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Swim with Whale Shark Holbox

Swim With Whale Shark Tour

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The whale shark swim tour is offered FOR  tourists in the área of  Contoy island , a place of protected natural area, in the summer season. The tours that depart from Holbox as well as from Isla Mujeres and from the Cancun area go to the same point, blue water, located 20 kilometers east of contoy, which is where the greatest number of whales are concentrated.

It is an incredible tour  for  swim and snorkel  very close to the whales accompanied by the guide, to enjoy the incredible nature that has thrilled hundreds of visitors from around the world.

We offer tours departing from Isla Holbox, from Punta Sam (Cancun area) or from  Isla Mujere.

OPEN RESERVATIONS SEASON 2020 (Tour Season June 01 to September 16)


TOUR  FROM HOLBOX


The boat leaves from  the dock that is located near the hotel amaite in the center of Holbox, which is the point where all the tours depart, to the whale area in the area of ​​Isla Contoy in a boat trip of approximately 2 hours until get to the area of ​​the whales. The approximate swimming time with the whales is 2 hours and you swim in couples  with the guide several times. You can take photos and admire these huge animals and during the journey to where the whales are you can see dolphins and stingrays on some occasions.
Once the swim activity is over, we will travel to the Cabo Catoche area to snorkel and enjoy the reefs and a fresh fish ceviche will be offered.

PRICES LEAVING HOLBOX:

Whale Shark Tour leaving Holbox in the Holbox area by shared boat $ 150 dollars per person.

The tour price includes:

  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Drinks on board
  • Guide
  • Passenger insurance
  • Approximate tour duration: 7 hours
  • Departure time: 7:30 am - Return time 2:30 pm
  • 6 pax max

FROM CANCUN AREA  (PUNTA SAM)

For the tours that depart from punta sam, the transfer time by boat from punta sam to the contoy area is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes
Punta sami s located noth puerto juarez, around 35 minutes by taxi from the Cancun hotel zone. We have punta  samdepartures at 8 a.m. and returning at 2:30 p.m.

From this point the tour includes:

  • snorkeling equipment
  • Drinks
  • Guide and swim
  • 6 pax max


Cost per person $ 120 dollars

WHALE SHARK TOUR FROM  ISLA MUJERES

We have direct tours leaving Isla Mujeres ideal for those staying on the island, making a boat trip to the whale area approximately 1 hour
 We have the tour leaving this island at 8:00 a.m. and returning at 2:30 p.m.

The tour includes:

  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Guide
  • drinks
  • Swim with the whale shark and at the end of the tour
  • Stop at a reef in the north beach area to snorkel
  • 6 pax max


Price per person $ 150 dollars

OPEN RESERVATIONS SEASON 2020 (Tour Season June 01 to September 16)

Private Tours:

We offer you also private tours for the whale shark.

The tour includes:

  • Drinks
  • Captain
  • Guide
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Passenger insurance.

Price per boat departure Holbox
From 1 to 6 passengers - $ 900 USD

Price per boat departure Punta Sam
From 1 to 8 passengers - $ 1,100 USD

Price per boat departure Isla Mujeres
From 1 to 5 passengers - $ 650 USD

Departure: 8:00 am - return: 2:30 pm

Swim with the Whale Shark + Air Transport

The most incredible attraction in Holbox from June to August are the whale sharks. They come near Holbox Island to spend the summer season.

They arrive in small groups and the fishermen of the island know how to observe them and swim near them without disturbing or hurting them.

This spectacular show is only available on this island in the Mexican Caribbean from June to September.

Swim Tour with Whale Shark

Includes: Round air transport, whale shark visit the tourist boat, lunch on board, refreshments, snorquel equipment, buffete meal with 2 drinks per person at the Hotel Faro Viejo.


Prices departing from Playa del Carmen - Price per Person

  1. 1 to 2  Persons  $ 457 USD
  2. 3 Persons $ 355 USD
  3. 4 Persons  $ 294 USD
  4. 5 Persons  $ 263 USD
  5. Plus 5.00 usd airport tax to be paid cash at the airport

Departure 7: 15 am, Return time from  Holbox  3: 00 pm
Flight time: 45 minutes
Please contact us for tour prices and reservations.

Prices departing from Cozumel - Price per Person

  1. 1 to 2  Persons  $510 USD
  2. 3 Persons $389 USD
  3. 4 Persons  $373 USD
  4. 5 Persons  $289 USD
  5. Plus 20.00 usd airport tax to be paid cash at the airport

Departure time from Cozumel 7: 30 am, return time from holbox 3: 00 pm
Flight time 50 minutes
Please contact us for tour prices and reservations.

Prices departing from Cancun - Price per Person

  1. 1 to 2  Persons  $583 USD
  2. 3 Persons $408 USD
  3. 4 Persons  $342 USD
  4. 5 Persons  $300 USD
  5. Plus 20.00 usd airport tax to be paid cash at the airport

Departure time from Cancun 7: 30 am, Return time from Holbox 3: 00 pm
Flight time: 20 minutes
Please contact us for tour prices and reservations.

OPEN RESERVATIONS SEASON 2020 (Tour Season June 01 to September 16)

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