19/05/2010Ready, Set, Whale Sharks!

On May 15th Cancun and one of its “Treasures” Isla Holbox, will welcome the world’s largest species of fish- the Whale Shark. These harmless animals reach lengths up to almost 50 feet, feed on plankton and pass through the Caribbean waters from May to September.

The Whale Sharks impressive size and ample mouths extend approximately 5 feet, making swimming alongside these species a thrilling experience. A hands-on encounter with the marine world is even more attainable in Quintana Roo—home to the second-largest barrier reef in the world. The diverse marine life, crystal clear turquoise waters and stunning underwater rock formations make Cancun the ideal destination.