Whale shark

Swim with the biggest fish in the sea, the magnificent whale shark! This once in a lifetime experience is unique to Cancun in the summer months when the whale sharks migrate to the warm waters off the Mexican coast. Snorkel and swim alongside these gentle giants!


  • Round-trip transportation
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Life jacket
  • Bilingual guide
  • Light breakfast
  • Bottle water and soda
  • Beer (after swimming activities)
  • Lunch


Swimming with whale sharks in Cancun is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a huge encounter with nature! Your expert captain and crew will lead you on this journey with all the equipment and instruction you need to swim alongside whale sharks that can be up to 12 meters in length!

The locals call the whale sharks ‘dominoes” for their beautiful spotted skin, they eat microscopic marine life and despite their intimidating size they are gentle giants. This journey by boat will bring you to the waters near Isla Contoy and Isla Mujeres for a great day at sea and a once in a lifetime encounter., Reserve your Cancun whale shark tour today!

What to bring:

  • Wear your swimsuit to the tour
  • A change of clothes
  • Beach towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Hat/cap
  • Camera
  • Extra cash for tips and souvenirs


Minimum age: 8 years old Maximum weight: 113 kg / 250 lbs Activity not recommended for expectant 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