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Whale Shark Group Adventure from Isla Holbox - with unbiased reviews

Whale Shark Group Adventure from Isla Holbox

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Increase your chances of spotting whale sharks twofold on a snorkeling excursion from Isla Holbox. Ideal for nature and wildlife lovers, this underwater adventure reveals manta rays, dolphins, and sea turtles in their natural habitat, and comes with all necessary equipment—such as snorkels and wetsuits. Plus, breakfast and lunch are included for a seamless experience.
  • Swim alongside the world's biggest fish on a whale shark excursion
  • The obvious choice for families and wildlife lovers
  • Follow a guide to snorkel spots that teem with marine life
  • Sample local Mexican dishes for lunch
What to Expect
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Stop At: Yum Balam Reserve, Holbox Island Mexico

Stop At: Punta Mosquito, Holbox Island Mexico
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Important Information
Departure Point
LUUMA, Av Damero, Centro, 77310 Holbox, Q.R., Mexico
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Boat with GPS
  • Cool drinking water container (please bring your flask)
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Bilingual guide
  • Light breakfast in Luuma: coffee, tea, fruits, yogurt and sweet buns
  • Ham and cheese sandwich
  • Our famous ceviche
  • Guacamole and mango for those who do not eat fish
  • In case you do not eat the included food, you can take fruits from the breakfast table to the tour
  • Soda/Pop
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Children under 6 are not allowed
  • Note: Whale shark season is from mid-May to mid-September, but whale sharks might come later to the area
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Season starts officialy May 15, but the arrival of whale sharks to the area vary each year.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Elizabeth C wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Fantastic tour, great guides! Had a wonderful time, great value for the money. Don’t forget to pack lots of Bio sunscreen and take your Dramamine (for real though)
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Date of experience: September 2019
Carrie K wrote a review Aug 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
To the trip was actually everything we could have hoped for except the pricing. we were concerned that trips to see the whale sharks would be sold out and if we didn't plan ahead we wouldn't get to go. Total misconception. In reality we paid an exorbitant cost online, when
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Date of experience: August 2019
JoefromAustria wrote a review Aug 2019
32 contributions36 helpful votes
Its all about the whale sharks! The boat trip getting there and also back, 2hours+ is a pain in the a...but the few minutes you are able to be with those fish in the water pay for everything. Its a once in a life experience, you are so close to this majestic fish. All the rest
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Date of experience: August 2019
Kirsty-Amelia wrote a review Aug 2019
8 contributions18 helpful votes
This is a once in a lifetime experience, HOWEVER, we were scammed when initially booking this trip and lost around £150. Please be careful of anyone who goes by the name Victor Dorantes, he will most likely never visit Holbox again as he has upset a lot of the local's by pulling
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Date of experience: July 2019
miguelito wrote a review Aug 2019
60 contributions5 helpful votes
We booked the trip with Carlos (guy with dreadlocks) who was justva lovely person that took care uf us. He was actually really excited for us that we had such a great time and never mentioned anything about money. If anyone wants to go swimming with whale sharks, I recommend you
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Key Details
  • Yum Balam Reserve, Punta Mosquito
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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