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Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Highlights
  • Spend the morning on the well-equipped boat and enjoy lunch on the water
  • You will learn all about all sorts of marine wildlife, not just whales

  • Suitable for all ages; kids will love the individualized attention
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Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta
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Morning Private tour
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Leaving from Marina Vallarta around 9:00, for a 4 hours whale watching expercience to share with family and/or friends
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Afternoon Private tour
Leaving from Marina Vallarta around 1:30, same 4 hours whale watching expercience to share with family and/or friends
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Overview

Take a private tour from Puerto Vallarta into Banderas Bay with a marine biologist. You will have the guide and the boat to yourself on this whale watching adventure. Depart from the marina and spend the morning spotting whales from a safe distance that won’t disturb them. Make sure you bring your your questions for the expert, and your camera to capture the moment.

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 (5)
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Reviewed 25 April 2018
Best Whale experience EVER!

This was the most incredible experience! Our guide, Thalia -bilingual Marine Biologist - is a whale expert. She taught us SO MUCH about whales and knew right where to find them. In just 2 hours we saw 10 different whales! She knows them by their...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank leahmbrowning
thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Leah, Can't wait to see you again and share more marvelous experiences. I am working hard now on the whale ID, and may be getting some help from a software developper! Thanks for your interest, wonderful words and help with all! See you soon...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018
More than just whales!

From start to finish, this was an excellent tour! The tour guide was a marine biologist with a love for the environment, and a special love for the sea life of Puerto Vallarta. She was full of knowledge and also had a great sense of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Laura B
thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Dear Laura, I am very happy to read that you had so much fun on the tour. Each tour, each day is completely different for us since our guests will be part of the adventure and provide with as much fun as we do. Whales...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Best whale watching you can probably get.

We saw over 14 whales and a bunch of dolphins, even though it was the last day of the season. Although it was our first time I think we lucked out. Thalia knew exactly where to find them and it seemed like it would have...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ross S
thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Muchas gracias Ross and Elaine I am very happy you decided to come along and gave me the opportunity to share my passion with both of you. And many thanks for supporting my ongoing research, now that whale watching is over, I am focusing on...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Best tour ever!

I travel a lot, I book a lot of private tours. I was so impressed with this one I would rate it a 10 if I could! The boat was clean and the perfect size for our group of 6, room to spread out and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 56CJD
thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you very much for your heartful words. Indeed, my guests become friends and being out with friends is always fun! So it's always a big friendly gathering between those coming from land and those living in the marine world. Patience and love guide us,...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Whale Watching

My cousin eas visiting from Wisconsin and wanted to go whale watching. Other friends of ours found this company. We felt very lucky. We booked s private cruise for 5. That was the first thing I liked about the trip. I don’t like to go...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank morrislegal
thalia91, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Very happy to know that you decided to take a tour, indeed small groups are always best to have a more personal experience, and doing it with friends and family enhances it even more. If you are ever interested in having a land tour, we...More

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