Whale Shark Experience

It's hard to beat the exhilaration you'll feel as a 10-meter (32 foot) "shark" glides by you. Make this opportunity to come face-to-face with the largest fish on earth a must-do on your Cancun vacation. This encounter is sure to be a highpoint of your trip as our knowledgeable guides dedicate themselves to your safety and enjoyment.

Gentle Giants

Although the thought of swimming with sharks sounds daunting, they are harmless to people; in fact, they can even be inquisitive and playful. As the largest fish in the sea, the whale shark's sheer size and grace are breathtaking.

Where the "Cool Sharks" Hangout

Whale sharks gather in the temperate waters of the Caribbean Sea just north of Cancun. Our comfortable boats will carry you to this spot, one of the most highly populated with whale sharks anywhere.  

Jump In!

Our primary emphasis is on your safety and the animals' protection. Following an orientation and instructions from our experienced guides, you'll dive in with them for a once-in-a-lifetime swim.

Grab Your Mask and Snorkel

Since we'll be passing some of the area's top snorkeling sites on the way back to port, if time permits and conditions are favorable we'll stop for some great snorkeling on our way to Isla Mujeres.

The Best Guides

Expert guides, trip leaders, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, professional, good humored, thoughtful, supportive. The leaders on a Riviera Maya Adventure trip are definitely the most resourceful, competent, and entertaining bunch of people you'll ever encounter.