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Whale Shark and Snorkeling Adventure from Isla Holbox

Whale Shark and Snorkeling Adventure from Isla Holbox - Holbox, Mexico

Duration: Flexible
Location: Holbox, Mexico

From USD
$130.00

Can you imagine swimming with a 14-meter-long animal? Whale sharks, the biggest fish in the world, come every year to visit Holbox. They are totally harmless, so you will be able to swim by their side in an amazing and life changing experience ... More info ›

Can you imagine swimming with a 14-meter-long animal? Whale sharks, the biggest fish in the world, come every year to visit Holbox. They are totally harmless, so you will be able to swim by their side in an amazing and life changing experience. During the boat trip, you may see turtles, giant manta rays, dolphins, flamingos and/or many other species.

You will meet with your guide and group at the local restaurant Luuma (one block away from the tour operator's office) in Isla Holbox at 7am. There, you will have a small briefing and get all the necessary equipment. You will also enjoy a light breakfast to have a great start.

Then, you will walk to the pier, where the boat is waiting to start the journey to find the whale sharks. The trip will take you between one and two hours and you may find different species on the way (if you see a giant manta and its behavior permits it, you can also swim with this harmless creature). Once in the area, you will swim by the whale shark in groups of two plus the guide, for safety reasons and to ensure you get the best experience.

On the way back, you will stop near Cabo Catoche to snorkel the "cuevones" reef and maybe see sea turtles, nurse sharks, lobsters, squids, octopuses, and different reef fish. During the journey, you will get some catch of the day from a fisherman and prepare the freshest ceviche. Finally, you will go to Santa Paula, where you can stretch your legs, have a pleasant swim and enjoy the ceviche. From this point, you have a 45-minute journey back to Holbox.

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Isla Pajaros, Passion Island and Swimming in Yalahau from Isla Holbox

Isla Pajaros, Passion Island and Swimming in Yalahau from Isla Holbox - Holbox, Mexico
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Duration: Flexible
Location: Holbox, Mexico

From USD
$30.00

Discover the surroundings of Isla Holbox during a short and relaxing boat tour. Visit Isla Pajaros (Birds Island), which is the nesting place for more than 35 different species of birds including pelicans, cormorants, gulls and frigates ... More info ›

Discover the surroundings of Isla Holbox during a short and relaxing boat tour. Visit Isla Pajaros (Birds Island), which is the nesting place for more than 35 different species of birds including pelicans, cormorants, gulls and frigates. Then, explore the multicolored landscape of Passion Island before enjoying a rejuvenating swim in the refreshing waters of Yalahau, a natural spring.

The exact order of the itinerary depends on the day and the weather conditions. Your sightseeing tour includes visits to:

Isla Pajaros (Bird Island): a small island off the coast of Isla Holbox which is famous for its variety of bird species. Depending on the time of year you visit, different species of birds will be there for you to watch. A birdwatcher's paradise and a true spectacle of nature!

Passion Island: this island, also known to be the home of many birds allows you to watch different species as they feed and breed. Throughout most of the year, you'll be able to see pink flamingos in the shallow, colorful waters.

Yalahau: this cenote (fresh water sinkhole), according to the legend, was used by old pirates and fishermen as a fresh water supply. Now you can swim in the crystal clear water that rejuvenates and refreshes all visitors.

Punta Mosquito: depending on the time of year, there is sometimes a larger bird concentration in Punta Mosquito, especially flamingos. If this is the case, you'll be taken to Punta Mosquito instead of Isla Pajaros.

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Private Fishing Tour from Isla Holbox

Private Fishing Tour from Isla Holbox - Holbox, Mexico
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Holbox, Mexico

From USD
$200.00

Have fun fishing on this 4-hour private tour. You'll be able to catch both small and medium fishes including sea bass, grouper and more ... More info ›

Have fun fishing on this 4-hour private tour. You'll be able to catch both small and medium fishes including sea bass, grouper and more. Then, your captain will prepare the finest and most fresh ceviche you've tried to top-off a great day of fishing.

Your fishing tour begins as you meet your guide at the pier in Isla Holbox. You will board a boat and your captain will take you to the best fishing spots. The boat will anchor and you will do some bottom fishing (with strings,no gray).

Your 4-hour tour will be filled with the best experience as you learn the best fishing techniques with your guide aboard. This is a private tour, so you will be in the comfort of personalized attention. You'll be able to get small and big fish such as sea bass, grouper, snapper, Blonde, Chac Chi and Mojarra among others.

After fishing, your guide will suggest you to bring your catch of fish for the day to the restaurant "La Parrilla de Juan." There you will learn how to prepare and make a ceviche in the same way the locals in Holbox make it. Then you will enjoy the best meal of your life.

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Kayaking Tour Through the Mangroves in Isla Holbox

Kayaking Tour Through the Mangroves in Isla Holbox - Holbox, Mexico
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Holbox, Mexico

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$45.00

On this tour you will be guided through the winding mangroves where you will get the opportunity to see various birds and spectacular scenery. You are also likely to see crocodiles to make this an unforgettable experience.

Depending on where you are staying, you will either be at a walking distance to the meeting point or be picked up from your hotel.

Upon arrival, you will get your double kayak and receive a briefing to start the tour ... More info ›

On this tour you will be guided through the winding mangroves where you will get the opportunity to see various birds and spectacular scenery. You are also likely to see crocodiles to make this an unforgettable experience.

Depending on where you are staying, you will either be at a walking distance to the meeting point or be picked up from your hotel.

Upon arrival, you will get your double kayak and receive a briefing to start the tour. Paddle through these amazing mangroves which are home to different types of bird species that live on the coast. You may even be able to spot some crocodiles basking on the banks of the channels and you might also be able to see flamingos, depending on the season.
In the mangroves, the water is calm and relaxing and you can hear the songs from the birds. Your professional guide will provide you with information about the flora and fauna you see to enhance your experience.
Your kayaking adventure is divided in two parts of 45 minutes each. After the first half, you will stop to rest and have some water before you continue your way back to the departing point. From there, you can walk back to your hotel or be dropped-off if needed, ending a wonderful day with nature.

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Whale Shark Group Adventure from Isla Holbox

Whale Shark Group Adventure from Isla Holbox - Holbox, Mexico
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Duration: Flexible
Location: Holbox, Mexico

From USD
$130.00

Swim with whale sharks, the world's largest fish, and see other amazing sea creatures such as sea turtles, manta rays, and dolphins in the waters where the Caribbean meets the Gulf of Mexico. Despite its name, the 45-foot-long (14-meter-long) whale shark is an animal that allows for an up-close experience with your expert bilingual guide ... More info ›

Swim with whale sharks, the world's largest fish, and see other amazing sea creatures such as sea turtles, manta rays, and dolphins in the waters where the Caribbean meets the Gulf of Mexico. Despite its name, the 45-foot-long (14-meter-long) whale shark is an animal that allows for an up-close experience with your expert bilingual guide. After a light breakfast, head out from Isla Holbox to swim with the whale sharks, then back to the mainland to snorkel and enjoy fresh ceviche made with the day's catch. Snorkel gear is included along with a light breakfast, lunch, beverages, and ceviche.

Meet your guide and group at a central location (restaurante Luuma) in Holbox at 7am. Receive a short briefing and all the necessary equipment and enjoy a light breakfast before you head off to the pier and board the boat. Head out into the Gulf of Mexico on a 1- to 2-hour ride to find the whale sharks. On the way, keep your eyes peeled for giant manta rays, dolphins, and sea turtles.

Once you reach the whale shark area, enter the water two at a time with your guide to get to see these extraordinary giants. The whale shark is the biggest fish in the world at 45 feet long (14 meters. Your guide will show you how to observe and even swim with these wonderful creatures while respecting their habitat.

Afterward, pick up the catch of the day from a local fisherman to prepare the freshest ceviche. On the way back, stop near Cabo Catoche, the northernmost point of the Yucatan Peninsula where the Caribbean Sea officially meets the Gulf of Mexico. Snorkel the “cuevones” reef and look for sea turtles, nurse sharks, lobsters, squids, octopi, and other reef fish. Finally, head back to Boca Santa Paula, where you can stretch our legs, have a pleasant swim, and enjoy the delicious ceviche. 

A 45-minute journey brings you back to Isla Holbox. The tour includes snorkel gear, light breakfast, lunch, beverages, and ceviche.

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Mangroves Tour

Mangroves Tour - Holbox, Mexico

Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
Location: Holbox, Mexico

From USD
$50.00

Paddle through the mangroves where the landscapes and the wild life are the main attractions. Choose between 2 options, a 3 hours (8km) guided journey (SPA and ENG) where the birdwatching (flamingos, ospreys, Ibis, herons and much more) is the most important part of the tour ... More info ›

Paddle through the mangroves where the landscapes and the wild life are the main attractions. Choose between 2 options, a 3 hours (8km) guided journey (SPA and ENG) where the birdwatching (flamingos, ospreys, Ibis, herons and much more) is the most important part of the tour. The first part is a 1km trip close to the shore between the sandbar and the beach, then you’ll go into the river (Rio Kuka) to start a 6km circuit into the hearth of the mangrove channels. At the middle of the circuit there are a stop for hydratation. At this point you can choose to head back to the beach or continue through the experienced kayakers route (5km more) to appear at the end of the bay in a beautiful unspoiled beach. The tours includes a round transfer from your hotel, water and snacks.

Enjoy a funny golf cart trip from your hotel pickup to the Hotel Las Nubes where the tours start. Before you start the tour, receive a short briefing about paddling and safety. Then you’ll be ready to jump inside the kayaks.

Departing from the marina, you’ll first head to the river (Río Kuka) paddling between the sandbar and the shore. Then the mangrove channels start during a 6km circuit with the option to add 5km more in the case that you want to complete the experienced route who offers the chance to appear in an unspoiled beach at the end of the bay (Stingrays sanctuary). The pro guides always offers you a super personal treatment and a full birds knowledge. Also is common to find some crocodiles along the sand shores.

After the completion of your adventure, receive a worry-free transfer back to your hotel.

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