Your day nearby the whale sharks begins with 7am pickup at your Riviera Maya or Cancun hotel. Transfer to Marina La Amada, where you'll have a light breakfast of juice, coffee, sweet rolls and fruit while listening to a safety briefing and orientation. Learn about whale sharks—their biology and behavior—as well as the ecosystem in which they live and breed.
Board a boat for 8am departure to the whale shark reserve near Isla Contoy. Once you've spotted some animals, don the provided snorkel equipment and slip into the water with your guide in small groups to unobtrusively observe.
After your experience swimming and snorkeling nearby the whale sharks, climb back onto the boat and refuel with lunch. Travel to Isla Mujeres, where you can swim in the azure waters and explore the beach. Head back to the marina and transfer back to your hotel at around 2:30pm.