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  • Go on a whale watching tour with a biologist leading the expedition
  • The small group (10-14 maximum) offers a personal experience
  • The tour is offered in the winter when the humpbacks come to Mexico
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See the gentle giants of the sea up close on this whale watching tour in the waters off Puerto Vallarta. Learn about the lives and behaviors of humpback whales from the biologist who will accompany you on the small boat to view whales. Listen to their songs via a special hydrophone placed in the water and go home with a new appreciation for whales.
What to Expect
Join the best whale watching tour in Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay since 1994!
7: 45 am Check in Ecotours office in Marina Vallarta 
8: 00 am Video / Lecture about the biology of the humback whale 
8:30 am  Take our comfortable small boat
small boat at the private pier to be ready for the whale watching adventure
Each departure is an surprise, we never know what we can see. Once in the water, we’ll discuss the humpbacks´ behavior, while we see them breach, slap their tails, travel, play or fight. We’ll also listen to their intriguing songs You can participate in our research project.  The head researcher of the Banderas Bay Photo identification Project might be leading your trip!  If you like personal and professional attention and want a close encounter with our earth’s mightiest creatures, this is the tour for you!! …It is not to be missed!
12:00 pm Back to the Marina Vallarta pier
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Whale watching

Went out for the afternoon with these two guys one of the best things I’ve ever done don’t think about booking it just book it make sure it’s this one thanks guys

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beajonesltd
Reviewed 1 week ago
An exciting learning experience

Diana and Rafa were expert whale spotters. Knowledgeable, keen eyed and respectful, they brought us quickly and quietly to the spots and we waited patiently for the animals to appear. While we were engrossed in the spectacle and Diana’s commentary, half a dozen other boats...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angelal1006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
An Amazing Experience!

My wife and I booked the tour a few days before New Years Eve 2019 as we would be there only 3-4 days over the holiday. The online experience was great. We arrived before the 8:00am tour as recommended and as other guests arrived we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AandA2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Whale watching

Fabulous tour with a fabulous guide..Fernando Romo...and Martin was great in spotting and finding the whales

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Louise G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Whale watching and snorkeling with dolphins

We were very pleased with the 2 tours we took in P.V. with Ecotours. The guides were very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and helpful. They had a marine biologist as guide. The groups were small so everyone gets a chance to see. They were very respectful with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DianaVM2014
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