Tulum Whale Shark Season-Swim With The Whale Shark at The Best Time

Tulum Whale Shark Season

Any traveler’s main headline on their bucket list should be to go whale shark swimming. It’s exciting to imagine what it’s like to be swimming alongside these huge but gentle ocean giants, but we can assure you from personal experience that it is an experience unlike any other. Swimming with whale sharks will help you connect with nature and realize how crucial it is to protect these magnificent animals.

So, if you are looking to relax and create some special memories, Tulum gives undoubtedly one of the greatest chances to do so, not only because you can see tons of the Tulum whale shark season, but because you can also visit the ruins of Tulum an archaeological site situated on a point with a balcony-like view of the Caribbean Sea, and just two hours from there, you can go visit Chichen Itza one of the seven wonders of the world.

When is The Tulum Whale Shark Season?

Whale sharks are enormous creatures that are constantly searching for warm waters to feed on the various plankton and tiny animals that are drawn to the warm, protein-rich waters, and turns out that one of their favorite places to stay is where the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico meet in the waters of Tulum. The Tulum whale shark peak season officially runs from May 15th until September 17th during summer time, before migrating south to the warmer waters of Central and South America until the following year, when they’ll come back here to feed.

This is a very gentle creature that lives in constant migration, following its food around the oceans, and although whale sharks are known to be huge but harmless, people still question if it’s okay to swim with them. Well, they only eat plankton and tiny fish and have very small teeth that they don’t use to munch but as protection, they actually filter eaters and do not represent a threat to humans, but if you’d like to learn more about this, we have a full is it dangerous to swim with the whale shark article.

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