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Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included

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Punta Sam, Mexico
Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

The Yucatan is known as one of the best places in the world to see whale sharks up close. But, for visitors, it can be tricky to know where to go for the best experience. Skip the guesswork with this full-day, small-group guided tour that takes you out onto the water and even below the surface to snorkel with the magnificent creatures. Afterward, you'll visit the beautiful beaches of Isla Mujeres. Includes breakfast and lunch.
  • Guided tour offers the best chance to encounter whale sharks
  • Small-group tour (maximum 10): Promises a more personal experience
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your hotel
  • No need to bring food: Includes breakfast, lunch and soft drinks
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Use of Snorkeling equipment
Lifejacket
Snacks
Lunch
Bottled water
Soda/Pop
Search of the Whale Shark
Playa Norte Tour
Breakfast
Federal tax port of 15 usd
Gratuities

Departure Point

Punta Sam, Quintana Roo, Mexico

If you are going to get on your own, you need to be at Marina Punta Sam at 8:00 am. To go to Punta Sam you can take a bus from the city center (look for Route 8) or a taxi from the Hotel Zone. Punta Sam is the starting point for the boats that go to Whale Shar Encounter, Contoy and Holbox.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Top Tour Connection Cancun and Riviera Maya Experts
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.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included?
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
See all safety measures taken by Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included?
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
See all safety measures taken by Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included?
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
See all safety measures taken by Whale Shark Encounter: A Life Time Experience with Lunch and Drinks Included.

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Amazing experience,...
Louis_C
, Sep 2021
Amazing experience, animals are majestic and you get so close. Guides are great and incredibly knowledgeable.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for your incredible comment, thank you for choosing us as your tour operator and we hope to have the opportunity to serve you again. Kind regards.

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