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“Must do if you're in Sayulita!”

Ally Cat Sailing Adventures
Ranked #2 of 30 Tours in Sayulita
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Come experience an unforgettable adventure aboard our Catamaran "Ally Cat" a 56 ft, Luxury Yacht. We are a family run business, Sailing, Snorkeling, Fishing & Whale Watching, in Banderas Bay since 1985. The trips have been TONS of FUN for the whole family!!!! We are lucky to have a fantastic crew that has worked together for the past 25 years (except Noah the Captain, (Pancho's son), who is only 25 yrs old), but has been with this crew since he was born :-) With our new boat ...... "Ally Cat".... our family has created a genuine sailing adventure that is great for all ages & occasions....... A True Adventure To Remember! From the moment you step aboard you will be greeted by the Captain & crew. Sit back & relax on one of our many comfortable deck seats, sink into one of our marine bean bags, or sun bathe on our two front large trampolines, as we whisk you off to paradise. "Ally Cat" provides top of the line snorkeling equipment, 4 kayaks, 2 paddle boards, "Boom Netting," fishing gear, and a refreshing outdoor fresh water shower. There is a beautiful cabin with 2 sofas for lounging, and a full bar area. With built-in stereo speakers all throughout the boat, Day Trips include: Light Breakfast, Snacks, Mexican Lunch prepared on the boat, Open Bar, & all the boat toys for the day. Our Main trip is from the La Cruz Marina to Las Marietas Islands, where it is home to the Blue Footed Boobie birds & beautiful reefs full of colorful tropical fish. We also will sail anywhere in the bay that you would like to go. Trips are from 9:30 am - returning around 4-5 pm. There is no substitute for quality and experience. Fun...Smiles...Exiting...Memorable... that's what we're all about... TO LIVE THE DREAM!
Vancouver, BC
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84 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“Must do if you're in Sayulita!”
Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Of all the things our friends and I did in Sayulita our catamaran trip was by far our favourite. The captain, Noah, was knowledgeable and friendly. His crew was lively and entertaining and did all that they possibly could to make our trip fun and memorable. We also had the pleasure of seeing two large schools of dolphin on our trip as well. Our group was a mix of friends and their young children. We found that despite the dichotomy of ages on the trip, everybody had plenty of fun.

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Reviewed April 23, 2014

An unforgettable day. My two teen-aged sons, my husband and I all LOVED it. Great crew (highly professional, but fun and chill), amazing boat (clean,spacious, well equipped), good food, open bar ...made the day truly a highlight of our trip. Not to mention the blue footed boobies ... found only in two places on earth!

Visited April 2014
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Bremerton, Washington
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“great family excursion”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had the pleasure of taking the Ally Cat catamaran trip to Marietta Island in April. We had 4 families with children 11 - 18. Everyone had an amazing time. From the minute they greet you in the marina the crew is making sure that you have everything you need. On the way to the island we had the pleasure of seeing Milky whales, Humpback whales and dolphins. The captain would stop the boat for a better view and also dropped the microphone in the water to hear the singing of the male Humbacks. We had a rare day where the water was clear for snorkeling. The unfortunate part was, it was also a great day for the jelly fish. During the swim into the private beach there was no avoiding getting stung. The crew was amazing in caring for everyone and getting them safely back to the boat. I have been on many different saling excursion and would highly recommend sailing with Ally Cat. The whole crew was outstanding and they will provide a trip you won't soon forget!

Visited April 2014
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Castlegar, Canada
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5 reviews
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“Great experience”
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Thought I had to share our great day with Ally Cat Sailing Adventures. Staff was great in all aspects , knowlegeable, friendly, helpful, and very friendly. Couldn't ask for a better day on the water, whale watching ,snorkling, great food and drinks. Much appreciated. Also very good value. We enjoyed the day very much - sun, swimming, and whale watching was fanastic. Staff was the best.

Greg N

Visited March 2014
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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“Ally Cat Sailing Adventures”
Reviewed April 9, 2014

+Very fun and exciting adventure! We enjoyed a beautiful day of sailing and sunshine with great food and drinks. Seeing a few whales was an EXTRA bonus! Fun swimming and diving off of the boat! Was worried I would be sea sick, but luckily didn't experience any! Sue

Visited March 2014
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