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Whale Watch Vallarta

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The truth is not all whale watching tours in Puerto Vallarta are created equal. Whale Watch Vallarta is Nuevo Vallarta's 1st dedicated whale watching company. Guaranteed Whales with the most thrilling, environmentally responsible, sustainable...more
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Vallarta Yacht Club, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 329 298 3730
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For years we considered whale watching. Usually those smaller boats, that get really close, but the draw back was 3 hours/no restrooms. Mikes was a great choice. The boat was large, holding up to several hundred people. On our excursion there were 42 like-minded explorers....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank HaveCameraWillTravel
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have taken this tour multiple times and thoroughly enjoy it. The crew do their best to answer questions and to find the whales.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went Whale 🐋 & Dolphin 🐬 watching with Gustavo Joya Lopez,s company who chartered a boat for us a party of 4.We had a wonderful time and seen a lot of activity with the Whales 🐋 Dolphins 🐬 & Turtles 🐢 our Skipper was Raul...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Careful and respectful of wildlife, educational and bi-lingual, funny and educational would definitely recommend

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sherwoodforestmotel
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Went out of their way to find Wales. Very good tour and highly recommend. The staff was very accommodating.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Unforchinatly we was a little early in November , we was around the 11 th and there was only a mother and a 3 yr old calf in the bay ,trying to find her in such a big bay was very difficult , you need...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We booked with Vallarta Adventures via our travel agent 'TUI' and boy was it worth it! My wife was a bit concerned about the size of the boat but she did say that she was very pleased she came along - one of natures wonders...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

We took the four hour tour and it was excellent. We encounter an mother whale and her baby and had the pleasure of watching them play for an hour or so. She was teaching the baby how to splash and breach. Then we encounter a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank K L
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We did the 3 hour tour with tb tours on Patabobo boat with paco, Carlos and Freddy. Very nice informative trip with a fun crew. We saw several whales. Had sandwiches and mixed drinks. 25 people, picked us up in nice bus at grand Mayan....More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank kmoomey
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Emilios team was great! Aside from continental breakfast and light lunch AND drinks the trip was most informative about the whales themselves. We had a group from Finland that Emillio handed over the mic to an interpreter so everyone no matter the language could be...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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October 7, 2018|
Response from WhaleWatchCabo | Property representative |
Hi Mark, This upcoming season we are unable to offer tours in Puerto Vallarta. Our sister company in Cabo San Lucas offers tours from December until April. The whale watching season in Puerto Vallarta runs from December... More
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St. Andrews, Canada
Whale Watch Vallarta (4 Replies)
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January 31, 2017|
Response fromLarry T|
Their website says pesos at the dock is fine. As a Canadian, why would you convert (and lose $ on the exchange) to USD and then pay in USD at the seller's exchange rate (and lose $ again on their conversion rate)?
Leicester, United Kingdom
Whale watch Vallarta (3 Replies)
We had a trip booked for December but have received a email stating due to unforeseen circumstances no longer operating this season. Can anyone suggest an alternative? Should we book prior to arriving in resort as staying over Christmas period ? My reason for choosing that company was it was a small group and had a marine biologist giving information. Thank you in advance.
November 18, 2017|
Response fromMacdaddy47|
I second Nayarit’s suggestion, gone out twice with them and it was awesome. Enjoy!
Dallas, Texas
Tour with Whale Watch Vallarta (31 Replies)
Hi All, We just booked a tour with Whale Watch Vallarta. For those who have toured with them, how was your experience? Thanks!
January 09, 2014|
Response fromJ R|
New one to me, they seem to be based out of Nuevo Vallarta, make sure they have the necessary Whale Watching Permit. I would rather go with the well established people who have been studying the whales here and running tours for over 20 years.