festival facts

Whale Shark Festival

June 21, 22 and 23
Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Friday, June 21
There will be a parade with children dressed up in costumes of marine life

They will also display marine figures made by High School Students that won a contest of the municipality.
 
Saturday, June 22

There will be the exhibition downtown

Sunday, June 23

There will be a contest of sand figures on the beach cross hotel Posada del Mar.  

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Whale Shark Conference

October 6-10 2013
Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta GA more info

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Whale Shark Tours from Cancun, Playa de Carmen, Rivera Maya and Isla Mujeres

Swim with the world's largest fish, measuring up to 18 meters in length.

Swim the whale sharks in Mexico (USA Today)

Group and private tours available - get more info