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

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    Depart from Marina Vallarta and Cruise in Bahia de Banderas, while whale watching , following them respectfully. Guided by a specialized tour guide ( biologist, naturalist, ecologist)

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    • Vallarta Natours, Calle Popa Muelle I4, Puerto Vallarta Mexico
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Mr. Cream Pancakes & Waffles, Condominios Marina Sol S/N, Marina Vallarta, 48354 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Soft Beverages
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • The listed price does not include a $40 pesos per person port tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control.
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Souvenirs (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Rain or shine the tour will depart.
    • Seasonal operating December to March
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Minimum numbers of travelers apply. If not met, booked guest will be offered a refund or date change
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Lysander was an excellent host presenting information without overwhelming us. The Thalia Martinez, the boat, was very comfortable. Great experience. Highly recommend Natours.
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    Easy to find, on time, very good information on whale activity on the calving/rearing grounds. The best part of the trip was listening to the whales calling to each other. Very knowledgeable guide and a good lunch. Would highly recommend this trip. It was a small group, had good
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    Wow, we had a wonderful time on this adventure. From the beginning they were professional and accommodating! When we signed up, they were unable to have our whole group, so they created another time for us. Our guide and captain were excellent at spotting whales and giving us
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    It was a great trip from start to finish with a very informative and knowledgeable guide. We all had a fantastic time and were amazingly lucky to actually hear some whale song when they were under the boat. Stopped for a snack half way through the morning and listened in to
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    This experience was the highlight of our trip to Nuevo Vallarta. Recommended! My teenage daughter asked for this excursion. Despite the great reviews on TripAdvisor, my family didn't know what to expect. However, the whale watching excursion beat all expectations. Our tour was
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    Response from VallartaNatours, Owner at Small-Group Half-Day Whale-Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta
    Responded 1 week ago
    At Natours, we are all fully in love with Nature, and our goal is to have our guests seeing it through our passion, and learn from what it has to offer, marvel at each component that is offered. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to meet you and share a morning.
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    About the operator
    By: Vallarta Natours
    144 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    GoPlaces669572
    10
    Small group whale watching 4 hour
    Lysander was an excellent host presenting information without overwhelming us. The Thalia Martinez, the boat, was
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    seiche30341
    Ashland, Wisconsin
    54
    Morning whale-watching trip
    Easy to find, on time, very good information on whale activity on the calving/rearing grounds. The best part of
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    182ellena
    10
    Whale Watching Extravaganza!
    Wow, we had a wonderful time on this adventure. From the beginning they were professional and accommodating! When
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    richcoyote
    Wollaston, United Kingdom
    31
    Amazing trip
    It was a great trip from start to finish with a very informative and knowledgeable guide. We all had a fantastic
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    macrak
    Joliet, Illinois
    21
    Awesome tour!
    The boat was older but clean with new twin 175 HP Suzuki engines and was piloted by a great Captain. Our guide
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    snoopmex
    Pearland, Texas
    21
    Whale Watching Tour was Experience of a Lifetime!!!
    These tours are managed by Thalia, who is certainly an expert on whales. She does an excellent job of guiding you
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    treyleah
    San Antonio, Texas
    125237
    Great Experience! Lots of whales!
    This experience was the highlight of our trip to Nuevo Vallarta. Recommended! My teenage daughter asked for this
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    G9298CAianh
    10
    Amazing Tour and Guide
    Booked this tour after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. I have to say, I was somewhat hesitant as there aren't
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    albuquerquetrave2017
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    7022
    Fun and informative whale watching experience
    I would highly recommend this tour. The guide and the captain were knowledgeable and very friendly. We found a
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    tactory
    Kansas City, Missouri
    10
    Great whale watching!
    Thalia and team were excellent guides and hosts on our whale watching tour. We saw thirteen whales and some
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    LizonMorton
    Guadalajara, Mexico
    11187
    Amazing experience with Thalia and her team
    We had an amazing whale tour with Thalia and the Natours crew. The boat was comfortable, and the departure from
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    Travels-with-a-team
    West Orange, New Jersey
    275
    Best tour ever.
    This was the most amazing boating trip we have taken here yet. Our Biologist tour guide Lisandro was a fountain of
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    mitchellj513
    10
    Exciting time, knowledgeable guide
    Went on the tour with my family during our Xmas vacation. Our guide (Thalia) and the crew were very knowledgeable
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    CyberPostcards
    Denver, Colorado
    61
    Fantastic Experience, Great Boat
    Great crew, wonderful experience. I would say it's a perfectly sized boat, not too big and not too small. Even
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    606leef
    21
    Completely breathtaking experience
    This trip was and will continue to be the highlight of our trip to Mexico; it’s was so much more than we imagined
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