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During the whale shark season every year from May 17 to September 17, Mexico Whale Shark runs a very special private VIP whale shark tour from our private marina in Puerto Juarez near Cancun. You can take the Private and VIP whale shark tour from Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Holbox, Isla Mujeres, Tulum, or any place along the Riviera Maya.

The whale sharks congregate here, where the Caribbean Sea meets the Gulf of Mexico in the waters surrounding Isla Mujeres, Contoy, and Isla Holbox, to feed on plankton and creel. Come enjoy the wonderful opportunity to swim with these gentle giants in the clear blue water!

Enjoy any of these fantastic experiences with us, whether you choose the regular private tour or the Vip tour we guarantee you’ll have a wonderful time with our team!


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You can swim with the whale sharks for however long you want to, and the boat does not have other people in it, just your party with our guide and captain. The round-trip transportation from your hotel is also private, and you can choose how much time you want to spend with the whale sharks or at the reef. We always try to leave earlier tan other companies in order to avoid the crowds.

If you have any special requests for food or drinks on board, please feel free to ask and we will do our best to fulfill your needs. Our high-quality service for the VIP Private Whale Shark Tour includes light breakfast, coffee, juices, sweet rolls, fruits at the marina before boarding the boat, sandwiches, fruits, guacamole, lobster ceviche, cold beers, and one bottle of cold French Champagne on board. Alcoholic drinks are served after the swim with the whale sharks and while at the reef.

 If you wish to book a more affordable public tour please visit our other website


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We had a great, personalized tour. Our crew went above and beyond to be sure everyone got plenty of time in the water with the whale sharks. Our leader Brandon even dove down to retrieve a lost camera! I can't recommend them highly enough. They were very respectful of the sharks and very eco-friendly.

– Sandy G. | Facebook
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Awesome experience with Raul as our guide and Ernesto as captain! Thank you guys for your patience and determination. Raul helped us keep up with the whales in the choppy waters. Ernesto placed the boat perfectly for best viewing experience. Would definitely recommend this company!

– Lindsay A. | Facebook
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The tour was incredible and the staff was so nice, professional and respectful towards the animals. Our instructor even volunteered to take our gopros so we didn't have to take pictures ourselves but could concentrate solely about the experience. My best recommendations for Raul and the captain om board

– Mette F. | Facebook

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