Whale Shark Snorkeling Experience
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The Whale Shark season in Cancun & Riviera Maya starts on June 1st, 2023. Book in advance!
Snorkeling With Whale Sharks In Cancun Is An Experience Like No Other
The greater Cancun region is home to several breathtaking natural wonders and genuinely astounding tropical wildlife. Few are more spectacular than the region’s largest wildlife resident: the whale shark.
Here at Cancun Adventures with our expert team, from the beginning of June to mid-September, you get the chance to snorkel with whale sharks in Cancun and experience these marine giants like never before.
Swim alongside 10-meter (35-foot) whale sharks with the safety of our trained expert snorkeling guides. Journey with us away from your resort and out into the warm, clear waters of the Caribbean to the largest whale shark gathering in the world.
Experience the awe and adrenaline as whale sharks swim right beside you!
Swim And Snorkel With Whale Sharks
If you are searching for a place to see whale sharks in Cancun, this is the spot for you. Cancun’s warm waters and surplus amounts of plankton and small nekton (whale shark food) make it the ideal whale shark habitat from June to September each year.
Travelers from across the globe come to this region of the world to see whale sharks in their natural habitat. But, here on our Whale Shark Snorkeling Experience, you’ll get to do so much more than simply see these amazing creatures.
Want to go swimming with Whale Sharks?
Cancun Adventures has you covered. On this once-in-a-lifetime tour, our team of experts gets you up close and personal with whale sharks. We suit you up with snorkeling gear and give you instructions on just how to swim alongside these gentle giants.
Whale sharks may be the largest fish in the sea, but they’re quite peaceful and not interested in snacking on anything larger than microscopic marine life. Swimming with sharks has never been more serene and safe.
The Best of the Best Cancun Whale Shark Tours
Here at Cancun Adventures, we’ve designed this whale shark tour with the goal of helping travelers like you experience the peaceful beauty of whale sharks.
Our snorkeling tour is led by expert guides who know all about the water and whale sharks in Cancun. We’ll help keep you safe, comfortable, and informed as you swim alongside these gentle giants.
As whale sharks only grace the Cancun waters during the summer, we have a small window of opportunity to see these docile creatures up close before they continue their migration.
Thankfully, our regional experts know just where to go to find these amazing creatures swimming in our waters. If you’re in search of Cancun whale shark tours, this is the one to book.
The 2023 season starts on June 1st.
Book it today and make sure you don't miss this extraordinary experience!
What's included in this tour
- Round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned van from most hotels in Cancun and Playa del Carmen
- Snorkeling gear
- Life jacket
- Bilingual guide
- Bottle water and soda
What do you need to know before you book
- Minimum age: 8 years old
- Maximum weight: 113 kg / 250 lbs
- Activity not recommended for expecting mothers, guests with limited mobility, or people with respiratory problems, injuries, back/neck issues, or heart conditions
- Guests must be fit and know how to swim
- Round-trip transportation is included from select hotels exclusively for our guests who book their tours at least 24 hours in advance
- COVID-19 protocols are implemented to ensure the safety of all our guests
- IMPORTANT: $10 USD dock tax to be paid at the pier
- Please consider 2 to 5 hours of transportation for this tour. The actual time depends on your hotel's location.
What to bring
- Wear your swimsuit to the tour
- A change of clothes
- Beach towel
- Sun protective clothing
- Extra money