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Whale Watching to Marietas Islands Ntl Park


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Puerto Vallarta’s original Whale Watching tour! The Humpback Whale is the most playful of all whales and they migrate to our mild tropical waters from their northern feeding grounds for mating and calving from December through March.

Males initiate mating rituals by singing and then display impressive demonstrations of power such as tail flapping, pectoral fin slapping, and breaches (where a 40 ton whale will come flying out of the water.) Females impregnated the year before calve and newborns are playful whilst their moms are trying to get them ready for the migration north.

Join us on our comfortable sailboats with excellent viewing; the best way to watch whales without disturbing them. Our guides provide a wealth of information and you can share our passion when we encounter these magnificent animals.

Continue on to the Marietas Islands National Park where you can jump in and snorkel and then have a chance to swim under the archway to the spectacular Playa de Amor (Lovers Beach.). We raise sails with the afternoon breeze and look for more whales on our return.

For those who enjoy nature, a trip like this is not to be missed!

know before you go


  • The Whale Watching to Marietas Islands Ntl Park tour starts at 9 AM everyday.

  • The tour duration is approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes.

  • This is a seasonal tour which runs from 8th December to 23rd March only.

General Information:

  • It is strongly advised the use of comfortable clothes, cap or hat, sunglasses and bathing suit for the journey.

  • Due to the type of boat used this tour it is not recommended for people with disabilities or walking problems to participate on this tour.

Meeting Point: * Puerto Vallarta: Opequimar Pier (next to OXXO Store, across from Westin Regina) at 8am. Nuevo Vallarta: Paradise Village Pier (next to resort gate) at 9am.

Inclusions: * Continental Breakfast, Lunch on board (freshly prepared deli style sandwiches, homemade salad and side dishes. * Beverages on board including open bar after snorkelling. * Entrances fees for the Marietas Islands National Park, English speaking guide and Snorkeling Equipment.

Exclusions: * Pick up from hotels. * Port fee of approximately $2.00 per person and optional gratuities for the crew.

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