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Whale sharks at Isla Mujeres

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Isla Mujeres in Mexico is one of the best locations in the world to swim with a whale shark. What a unique experience. And the animals come remarkably close.


The island of Isla Mujeres is a cheaper option than Cozumel. And less touristy. While the underwater life is also ideal for diving or snorkeling. And, you have a good chance of spotting whale sharks here.

Best time for Whale Sharks at Isla Mujeres

The gentle giants like to be seen here between May and September. Then you can see one or more animals here. They are often very calm. This gives you a good view of these giants of the sea. And if you stay calm, they will too. So that you can enjoy the meeting for longer.

Book a tour

You can book an excursion on the spot. Various tours are offered. Do ask in advance how long you can enter the water. So that your experience is optimal. And you'll see how the animals are protected, so that you can board with peace of mind.

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