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Cozumel whale shark dive in early June 2018
psks22 - 1/27/2018 2:40 PM
Category: Buddy Wanted
Replies: 7

I am looking for a dive buddy or buddies who would be interested week long (7 night) dive trip to Cozumel.


LatitudeAdjustment - 1/27/2018 3:31 PM
I assume you mean a trip up from Coz to Holbox for the whale sharks, they are rare in Cozumel.

psks22 - 1/27/2018 3:47 PM
Thank you for the tip. I did not know this. Yes, the main attraction of this trip are whale sharks, but I also want to do dives ate Cozumel area. I would appreciate any tips. Thank you for the response.

m_grieco - 1/28/2018 4:51 PM
I just visited the region. Via land, from Cancun to Holbox Island is a 2.5 hour drive (cost me about $300 round trip for a van for my party of 5). Then you need to a ferry to Holbox (about $15 pp round trip). To visit Cozumel, you can either fly directly into Cozumel, or fly into Cancun, then travel 45 minutes south to Playa Del Carmen. From Playa, it’s a short ferry from there to Cozumel. Cozumel and Holbox are in opposite directions from Cancun. Another option is to visit the whale sharks via Isla Mujeres. Much closer to Cancun therefore much easier to couple it with diving in Cozumel in the same trip.
psks22 - 1/28/2018 7:58 PM
Thank you. This helps a lot.
sea4me - 1/31/2018 9:46 PM
Diving is not allowed with whale sharks. You can only snorkel with them.
Most of the boats leave from Holbox or Cancun.
Snoweman - 2/03/2018 10:15 PM
If you want to dive with a whale sharks, you will need to go to Belize in March, April or May during a full moon.
psks22 - 2/03/2018 10:22 PM
Thank you for yet another great tip. Belize is on my lis :) But I set my eyes on Cancun/Cozumel. Belize will be next. After Belize, my next destination are Galapagos Islands. They are expensive. Maybe I will win lotto? I am very grateful for all the tips. BIG THANKS!