Swimming with whale-sharks, an unforgettable experience
Thrill lovers can dive in Mexico and swim with whale-sharks. A recommended place is Isla Holbox, an island near Cancun. Isla Holbox is a great vacation destination for tourists offer who want an active holiday with a varied schedule. On land, at the end of the island, bird watching is practiced in deep main attraction is whale watching and relaxation for tourists willing there is always a hammock on the beach.
Isla Holbox, a unique holiday destination
Holbox Island is located in the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, in the Yucatan Peninsula. Originally an island whose main industry was fishing, Holbox has developed over the years in tourism plan. Lagoon that separates the island from the mainland was inhabited by pelicans, flamingos and exotic birds that attracted fans of bird watching. Another special attraction is the whale shark.
On Holbox are fishing tours, organizes diving to whale sharks swim, you can snorkel, but are also organized tours in Chichen Itza. Island restaurants specialize in fish and seafood.
Swimming with whale sharks, an experience full of adrenaline
Those who want to make diving to whale sharks meet their natural environment are part of a unique experience. Recommended period for this is between July and September. Marine animals have 15 tons and about 15 feet long. Their huge body with light patches is impressive when you see a few feet. Whale sharks are known as domino sharks because of spots on the body.
Tourists willing to swim with whale-sharks have to wear a special suit and respect the rules imposed by diving guide. It is forbidden to try to feed these fish or swim in them.
The best time for diving with sharks is in the morning, in the morning, when the sun is not as strong. A whale shark tour lasts 5 hours and includes air transportation, water transportation, lunch on board with non-alcoholic drinks, snorkeling equipment. Two people pay 430 USD for such a tour. As prices fall with more people. A group of 5 persons has paid a total of 235 USD.