Sailfish Snorkeling

Come to snorkel and swim with one of the fastest fish in the ocean.

During the winter every year, the Mexican Caribbean sees the arrival of one of the fastest fish in the ocean: the Sail Fish. And we have the opportunity to snorkel and swim with them in their natural habitat.

Sail Fishes are the fastest of all marine fishes. They can reach speeds of 30m per second, which is equivalent to 120 Km/h (75mph).
Sail Fishes are blue to gray in color with white underbellies. They get their name from their spectacular dorsal fin that stretches nearly the length of their body and is much higher than their bodies.

They are members of the billfish family, and as such, have an upper jaw that juts out well beyond their lower jaw and forms a distinctive spear. These powerful and strong fish can grow to more than 10 feet and weigh up to 220 pounds.

They come attracted by the abundance of sardines in this area, which form huge schools moving as a single giant animal. In this lifetime adventure, you will swim with these awesome marine animals and enjoy the spectacle as the Sardines dance to avoid their agile predators.
It is definitely an encounter like no other!

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Itinerary

  • 8:00 am

    Pick-up in Akumal at 7:00 am.

  • 08:45 am

    Departure from Cancun in comfortable and safe boats. During the trip our certified guides will provide you with interesting information about the Sailfish and the area’s ecosystems. Once we find them you will have the unique opportunity to snorkel with one of the fastest fish in the world.

  • 12:00 pm

    Lunch time at the boat.

  • 01:00 pm

    Our comfortable vans will be waiting to transfer you back to Akumal.

Price: USD$ 198.00 p/p.

If this activity is of interest to you, please contact us and we will be delighted to answer any additional questions you may have and assist you in the best possible way we can.

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Akumal Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo; México
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