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COZUMEL WHALE SHARK SNORKELING TOURS (begins June 1st)

Tour Time:

7:00 AM Departure
Only: Mon, Tue, Thu, and Fri.
Full details and meeting point will be emailed to you in your confirmation.

PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MIN BEFORE DEPARTURE

 

Duration:

APPROX 8 hrs

 

Total Price: (Adults & Kids)

$155 USD Per Person

 

Booking Deposit:

$40 USD Per Person
$115 CASH USD OR PESOS EQUIVALENT, and CC with a service charge of 7% at the time of tour.
Remember to bring an extra $18 cash or pesos equivalent pp for the ECO PARK Fee.

Description:

DEPARTING FROM COZUMEL Ferry pier at 7:00 am, please arrive 15 minutes earlier.  Upon arrival at the Playa Del Carmen ferry, you will meet your guide at the passenger ferry from Playa.  There is a specific place, contact us before the tour!  They will have your name and we’ve sent your picture so you can see it on their phone to verify the correct information. They will have your information.

 

There is a/c transportation waiting for you to take you to the pier (about a 40-minute ride) and you will board a fast boat to Isla Mujeres. Upon return, you will be instructed to get Transportation again provided to the ferry in Playa Del Carmen ... But not ferry tickets. You may want to buy one way each time as there is more than one ferry operator. 

 

YOU WILL BE BACK IN COZUMEL AROUND 6-7 PM IT IS A FULL DAY FOR SURE.

TOURS BEGIN ON JUNE 1ST 2024  (ENDS ON SEPTEMBER 7TH 2024)

Whale Shark Tour Includes:

  • Round transport with A/C from Playa del Carmen passenger ferry pier

  • Fully equipped boat trip with first aid kit, GPS, VHF radio

  • Whale shark sighting

  • Complete snorkeling equipment (fins, mask, snorkel tube, life jacket)

  • Snorkel in the reef, weather permitting

  • Weather in North Beach

  • Delicious Lunch Ceviche and drinks (sodas & water, no alcohol)

  • Stop at the Punta Sam departure pier for Souvenirs

 

Remember to bring or wear to the excursion: 

The park is now plastic-free so NO bottles are allowed. You must bring your bottle or cylinder but no plastic, ALL Water will be refillable on board. There is no charge. However, if you don’t have this ... Cylinders will be available for purchase onboard. Also, only “Reef Safe” biodegradable sunscreen is allowed—a strict new policy. 

Please Bring Your Own:

  • Comfortable walking shoes

  • Lightweight clothing

  • Swimsuit

  • Towel, hat, and sunglasses

  • container for your refilling water 

  • Change of clothes if you’d like

  • Only the use of biodegradable sunscreen is allowed in the area

  • Cash for souvenirs, additional stops, and tips

Prices that are excluded: 

Ferry boat transportation $24-$30 round trip USD per person if departing from Cozumel. Gratuities for the staff - we suggest a 20% tip based on service and experience but it is optional. ADD $18 pp marine park fee must be paid in cash separately. And any use of a credit card 7% additional fee.

Itinerary:

Our certified guides will pick you up at Senor Frogs outside by the entrance this is the last place right after exiting the ferry - you will see them with the Whale Shark Encounter Tshirt. Only respond to them no other person !!! 

  • Our transport has A/C, which will make the trip to the maritime terminal Punta Sam  comfortable and pleasant

  • The guides will give a briefing on the whale shark swim.

  • Upon arrival at the terminal, we will have a small continental breakfast, before boarding the boat. (It is recommended to eat lightly)

  • We will sail to the whale shark sighting area which is approximately 40 to 60 minutes.

  • Upon arrival, at the place, our guide will give instructions on how the operation will be for snorkeling with the whale shark.

  • Our clients will always be accompanied by a certified guide.

  • It is required to wear a life jacket one will be furnished.

  • Later we will go to a reef to do a short snorkel swim, where you can see the marine fauna of the surroundings of Isla Mujeres.  (With a swim of approximately 20 min)

  • Finally, we will arrive at Playa Norte, where our crew will delight you with a delicious lunch, consisting of fresh Ceviche, water & soda.

 

 (Approximately the time of stay is 40 to 60 min)
Note: Relax, enjoy, and ask the crew for a cold beer.
At the end of the tour, we will go to the maritime terminal, where the transport will be waiting for you to take you back to the ferry pier in Playa del Carmen

PRICES:

Adult & Kids USD 155 cash or equivalent pesos for kids over 5 years old. The balance must be paid in Cash or arranged for in advance by the use of a credit card with an additional service fee. A deposit of $40 is required in advance to confirm your booking. 

Remember to bring AN EXTRA  $18 cash or pesos equivalent FOR THE ECO TAX PARK FEE
For any reason the boat is canceled because of the weather there is a full refund of the deposit OR an option for another date to reschedule if your schedule allows.

IF WHALE SHARKS ARE NOT SIGHTED, you have the opportunity before departure to purchase a ticket directly from the boat or at check-in for 700 pesos. This ticket will give you another chance to see the whales within this season (ferry tickets and eco/park fees are not included).

 

Please contact us if you need help with anything at: 
+52 987 105 4708  or cindy@fliptourscozumel.com

$40USD

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