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whale shark tour

Whale Shark Tour-Cancun

Come see and swim with the whale shark, the enormous but harmless biggest fish in the world!

Itinerary

  • 07:00 AM
    Pick-up at your hotel in Cancun (6:00 am Playa del Carmen and 5:00 am Tulum).

  • 07:30 AM
    We will have an informative briefing at Puerto Juarez (Marina la Amada). Our certified guides will provide you with interesting information about the whale sharks and the area's ecosystems. During the briefing there will be coffee, juice, fruit and granola bars present.

  • 08:00 AM
    We depart from Puerto Juarez to the whale shark reserve in the waters of Isla Contoy. Once we find them, you will have the unique opportunity to snorkel with the biggest fish in the world.

  • 12:30 PM
    Lunch time on the boat just off the coast of Isla Mujeres, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world (Condé Nast 2013) where you can go down to swim in the turquoise waters.

  • 01:30 PM
    We arrive at the marina's pier, where our comfortable vans will be waiting for you to return you to your hotel.

  • 02:00 PM
    Expected arrival back at your hotel in Cancun (3:00 pm Playa del Carmen and 4:00 pm Tulum)

booking

*Prices and information subject to change without notice

Bookings with less than 12 hours may not be programmed for next day. Call the office to make sure your reservation is registered.

Guaranteed booking:
9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Mexico GTM 5 )

**During months May and September, there is NO 100% Guarantee of seeing Whale Sharks.

information

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    EcoColors Tours already has more than 13 years of experience running Whale Shark Adventure Tours! This great adventure departs daily from Cancun during the whale shark season which is from May to September. All of our tours have a limit of 10 people and are all led by certificated and professional guides, who are naturalists and biologists and know everything about the area and the whale sharks! 

    During the whale shark season from May until September, the whale sharks come to Isla Mujeres to feed on plankton where the Caribbean Sea meets the Gulf of Mexico.

    You will have the remarkable opportunity to swim and snorkel with the whale shark, known as the gentle giant, in an area teeming with sea life.

    For a preview of this great tour take a look at our whale shark video now! whale shark video now!

    Duration:  7 hours approximately
    Category: Adventure and Nature
    Departs: Daily (from May 15 to September 15)
    Language: Spanish, English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese (Only Mondays).
    Restrictions: Pregnant women

    **If you wish to include children please let us know when making your reservation.

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    Tour Includes:

    - Comfortable transportation
    - Professional guides
    - Snorkel equipment (May bring your own)
    - Light breakfast
    - Lunch (Shrimp ceviche and chicken sandwich) *If you are vegetarian or allergic to something please let us know when making your reservation.
    - Beverages (water and sodas)

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    Tour Excludes:

    - Wetsuit (May bring your own)
    - Alcoholic beverages
    - Personal expenses (Souvenirs)
    - Tips

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    Why book with us?

    First company to operate the Whale Shark Tour - We have 13 years of experience

    Professional guides (marine biologists or naturalists)

    Small groups (Maximum of 10 people per group/boat) for personalized attention

    Comfortable and fast transportation (40 minutes) With two powerful engines per boat

    The best safety for our customers (No accidents in 13 years and the highest insurance coverage)

testimonials


Ecocolors Trip advisro winner 2013

If you are interested in doing the whale shark adventure, you can't go wrong with this company. These folks went out of their way to give us a great experience.

Tom James

client

I have to start off by saying WOW....this is something to definitely put on your bucket list. EcoColor Tours is fabulous and I totally recommend them.

Gloria Mann

client

The tour itself was pretty amazing. Swam 4 times and got took some nice photos. The crew was very friendly especially our tour guide Alejandra.

Marta Healy

client