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Pricing
Online Pricing Standard Pricing
TOUR ONLY (Hotel Transfers Extra)
169 P/P Adults Kids 4-12yrs $165
TOUR ONLY (Hotel Transfers Extra)
$199 P/P Adults Kids 4-12yrs $185
TRANSFER PRICING
Transfer Zone Price
Cancun Hotel Zone / Centro + $10 USD
Playa del Carmen to Riviera Maya + $20 USD
From Hard Rock Riviera to Tulum + $30 USD

Trip Description

This is a unique tour in the world, near Isla Contoy we will find the largest concentrations of Whale Sharks in the world, making this area the Whale Shark capital of the world.

Caribbean Connection is the leading Company in adventure tourism that has been developing this activity forever 10 years during the season from May to September.

This wonderful and unique tour leaves every day from Marina Hacienda del Mar in 33 ft boats with a máximum capacity of 10 passengers, one bilingual guide and a captain, this is the largest lenght permited in the Whale Shark area for security reasons. The use of a life vest is mandatory and our guides are certified for this specific activity.

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We have pick ups in every hotel in the Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen and Tulum area to take our clients to the Marina Hacienda del Mar deck; before boarding, enjoy our continental breakfast (juice, bread and coffee), once in the boat, Life vests and full snorkeling gear will be provided, before boarding, you will be introduced to your crew and, in a short briefing instructions will be given to you, this to perform this activity in the safest way posible and also to follow the rules for the protection and conservation of this marvelous creature, this way we can guarantee that this will be one of the best experiences of your life.

After the instruction briefing, we will board the boats to leave at 08:00 am and navigate for aproximately 45 minutes to the whale shark area north of Isla Contoy.

The adventure starts right here, where we start searching for the whale shark in an vast area of 120,000 hectares of water, once we find them, the swimming will take place, from 2 to 3 inmersions will be done, always with 2 people plus the guide in the water.

After swimming with the whale sharks, we will go snorkeling at the Ixlache ll reef, near Isla Contoy, this activity takes about 45 minutes.

After snorkeling, you will be able to enjoy a delicius lunch that includes: Fish Ceviche and Ham and cheese sándwiches with water ans softdrinks included during the rest of the tour.

We will be returning to Marina Hacienda del Mar around 03:00 pm taking you back to your hotels.

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Availability: This tour is available everyday from May the 23rd to September 16.

Duration: Around 6 hours

We recommend to wear a towel, swim suit, hato or cap, sunglasses, biogradable sun block, water shoes or sandals and your reservation cupon, also cash and/or credit card for tips and souvenirs.

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SCHEDULE
  • 05:00 am to 06:30 am pick up at your hotel in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen or Tulum.
  • 07:00 am to 07:30 am check in at Marina Hacienda del Mar and continental berakfast.
  • 08:00 am to 14:30 pm Navigation, swimming and snorkeling activities, lunch on board.
  • 15:00 pm return to Marina Hacienda del Mar and transportation back to your hotels.
INCLUDES
  • Roundtrip ground transportation from the lobby of your hotel or meeting points to Marina Hacienda del Mar and back in a/c vans.
  • Comfortable and modern boats to search the whale sharks.
  • Continental breakfast
  • Lunch on board (snacks)
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Life vest
  • Experienced crew and guides
  • Multilingual guides (upon request)
Pricing
Online Pricing Standard Pricing
TOUR ONLY (Hotel Transfers Extra)
169 P/P Adults Kids 4-12yrs $165
TOUR ONLY (Hotel Transfers Extra)
$199 P/P Adults Kids 4-12yrs $185
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE THE NEW NATIONAL PARK BRACELET FEES: THE MEXICAN CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES HAVE ANNOUNCED A NEW “NATIONAL MARINE PARK ENTRANCE FEE OF $5.00 PER PERSON EFFECTIVE MAY 15 2016. PAID IN CASH AT THE DOCK

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE THE SPECIAL MARINE PARK BRACELET ON WHILE ON THE TOUR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP & COOPERATION. THESE FUNDS WILL BE USED HERE IN MEXICO FOR WHALE SHARK RESEARCH & CONSERVATION

ON A PUBLIC WHALE SHARK TOUR YOU’LL BE GROUPED WITH OTHER TOURISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO A MAXIMUM OF 10 PER BOAT.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Time Prior to Reservation

15 days or more From 2 to 14 days 2 days or less
90% Refund 75% Refund NO REFUND

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Tour and Transfer Times

Tours

Approximately 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Transportation Pickups

Approximately 5:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Depending on pickup location

What to bring

  • Towell
  • Swimwear
  • Cap or sunhat
  • Sun glasses
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • ID printed or in cellphone
  • Cash for tips and souvenirs

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