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Whale shark and sea turtle swimming in Cancun provided by Total Snorkel

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Whale shark and sea turtle swimming in Cancun

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Departure Point
Total Snorkel Cancun, Mz.2, Carr. a Punta Sam 05, Sm.80, 77520 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Air conditioned hotel pick up and drop off
  • Morning coffe (juice, coffee, pastries, fruit)
  • Experienced english speaking captain
  • Friendly local english peaking guide guide.
  • Roomy boat equipped with 2 motors 140HP each, bathroom and dry storage on board.
  • Neoprene life vest with no cost.
  • Full Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, life jacket)
  • Prescription mask available with no extra cost (available from-1 to -6)
  • Swim with whale sharks with no time limit.
  • Ice cold bottled water, soft drinks.
  • Lunch (fresh ceviche and chips)
  • Vegetarian option under request.
  • Relaxing stop in Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Professional photographer (you can purchase pics and vid at the end)
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Dock fee and National Marine Park tax are not included ($10 USD per person payable at check in- only cash)
  • Photo and video service (optional and extra cost)
  • Gratuities
  • Rash to prevent sunburn on sale during check in.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for: Pregnant women. People with back and/or neck problems. Kids under five years old.
  • We can NOT guarantee whale sharks sightings and swimming since they're in their natural habitat. In the unfortunate situation that we don't find whale sharks, this will not be cause of refund.
  • We recommend to bring: Swimsuit. Sunglasses, hat or cap. Biodegradable sunscreen. Long sleeved t-shirt. Take Motion sickness/dizziness relief at least 1 hour before. Dry clothes. Cash for personal expenses and souvenirs.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennifer M wrote a review Aug. 2019
Roseville, California4 contributions8 helpful votes
I'm so glad we did this excursion! I just happened to stumble upon their website, and glad we booked. We first went out with Rob who took us out to find and swim with some sea turtles.They were so beautiful! We got to see a ton of different fish including puffers and barracuda!
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Date of experience: August 2019
Holli H wrote a review Aug. 2019
1 contribution
My friend and I went to the turtle snorkel and whale shark swimming !! It was a great experience. Robert the turtle guide was awesome and friendly. Alex took great photos and our captain really were all amazing and accommodating !! The whale shark swimming was amazing as well ,
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Date of experience: August 2019
Michelle T wrote a review Aug. 2019
everett20 contributions12 helpful votes
WOW what a great experience and boy oh boy do these guys do everything they can in their power to make you happy! Our first experience with them was doing the whale shark encounter..HOLLY COW that was amazing! First they took us to some statues in the ocean and then too see some
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Date of experience: August 2019
calmmcfarland wrote a review Aug. 2019
Naples, Florida4 contributions
We booked the whale shark experience and although seeing the whale sharks was pretty cool, the overall experience was pretty subpar. They charge major money so I feel like they have to add the turtle and isla mujeres part to make people feel that they got their money’s worth.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Christopher J wrote a review Jul. 2019
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
Early morning start, transport on time with Air Con. After a short briefing (4 in our group/all experienced with snorkelling) we had a short boat ride to snorkel with the Turtles. Our guide/instructor, Robin/Robert? (Aladdin) found some straight away, amazing creatures to see
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Date of experience: June 2019
About the operator

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By: Total Snorkel
Rebecca R
Great day snorkeling with amazing crew!
Family of 4, we went snorkeling March the 13th-booked the 9am tour. Total Snorkel transport picked us up alllllllll
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sorkel and Parasail combo
We really enjoyed the excursion and felt it was well worth the money for 2 people to spend time together. We were a
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Excellent Customer Service
I booked a snorkelling excursion last year with Total Snorkel. It was such a great experience we booked a second e
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Definitely worth it!
This was surprisingly one of my top favorite activities in Cancun. Far exceeded my expectations! The entire crew wa
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Tommy, from Canada
I joined the 4-in-1 Snorkeling Tour today. I am impressed how the instructor Robert who was so caring and skilful t
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Not as good as everyone says!
First....the snorkeling experience is based on ocean conditions. It was too cloudy and dark to see any sea turtles
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Father and Daughter trip
The snorkeling was a nice experience. Didnt see many turtles but they're were lots of different species of fish. T
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Wonderful Snorkeling Experience
We had a really lovely time with Captain Reilly, Rob, and photographer George on our snorkeling tour. We needed qui
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Must do!
This tour was incredible, and was included in our Cancún Go pass. There is an additional $10 docking fee upon arriv
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Great experience!!
We had such a wonderful time on this snorkeling adventure!! Our group of 5 sailed with Captain John, Sargent Rob an
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Great experience and value
We had such a great time! Rob and Captain John were great tour guides and experts at spotting the wildlife so we co
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So worth it!!
Sgt Rob, captain really and Eddie are fantastic. I struggled at the beginning of the trip. Rob took time to show me
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Good experience
Really good group of guys! A bit expensive but the experience was fun. We only saw a small turtle but this is natur
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Ryan G
Great group and tour. No real corals but we got to see one turtle. Guide was very nice and helpful. Thanks
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My favorite part of our trip!
This tour was incredible. There were beautiful sights to see. Our tour guide was Robert, with Captain Jon as the bo
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Key Details
  • Total Snorkel
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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