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Cancun Whale Shark or Isla Mujeres Whale Shark?

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Every year from the month of may the first sightings of the Whale Sharks in the surroundings of Holbox island, Isla Mujeres and Cancun allow all the lovers of the marine world to enjoy an unforgettable experience doing the tour “Swim with the Whale Sharks in Isla Mujeres Cancun”.

After a boat ride of 45 minutes from Isla Mujeres and Cancun, the nature offers us the opportunity to live an extraordinary day coexisting with the Whale Sharks in Mexico.

To swim close to the biggest fish in the world may be done in a few places of the world as Australia and Belize, nevertheless the area between Cancun, Isla Holbox, isla Mujeres and Isla Contoy is the most privileged one as it gathers the major population of this animal in the world.

The best months to observe and snorkel with these fantastic animals are June, July, August and September.

Its great size and enormous mouth which when opened can measure up to a meter and a half, makes it immediately recognizable. It is believed that it is a migratory specie, but it is not known by accuracy where they come from and where they go to, but we know that they like swimming around in moderate warm waters and tropical seas around the world.

The presence of the whale sharks in the summer between the north of  Contoy Island, Isla Mujeres, Cancun and Holbox Island is due to the large amount of nutrients that is found in this part of the Caribbean Sea.

Accompanied by an expert in the topic, our clients will receive the necessary information to understand their behavior and once acquainted they will be able to get off the boat with a guide to swim beside and see closely the Whale Sharks that can measure up to 15 meters and weigh 12 tons, which turns it into the biggest fish in the world.

The experience is really amazing, nevertheless there is no need to be afraid as the Whale Sharks feed exclusively on tiny organisms known as “plankton”, and this is why they are completely inoffensive for human beings.

The tours to swim with the Cancun Whale Sharks are organized from our private marina north of Cancún, in Isla Mujeres and in Isla Holbox.

They have an approximate duration of seven hours.

CANCUN WHALE SHARK TOUR AND ISLA MUJERES WHALE SHARK TOUR

The tour from Cancun begins about 7 a.m when one of our luxury Wagon vans will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel, after 45 minutes you will get to our private marina where after a coffee break and a briefing of the tour you will start doing the excursion called ” Swim with the Whale Sharks in Isla Mujeres Cancun” during the boat ride you will very probably see some dolphins as well as manta rays and sea turtles.

Our boats are indisputably the most comfortable, safest and fastest boats of Isla Mujeres Cancún and they will make your trip unforgettable. Our professional and certified guides will offer you a personalized service of high quality.

Our company www.mexicowhaleshark.com has been organizing this whale shark tour for over 15 years and the quality of our services has allowed us to have an irreproachable reputation as you may see in our trip advisor account.

The price of the tour “Swim with the Whale Sharks in Isla Mujeres Cancún ” is 155 usd per person and includes round trip transportation from your hotel in Cancun, Playa del Carmen or Riviera Maya, coffee break and briefing of the tour, full snorkel equipment, soft drinks and a delicious box lunch. After having swum with the Whale Sharks you will go snorkeling in a beautiful reef called Ixtlache near Isla Contoy where you will swim among some amazing fauna and flora of the Caribbean sea.

After the tour “Swim with the Whale Shark in Isla Mujeres Cancun” we will take you back to Punta Sam and back to your hotel before 2 pm.

Our clients staying in Isla Mujeres and wishing to do the tour ” Swim with the Whale Sharks in Isla Mujeres Cancun ” will leave from Isla Mujeres main dock at 7.15 am the price of this unforgettable and unique experience costs 110 usd.

THE TOUR SWIMMING WITH THE WHALE SHARKS IN ISLA MUJERES OR CANCUN IS AVAILABLE ONLY FROM MAY 15TH TO THE 17 TH OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR, THOSE ARE THE ONLY OFICIAL DATES AUTHORIZED BY LAW.

Come with us and enjoy this beautiful tour with the whale sharks from Cancun Holbox Isla Mujeres