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Small-Group Half-Day Whale-Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

  • Half-day whale-watching tour from Puerto Vallarta
  • Cruise the waters of Bahia de Banderas to spot whales
  • Learn about whale behavior from the marine biologist guide
Small-Group Half-Day Whale-Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta
From US$95.00
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Small-Group Half-Day Whale-Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta
From US$95.00
Look for humpback whales off the coast of Mexico on a half-day whale-watching tour from Puerto Vallarta. Depending on the conditions, you might watch for whales in the Bahia de Banderas or out in the Pacific Ocean. Learn about the majestic animals from your marine biologist guide as you ride on a small boat that is equipped with a restroom. Your tour includes lunch served on board the boat and accompanied by non-alcoholic beverages.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at the marina at 8:45am, to depart no later than 9am. You guide will introduce you to the wonders of humpback whales and the environment on board a boat, as the captain starts looking for whales.
As soon as whales are spotted, you will get close. You will also learn interesting facts about whales and you can ask any questions as your guide will surely explain all that you see. Throughout the tour, you will try to find different groups of whales, but all depends on Mother Nature. Each spotting can last up to 30 minutes in order to have a responsible whale watching activity.
Lunch is provided around noon when the boat turns into a 360° marine view deli-restaurant. You will be back to the marina around 1pm, after having had a lot of fun.
Reviews (22)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Experience

WOW what can l say? The experience is amazing, you cant believe how close you can get to them. You will never understand how gracious the animals are, from any nature documentary. The speed boat out to see them was great fun and the tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sburckett
thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy to know that you had such a great experience. We follow the regulation for whale watching, and keep the distance marked by law, as well as speed, and time. Our guides and captains are trained and know...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
So beautiful and amazing!

Thalia was very informative and taught us a lot. There were only 8 of us on the boat including the guide and driver. It wasn't too big so it felt much more intimate and made for a much better experience. Thalia also made us lunch...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank pamelarJ9232CY
thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Small groups allow us to get as personal as possible, and provide our guest with an all inclusive experience : education and real life outdoors. Sharing a meal on a 360° ocean view deli ( ; home made food is the Mexican way of making...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic whale-watching trip!

My family of 4 went out with Thalia this week on an afternoon whale watching trip and had a FANTASTIC afternoon! There were 10 of us on the boat, along with Thalia - a marine biologist - and the captain, a nice personal group. Not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank OnOurWaySouth
thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for joining me on a whale watching tour and for allowing me to be part of your holidays in Vallarta. Sharing, living, meeting, learning, enjoying, respect and love are all bases for a great adventure. Our guests are the most important...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Half-Day with Whales: Lifetime Memory! Thank you, Thalia!

My husband and I opted to take the half-day whale-watching tour and it was everything as described. Not crowded on a huge boat with a bunch of drunks but an educational and exciting adventure in an intimate experience learning about whales and dolphins. As Thalia...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trishia J
thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Trishia, Educational fun under the sun...that pretty much explains what we are always looking to provide with our tours. Respectfuly enjoy what Nature has to offer and share with us daily. Every day a new experience, new learning and meeting with amazing guests. With...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Christmas vacation with my family. We had a wonderful time.

Our tour guide was Benjamin our captain was Enrique. Benjamin was knowledgeable and funny. Enrique knew where to find the whales but he was a speed demon. It was exciting.More

Thank qbella78
thaliaMsp, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking some time to review an activity. I am happy to learn you had a great time, but you did not take a tour with us. We do not have any Benjamin, nor Enrique working with us. Plus we certainly are...More

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Response from Agilemoon | Reviewed this property |
Yes but very small