We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cancun Whale Shark Tours

#13 of 191 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cancun Features Animals
Cancun 77500, Mexico
+52 984 168 4954
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$79.98*
and up
Isla Mujeres Deluxe All-Inclusive Day Trip from Cancun or Riviera Maya
More Info
US$99.99*
and up
Isla Contoy Full Day Tour from Cancun
More Info
US$175.00*
and up
Small-Group Whale Shark Snorkeling Adventure in Cancun
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Cancun Whale Shark Tours a TOP RATED Tour Company as determined by our Past clients via Trip Advisor. We have Provided High Quality Public & Private VIP Whale Shark Excursions since 2003 & have satisfied more than 35,000 past adventure seekers from around the world. We offer Complete services including PickUps from Cancun Hotel Zone & Riviera Maya Hotels. Please read our reviews they Speak for themselves. Our Staff is highly trained & "Experienced".We welcome your participation with us in this "MAGICAL EXPERIENCE" Snorkeling with the oceans largest fish....The WHALE SHARK! Ck this OFF your Personal "BUCKET LIST. Come join the #1 Whale Shark Tour Provider in Cancun!
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (163 reviews)
“vip tour” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Cancun 77500, Mexico
CONTACT
Website
+52 984 168 4954
Write a Review
Reviews (1,120)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 1,068 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Really fun! Husband said best cerviche ever! Whale sharks are amazing! Great day out. Felt very safe the whole time.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Martina B
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for joining us! YES we get multiple requests for our CEVICHE RECIPE!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Roddrigo runs and excellent operation; he is responsive to all questions, accommodates schedule changes, keeps you informed and is personally involved with your trip requirements. I highly recommend booking only thru Whale Shark Daddy.More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank robertgQ357BQ
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

RODDRIGO here you certainly made my day! I've worked hard the past 14 years to perfect the Whale Shark Experience here in Cancun. My transfer guys, ground staff, and ESPECIALLY my Professional Boat captains & In water guides all make me look good! Its a...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the most incredible experience my family has ever taken part in. The whole day was superbly managed. Registration was quick, simple and easy. Fruit, yoghurts and drinks were provided. The one hour trip to the site was comfortable, with just ten of us...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank LondonSimonT
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

WOW!!! looks like we hit the mark for you and apparently met & possibly exceeded your expectations! Happy to know of your satisafaction with our services. YES we may be a "little" more expensive than the lesser local-run tours by fishermen however its like my...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Really great tour. Our guides Omar and the captain ( cant remember the name!) were amazing !!! would do this again for sure!!

Thank Karen R
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Great news glad you enjoyed your Whale Shark Experience with us!

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the best things we've ever done in Cancun. Whale shark daddy tours was well organized and and well ran. I would recommend this company to anyone!! Sergio the boat captain and Bernardo the deck hand where a awsome team.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank 720kennym
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments we are so happy to know of your satisfaction with our services

Reviewed 1 week ago

The company is fine, but if you are an animal advocate you will not like this. We felt horrible for the poor whale sharks trying to eat with hundreds of people and over 50 boats circling around them. You could see some damage to some...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank michellelmcgowan
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You for your comments. We agree that the Mex Govt has issued too many permits due to political pressures. We have long advocated for more controls. We as a company endeavor to follow all rules as set forh by Conservation Authority. We do see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Big thanks to Rodrigo (the famous whales shark daddy) to help me achieve one of my goals. We travelled from UK to see hear amazing creatures. I decided to book a private tour. Am so glad I did. We were the fourth boat at the...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Ray L
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

YES if you can afford it our PRIVATE VIP Whale Shark Adventures are the BEST way to go to see & swim without the congestion when other companies boats SHOW-UP! Its an early start and I ve seen "grumpy" faces very erly when my VIP...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just arrived back home from our trip to see the Whale Sharks. Sergio and Ramone were our Guide and Boat Captain. This was an incredible adventure and a trip of a life time. When we arrived at Whale Shark Daddy, they had fresh fruit,...More

Thank Snellmail2
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Whale Shark Daddy Thanks you for allowing us to be of Service to help make "YOUR" Whale Shark Dreams come true! After 14 years & more than 40,000 adventure seekers before you who have enjoyed this AMAZING Experience with us I am always pleased to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were great and had everything well organised from the breakfast, organising all the people on the boats to the certificates at the end. The skipper & swim guide really good with the boat & getting us into the water at right time with...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank tonifarrellnz
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking your time to share your thoughts. I sincerely APPRECIATE the feedback. We all work very hard 7 days a week for 4 months straight to provide what others think IS the BEST Whale Shark Adventure in Cancun. Basically its because we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went on a diving trip in Thailand about 14 years ago to specifically see some Whale Sharks. Unfortunately we were not lucky so I had my doubts about this trip. I'm pleased to report that we finally struck gold and saw...More

Thank Emma M
Whale Shark D, Owner at Cancun Whale Shark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us & your kind comments. We are pleased to know of your satisfaction with our services.. I will be sure to share with your crew! Unfortunately we do find many different tings on our bosats & transfer Vans. Its very difficult to...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
El Kiosco Verde Restaurante
86 reviews
3.59 km away
Flamingos Seafood Kitchen
175 reviews
.05 km away
Mister Taco
79 reviews
4.57 km away
Mar-Bella Rawbar & Grill
126 reviews
3.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Deep Life Diving & Training
348 reviews
1.44 km away
El Meco Ruins
197 reviews
.84 km away
Total Snorkel
434 reviews
1.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kimvesp
15 August 2017|
Answer
Response from Whale Shark D | Property representative |
sorry no ws season is june 1 - sept 17
0
Votes
wvblank
31 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from not-a-backpakers | Reviewed this property |
I would check the weather for that day. If it's going to be a rough sea I wouldn't know how to entertain a 2years old on the boat ride. The others children might be able to imagine it as a roller coaster or a bumping cars... More
1
Vote
Steven B
27 July 2017|
Answer
Response from Whale Shark D | Property representative |
much better to book in advance to guarantee placement. this is an extremely popular activty & subject to SELL OUTS
0
Votes