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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!

Date of experience: September 2018
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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

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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 towards the right spot. There we slide into the water in couples of 2 persons with guide Eddy. After a couple ‘rounds’ we went back and snorkled at another spot where we saw a lot of fish and also a stingray. Then we had lunch between the flamingo’s and went back to Holbox. Thanks for the great organisation Vip!

Date of experience: September 2018
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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!

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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 the ceviche and till the end of journey.I had an experience that i will never forget. Thank you Vip Holbox!And special thanks to our guide Gustavo!!! Very unique personI will be recommending this to everyone!:) thank you!

Date of experience: August 2018
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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

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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 this make the activity everything but peacefull. Disapointing!

Date of experience: August 2018
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amoholbox, SMM at VIP Holbox Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

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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 number of whale sharks (and their location), we always try to give an idea to our clients based on previous days, but we cannot really know. Sometimes there are hundreds, sometimes not so many.

We hope you could appreciate being able to see the biggest fish in the world swimming in front of your eyes in its natural habitat.

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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 we got to swim with it. It was nice, but I was sick and a lot of other persons were sick too. The guides were great and they took their time. VIP is great and I would recommend them.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

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