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Whale Shark Season starts today May 15 -Sept. 15

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Whale Shark Season starts today May 15 -Sept. 15

Post by solmates2 » Wed May 15, 2019 5:29 pm

For those going down to the resorts in the Mayan or Cancun area soon and you are looking for an experience of a life time, perhaps booking this just maybe what you are looking for. Still on my bucket list lol.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJKuV55 ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Whale Shark Season starts today May 15 -Sept. 15

Post by JoeT » Wed May 15, 2019 6:36 pm

Doing this in June, still trying to decide which day to miss at the resort, and which tour company to use.
Joe

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Re: Whale Shark Season starts today May 15 -Sept. 15

Post by cactusrose » Wed May 15, 2019 9:18 pm

These two get good reviews on TA and online...…

https://www.mexicowhaleshark.com/

https://www.swimwithwhalesharks.com/index.html

I wouldn't wait too long before you book. These tours are VERY popular and I've read where some people book months in advance for the best times.
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Re: Whale Shark Season starts today May 15 -Sept. 15

Post by Johnny Two Saints » Sat May 18, 2019 3:17 am

Can really recommend ecotours for the whale shark trip, we used them previously and they were brilliant.

https://ecotravelmexico.com/tour/swim-w ... ur-cancun/

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Post by cactusrose » Sat May 18, 2019 1:52 pm

When booking a tour, some will pick you up at the resort while others have a specific pickup destination that you need to get a taxi to. The taxi will need to be arranged/booked the day before as pickup is usually very early in the morning.
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Post by JoeT » Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:06 pm

Booked for 6-26. Can't wait! Will post a review I don't get eaten. JT

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Post by cactusrose » Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:36 pm

JoeT wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:06 pm
Booked for 6-26. Can't wait! Will post a review I don't get eaten. JT

So who did you book your tour with, Joe?
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Re: Whale Shark Season starts today May 15 -Sept. 15

Post by JoeT » Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:03 pm

Really liked the guy at VIP Riviera Maya tours, but they do not do photo packages. I picked Eco Adventure Tours, I will post review upon completion, but so far they are very responsive and the reviews were all great. Thanks, Joe

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Post by JoeT » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:53 pm

Any tipping advice for this would be helpful. Family of 5, so there is a Driver, Guide, Sailor, Captain to tip.
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Re: Whale Shark Season starts today May 15 -Sept. 15

Post by Johnny Two Saints » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:39 am

From memory i seem to recal all tips went into a pot, I guess we'd have put $20/30 in.

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