Sailfish Snorkel Cancun Tour

Wildlife Tour Mexico




Tour Information

Duration: 8 days
Category: Nature
Departs: From February to August
Language: English and Spanish


Wildlife Tour Mexico gives you the chance to photograph the Mayan world and it´s wildlife. Discover the best places and animals of this area by means of this unique eight-day experience. The Mayan world has outstanding wildlife species, reefs, wetlands and a wide variety of flora and fauna. Capture this all during this photography tour. You are able to see many animals in Mexico, like:


  • Whale Sharks (during the summer)
  • Sailfish (during the winter)
  • Crocodiles
  • Turtles
  • Flamingos
  • Pelicans
  • Many exotic bird species


We take you to astonishing places:


  • The most beautiful reef
  • Great spots for bird watching
  • Chichen Itzá
  • Rio Lagartos to see the biggest population of flamingos in America
  • Many other great activities!


Give yourself the chance to explore and capture the amazing moments of nature that the Yucatan Peninsula and the Mexican Caribbean with this Wildlife Photography Tour Mexico.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Cancun Airport

Your professional guide welcomes you in Cancun, Mexico. After check-in attend a briefing about the wildlife photography tour, the upcoming activities, security and information about the area. Overnight in Cancun.


Day 2: Reef snorkeling and jungle

Today we going on a boat trip to our own private spot in the reef. The reef is the perfect place to take some amazing pictures of the colorful corals and fishes, like the: angelfish, grunts, sting rays or barracudas.


In the evening we hike through the Mayan Jungle to make pictures of tropical insects, spider monkeys and reptiles. We stay for one other night in Cancun.


Day 3: Tulum and Sian Ka’an

After breakfast, we leave Cancun to continue to the next destination: the archaeological site of Tulum. This amazing place offers you a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea. Which you can all admire from a cliff. Many iguanas will posing on the archeological structures.


Snorkel and swim in the Grand Cenote where you can photograph stalactites and stalagmites in its crystal blue and clear water. Overnight in Sian Ka´an.


Extra evening activity during summer months: walk at the beach with your guide to see turtles who cross the beach to reach the see. It is even possible to adopt a turtle.


Day 4: Bird Watching and Kantemo

Sian Ka´an is a biosphere Reserve with many species of exotic birds. So, we start this day with a hike through this reserve to spot and photograph some birds. After this early hike, enjoy breakfast in your hotel. Thereafter we depart to Kantemo, where we will meet a Maya community. Discover a natural phenomenon together with the Mayas.


Today you are also able to see snakes and bats! In the evening we go on a boat trip, in order to see crocodiles.


Lunch and dinner are included this day.


Day 5: Valladolid and Rio Lagartos

Today we will start with an early hike to make (more) pictures of birds as well. After breakfast, we depart to Valladolid. This colonial city is suitable to take some amazing pictures of cenotes. We continue to Rio Lagartos Reserve. This reserve has the largest number of flamingos in America. You will find other exotic animals in Rio Lagartos as well. This night we stay in San Felipe.


Day 6: Las Coloradas and Cancun

We leave San Felipe early, to depart to Las Coloradas where you can find pink salt pools. It really amazing to see and photograph these different pink colored pools.


We end the day with a visit to one of the 7 Wonders of the World: Chichen Itzá. When you visit Chichen in during the sunset, you are able to capture the best shots. Overnight in Cancun.


Day 7: Whale Shark or Sailfish

During summer months: Whale Shark Tour. Enjoy a fantastic boat trip after breakfast in your hotel. After a boat trip of approximately 1 hour we reach the water surroundings where the whale sharks feeds themselves with plankton. You are able to snorkel with the biggest fish of the ocean. If you´re lucky, you will always spot manta rays and other marine animals. After snorkeling the boat brings you to Playa Norte at Isla Mujeres. Swim in one of the most beautiful beaches of Cancun and surroundings. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the boat before returning back to Cancun. Relax and enjoy the beach of Cancun in the afternoon.


During winter months: Sailfish Adventure. Enjoy a fantastic boat trip and snorkel with the fastest fist of the ocean, the sailfish. The fish is very fast but when you can capture them, the photo would be amazing. After this amazing experience we will return to Cancun. Enjoy the beach in the afternoon.

Day 8: Departure from Cancun

Last day in Cancun and the end of the Wildlife Photography Tour Mexico. The van will be ready to transfer you to Cancun airport after breakfast.

Tour Includes

  • Land Transportation
  • Lodging
  • Breakfast
  • Equipment
  • Bilingual guide

Tour Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

We recommended to bring

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Raincoat
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Biodegradable insect repellent
  • Sunblock
  • Hygienic personal stuff
  • Your camera

Available dates


  • February 1st – 8th
  • March 11th – 18th
  • April 23th – 30th
  • May 21th – 28th
  • June 18th – 25th
  • July 23th – 30th
  • August 12th – 19th


  • February 1st – 8th
  • March 11th – 18th
  • April 23th – 30th
  • May 21th – 28th
  • June 18th – 25th
  • July 23th – 30th
  • August 12th – 19th


$ 2,595.00 USD per person based on double occupancy

Single supplement $ 385 USD


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Wildlife Photography Tour Mexico
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  • Kevin Pascoe says:

    Hello, I’m going to be on holiday near playa del carmen January / February 2016. I am a keen amateur photographer from England, and I’m interested in any photography tours your may do (or know of) that suits this timing. I particularly like wildlife & landscapes. Q. Can you help…?
    Kind Regards.

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