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VIP Holbox Experience

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VIP Holbox Experience offers the best tours and activities on Holbox island. We count with professional and highly trained team and the best boats of the island to guarantee a safe and extraordinary experience, in full respect of nature.
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Calle Igualdad s/n, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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+52 984 875 2107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time going to Holbox and VIP Holbox shuttle made it perfect for us. We went from Playa del Carmen to Holbox. William our driver was great and spoke a little English. William slowed down for pictures on the way cuz my...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for sharing your experience! William will be glad to read your review :) See you next year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the sharks and the crew was very nice and plaesent. There was food and bavereges. They also care about the sharks and they protect them and treat them kindly.

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience!! We are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent day! Willy was our tour guide. He was very friendly and had very interesting facts and stories about nature and his region. It was well organized and had everything we needed. Swimming with the whale sharks was amazing. Then we went...More

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amoholbox, smm at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad you liked it :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful day! Even though we were at the end of the whale shark season, we managed to see and swim with those beautiful animals. The entire trip was organized perfectly and the staff very nice! Would highly recommend

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amoholbox, smm at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are glad you had such a wonderful day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Background... we had heard horror stories of 50 boats circling the whale sharks and "herding" them around. Not of this operator but in general. This was 100% NOT the case with these folks. The short version. Unparalleled professionalism, one of the most amazing days of...More

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amoholbox, smm at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your thorough explanation of the tour. Many people believe that any whale shark tour is the same because they pretty much have the same itinerary. However, we do have a staff that really care both, the animals and the clients....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful tour of the 3 islands surrounding Isla Holbox. The guide was welcoming and extremely informative. They picked us up at the hotel and allowed us to take our time exploring the islands. I recommend VIP Holbox and will definitely use this...More

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amoholbox, smm at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a comment! We do have the best guides :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did 2 excursions with them: Whale shark encounter and Bioluminescence.Both were great and we had a great time!

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amoholbox, smm at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with the community!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The kayak tour in the mangrove is spectacular!! The silence, the naure!! it's unique. We had the chance to see aligators (don't worry it is safe), fishing eagles,...it is the opportunity to come closer to hundreds of flamingos too. Our guide Eduardo is very knowledgeable...More

Thank Mathieu V
amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a comment! We are glad you enjoyed the adventure!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was the best experience I’ve ever had! Gustavo is kind and generous!The guide I could ask for!Thank you again! Effie from Israel

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your words, Effie!

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Friendly staff but after the 2hour boat ride to the whale sharks we only got a total of 10minutes swimming with them (split into 2, 5minute swims). This was very disappointing considering the price. The ceviche was very yummy and the other beach to see...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you for leaving a review. We are glad you enjoyed the tour. We understand the price could be high for you, but there are many costs to be covered: fuel, boats maintenance, insurance, permits, guide's salary, captain's salary, logistics... The only way to operate...More

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