Whale sharks – the world’s largest fish – gather in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula to enjoy the warm waters each summer. Watch as these docile animals allow us to swim close enough to see every detail of the beautiful checkerboard pattern on their thick gray skin.
Few wildlife lovers will ever have the chance to see, let alone swim with, a whale shark. Watch this video to see how Nat Hab does it in a way that offers a far superior experience to other whale shark trips, with an eco-conscious approach the whole way.
Originally presented April 14, 2015
Ever imagined what it would be like to swim with the world's biggest fish? Join NHA Expedition Leader Astrid Frisch Jordan to find out!
In Search of Mexico's Whale Sharks
Ever imagined what it would be like to swim with the world's biggest fish? Join NHA Expedition Leader Astrid Frisch Jordan to find out! It's a thrill to snorkel alongside gentle whale sharks, which aren't whales at all – but their size could persuade you otherwise, since they're up to 40 feet long and weigh 15 tons! "Travel along" on our webinar to learn all about this exciting tropical adventure, including the nature highlights of peaceful Holbox Island.