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Transportation - We are the first!

  • Getting up early is the key to a successful and fun packed whale shark encounter. We leave port at 07:00 AM in order to be first out on the water. That means pick up at your hotel or vacation rental can be early, but it's worth it! 



  • You won't be hungry or thirsty on this tour 

  • Light breakfast & coffee stop if needed (depending on option)

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, water, Coca Cola, Sprite & Corona beer in the van

  • Light lunch on board (vegan & vegetarian options available)


  • Our boats have enough space, click here for pictures

Quality and value

  • Round-trip transportation included 

  • Pickup & drop off at your hotel/vacation rental

  • We do pick up everywhere from Isla Blanca to Tulum



Tour Details & Highlights:

  • Tour start at 06:00 a.m. (+/- 1 hour)

  • Travel duration to port in Cancun approx. 1 hour

  • Swim with the biggest known fish on this planet

  • Enjoy the typical regional food

  • Learn about the animal and its natural habitat 

  • Enjoy the North Beach of Isla Mujeres

  • Duration from pick up till drop-off is approx. 6-8 hours

What's included:

  • A skilled, experienced guide who picks you up at your hotel

  • Certified driver and fully insured van with a/c

  • Round-trip transportation

  • Pickup & drop off at your hotel/vacation rental

  • Professional snorkel gear, life jackets 

  • Breakfast at the dock (Coffee, tea, juice, sandwiches, fruit)

  • Light Lunch on board at the north beach of Isla Mujeres

  • Water, soda, beer, fruit basket and snacks in the van


  • Please read the following blog post about the whale shark tour and feel free to listen to our podcast about the biggest fish in the world, it contains useful information.

  • The price does not include a fee of $13 USD per person for the nature reserve and dock, which will be due at the marina.
  • DO NOT TOUCH ANY ANIMAL! Respect them!

    • If wild animals (e. g. iguanas, lions, monkeys) are exposed, please DO NOT support that by taking pictures.

  • Keep a minimum distance of 5 m / 15 feet to the animal

  • The ability to swim is required

  • Life-jackets are mandatory

  • Rash guards only / NO SUNSCREEN

  • Please do not put any sunscreen on before we go into the cenotes or the ocean.

  • If taking pictures, disable the flash / selfie sticks are not allowed

  • Respect the word of your captain and guide

  • Part of the regulations of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources is: It is prohibited to swim without a life jacket "immersions in the water", per group of tourists will be a maximum of two – the last word has always the captain (free)diving with the whalesharks is not allowed.

  • In the rare case of finding less then 5 sharks, only observation from the boat is allowed.  

  • The use of drones, (selfie) sticks, camera with flash are prohibited.

  • The consumption of alcohol, drugs or any psychotropic substance is prohibited


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