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Fantastic day and good value. Will remember this for a long time.
Very exciting! Everything went smoothly, from pickup at hotel, to organization into various boats. My 14 year old son loved it.
Great trip, great staff especially Juan Carlos. Saw heaps of whale sharks. All in all a great day.
This tour far exceeded our expectations. From the hotel pickup to the hotel drop off. Once in a lifetime experience. We saw about 40 whale sharks and were able to snorkle with them as many times as we wanted.
There is no way of describing an experience like this except to say everyone should do it at least once in their lifetimes.
This was an amazing experience. You get to do as many snorkel trips as you would like. You have to do more than one, the first one you really don't know what you are doing and end up with a view of the tail. It was amazing to swim alongside and above these huge fish!
The overall experience was amazing. Nice to have a tour with small group numbers (our boat had 10 people). Expect a long boat ride and come prepared for rough waters (bring gravol or some other anti-nausea meds no matter how tough you think you are). Once the boat passes Isla Mujeres the sea can get quite rough, especially in the season these tours are offered. Our boat was the first to spot where the sharks were, but within half an hour there were roughly a dozen other boats swarming the area; which initially left me feeling a little bad for the animals, like they were being corralled into a petting zoo. However, there were plenty of the sharks around and all the boats seemed to be very mindful not to encroach into the experience by having a number of snorkelers around one fish. You are led by the guide in pairs and when under the water, you don't encounter anyone but the guide, your partner and the fish. Back on the boat, they offer water, soft drinks and juice. After everyone on the boat has had their fill of swimming with the sharks, they bring you to calmer waters for a small lunch. This tour is a little on the pricy side, but for the size of the group you go out with, and the experience alone, it's well worth the money.