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Marietas Islands: Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta

From US$79.00
  • Tour the Bay of Banderas and the Marietas Islands on this full-day cruise
  • Take guided snorkeling and kayaking outings with equipment included
  • Breakfast, lunch, and open bar provided on the boat
Marietas Islands: Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta
From US$79.00
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Marietas Islands: Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta
From US$79.00
Spend the day immersed in the marine life of the Marietas Islands and the Bay of Banderas on this full-day cruise from Puerto Vallarta. Even those with no experience will feel comfortable participating in guided snorkeling and kayaking tours, with all equipment included, to catch a glimpse of the Mexican Pacific’s abundant flora and fauna. Travel light, as breakfast, lunch, and an open bar are included on the boat.
What to Expect
Meet your boat at Puerto Vallarta’s Maritime Terminal in the early morning. Travel light, since all recreational equipment, as well as breakfast, lunch, and beverages, are provided.

Set out for the Bay of Banderas and the Marietas Islands. En route, take in the scenery and eat breakfast while your crew handles logistics. Keep watch for Pacific bottlenose dolphins, spinner dolphins, and spotter dolphins. December through March, you may see humpback whales in the area, too. Learn about the local marine life’s biology and behavior, as well as Mexico’s conversation efforts, from your guide.

Take guided kayaking and snorkeling expeditions throughout the bay and islands. Instruction and equipment are provided, so even beginners will feel comfortable. Learn about other Mexican Pacific inhabitants, such as blue-footed boobies, red-billed tropic birds, manta rays, and tropical fish.

After enjoying lunch and an open bar, return to the Maritime Terminal in the mid-afternoon.
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Reviewed yesterday
We had a blast

This was one of the highlights of our trip. We were on boat #5 with Chai, Ricardo, Fernando, Luis and many more. I wish I could remember all of their names. We started with a continental breakfast. The boat took off right on time. We...More

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 2 days ago
Not sure if I'd use them again...???

We did a lot of research prior to going to Puerto Vallarta. Our rep at the hotel explained all the excursions to us. We do appreciate that he informed us that the hidden beach excursion may not be the one for us, due to water...More

Thank pmshefchik
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great day on a professionally run excursion. Highly recommended.

We had heard and read wonderful things about Las Marietas from tourbooks and locals and wanted to see the islands and have some fun in Banderas Bay as well. This tour checked all the boxes. It's an early (7am) start in Nuevo Vallarta but a...More

2  Thank EdJack
Reviewed 4 days ago
Worth the cost

knowledgeable, service oriented crew, friendly and engaging, entertaining, decent food, Not a drinker so I can't speak to the open bar. Opportunity for introductory scuba dive was extra but worth it. If you choose SCUBA you do not get to snorkel

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Thanks Chai and crew!!

Lovely relaxing tour, lots to see and do. Chai on the mic kept us engaged and things moving along. We saw fish, dolphins, whales, birds, and other wildlife. There was lots to eat and drink. The crew was really attentive and helpful, from getting in...More

1  Thank Jonn I
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Karen C
20 April 2018|
Response from EdJack | Reviewed this property |
They have different sized catamaran based on the number of people who have reserved for that day. Our boat easily accommodated over 100 people with plenty of room to spare.
18 April 2018|
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Response from EdJack | Reviewed this property |
We departed around 730am and returned around 230pm.