Swimming with Whale Sharks 2016 Recap

In 2009, we added Isla Mujeres whale shark trips to our Mexico portfolio. Whale shark season runs from late May to September, but we recommend traveling between mid-July to mid-August…

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Whale Sharks Move from Vulnerable to Endangered Status

Earlier this month, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species announced that the whale shark has moved from vulnerable to endangered status. Whale shark populations throughout the world have declined…

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International Whale Shark Day 2015

August 30, 2015 marks the 7th International Whale Shark Day. It’s a day to celebrate the world’s largest fish and to promote conservation for this charismatic ocean giant. We recently…

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The Best Place To Swim with Whale Sharks

From May to September, the Whale Shark Biosphere Reserve becomes a feeding ground for large congregations of whale sharks. The reserve is about an hour by boat from Isla Mujeres,…

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Mexico’s Gray Whale Nurseries

Gray whales exhibit one of the longest annual migrations by animals in the world.  Every year, an individual whale may travel more than 10,000 miles on its round-trip journey between…

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Swimming with Whale Sharks – 2013 Edition

Between the months of May and September, whale sharks (Tiburon ballena) congregate off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The biggest fish on the planet, a whale shark can weigh…

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12 Undeniable Reasons to Explore Mexico

Last week, CNN.com published an article titled "3 undeniable reasons to explore Mexico" (http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/29/travel/mexico-three-reasons/index.html). The three reasons listed included gastronomy, pre-Hispanic sites, and swimming in cenotes. We wholeheartedly agree with…

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