Whale Shark Snorkel Trip to Holbox, Mexico
with transportation from Playa Del Carmen

Holbox Whale Shark Snorkel Trip with Yucatek Divers

Swim with Whale Sharks and Manta Rays at Holbox

The whale shark is the biggest fish in the ocean. Every year, from June to September, whale sharks pass in front of Holbox Island following the stream of plankton. Courtesy of Yucatek Divers, you can enjoy the unique experience of snorkeling with these amazing (and completely harmless) animals.

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Holbox Island is situated three hours north of Playa del Carmen at the very corner of the Yucatan Peninsula. This day trip departs Playa del Carmen at 4 a.m., in a comfortable van, to arrive in the early morning at a small fishing village called Chiquila. Here you are picked up by a boat, for the one-hour boat ride to the island of Holbox.

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Holbox Whale Shark Snorkel Trip
June through September 2012
Full Day Tour - Includes round-trip transportation from Playa del Carmen, snorkeling at Holbox Island, and lunch. $220 per person
Prices is per person, and is subject to change.
Seeing the Whale Sharks is extremely probable, but is not guaranteed.
Please note that this full-day experience departs from Playa del Carmen at 4:00 a.m.

  Yucatek Divers & Hotel Casa de Gopala  
Summer Whale Shark Specials
Valid for travel June 1 - August 31, 2012
Price is per person based on double occupancy, and includes 14% hotel tax

4-night Whale Shark Special -- from $535
  • 4 nights lodging at Casa de Gopala with A/C, fridge & cable TV
  • One day of 2-tank ocean diving off Playa del Carmen
  • One day of 2-tank inshore cenote diving
  • One full day excursion to snorkel with the whale sharks at Hol Box
7-night Whale Shark Special -- from $791
  • 7 nights lodging at Casa de Gopala with A/C, fridge & cable TV
  • Three days of 2-tank ocean diving off Playa del Carmen
  • One day of 2-tank inshore cenote diving
  • One full day excursion to snorkel with the whale sharks at Hol Box
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
Airfare to Playa del Carmen is additional. No meals are included.
Rental gear is not included, but is easily arranged at additional cost.
Packages are subject to availability and subject to change. Please contact Island Dreams for details.


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On the trip over, it is common to encounter dolphins hunting sardines. Once at Holbox, you will have about three hours to swim with the whale sharks and often manta rays as well. On the way back you can see flamingos at Punta Mosquito. In Holbox you will have lunch before starting the drive back to Playa del Carmen.

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Please contact Island Dreams Travel for additional details.

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