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Ecotours de Mexico

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Proa 20 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
+52 1 322 209 2195
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Great Birding, good guide

We had great experience with Fernando birding in Guamuchilito & Rancho Los Pinos. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
Eco tours Puerto Vallarta-

We had a phenomenal time snorkeling and hiking with guide Eduardo. He is knowledgeable on local... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2016
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Ecotours Mexico is a small, family owned and operated Eco- Travel and Adventure Tour company that started operating in 1991, which makes them pioneers among the eco- tour operators in the country, we are also founding members of the Mexican Association of Adventure Travel and Eco-tourism (AMTAVE).We have led tours for international associations such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the American Museum of Natural History in N.Y; the Saint Louis Zoo, and the National Wildlife Federation.At Ecotours de Mexico, we offer a different option for people who are interested in having a new and unique experience, who want to learn about the places they visit and are concerned about nature and conservationIn order to provide this, we have a great team of guides, mainly expert biologists and naturalists with a huge passion for nature. Our goal is to offer personal and professional attention on every one of our Eco- tours.Our tours are run based on the premise that you can't love that which you don't know, and we truly hope that after traveling with us you'll definitely share in our knowledge and our love for nature.Ecotours & ConservationBeing an authentic eco- tourism company, we have our own ongoing Humpback Whale research project since 1996. We are founder members of Ecologia y Conservacion de Ballenas (Ecology & Conservation of Whales) a NGO dedicated to research, conservation and protection of our oceans with main focus on Humbpack Whales. We have collaborate on the photo-identification project on the Humpback Whales and we are part of the Banderas Bay Humpback Whale Disentanglement Network. Ecotours is also involved in the Sea Turtle conservation program. We have been working as volunteers at different turtle camps in Michoacan and Oaxaca since 1990, and since 1998, we have been making donations and funding scholarships for the volunteers working at the main Turtle Camp in Banderas Bay. In 2010 we started actively supporting the conservation project of military macaws in the Sierra MadreWe believe education to be of outmost importance, and our staff frequently takes part in seminars at schools and universities in the area. We have also been invited to speak at several local, national and international tourism and eco- tourism conventions.
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Proa 20 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
+52 1 322 209 2195

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Reviewed December 24, 2016

We had great experience with Fernando birding in Guamuchilito & Rancho Los Pinos. Our guide was Fernando and he was knowledgeable, personable, with excellent English. We say 60 species of bird in one day. New birds for us, some not new, and many beautiful

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Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

We had a phenomenal time snorkeling and hiking with guide Eduardo. He is knowledgeable on local flora and fauna, especially marine biology. The hike through bahia de Tomatlan is quite amazing, iguanas and ocean views.

Thank huac0
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a fantastic morning on the water with Melissa and Raul. Melissa is a marine biologist and can answer any question. Raul is a brilliant captain who follows the whales with aplomb. We saw whales swimming, diving, spouting...you know, the usual....More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time whale watching with Melissa and Roberto. We saw a total of nine or 10 whales There was a group of three and there were two mothers and calves that we watched for a long while. they even extended the an...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2016

We truly enjoyed our 6 or 7 hour tour with Fernando; he is genuinely enthusiastic about the local culture and wildlife of the area. He made sure (while sometimes having to corral our slightly unruly group!) that we were hearing and seeing as many species...More

Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

We booked the sea turtle release tour with Ecotours de Mexico after extensive research online. Both my husband and I are very passionate about sustainability and environmental issues, and it is important to us to select responsible tourism operators that have a genuine respect for...More

Thank Caitlin R
Reviewed December 5, 2016

We booked a private tour for two and had the best excursion during our 18 night cruise! The guide Cristy and the captain Raul showed us the beautiful coastline of Puerto Vallarta - we went to swim with wild(!) dolphins, saw a lot of birds...More

Thank Zugereist
Reviewed December 5, 2016

This was one of the best tours we have been on. The guide Fernando was wonderful and went out of his way to help. My husband is doing a "big year" and Fernando did his best to find as many birds possible. Highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2016

I would recommend this tour. The guides went above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience! Love this team and I know you will as well! They will do everything they can to try to get you to Marieta Islands and they...More

Thank purpleriji
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Releasing baby sea turtles into the ocean has always been on my bucket list, and I was finally able to to do this last week with Ecotours. It was incredible!!! Definitely the experience of a lifetime. They are so knowledgeable and truly care about the...More

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November 13, 2017|
Response from Maurice F | Reviewed this property |
Excellent! In terms of where to eat for dinner, I recommend "Portobello." It's Italian cuisine and it's excellent. Very high quality food at very reasonable prices. Also, for fun, I recommend "Canopy River." We did an... More
November 6, 2017|
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Response from Ben d | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Friendly Resort in Puerto Vallarta, it was a short taxi away and there was no need to prearrange. The Ecotours office itself is maybe 2-3 blocks down off of the major road. We walked the 5 minutes to the... More
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Response from ECOTOURSdeMEXICO | Property representative |
Hola Charlotte; Due the restricction for the hidden beach we always try to get some spot for our clients. Only is authorized to be 10 minutes inside, is not recomendad for kid under 10 years old and more than 65 years old... More