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Fun in the Water

The Water's Always Fine and the Fish are Friendly

Our island paradise isn’t just about serene beaches and swaying palms; it’s a tropical water playground with endless opportunities for excitement and relaxation. Whether it’s feeling the rush of reeling in a big catch, exploring the colorful depths of our coral reefs, or gliding alongside the ocean’s gentle giants, every experience promises a unique connection with the sea. On Isla Mujeres, every drop of water holds the promise of a new adventure, a new story to tell. So come and dive into the joy of island life where the sea, sun, and sky meet!

Get Wet Snapshot

Make a Splash: Scuba, Snorkeling, and Wing Diving

Ocean Encounters: Whale Sharks, Sailfish and Dolphins

Catch the Big One: Off-shore and Deep Sea Fishing

Slides, Rides & Tides: Isla’s Water Parks

Sunset Cruises: Ocean Views & Evening Hues

Jump into Our Water Directory: All Aquatic Adventures Await!

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Make new friends at Dolphin Discovery

Make a Splash: Scuba, Snorkeling, and Wing Diving

isla mujeres coop 4Snorkel Tours: You’ll start your adventure at the Lighthouse reef, then glide over the vibrant Manchones reef and the MUSA underwater sculpture museum. Lasting 2 to 3 hours, the tours include all your snorkeling essentials – gear, life jackets, and refreshments for a comfortable and exhilarating experience.

Scuba Diving: Whether you’re taking your first breath underwater or are a seasoned diver, Isla’s dive shops cater to all levels. Newbies can enjoy the serene shallow reef dives, while advanced divers can challenge themselves with drift diving among mating turtles in Punta Sur, or explore deeper realms through reef, wreck, and night dives. Dive shops offer the Discover Scuba resort course and PADI certifications for those looking to deepen their diving journey.

Wing Diving: Imaging being able to soar through the water like a dolphin. If you’re up for a little adventure and can hold your breath for just a moment, then prepare for an exhilarating ride beneath the waves.

Swim with the Whale Sharks, Sailfish, or Dolphins

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Swim with the Whale Sharks ~ D.C. Explorer

Amazing Whale Sharks: Embark on an extraordinary journey to swim with the Whale Sharks, the ocean’s gentle giants. From June to September, these colossal yet peaceful creatures grace the waters north of Isla, feasting on plankton. Your adventure begins with an early morning sail across the Caribbean to their favorite hangouts. Here, you’ll have the unforgettable opportunity to take turns snorkeling alongside these majestic creatures. The journey back may include a stop for reef snorkeling, time permitting. Enjoy a light lunch, refreshments, and snacks onboard, with snorkel gear and life vests provided. Choose between a shared experience with up to 10 people or a private tour for a more intimate encounter and more time in the water.

Sailfish Adventure (January – March): Experience the thrill of the Sailfish Adventure during the first few months of the year. Atlantic sailfish, the ocean’s fastest fish, are drawn close to Isla by schools of sardines. Select dive shops provide the unique opportunity to swim among these swift predators as they skillfully hunt through sardine schools (don’t worry, you’re not on their menu!). This exhilarating experience is a must for those seeking a rare and unforgettable aquatic adventure.

Meet the Dolphins: Imagine being propelled through the water by a pair of playful dolphins or sharing a peaceful moment with these intelligent creatures. Dolphin Discovery offers you this magical experience. Get up close with these aquatic geniuses, greet the gentle manatees, and high-five a sea lion. After your aquatic encounters, refuel with a buffet and drinks, relax in the pool, or simply soak up the sun in a tranquil lounge area.

Catch the Big One: Off-shore and Deep Sea Fishing

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Catch the big one ~Keen M Blue Water Encounters

From newbies to seasoned anglers, the waters surrounding Isla Mujeres are a fishing paradise promising abundant opportunities for everyone.

Close to shore, you might land Barracudas, Grouper, Snapper, and Mackerel. Venture further out for the thrill of hooking Wahoo, Dorado, Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin, and King Mackerel.

All trips include fishing gear & bait, life jackets, plus refreshments & snacks. And the cherry on top? They’ll filet your catch so you can savor the freshest seafood dinner you’ve ever had!

Isla also hosts fishing tournaments throughout the year. Most notably, the Island Time Fishing Tournament in February is a highlight, combining competitive spirit with a heartwarming cause. Proceeds from this event go to the Little Yellow School House, providing essential support for the for the special needs children of Isla Mujeres.

Isla Mujeres is committed to conservation and practice catch and release on sailfish. With edible species, the fishing practice is “catch what you can eat, and release the rest!”

Slides, Rides & Tides: Isla's Water Parks

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Glide at Garrafon Reef Park

Whisk down thrilling water slides, snorkel among vibrant fish, or embark on a serene journey across the glassy water on a kayak or paddleboard. For a more relaxed pace, drift in the oceanside pools, basking in the warm sun. With inviting restaurants and ample lounging areas, Isla’s water parks are a delightful haven for families and adventurers alike, offering a splash of fun for every taste.

Sunset Cruises: Ocean Views & Evening Hues

Imagine yourself aboard a comfortable boat or luxuriating on a private yacht, cocktail in hand, as the sky transforms into a canvas of breathtaking colors. Isla’s Sunset tours offer more than just a view; they begin with an invigorating snorkeling adventure at nearby reefs, followed by a leisurely cruise around the island. As the day winds down, prepare for the grand finale – the mesmerizing Isla Mujeres sunset, an unparalleled spectacle of nature’s beauty. It’s not just a sunset; it’s a moment in paradise you’ll cherish forever.

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Your Aquatic Adventures Await!

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From zipping over turquoise waters to snorkeling reefs, their all-inclusive packages are everyone’s ticket to a full day of fun.
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Dive into fun! Explore reefs, get certified, swim with whale sharks, or catch your own dinner.
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Create ocean masterpieces! Capture sunsets, fish like a pro and swim with the whale sharks.
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Discover the hidden gem of Isla! Dive into nostalgia, snorkel with friendly fish, and sip on the finest margaritas.
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Your own personalized ocean adventure! Explore reefs, swim with the whale sharks, or get certified.
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Dive into family fun, the adventure’s just begun. Explore reefs, swim with giants, or get certified.
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Dive into adventure! Swim with the whale sharks, explore reefs, or take the plunge and get certified.
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Every splash is a laugh, every dive an adventure, and they take the photos while you make the memories.
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Dive deep into adventure! Discover reefs, shipwrecks, whale sharks, an underwater museum and mystical cenotes.
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Dive into thrills! Snorkel at sunset, swim with giants, or get certified. It’s a tailored underwater adventure.
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You ticket to fun that’s as refreshing as it is exhilarating. Part water park, part restaurant, all parts fun!
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Carlos García Castilla “Válvular”, a local fisherman discovered the famous Cave of Sleeping Sharks while free-diving 30 mt (65 ft) for lobster in 1969..