8 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
The Yucatan Peninsula's underwater ecosystem is beyond compare, drawing certified divers from around the world. But you don't need to be a certified diver—or even an avid snorkeler—to get underwater on this full-day whale shark adventure. Hop on a boat and cruise into the Caribbean Sea, strap on a snorkel, and follow your guides for a swim alongside the whale sharks. With included boat travel—and round-trip transportation—all you need to do is experience the unparalleled beauty of the sea.
- Swim or snorkel with the whale sharks on a Playa del Carmen nature adventure
- Take a cruise on the Caribbean Sea, between Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox
- Enjoy great inclusions—snacks, lunch, coffee, and boat transportation
- Travel easily with included hotel pickup and drop-off, from Playa del Carmen
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Light Lunch: Sanwhiches and Fish Ceviche. Vegetarian options
Hotel pick-up and drop off
Transport by air-conditioned miniva
Environmental Management Charge 10 USD per person (Reef Tax)
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: From your hotel lobby or aparment doors. Some hotels and aparments in Playa del Carmen Down Town have a meeting point to pick you up. We`ll provide to you the afternoon before your pick up time and pick up point. Check your email the afternoon before to the tour from 15:00
Dates: See Availability
Return point: Same place where you will be pick up
If your hotel or aparment is in Tulum Down Town or Tulum Hotel Zone you must arrive by your way to our meeting point in Super Market Super Aki at 05:30 am
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- Not wheelchair accessible
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- OPERATED BY Bambu Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Swimming with Whale Shark Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
What is the policy on sanitization during Swimming with Whale Shark Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Swimming with Whale Shark Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Swimming with Whale Shark Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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