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Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya: Small-Group Eco Friendly

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You'll start at
V&V Marina
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  • 1
    Cancun Transportations
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    V&V Marina
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Isla Contoy
  • 3
    Playa Centro , Isla Mujeres
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    V&V Marina
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Cancun Transportations
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    V&V Marina, Calle Vialidad Paseo Mujeres Manzana 1, Av Isla Mujeres, 77400 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Tour departs from major hotels around Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya and from the Super Aki Supermarket in Tulum.
    Tour returns to original point of departure
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bilingual biologist/naturalist guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Lunch
    • Water and soft drinks
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Continental breakfast
    • Entry/Admission - Cancun Transportations
    • Entry/Admission - V&V Marina
    • Entry/Admission - Playa Centro , Isla Mujeres
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Optional wet suit rental ($15USD per person)
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Personal expenses
    • Environmental tax and dock use ($5usd in cash per person payable the day of your tour)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 8 years
    • This tour requires a minimum number of passengers to operate. There is a possibility that the tour may be canceled after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be provided the option to take the tour on an alternative date or be refunded in full.
    • It is not recommended for pregnant women and people with heart and back problems.
    • We only permit biodegradable sunscreen and it is better if you use it when you are in your Hotel before your trip because we care about your health and marine life.
    • We recommended to ask your doctor if you can take seasickness pills before your tour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Environmental tax and dock use excludes ($5usd in cash per person payable the day of your tour)
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • You can bring your own bottle of water (glass or recyclable)
    • 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
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    My family (husband, 9 year old girl and 13 year old boy), and I had a wonderful time swimming with the whale sharks! The small group was wonderful as we saw many other boats PACKED with people. We had plenty of space. From pickup at our hotel to drop off after, we were given
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    Response from Ecocolors, Public Relations Manager at Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya: Small-Group Eco Friendly
    Responded 2 days ago
    Dear Lori Y, Thank you so much for this incredible review, we are so happy to know you had an incredible time with your family, the whale shark and EcoColors Tours. We hope to see you in season 2020!! Wishes!
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    We enjoyed all our trip from the staff really cool and knowlageable to the food on the boat. We saw whale sharks and mantas!! Recommended to anyone. No particular skill needed, just a good waterproof camera xD
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    Response from Ecocolors, Public Relations Manager at Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya: Small-Group Eco Friendly
    Responded 2 days ago
    Hello GeorgeArn, Thank you so much for the time you took in this review, we are so proud to know you spent an amazing time with you. Thanks for your feedback, it is so important for us! We hope yo see you next season! :) Best regards
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    This was an incredible tour! Small boats with limited passengers was wonderful! Friendly staff and delicious homemade lunch! The whales were astounding as was the boat ride and island lunch!
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    Response from Ecocolors, Public Relations Manager at Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya: Small-Group Eco Friendly
    Responded 3 days ago
    Hello Shadrouib, Thank you very much for telling us all about your experience, we are so happy and proud to read that you spent an amazing time with us! We hope to see you very soon, Best regards!
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    What an incredible experience. The guides were very informative, low-key witty and very respectful of the animals. They put us right amidst a large group of whale sharks. The sharks swam all around us - some coming very close (within inches). On way back we stopped off at a
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    Response from Ecocolors, Public Relations Manager at Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya: Small-Group Eco Friendly
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dea Stever W, Thank you so much for this amazing review, we are so happy to know you spend an amazing time with us, We hope to see you very soon! Best regards
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    a magnificent experience, a must do bucket list thing to do. from the moment you board the boat everything is fun our trip was only 2 dives with the whales but that was enough to leave us speacheless, this amazing giants are very beautiful and calm. can't wait to swim again with
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    Response from Ecocolors, Public Relations Manager at Whale Sharks tour in Cancun & Riviera Maya: Small-Group Eco Friendly
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear sberdeja72gmail, Thank you so much for the time you took in this review, I hope to see you again in other our amazing tours! We are so happy to know you spend an amazing time with us! Best Regards
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    By: EcoColors Tours
    788 reviews
    Lori Y
    Houston, Texas
    20
    Whale shark swim... Sooooo exciting!
    My family (husband, 9 year old girl and 13 year old boy), and I had a wonderful time swimming with the whale
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    GeorgesArn
    10
    Really cool experience!
    We enjoyed all our trip from the staff really cool and knowlageable to the food on the boat. We saw whale sharks
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    shadrouib
    Woodbury, Vermont
    20
    INCREDIBLE Day!
    This was an incredible tour! Small boats with limited passengers was wonderful! Friendly staff and delicious
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    Steve W
    Dallas, Texas
    40
    Whale of a time!
    What an incredible experience. The guides were very informative, low-key witty and very respectful of the
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    sberdeja72gmail
    170
    amazing!!!!!!!!!!
    a magnificent experience, a must do bucket list thing to do. from the moment you board the boat everything is fun
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    lewittesb
    10
    Experience of a Lifetime
    Very friendly and accommodating crew. Crazy experience swimming with these magnificent creatures. A bit pricey but
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    sss_sher2019
    10
    Don't hire their "Go-Pro" action cam because it's not gopro.
    The staff were really friendly and informative and the tour itself was amazing. One thing I don't recommend is
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    JerryJColley
    10
    Swim With The Whale Sharks
    We had an excellent day swimming with the whale sharks. EcoColors is very ecologically sensitive to the
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    pomponyi
    Barcelona, Spain
    22
    Sad destruction of the magnificent creatures and planet
    One of the saddest day ever. 20-25 or maybe even more boats riding right over(!!!) the 4 completely stressed whale
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    Marion M
    Fife, United Kingdom
    3112
    Whale Shark Snorkel
    Weather at sea was challenging for the Captain as well as the passengers. At one point the boat tipped one side of
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    ivanjohnson1055
    Cancun, Mexico
    10
    Excelent service and perfect day!
    Best day ever! The guide Ivan was really helpful and had the best attitude and information. I would love to again
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    212Jorgebr
    North Carolina
    10
    It could have been better
    It was to be a surprise for my oldest son and a memorable moment. The drive from my hotel to the location was to
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    Passenger451857
    10
    Great tour
    Highlight of our vacation. Great tour guide and the boat captain got us so close to the whale sharks!
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    Bartman825
    10
    Great Experience.
    Great experience. Very knowledge, friendly crew. They definitely do everything they can to make sure you have a
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    laur21102
    Poughkeepsie, New York
    20
    Amazing
    This tour was amazing. Our tour guides were so friendly and knowledgeable.... they really made it an experience of
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    • Duration: 5h
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