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This bull shark dive adventure is an education, as well as an intriguing, adrenaline-fuelled experience. The trip includes opportunities to explore the local reefs and discover the Cenotes - an incredibly rewarding diving holiday.

The Yucatan is famous for its glorious beaches, Mayan culture and marine life encounters. In season bull shark diving safaris allow experienced divers to get up close and personal to these large predatory creatures during their annual aggregation.

Based in resort in Playa del Carmen, join like-minded divers as you spend a week exploring the local reefs, discovering the freshwater Cenotes sites and enjoying diving encounters with bull sharks. It’s an incredibly rewarding way to spend a diving holiday.

Note: Diving encounters with bull sharks are seasonal and participants must have a minimum of 25 logged dives to participate.

Suggested Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Fly to Cancun

    Arrive Cancun and transfer to your accommodation at the Allegro Playacar for a week long stay. Rest of day at leisure.

  2. Days 2-6 : Dive Mexico

    Your five day (ten dives) dive pack begins today. It includes four dives on the reef, two Cenotes dives and two bull shark adventure dives. It is possible to upgrade your reef dives to more Cenotes or bull shark encounters. Ask your Dive consultant for details.

  3. Day 7: Explore the Yucatan Peninsula

    Take the time to immerse yourself in the local Mayan culture, snorkel in the ocean or Cenotes or simply relax on the beach.

  4. Day 8: Depart Cancun

    Today you will be transferred back to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.

  5. Day 9: Arrive UK

You should note: This trip idea is available during the bull shark season, however diving in the local area is available throughout the year.

Key info

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
  • Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 9 days from £2,345 pp
  • When to go: Dec-Mar: Timed to coincide with the bull shark aggregation
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights from the UK
    • 7 nights hotel
    • All inclusive
    • 5 days, 10 dive pack
    • Tanks and weights
    • Transfers
Featured location:

Cenotes, Yucatan Peninsula

A combination of millions of years of geological activity and climate changes have created an incredible and unique eco-system in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. The Cenotes, caves and caverns can be explored by divers and snorkellers - an excellent adventure.

  • Ideal for viewing:
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Diving & adventure
Suggested accommodation is shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Allegro Playacar

Located in Playa del Carmen, this property sits on a white sand beach, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. With a choice of rooms and plenty of facilities, it’s ideal for all.