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Mextreme Travel Whale Shark Tour

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Calle Plutarco Elias Calles s/n, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2358
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whale shark snorkeling adventure

Captain Kenny and first mate Jimmy took our party of 10 out to witness the whale sharks and we had... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
tomburriss
,
Townville, South Carolina
Unbelievalbly horrible experience!

July 14, we experienced a stormy day (not Holbox's fault) that resulted in not seeing the whale... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2013
SheilaHolley
,
Fair Oaks, California
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible33%
1 Jul 2015
“whale shark snorkeling adventure”
26 Jul 2013
“Unbelievalbly horrible experience!”
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Calle Plutarco Elias Calles s/n, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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+52 984 875 2358
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Captain Kenny and first mate Jimmy took our party of 10 out to witness the whale sharks and we had a fantastic day. All 10 in our party were able to swim with a whale shark. Captain Kenny has done this many times and Captains...More

Thank tomburriss
Reviewed 26 July 2013

July 14, we experienced a stormy day (not Holbox's fault) that resulted in not seeing the whale sharks. It was a downpour but the tour operator insisted it would be fine. Even the boat mate admitted it was a very bad idea to even go...More

12  Thank SheilaHolley
Reviewed 14 August 2010

My wife and i are frequent travelers to the caribbean. I know that when you read reviews online you need to read between the lines sometimes so i will stick to a couple of reasons to AVOID Mextreme travel. When we booked the trip with...More

17  Thank Snorkeler123
thebackpackers, Owner at Mextreme Travel Whale Shark Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2010

Hi Snorkeler, that was your story. Now, let me tell you mine. First of all I believe that if in front of my Office there is written "WE SPEAK ENGLISH" this does not mean that the fishermen with whom we work do as well. However,...More

Reviewed 19 July 2010

The whale shark tour was well organized, started from 7:30 am, finished at 2:30 p.m. It took 1h of boat ride to reach the whale shark area, then it took us probably one hour more to spot the whale sharks (their fins are hardly visible...More

1  Thank Tomaz81
Reviewed 6 May 2010

Davide Rimoldi helped me plan my 50th b-day trip for myself and 6 friends, and it was fantastic. 2 whale shark excursions...unbelievable...including many close encounters with these beautiful animals, plus manta rays and dolphins. Another day we netted baitfish, then caught bigger fish which the...More

Thank alisonian50
Reviewed 13 June 2009

Having just returned after a week on Holbox Island and read the only other review on Mextreme, my wife and I had a totally different experience during wildlife/ nature day trips organised by the company. This included three whale-shark watching trips and a number of...More

4  Thank ADP38
Reviewed 1 August 2008

On a recent fishing trip to Holbox with my brother-in-law, we worked with a tour company called Mextreme. In talking with them we lined up both a fishing trip and a trip to swim with the Whale Sharks. While the Whale Shark experience was okay,...More

7  Thank Chaacpol
thebackpackers, owner at Mextreme Travel Whale Shark Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2009

Hi, I am David. Well guys I really don't know who you are but according to my records I don't remember to have had such a bad planning. In any case if I am wrong accept my apologize in advance. Nevertheless, next time please step...More

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