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Whale Watching and Snorkeling in Marietas Islands National Park

From $75.00
  • 3-hour snorkeling tour from Sayulita to the Marietas Islands
  • Visit a marine reserve with diverse wildlife
  • See native birds and fish in their natural environment
Whale Watching and Snorkeling in Marietas Islands National Park
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Whale Watching and Snorkeling in Marietas Islands National Park
From $75.00
Watch for whales, birds, and marine wildlife on a snorkeling tour to the Marietas Islands. You’ll swim above vibrant reefs that are habitat for giant turtles and a rainbow of tropical fishes, skirting a cluster of uninhabited volcanic islands that are protected by UNESCO. And between December and April, you’ll have the chance to see some of the spectacular population of humpback whales that mate and breed in the warm waters of Banderas Bay and the Marietas Islands after a long trip down the Pacific coast.
What to Expect
A wildlife sanctuary and aquatic reserve, the islands are home to a huge and diverse number of aquatic species, including: giant turtles, manta rays, tropical fishes and the playful bottlenose dolphin. Snorkelers are constantly amazed by the beauty of the reefs and their inhabitants.
On these rocky volcanic islands, wind and water have created a warren of caverns and coves. Tens of thousands of birds reside on these rocks, with species like the Blue-footed Booby nesting in only two places in the world - the Galapagos Islands and the Marietas Islands.
During the winter months, a large number of humpback whales migrate to the Mexican Pacific coast to mate and breed. Between December and April, they make their spectacular appearances in Banderas Bay.
A whale sighting is certainly a breathtaking experience and at Sayulita Entourage we are proud of being part, everyday, of this extraordinary moment. Whether you are looking for a bespoke family adventure, a romantic excursion, or the best way to take incredible pictures, on a 22 foot FULLY LICENSED panga and our experienced captain are able to bring you within yards to these magnificent mammals.
Reviews (5)
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Reviewed March 7, 2018
Absolutely Awesome Boat Trip

From the booking experience to the end of the trip everything was excellent. The communications with Sayulita Entourage prior to the trip was filled with details and helpful hints. When we arrived at their office we had a few hours before we left for the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Liz_H_13_13
Reviewed February 28, 2018

FUN FUN FUN.!!! Great Guides, saw many whales as they jumped & waved to us.. The ride back to shore was awesome.!! They played fun music that got everyone up & dancing & singing.! Made new friends on this wonderful tour..

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Carol S
roberta c, Owner at Sayulita Entourage, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi Carol, it sounds like you posted your review in the wrong place. We are pretty amazing too but that doesn't look like us :) Take care

Reviewed February 8, 2018
Fantastic day with whales, dolphins and snorkelling with amazing fish

I have been whale watching with Stephan a few times over the years, and he always delivers a fantastic and professional service - the boat only holds up to 8 people so we all get a good clear view of whales, and the 3 man...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank jobonnington
Reviewed February 3, 2018
Boat capsized-had too many people in it!!

The whole trip was pretty good except when our dingy boat capsized because there were too many people in it, rough waters, waves!! We did see whales and dolphins on our trip back though, which was amazing!More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Szeeq
roberta c, Owner at Sayulita Entourage, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Hi Madison, thanks for finding the time for this however I am not sure this review was actually meant for us as we do not have a dingy boat and definitelly we cannot overload it, as the Marietas Islands are a national park with very...More

Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile
Whales and Fish and Birds

Booking was friendly and painless. Roberta and Stephane were great hosts as well as our Capitan Eduardo and swim guide Luis. Couldn’t have asked for more whales, blue footed boobies or fish. It was all there. Easy transportation from Sayulita and back and then lunch...More

Thank derekboise
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