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Swimming with Whale Sharks Tour in Mexico

whale shark

The whale shark is the largest fish that exists on the planet today, it can grow up to 15 meters in length. Whale shark prefers warm surface water in those areas where there are colder, nutrient-rich water outbreaks such as the waters between Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox in summer, as these conditions favor the growth of the plankton from which they feed. The whale shark has no common features with whales with the exception of its size and the fact that it only eats tiny plankton that it picks up with its mouth open. Normally it feeds on the surface or slightly below it. Whale sharks are viviparous animals and sometimes young offspring are seen swimming with the older ones.

Whale sharks are very docile and gentle, do not panic when approaching divers or swimmers.
You can do the swim tour with the whale sharks in Mexico from Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Cozumel, Tulum, Isla Holbox or Isla Mujeres
Swimming with the whale shark in Mexico is a unique and unforgettable experience!