The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species and inhabits all tropical and warm-temperate seas.
The Whale Shark migrates each year between June and September; is completely harmless to humans, it is actually a very docile and curious creature.
Come explore the incredible world of Whale Shark and enjoy the experience of a lifetime with Whale Shark Discovery. The Whale Shark conveys peace and tranquility; swimming along this gentle giant of the sea in Mexico is an experience to remember and share again and again.
The snorkeling tour will start at early morning, with a breakfast and briefing. Then we set off in the boat to search for the Whale Shark and mantas (about 50 min), once we reach the feeding area we will spend approximately 3 hours swimming in groups of 2 people accompanied by certified guide all the times. The tour, which may involve dolphins and Mantas sightseeing, will continue with a lunch at Isla Mujeres where you will have the chance of another snorkeling session right next to the lunch location. After a short navigation back to Cancun the guests will be back around 16.00 p.m. at the hotel.