Whale Shark Encounter

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Swim with Whale Sharks! Explore the caribbean sea of Isla Mujeres full of Marine life, learning from the reserve ecosystem and at the same time helping for the conservation of this gentle giants.


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What's included:

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  • Full Snorkel gear
  • Bilingual guide
  • Water & Sodas
  • Fruits
  • Sandwiches
  • Ceviche

Recommended to Bring:

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  • Sun protection wear
  • Sea sickness remedies if prone
  • Wetsuit/Rashie
  • Go pro camera with grip & float
  • Towel

Important to know before booking

 -Unfortunately new marine regulations from SEMARNAT, CONAMP and SEMAR have made mandatory the use of life vest even if wearing a wetsuit, shortie or rashie however if you have a skin diver license is then possible to go without life vest only to a max. 3 meter depth...full snorkel gear is provided by us ( fins, mask, snorkel, and ligther swimming life vest)

-Whale sharks are only seen as massive congregations with 500 sharks as the top record in July and August, this actually coincides with the best time to snorkel in Isla Mujeres as the weather is usually excellent, nice and hot with stunning sunsets to enjoy at the end of the day. 

-The maximum allowed capacity per  boat is 10 people while in the whale shark reserve and 2 people with a guide at a time with the shark

-There is a 99% succes rate to swim with whale sharks in july and august while it drops to 75% in september as sharks begin slowly to migrate far out to other feeding locations.

-If the Coast Guard calls a small craft advisory (usually at around 14 knot winds) we will not go out in those weather conditions. In this case, we will give a call or e-mail to all our customers providing a re-schedule opportunity or full refund in the case that you can’t make it for another date.

-Not recommended for people with severe physical or motor disabilities, heart problems, pregnant women and people under the influence of alcohol or any drug.

-Minimum age is 8 years old

-The system automatically blocks next day reservations at 6 pm, for last minute reservations please use the bookings phone below.

Get in touch with us

Operations & Bookings +52 998 493 93 90 Administration Office +52 998 27 40 451 info@whalesharkadventures.com

Available everyday

From 7:00 am to 7:00 pm