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Do you dream of swimming with whale sharks in Mexico? Every year off the coast of Mexico at the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula above Holbox Island and Isla Mujeres, many whale sharks come from mid-May to mid-September to feed on plankton.

During the whale shark excursion, we invite you to go dive with them to observe them in complete freedom. You will be accompanied by a passionate French-speaking guide to do this snorkeling. This excursion is totally respectful of animals. It is a highly regulated activity in Mexico.





Departure: Playa del Carmen or Cancun


2 to 12 people



Program of the excursion


During this excursion you will swim with whale sharks twice. Then you will go for a snorkel on the reef of Isla Mujeres, you will spend a moment in playa norte to relax.

  • Duration of the excursion: about 8 hours
  • Départ du van à 6H30 depuis Playa Del Carmen.
  • Departure of the boat at 7:45 towards the whale sharks

Once there you will do 2 snorkeling sessions with whale sharks accompanied by your French speaking guide.

You can follow the whale sharks for several minutes to watch them swim and eat, and if you’re lucky, you’ll also come across some manta rays that also come to the feast.

Then you will travel to reef of Isla Mujeres to snorkel over the coral reef for about 30 minutes.

Lunch break on Playa Norte a beautiful beach in turquoise blue, you can relax and eat a ceviche with guacamole on the beach, for people who do not eat fish we can prepare something else.

Then return by boat and to your hotel

What’s included

  • Boat tour
  • French speaking guide
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Meal
  • Transport depuis votre hôtel
  • Drinks

What to pack

  • Plan a T-shirt
  • Sunscreen only biodegradable
  • Towel,
  • Hat
  • Drugs against seasickness if you are sensitive.

What to remember

  • French-language guide certified Secretoo, French company based in Lyon
  • Excursion is possible between June 15th and September 15th
  • Booking can be cancelled 72 hours before the tour and fully refunded
  • If the booking is canceled afterwards, the amount remaining to be paid to the guide will be levied so as not to impact the other participants or the guide who has booked his day for you.

Transport en van inclus au départ de Playa del Carmen et Cancun

  • Par people : 128€ /pers. (125 USD + 15€)

Prices shown in euros can vary very slightly upwards or downwards depending on the price of the pesos.


“Perfect organization! Thanks to Secretoo who is very responsive. The excursion is magic. We could really take the time to swim with them without it being the factory and just enjoy! “ Pierre P. – 48 yo

“Murielle is exceptional. She is passionate. She knows this big fish very well and has taught us a lot. “Maëva C. – 26 yo

“Thank you for this fantastic day, Murielle is an exceptional guide who has answered all our questions and it has also made us laugh a lot, one of our best excursions! “
Caroline N. – 21 yo


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