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In the past couple of weeks, tourists enjoying the waters off the west coast of Mexico have been attacked by sharks, one resulting in the unfortunate death of the traveler. In Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, a tourist from Canada was attacked and killed by a shark in the water. An additional recent report of an alleged shark …

Read More about Playa Del Carmen Tourist Shark Swim Tours Continue Despite Recent Tragedies

Encountering a shark is probably the last thing you want on your Playa del Carmen beach day checklist.  Although shark sightings in these waters are somewhat rare, recent social media videos featuring tourists’ shark encounters have prompted local authorities to issue safety warnings to prevent incidents. The shark species in question is the Bull Shark, …

Read More about Playa Del Carmen Authorities Issue Warnings For Tourists As Shark Sightings Rise

The first whale sharks of the season have been spotted in Isla Mujeres waters near Cancun this week. Tour operators are gearing up for one of the busiest seasons this year as officials reveal new whale shark tour regulations. Swimming with whale sharks is a bucket-list experience for many travelers, and Isla Mujeres is widely …

Read More about First Whale Sharks Of The Season Spotted Near Cancun, Here’s When Tours Begin

According to local government sources, the headline-grabbing shark attack on a 10-year-old American boy in Cancun was actually a barracuda attack outside of Benito Juarez municipality. The official Twitter account of Benito Juarez City Hall tweeted out that a review of the incident found no reports of a shark attack on Cancun beaches on March …

Read More about Local Government Claims Shark That Attacked American Minor In Cancun Was Actually A Barracuda

A 10-year-old American was released from a hospital in Colorado after surviving a shark attack while vacationing with his family in Cancun. On the last day of their vacation in the Yucatan Peninsula, the Armijo family decided to enjoy a relaxing day on the beach, where their son, Dillon, was bitten in knee-deep water.  “I …

Read More about American Minor Bitten By Shark In Cancun Released From Hospital

Isla Mujeres is one of the main hotspots for whale shark tours in the Mexican Caribbean. This year, the season is expected to be one of the busiest on record, and tour companies are already preparing for unprecedented booking numbers. The Mexican Caribbean is widely regarded as one of the best destinations in the world …

Read More about Isla Mujeres Whale Shark Season Expected To Be One Of The Busiest On Record

The popularity of whale shark tours and excursions has skyrocketed in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean this year, with local companies organizing more trips than in the past two years. The whale shark season lasts from May until late September, when the world’s largest fish species congregate in the warm waters of the Mexican Caribbean. …

Read More about Popularity Of Whale Shark Tours On The Rise In Cancun

Swimming with whale sharks is a highlight for many tourists that visit Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. Although solitary creatures, hundreds of whale sharks congregate in the warm waters of the Caribbean sea area each year to feed on plankton. Swimming alongside these gentle giants is a bucket-list experience for many tourists. We’ve chosen a …

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