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Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta provided by Vallarta Natours

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Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 10/28/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/28/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Mr. Cream Pancakes & Waffles
    Condominios Marina Sol S/N, Marina Vallarta, 48354 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
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  • Pass by
    Vallarta Natours
  • You'll end at
    Mr. Cream Pancakes & Waffles
    Condominios Marina Sol S/N, Marina Vallarta, 48354 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mr. Cream Pancakes & Waffles, Condominios Marina Sol S/N, Marina Vallarta, 48354 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Soft Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • 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)
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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
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Claudia S wrote a review Mar 2020
Minneapolis7 contributions7 helpful votes
This whale watching trip with Vallartanatours and guide Thalia was a highlight of our trip to Puerto Vallarta. On a small, comfortable boat seating only 12 people we were able to follow many Humpback whales around the bay, watching their activities and learning about them from
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from thaliaMsp, Owner at Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta
Responded Mar 23, 2020
Dear CLaudia Thank you for your review, we are thrilled to learn that you had such an amazing time with us. education through this type of experiences is unique... once in a lifetime (well for some lucky ones, more) Small groups ensure great personal care! See you soon, hopefully
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PicassoKs wrote a review Mar 2020
Topeka4 contributions
Talía and the captain were very knowledgeable. The tour was beautiful. We didn’t know what to expect, but the excitement of seeing such a beautiful creature in its natural habitat was breathtaking. Talía is a marine biologist, and she explained everything.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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TheOnlyMrsStoko wrote a review Feb 2020
Swadlincote, United Kingdom7 contributions5 helpful votes
I would highly recommend natours extremely professional. They have the correct whale licence and Thalia is a marine biologist. Private boat we had six of us on the tour which was great. Thalia was very informative.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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JillSpill wrote a review Feb 2020
Stafford, United Kingdom60 contributions21 helpful votes
We chose a private tour, as i am not a good traveller. Thalia met us at the dock and explained what the morning would consist of. We travelled out to sea and saw a mother and her calf and she let us travel alongside her with no worries. We then went on to find another mother
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Date of experience: February 2020
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pbair90 wrote a review Feb 2020
Marysville, Ohio30 contributions20 helpful votes
We so enjoyed our January 29th half day private whale watching tour with Vallarta Natours. We were in Puerto Vallarta for the day as our cruise stop. After figuring out the time difference between PV local time and ship time, we were able to communicate with Thalia our
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from thaliaMsp, Owner at Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta
Responded Feb 12, 2020
Always happy to help out guests and adjust, when possible, our schedule to have the best possible outcome . All of us at Natours, thank you for giving us the opportunity to host you.
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About the operator

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Kybear9
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Book this activity!
We had an amazing intimate experience! I highly recommend this once in a lifetime activity. Our tour guide was so n
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luza746
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Awesome Snorkeling day!!
Formidable experience!!! Great Ship and crew, they were very proffesionals and caring all a long the journey. They
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O1755RSdavea
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An educating experiance
The trip was an excellent experience. Not only were we educated about humpback whales,but we saw 14 whales in all.W
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timfZ6764LE
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The guide and the whales were great!
The guide and the whales were great! The meal, not so much. I recommend this to everyone who is interested in wha
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carrolenj
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great area
beautiful area and so diversified. Lots of culture and lots of different activities. From beautiful beaches to wo
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Lauren T
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Great guide and eco friendly tour!
Love that this group respects the whales and follows the rules. Don’t use a big provider that harasses them. The lu
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cloverb385
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An abundance of whale riches!
Christina was our guide and she has a wonderful spirit and is an excellent educator. Our group was only seven guest
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Jhdenver50
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Excellent Whale-Watching Tour
This tour was excellent. The small group/boat size makes it friendly, easy to move around, and to interact with the
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ryancD4008PE
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Great experience
This was exactly what we hoped for. We were fortunate to see many whales including three males as well as a mother
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me889
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Whale watching
Wonderful experience enhanced by the presence and guidance of a marine biologist. We saw 20+ whales and had a grea
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ZannyDu
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Fantastic Trip!
We did a half-day whale watching tour with Vallarta Natours in late Feb. The maximum group size is 10 passengers an
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tonyY6094ZE
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Whale watching
Booked through Puerto Vallarta tours and guaranteed to sea whales, and they weren't wrong. Superb trip 100% recomme
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raines1225
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whale watching
It was a great morning with about 15 whale sightings. Captain got us relatively close for pictures. On the way back
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U2730KGtiffanyk
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Whale watching
Excellent small group adventure. We learned a lot about whales and their natural habitat as well as their migration
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janewarren
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A great, small whale watching trip in Puerto Vallarta
The best part of the tour was seeing so many whales and at a safe distance but close enough to see them well. Also
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