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Cancun Whale Shark Tours

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Cancun, Mexico
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About Cancun Whale Shark Tours
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 & have satisfied more than 35,000 past adventure seekers from around the world. 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. Come join the #1 Whale Shark Tour Provider in Cancun!
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Cruise from Cancun to Isla Mujeres for an all-inclusive day of snorkeling, swimming, and beach time that's a great way to relax without worrying about booking meals or bringing cash. Visit a series of great snorkeling spots, head to shore for a Maya-style barbecue lunch with unlimited drinks, and then dance on deck of a modern, double-decker sailboat as you journey back to Cancun.
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stacy w wrote a review Sep 17
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This was one of the best trips I have taken. Oliver and the crew were excellent. Cant wait to come back.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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onlyvipallowed wrote a review Sep 13
Washington DC, District of Columbia4 contributions1 helpful vote
I booked this trip based on reviews so I wanted to share my experience. I went in early September when it was still pretty hot outside. The catamaran is two levels which allows shelter from the sun. However, the boat is older and not as nice as some of the other ones you'll see. The nicer ones that I saw did not offer the sun protection though. The crew was great. They were very friendly. They made sure you were taken care of on and off the boat. The boat wasn't too crowded so there was plenty of room to social distance. The snorkeling stops were okay. The first stop we did see lots of fish, coral, and some underground statues. The second snorkeling stop was okay. A lot of other boats stop at the same location but I'm not sure what the attraction is. Lunch was probably the biggest disappointment. On TripAdvisor, it said we would get a "Maya-style barbecue." Instead, it was a fairly bland meal (mashed potatoes, rice, meat, fruit, rice, etc). Also, no hammocks - which is fine. TripAdvisor again advertised it as "lunch served at a private beach club with an open bar and hammocks." As others noted, other groups started to arrive towards the end of our lunch so it can get busy. Overall, the trip wasn't bad. But it wasn't great either. I was just expecting a lot more based on the reviews and pictures.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Thalia wrote a review Sep 6
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What an unbelievable experience! My boyfriend and I decided to do this tour even tho it was the end of whale shark season to see them near Cancun, but we were fortunate enough to be surrounded with whale sharks and manta rays! Swimming with these gentle giants in the wild was a true blessing. The crew that we went with were so nice and made the experience even better. After swimming with the whale sharks, we pulled up in the crystal clear water of Playa Norte from Isla Mujeres. The crew made us a delicious ceviche lunch after swimming around with juicy mango slices on the side! I highly recommend this activity/excursion to anyone who is looking for an unforgettable adventure in Mexico. I plan on doing this again the next time I visit Cancún!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Nita wrote a review Aug 2020
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I am so thankful that I chose this tour. We had a double decker boat that probably could hold 100 or more people but there were a total of 7 guests, 2 couples from Mexico, a couple from Oakland and myself (solo), so plenty of room to spread out. And it was a HOT day and the shade that the lower level provided was absolutely needed. After seeing other tour boats packed with people on a single deck with no shade, I am so grateful that I was on my particular tour. We also go to lunch early and as we were leaving, like 200 people showed up and was glad to be leaving then. While we didn't see any whale sharks, it is no fault of the tour company - nature is nature and it doesn't do what humans want it to do on command and I wouldn't want it any other way. The one shark experience that was available ($5 outside of tour fee) I opted not to b/c I didn't feel like it was ethical to keep sharks trapped in a small space for tourists to jump in and swim with and take photos, but that's my personal preference - clearly a lot of tourists love this idea and all the others in my group took part in it. Guides were super helpful, even in making food recommendations in downtown Cancun totally unrelated to the tour. Very hospitable and would totally do it again!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Brett Galambos wrote a review Aug 2020
Collegeville, Pennsylvania119 contributions5 helpful votes
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We saw several whale sharks. My kids loved it! Great experience Nd very educational and exhilarating!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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