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Whale Shark Encounter Full-Day all inclusive Tour from Riviera Maya

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You'll start at
Marina Las Jaibas
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  • 1
    Marina Las Jaibas
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Playa Norte
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Marina Las Jaibas, Puerto Juárez, 84, 77525 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Every where in the Riviera Maya.
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Breakfast (coffee, sweet bread, water, orange juice, fruit)
    • Lunch (Chicken salad sandwiches, shrimp ceviche or fish, guacamole, fruit.
    • Beverages (Water and soft drinks)
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Snorkeling with the whale shark and any wild life encounter like manta rays, dolphins and turtles
    • Another stop for snorkeling on the way back near isla mujeres
    • Open bar beer after snorkeling activities.
    • On request: Veg and vegetarian food, gluten free.
    • Entry/Admission - Marina Las Jaibas
    Exclusions
    • Nacional Park Fee and port tax $10 USD
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not permitted for children 5 years old and under.
    • Not permitted for pregnant women.
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • What to bring: Cap, sunglasses, shirt, swimsuit, towel, sandals, biodegradable sunscreen, money for souvenirs.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a great time on this tour. On our tour, we weren't given the choice of a wetsuit rental, and honestly, I'm glad we weren't. It was easy to see the whale sharks while floating in the life vest. We managed to get 4 dives in per person, and on our last we saw a manta ray.
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    I did the whale shark tour. Some friends had recommended me this company because they seemed to be more respectful with the sharks. It was important to me, even though it has become very popular/touristy, there needs to be care with these animals in their natural environment. I
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    Before anything I'll say that I am an advanced open water diver (license). When we booked this trip in Playa del Carmen, they mentioned that we'll stay with the sharks in turns of about 10min, being 3x10min in total. They also said that it was all included and we just had to
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    Amazing experience and you can see those beautiful animals right in front of you! Wear a lot of sunblocks if you don't want to get tanned.
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    Once in a lifetime experience!! Amazing how close you can get to the whaleshark. You get to spend about 10 minutes a time in the water next to the whaleshark. After the encounter you go to Isla Mujeres for some snorkeling and to have a freshly prepared ceviche and guacamole,
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    About the operator
    By: Eco Tours Adventure
    486 reviews
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    Katerina_eabra
    10
    Turtles and cenotes
    24 of December got amazing half day tour turtles and cenotes. Excellent organization starting from pick-up from
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    leahgren
    21
    Great tour with equally great guide
    This was a great experience highlighted by the friendly and knowledgeable nature of our guide Flavio! He showed a
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    311daand
    23
    Beautiful cenotes & calm sea snorkeling!
    Morning started with a friendly ‘goedemorgen’ (Dutch good morning) from our guide JP, who spoke surprisingly
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    Connector771002
    12
    Amazing!!!!
    The tour was amazing there was only 6 of us total. Our tour guide was full of information and very knowledgeable,
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    danikaborda
    12
    Fantastic half-day Tour! Thanks JP!
    First and foremost - our tour guide JP was phenomenal!! He cared SO much about everyone’s experience and worked
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    Travelling_Stats
    College Station, Texas
    90
    Swim w/Sea Turtles and Visit Cenotes
    JP is a fantastic guide and really watched out for us on the very choppy Caribbean waters. We saw sea turtles,
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    H1601KJfabior
    Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
    6931
    Amazing!
    I'm scuba instructor in Egypt from 20 year's, we have the Wales sharks in Sharm...but as they show you respect
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    Adam H
    22
    Whale shark eco adventure!
    The whale shark encounter is simply one of the best things I have ever done. A full day at sea, swimming with
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    jensneeoosh
    23
    Unreal experience with the whale sharks!
    We had a great time on this tour. On our tour, we weren't given the choice of a wetsuit rental, and honestly, I'm
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    MelanieBamba
    Mexico City, Mexico
    146
    So unique! Eco-friendly company.
    I did the whale shark tour. Some friends had recommended me this company because they seemed to be more respectful
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    V4636QMdavidz
    Trujillo, Spain
    87
    Quite expensive for what they offer
    Before anything I'll say that I am an advanced open water diver (license). When we booked this trip in Playa del
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    Zhuoyun Y
    10
    Wonderful Trip
    Amazing experience and you can see those beautiful animals right in front of you! Wear a lot of sunblocks if you
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    sl0dder
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    142
    Swimming with Whale shark
    Once in a lifetime experience!! Amazing how close you can get to the whaleshark. You get to spend about 10 minutes
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    brianfE8103YD
    54
    Well Organized Whale Shark Tour
    Communication with Eco Tours was excellent. The original day we reserved was declared a day of rest for the Whale
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    theholistichippie
    10
    An experience of a lifetime!
    My girlfriend and I decided to take the tour in August for our birthdays, and it was worth every penny. It was a
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