VIP Whale Shark Tour

Cancun Whale Shark Tours - Caribbean Connection
This is the ultimate Whale Shark experience! Be the Captain of your own boat, leave early in the morning before all the other regular tours and be the first to arrive in the whale shark area, you will be able to stay in the area and swim with this beautiful creatures all the time you want, and after this choose if you wish to go and relax in a beautiful beach or go snorkeling at a nearby reef, from 1 to 10 people this is the perfect choice for couples or big families!

Whale Shark Adventure Snorkel VIP Tour

Swim & Snorkel with Whale Sharks

Whale Shark Snorkeling VIP Tour Description

This is a unique tour in the world, near Isla Contoy we will find the largest concentration of Whale Sharks in the world, making this area the Whale Shark capital of the world.

Pickup times at your hotel or condo varies depending on where you are staying at, South of Playa del Carmen and Tulum from 5:00 am to 6:00 am, Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya from 6:00 am to 6:30 am and Cancun downtown and hotel zone from 6:30 AM to 7:10 AM.

After having a light breakfast and listening to a security and information briefing we board the boats and head to the whale shark area to find them, when we do we start the swimming, we remain in the area for almost 2 hours where you will be able to swim with this gentle giants and maybe even giant Manta Rays, Dolphins and turtles!

After this it is not over yet! We will take you to beautiful Isla Mujeres and it’s most crystal clear water beach, Playa Norte, where you will only not have a chance to do some more snorkeling or relaxing on the beach but you will also taste our Captain’s delicious “Ceviche” which is a fresh fish salad marinated with lime juice and spices, after an hour in paradise we return to our deck around 1:00 pm to take you back to your hotel or condo.

Pricing and Reservations

It is recommended to add round-trip transportation to your reservation

Private Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Price
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro +$100 USD per Group
Airport South to Playa del Carmen +$200 USD per Group
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum +$350 USD per Group

It is recommended to add round-trip transportation to your reservation

Private Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Price
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro +$100 USD per Group
Airport South to Playa del Carmen +$200 USD per Group
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum +$350 USD per Group

It is recommended to add round-trip transportation to your reservation

Private Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Price
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro +$150 USD per Group
Airport South to Playa del Carmen +$200 USD per Group
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum +$450 USD per Group

Once you make your reservation online: identify your hotel for pickup, and you’ll be entered into the professional transfer system. You’ll be notified the night before the tour of your pickup time. Pickup times will vary depending on where you are staying.

Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Approximate Pickup Time
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro 6:00 AM – 6:15 AM
Airport South to Playa del Carmen 5:00 AM – 5:30 AM
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum 5:00 AM – 5:15 AM
VIP Private Whale Shark Tour

Not allowed for children under 2

Approximate Activity Duration

  • Approximately 6 to 7 Hours

Once you make your reservation online: identify your hotel for pickup, and you’ll be entered into the professional transfer system. You’ll be notified the night before the tour of your pickup time. Pickup times will vary depending on where you are staying.

Approximate Pickup Times

  • Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro
    • 6:30 AM – 7:10 AM
  • Airport South to Playa del Carmen
    • 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM
  • South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum
    • 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
  • Approximate Return Time
    • ~1:00 PM
  • If transfer selected: shared roundtrip ground transportation from your hotel or condo in comfortable A/C vans
  • Continental breakfast at our marina
  • Safety and regulations briefing
  • Snorkeling gear by National Geographic Snorkeler*
  • 2 to 3 dives per person with the whale sharks with certified guide
  • Visit to Playa Norte beach in Isla Mujeres after the dives
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Time to Relax on the Beach
  • Fresh ceviche and sandwiches
  • Whale Shark swimming diploma

Marine Park Bracelet

Price does NOT include $12 Mandatory Mexican government bracelet fee per person to enter whale shark protected areas. (Collected at dock) All participants must have the special marine park bracelet on while on the tour. Thank you for your help & cooperation. These funds will be used here in Mexico for whale shark research & conservation.

  • $12 USD Deck and Preservation Federal Tax per Person
  • Marine Park fee is paid in cash at the dock
  • Souvenirs and tips
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Comfortable shoes/sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Biodegradable Sunblock
  • Insect Spray
  • Camera
  • $12 in cash per person for Deck and National Marine Park Entrance Fee Bracelets
  • Cash/Credit card for Tips, souvenirs, etc.
  • Dramamine, Patches, Ear Buttons, and Ginger etc to PREVENT seasickness.

Other Items

  • Hat, Tennis or Deck Shoes, Long Sleeve Shirt, Other shorts to change into, wetsuit or shorties (available to rent), snorkeling gear (we provide if you do not have)

Not Included $12 P/P Deck and Nat’l Park Bracelet fees (Cash Please) PAID AT DOCK

Whale Shark Adventure VIP Tour

Whale Shark Snorkeling VIP Tour Description

Get the VIP Whale Shark Experience with your own private charter and the best boats and crews! Less people and more time to swim with Whale Sharks.

There are many advantages to the VIP Whale Shark Trip. A private boat for your group and guide – with no strangers! Also, there will be less people swimming with the whale sharks, because your boat will leave earlier than the public boats. VIP BOATS go out around 6:30 – 7:00 am.

Specific pickup and departure time will be coordinated the day before your trip. This ensures “much higher” quality swim time before other tour operators public boats show-up & it turns into Disneyland @ sea!!!!!! You get the chance to spend more time with the whale sharks and swim with them as many time as you want (as long as you follow the rules of guide and captain.) VIP BOATS go out before Public boats

Pricing and Reservations

It is recommended to add round-trip transportation to your reservation

Private Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Price
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro +$100 USD per Group
Airport South to Playa del Carmen +$200 USD per Group
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum +$350 USD per Group

It is recommended to add round-trip transportation to your reservation

Private Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Price
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro +$100 USD per Group
Airport South to Playa del Carmen +$200 USD per Group
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum +$350 USD per Group

It is recommended to add round-trip transportation to your reservation

Private Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Price
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro +$150 USD per Group
Airport South to Playa del Carmen +$200 USD per Group
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum +$450 USD per Group

Once you make your reservation online: identify your hotel for pickup, and you’ll be entered into the professional transfer system. You’ll be notified the night before the tour of your pickup time. Pickup times will vary depending on where you are staying.

Hotel Transfers
Pickup Region Approximate Pickup Time
Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro 6:00 AM – 6:15 AM
Airport South to Playa del Carmen 5:00 AM – 5:30 AM
South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum 5:00 AM – 5:15 AM

Not Included $12 P/P Deck and Nat’l Park Bracelet fees (Cash Please) PAID AT DOCK

VIP Whale Shark Tours with Transportation

Approximate Activity Duration

  • Approximately 6 to 7 Hours

Once you make your reservation online: identify your hotel for pickup, and you’ll be entered into the professional transfer system. You’ll be notified the night before the tour of your pickup time. Pickup times will vary depending on where you are staying.

Approximate Pickup Times

  • Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro
    • 6:30 AM – 7:10 AM
  • Airport South to Playa del Carmen
    • 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM
  • South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum
    • 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
  • Approximate Return Time
    • ~1:00 PM
  • If transfer selected: shared roundtrip ground transportation from your hotel or condo in comfortable A/C vans
  • Continental breakfast at our marina
  • Safety and regulations briefing
  • Snorkeling gear by National Geographic Snorkeler*
  • 2 to 3 dives per person with the whale sharks with certified guide
  • Visit to Playa Norte beach in Isla Mujeres after the dives
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Time to Relax on the Beach
  • Fresh ceviche and sandwiches
  • Whale Shark swimming diploma

Marine Park Bracelet

Price does NOT include $12 Mandatory Mexican government bracelet fee per person to enter whale shark protected areas. (Collected at dock) All participants must have the special marine park bracelet on while on the tour. Thank you for your help & cooperation. These funds will be used here in Mexico for whale shark research & conservation.

  • $12 USD Deck and Preservation Federal Tax per Person
  • Marine Park fee is paid in cash at the dock
  • Souvenirs and tips
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Comfortable shoes/sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Biodegradable Sunblock
  • Insect Spray
  • Camera
  • $12 in cash per person for Deck and National Marine Park Entrance Fee Bracelets
  • Cash/Credit card for Tips, souvenirs, etc.
  • Dramamine, Patches, Ear Buttons, and Ginger etc to PREVENT seasickness.

Other Items

  • Hat, Tennis or Deck Shoes, Long Sleeve Shirt, Other shorts to change into, wetsuit or shorties (available to rent), snorkeling gear (we provide if you do not have)

Cancún

Pricing Including Round Trip Transfers From Cancún or Downtown Hotel Zone

Passengers Price
1-2 People $1,300 USD per Group
3-6 People $1,450 USD per Group
6-10 People $1,650 USD per Group
VIP Whale Shark Tours with Transportation

Approximate Activity Duration

  • Approximately 6 to 7 Hours

Once you make your reservation online: identify your hotel for pickup, and you’ll be entered into the professional transfer system. You’ll be notified the night before the tour of your pickup time. Pickup times will vary depending on where you are staying.

Approximate Pickup Times

  • Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro
    • 6:30 AM – 7:10 AM
  • Airport South to Playa del Carmen
    • 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM
  • South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum
    • 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
  • Approximate Return Time
    • ~1:00 PM
  • If transfer selected: shared roundtrip ground transportation from your hotel or condo in comfortable A/C vans
  • Continental breakfast at our marina
  • Safety and regulations briefing
  • Snorkeling gear by National Geographic Snorkeler*
  • 2 to 3 dives per person with the whale sharks with certified guide
  • Visit to Playa Norte beach in Isla Mujeres after the dives
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Time to Relax on the Beach
  • Fresh ceviche and sandwiches
  • Whale Shark swimming diploma

Marine Park Bracelet

Price does NOT include $12 Mandatory Mexican government bracelet fee per person to enter whale shark protected areas. (Collected at dock) All participants must have the special marine park bracelet on while on the tour. Thank you for your help & cooperation. These funds will be used here in Mexico for whale shark research & conservation.

  • $12 USD Deck and Preservation Federal Tax per Person
  • Marine Park fee is paid in cash at the dock
  • Souvenirs and tips
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Comfortable shoes/sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Biodegradable Sunblock
  • Insect Spray
  • Camera
  • $12 in cash per person for Deck and National Marine Park Entrance Fee Bracelets
  • Cash/Credit card for Tips, souvenirs, etc.
  • Dramamine, Patches, Ear Buttons, and Ginger etc to PREVENT seasickness.

Other Items

  • Hat, Tennis or Deck Shoes, Long Sleeve Shirt, Other shorts to change into, wetsuit or shorties (available to rent), snorkeling gear (we provide if you do not have)

Playa del Carmen

Pricing Including Round Trip Transfers From Riviera Maya to Playa del Carmen

Passengers Price
1-2 People $1,400 USD per Group
3-6 People $1,550 USD per Group
6-10 People $1,700 USD per Group
VIP Whale Shark Tours with Transportation

Approximate Activity Duration

  • Approximately 6 to 7 Hours

Once you make your reservation online: identify your hotel for pickup, and you’ll be entered into the professional transfer system. You’ll be notified the night before the tour of your pickup time. Pickup times will vary depending on where you are staying.

Approximate Pickup Times

  • Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro
    • 6:30 AM – 7:10 AM
  • Airport South to Playa del Carmen
    • 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM
  • South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum
    • 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
  • Approximate Return Time
    • ~1:00 PM
  • If transfer selected: shared roundtrip ground transportation from your hotel or condo in comfortable A/C vans
  • Continental breakfast at our marina
  • Safety and regulations briefing
  • Snorkeling gear by National Geographic Snorkeler*
  • 2 to 3 dives per person with the whale sharks with certified guide
  • Visit to Playa Norte beach in Isla Mujeres after the dives
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Time to Relax on the Beach
  • Fresh ceviche and sandwiches
  • Whale Shark swimming diploma

Marine Park Bracelet

Price does NOT include $12 Mandatory Mexican government bracelet fee per person to enter whale shark protected areas. (Collected at dock) All participants must have the special marine park bracelet on while on the tour. Thank you for your help & cooperation. These funds will be used here in Mexico for whale shark research & conservation.

  • $12 USD Deck and Preservation Federal Tax per Person
  • Marine Park fee is paid in cash at the dock
  • Souvenirs and tips
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Comfortable shoes/sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Biodegradable Sunblock
  • Insect Spray
  • Camera
  • $12 in cash per person for Deck and National Marine Park Entrance Fee Bracelets
  • Cash/Credit card for Tips, souvenirs, etc.
  • Dramamine, Patches, Ear Buttons, and Ginger etc to PREVENT seasickness.

Other Items

  • Hat, Tennis or Deck Shoes, Long Sleeve Shirt, Other shorts to change into, wetsuit or shorties (available to rent), snorkeling gear (we provide if you do not have)

Tulum

Pricing Including Round Trip Transfers From Akumal, Pt Aventuras, Tulum

Passengers Price
1-2 People $1,550 USD per Group
3-6 People $1,700 USD per Group
6-10 People $1,950 USD per Group
VIP Whale Shark Tours with Transportation

Approximate Activity Duration

  • Approximately 6 to 7 Hours

Once you make your reservation online: identify your hotel for pickup, and you’ll be entered into the professional transfer system. You’ll be notified the night before the tour of your pickup time. Pickup times will vary depending on where you are staying.

Approximate Pickup Times

  • Cancún Hotel Zone/Centro
    • 6:30 AM – 7:10 AM
  • Airport South to Playa del Carmen
    • 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM
  • South of Playa del Carmen to Tulum
    • 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM
  • Approximate Return Time
    • ~1:00 PM
  • If transfer selected: shared roundtrip ground transportation from your hotel or condo in comfortable A/C vans
  • Continental breakfast at our marina
  • Safety and regulations briefing
  • Snorkeling gear by National Geographic Snorkeler*
  • 2 to 3 dives per person with the whale sharks with certified guide
  • Visit to Playa Norte beach in Isla Mujeres after the dives
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Time to Relax on the Beach
  • Fresh ceviche and sandwiches
  • Whale Shark swimming diploma

Marine Park Bracelet

Price does NOT include $12 Mandatory Mexican government bracelet fee per person to enter whale shark protected areas. (Collected at dock) All participants must have the special marine park bracelet on while on the tour. Thank you for your help & cooperation. These funds will be used here in Mexico for whale shark research & conservation.

  • $12 USD Deck and Preservation Federal Tax per Person
  • Marine Park fee is paid in cash at the dock
  • Souvenirs and tips
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Comfortable shoes/sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Biodegradable Sunblock
  • Insect Spray
  • Camera
  • $12 in cash per person for Deck and National Marine Park Entrance Fee Bracelets
  • Cash/Credit card for Tips, souvenirs, etc.
  • Dramamine, Patches, Ear Buttons, and Ginger etc to PREVENT seasickness.

Other Items

  • Hat, Tennis or Deck Shoes, Long Sleeve Shirt, Other shorts to change into, wetsuit or shorties (available to rent), snorkeling gear (we provide if you do not have)

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