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Ceviche Tours Celebrates 15 Years 0f Sustainable Eco-Tourism

ceviche tours team and family members
Ceviche Tours family

Ceviche Tours is celebrating 15 years as a sustainable eco-tourism company focused on Blue Water Adventures and Whale Shark Tours in Isla Mujeres, Cancun and the Riveria Maya, Mexico since 2007. “We’re excited to celebrate this milestone with our friends and family in Isla Mujeres,” said John Vater, who owns the company with his wife Adriana and longtime friends and Isla Mujeres natives Captain Luis Refugio Aguirre and his son Captain Jesus Aguirre and their family. “With its wealth of resources and ecotourism activities for guests to enjoy, Isla Mujeres continues to grow as a top destination for ecotourism adventures and we invite everyone to Stay and Play the Isla Mujeres Way.”

Whale Shark season runs from May 15th till September 17th and is one of the Islands featured attractions. As founders of the annual Whale Shark Festival, Ceviche Tours has been a leader in the efforts to preserve the area's fragile marine ecosystem while showcasing the achievements, traditions and environmental splendor of Isla Mujeres. The Festival has had a significant positive impact on the island’s tourism with an increase in hotel occupancy and a surge in tourism-related businesses.

Swim with whale sharks
Swim with Whale Sharks

In addition to being recognized as one of the best local tour companies for swimming with whale sharks, Ceviche Tours also offers water activities including sport fishing charters and year-round snorkeling tours.

Along with news of the anniversary celebration, the company announced the launch of Ceviche Divers, scuba diving services to their list of water activities that make Isla Mujeres a favorite vacation spot year round. Private and group tours are available for beginner to advanced divers, everything from reef dives that offer an incredible array of marine life, to exploration of the MUSA underwater museum. Open Water Certification and Rescue Diver Courses are also available. More information can be found on

As Ceviche Tours celebrates this milestone anniversary, they look forward to continuing to grow and bring awareness to the amazing natural wonders of the area. “Ecotourism can truly impact a community by raising awareness about the need for conservation efforts, and increase participation by tourists and locals alike.” said John Vater, “Sustainable eco-tourism engages guests in the effort to preserve the indigenous culture of Isla Mujeres, their way of life and the marine environment.”


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