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Private Whale Shark Tour from Cancun

Cancun, Mexico

From $1,566.50

per group (up to 10)

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  • 6 to 8 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Spend a day in the Caribbean with just your family and friends on this 6-hour private whale shark tour. Slip on snorkel gear and swim alongside these fish that can grow as long as 43 feet (13 meters)! After your memorable swim, sail to Isla Mujeres for a beachside lunch of ceviche and chicken sandwiches. Enjoy private chauffeur service to and from your hotel in Cancun or the Riviera Maya. Available from May to September only, this tour can accommodate up to six passengers.
  • 6-hour private whale shark tour
  • Snorkel and swim near whale sharks, the largest fish in the sea
  • Enjoy the privacy of having your own boat for your group of family and friends
  • Learn from a knowledgeable guide about marine life in the area
  • Savor a light lunch on the beautiful shores of Isla Mujeres
  • Private round-trip transport from Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels included

What's Included

  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional multi-lingual guide
  • Light lunch and snacks
  • Soft drinks, water and beers on board
  • Snorkel gear
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Tips

Meeting And Pickup

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Start time

07:00 AM

Pickup details

Pick-up is available from Cancun hotels or AirBnB locations in downtown or hotel zone.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is recommended that you bring sunscreen, a swimsuit, an underwater camera and a hat
  • Note: Price displayed is per boat. One adult equals one boat. Select 1 adult at checkout to book a boat for up to 6 people
  • Not recommended for child aged 9 and under
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Whale Shark Tour from Cancun?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Private Whale Shark Tour from Cancun?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Private Whale Shark Tour from Cancun?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

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Has to be the best no doubt!
Sophia_T, Aug 2021
Best value. Great people. Great for small groups :) they catered the trip to how we’re were feeling and what we wanted to do most. Made us feel very safe with no worries coming into the water. Super professional and fun guides during the whole process.


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