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Caribbean Connection

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Cancun, Mexico
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About Caribbean Connection
Caribbean Connection is one of the largest marine tour operators in the Mexican Caribbean. Home of the famous Whale Shark swimming tour along with the Contoy Island Ecoadventure (a federal reserve and bird sanctuary), Isla Mujeres all inclusive and diving.
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Isla Mujeres Unlimited Snorkel

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland on a snorkelling tour of Isla Mujeres. Discover top spots for underwater exploration, and take advantage of free time to explore the island at your own pace. Round-trip transfer from your hotel ensures you locate your vessel with ease, and enjoy meals and drinks included as per itinerary.
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9 hours
from $80.00

Contoy Eco-Adventure

Visit the island of Contoy on a sailing and snorkeling tour from the mainland. Sail along the Mexican Caribbean to reach the ecological reserve and discover its stunning flora and fauna. Strap on your provided snorkel gear to explore the Ixlache reef, refuel with an included lunch and open bar on the island, and enjoy free time to shop in downtown Isla Mujeres.
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9 hours
from $110.00

Cancun Whale Shark Encounter Tours

Come join us in this once in a lifetime experience and live the most incredible adventure swimming beside this ocean’s gentle giants, your encounter will be supervised by our very experienced guides not to mention you’ll be wearing our snorkeling gear certified by National Geographic Snorkeler.

We start the adventure picking you up from any hotel in Cancun, Riviera Maya or Playa del Carmen to take you to our new private marina in Punta Sam in Cancun. After a light breakfast we board and head to the Whale Shark protected area where, after finding them, we will start the dives, 2 to 3 per person, always in couples and with our certified guide. After the dives it is not over, before we head back to our marina we will visit beautiful Playa Norte beach in Isla Mujeres where you will have an hour to relax and enjoy the best ceviche prepared by our crew!

Then we go back to our marina in Cancun where our a/c vans will take you back to your hotel or condo.
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5 to 6 hours
from $175.00
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Brett Galambos wrote a review Sep 22
Collegeville, Pennsylvania119 contributions4 helpful votes
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Great experience with my kids and Joyce seeing many whale sharks... The crew and staff were very professional on they day. Very exhilarating seeing these giant sea creatures. We would definitely love doing this again! Brett Galambos, Sarah Galambos, Joyce Tomlinson and Little Brett
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Valerie V wrote a review Sep 14
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Swimming with whale sharks has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember and this exceeded my expectations by 1000 times!!! I literally don’t even have the words to describe how magical, surreal and absolutely AMAZING this experience was. Lobo and Dorian were fantastic and made our whole groups experience personal and so much fun! I’m so happy we chose this company because from start to finish everything was done extremely well and the boat was very new and in great shape which you definitely appreciate after you see how far out to sea you travel. When we arrived at the spot there were so many whale sharks you couldn’t even keep track and as an added bonus there were dozens and dozens of giant manta rays 10ft across all over as well making the experience even more magical. We went on September 9th which is supposed to be towards the end of the season and I still can’t believe how many whale sharks there were. If you’re hesitant because it’s September don’t be, just do it! I could go on and on for days about this excursion but bottom line just book it, you will not be disappointed!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Hunter S wrote a review Sep 14
Houston, Texas11 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a fun trip but the entire thing felt a little chaotic and way too long. We didn't really understand what was going on when we first got to the marina and had different employees tell us different things about what lines to get in and what boats to get on, but it all worked out. The first stop, the Island of Contoy was beautiful we got to see lost of cool wildlife and learn about the island. Unfortunately, due to COVID, parts of the Islands walking tour were close so we did not get to see everything you normally would. Next, we went snorkeling which was great. Hands down the best part of the trip. the reef and the sea life are beautiful and amazing to see. The only problem is with such a large group the staff has to kind of heard everyone like cattle which makes it a little hard to enjoy. I wish the trip has stopped here and taken us back to the marina because the last part was pointless. After snorkeling its a 1 and half hour trip to Isla Mujeres for your 4:00 pm lunch. The food was good but not amazing and you are only on Isla Mujeres long enough to eat the lunch and then go to the bathroom before the 30 min trip back tot he marina. There is one overpriced tourist shop at the place you eat but you don't get to go explore and walk around. The trip was fun and we enjoyed Contoy and the Snorkeling but it felt way too long and I wish we had been able to go back after the snorkeling.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Lory B wrote a review Sep 3
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Great tour! The guide Diego and the captain Omar did a great job! The were very kind and helpful with my little boys. Super recommend!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Caribbean A, Public Relations Manager at Caribbean Connection
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Visitor, We are so happy that you had a great time! we will pass your kind words to Omar and Diego We hope that you come back soon for another adventure with us, tell your family and friends to come live this experience like you, only with CONTOY ADVENTURES! Best regards Roberto del Castillo +52 (998) 295 1140
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Denise O wrote a review Aug 2020
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I had a great time swimming with Whale Sharks with Captain Joseph and guide Willy Wonka. Just make sure you go with an empty stomach or else you might get seasick but they too great of our group and made sure we were safe and comfortable. Thank You so much!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Caribbean A, Public Relations Manager at Caribbean Connection
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Visitor We are so happy you could join us for this AMAZING EXPERIENCE. You have just joined our family of over 300,000 adventure seekers we've helped since 2003 in the thrill of swimming with these GENTLE GIANTS! I will pass your kind comments to Joseph & Willy which are one of our best crews. Tell your friends to join us for the BEST WHALE SHARK EXPERIENCE from Cancun, Playa del Carmen or Riviera Maya only with CONTOY ADVENTURES! Best regards Roberto del Castillo Web Marketing Manager
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