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Cancun Whale Shark Tours

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Address: Luxurious Private Marina Hacienda Del Mar | Km 1.5 Carratera Pt Juarez/Punta Sam, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 984 168 4954
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Cancun Whale Shark Tours a TOP RATED Tour Company as determined by our Past...

Cancun Whale Shark Tours a TOP RATED Tour Company as determined by our Past clients via Trip Advisor. We have Provided High Quality Public & Private VIP Whale Shark Excursions since 2003. We offer Complete services including PickUps from Cancun Hotel Zone & Riviera Maya Hotels. Please read our reviews they Speak for themselves. Our Staff is highly trained & "Experienced".We welcome your participation with us in this "MAGICAL EXPERIENCE" Snorkeling with the oceans largest fish....The WHALE SHARK! Ck this OFF your Personal "BUCKET LIST

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A Whale of An Experience!!

This is definitely a bucket list experience! Raul was our captain and Imar was our guide, two fabulous crew! Raul knew just the perfect way to anticipate the whale shark's path... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
Racerocket
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This is definitely a bucket list experience! Raul was our captain and Imar was our guide, two fabulous crew! Raul knew just the perfect way to anticipate the whale shark's path and lined us up just right before we jumped in. Raul was very nice about taking my Go Pro and filming me and my friend and the whale shark.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

If you go to Cancun you gotta try this. You will have contact with one of the largest animals in the planet and that experience is priceless. My wife and I went there. We boarded a boat, with 6 other people and the captain and a sailor. We went far into the sea for about 1h 20min, when we started... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

Sounds like we MADE YOUR DAY! We always do our BEST to saisfy our Adventure seeking clients. THANKS For joining us & giving us the opprtunity to serve you! More 

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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Wow! Whale sharks are amazing creatures, and I could not wait for the opportunity to swim with them. We started our day by jumping into a small boat with 6 passengers and two crew members. From there, we boated out +/-20 miles looking for the whale sharks. It was a bit crazy...we were going to be jumping into the middle... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

THANKS For joining us on this AMAZING EXPERIENCE. Every Day is Different out in Mother Natures Aquarium...BUT its alot more fun than swimming in a Fish Tank with a trained captive Dolphin. More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This was a bucket list item for me and I was SO excited to go. We were right at the very end of the whale shark migration so I also understood that seeing one was not guaranteed. I have to say, I had no idea, what to expect either. In my head, there were so many whale sharks feeding at... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

Well when you do this tour @the end of the season THIS can happen WeCANNOT GUARANTEE Sightings , nor the # of Whale Sharks any given day. PRIME Time is July/Auguist when there are usually lots more available! COME Back during that timeframe & i know your Expectations will be fullfilled! More 

Corona del Mar, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I've experienced a lot in my lifetime, but swimming with the whale sharks in Cancun is by far my favorite days ever. I've done it twice now. The most recent trip with this tour company. The staff was friendly and informative. They had underwater camera rentals. Expensive but it was worth it as my prior time, I just bought a... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

Thanks For you comments & that you enjoyed the amazing Whale Shark Experience with us! Dont know what happened on the PickUp ..... Normally its 100%. Must have been a Glitch that day. We do APOLOGIZE & if you come back we'll make it up to you. Next time just CALL ME Personally USA DIRECT 305-433-7523 Roddrigo The Whale Shark... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I enjoy the ocean, but I am not a strong swimmer but went along on this as this was on the top of my husbands "to do list" for this year. I was apprehensive when my turn to swim came. JJ and Renato were phenomenal! I had asked for JJ as I had read many good reviews about him, and... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

THANKS FOR YOUR KIND COMMENTS! YES JJ & RENATO always give 110% & get great reviews. We are BLESSED to have them on our team! I will be sure to COPY them so they know of your SATISFACTION! Come Back & do it AGAIN! Roddrigo The Whale Shark Daddy More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Hello, I went to Mexico this August, unfortunately my partner and I did not have a very good experience swimming with the whale sharks. I was actually wondering if anyone would like to help me understand if it is just us that did not enjoy it or if it was down to our tour guides? When we finally arrived to... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

i cannot imagine you were on our tour...perhaps another company? if you read our RAVE REVIEWS you'd see we do it right. as far as the time in the water it depends on the whale shark you are swimming with......some go fast.....others slow and YES YOU SWIM WITH THE WHALE SHARKS...they do not swim with you. if you cannot keep... More 

Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

amazing experience and worth every penny,we hired the underwater camera to Catch some footage to keep forever . We seen loads of whale sharks and swum along side them for hours, it was simply amazing to swim next to the worlds biggest fish. They are soo beautiful and they just swim happily through the water as you swim along side... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

So HAPPY to know of your Satisfaction with our services. We all work very hard all summer long to provide the BEST Whale Shark Tour in all of Cancun. Your comments tell us you had a Great day with our Big Boys & Girls in Mother Natures AQuarium! THANKS! Roddrigo The Whale Shark Daddy More 

Norfolk, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Our crew was absolutely fantastic - Raul and Ishmael on the Maranatha. We were each able to jump in a few times and despite the sharks diving, we each got a chance to swim with them. I definitely recommend opting for the VIP tour - more expensive, but so worth it. Beautiful wildlife, awesome people, great food and music. Our... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

Roddrigo The Whale Shark Daddy THANKS you for your kind comments. I am pleased top know we HIT the MARK with pleasing you! I will be sure to share your comments with your crew. They all work very hard 16 hr days all summer & our guys are the BEST! More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This was a once in a lifetime experience, The boat skipper did everything in his powers to ensure we got to swim a couple of times. Be prepared to be rushed when you arrive at the sites as the whale sharks don't stay at the surface too long. If you suffer from see sickness take tablets as soon as you... More 

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WhaleSharkDaddy, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this review

STRONG comments from an experienced Diver. We know you came a long way to enjoy this & are pleased to know of your Satisfaction. Please tell your friends who might join us in the Future! More 

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