour you can have and best service!! thank you amigos!!

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I don’t understand the bad reviews. What do people expect? And why go in the first place? The whale sharks are migratory world wide and can live to be 150 years old. They come to Mexican waters 3 months out of the year. Yes, they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EdandMia
willys tours i, Gerente at Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

thanks for such a good review!!! we always try to follow all the rules respect all kind of life and make our customers love and respect sea life!! thanks for the support and for going with us!!

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to do the tour as we heared it didn't hurted the whalesharks at all. That seemed to be the biggest lie ever. At Willy's they didnt even care at all for the whalesharks.They just trew us in the water and everything needed to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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willys tours i, Gerente at Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

sorry for such a bad impression you have! we always try to follow all the rules, respect all sea life and give a kind service to our group, we will try to improve all this matters you realize, and we hope all boat will get...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We almost didn't go on the whale shark tour after reading one recent review on Trip Advisor about the large number of boats out on the water surrounding the whale sharks. We contacted the friendly staff at Willys Tours on Holbox, and asked them a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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willys tours i, Gerente at Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

thanks a lot for giving us the chace!!! and we are very glad you had the tour everyone supposed to have, as you mention we always follow the rules our crew know their job very well and have all the experience, thanks for the support...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

we choosed to do the whalesharktour because they said it would have clear rules to not disturb these animals in fact it figured out that this is not true. it began with a really short explain how to behave in the water that only 2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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willys tours i, Gerente at Holbox Whale Shark Tours with Willy's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

sorry for reading such a bad comment!! from our part we will care about all the situations we are able to improve!! but as you many tourist want to visit and watch all sea life!! we always care about animals and our customers we are...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Very bad, not animal friendly at all!! First I want to say it's not only willys but all the boats going to swim with whalesharks act really irresponsible and not animal friendly. It took us 2 hours to get into the right area which we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Easy booking. Pick up from the hotel. Unforgettable experience. We have seen whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins and flamingos. Warning though- boat journey can be a nightmare. If you are unlucky like us and get choppy sea then the trip can ruin you whole experience....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Raúl G
13 January 2019|
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Response from czmkathy | Property representative |
La noche antes y pasar la noche en Holbox como los tours empiezen temprano como 6:30- 7 am..
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780arekd
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Response from willys tours i | Property representative |
hi. we dont have problems with the departures. normally in the afternoon is when the weather change. best regards!
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barth0lds
3 July 2018|
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Response from willys tours i | Property representative |
hola. si es posible reservar. puede llamar al telefono +521 9997430827
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