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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 16 September 2018

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 3 October 2018

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

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Such a wonderful experience! My husband and I would do it again in a heartbeat! Our guide cared so much about the whales and helped us understand so much about them!

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great day today with Eddy and captain Christian. Saw a lot of whalesharks, and Eddy took a lot of great pictures. Before snorkling with them, we had breakfast at Holbox at 7.00. Afterwards we went to the boat for a 2hours trip...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad you liked your tour!

Reviewed 7 September 2018

All the positive comments i read before booking this tour, were actually true!You shouldn’t do your whale shark tour with no other company. They are very organised and professional. Everything was clear and it was a ‘vip’ experience from the breakfast to the guide, from...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community!

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Even if everything was perfectly organised, the trip to see whale sharks is very long (two hours full speed each way) and when you get there you are surrounded by tenths of boats trying to send clients swiming with a small number of sharks. All...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for leaving a review. We are sorry you feel disappointed. This season whale sharks stayed further than other years and the trip to see them is longer. For some people, it is worth it. But we understand that's not for everybody. Regarding the...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

I want to start off by saying that the Whale Shark tour superseded all my expectations and that VIP Holbox was very prefessional. Since we got to LUUMA Cafe we were given a warm welcome; breakfast (apples, granola which was the best I have ever...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience in such a detail! And we would love to have that pic! Share it in TripAdvisor or Facebook, please!!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went on that tour on august 21 2018. It took 2h30 hours to get to the whale shark location. There was at least a 100 other boats there and only a few whales to see. We were there for at least a hour and...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are sorry you got sick. We offer Dramamine during breakfast because many suffer from seasickness (I do). In general, that helps a lot.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Been on a couple of Whale Shark tours now, this was the best: excellent breakfast (some don't offer any), dramamine for motion sickness (recommended!) and biodegradable suncream. Stopped to pick up freshly caught fish for the ceviche lunch (which was very good) YMMV on how...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience! I'm sure the community of TripAdvisor will appreciate your tips.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

My whale shark/snorkeling tour was an inspiring experience! Vicente and Christiano were terrific guides: they were knowledgeable, helpful, and fun. Most importantly they were attentive to the safety and needs of both the passengers and whale sharks. They knew many of us tourists had only...More

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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you very much for your comment! We are glad you had such a nice experience.

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