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Puerto Vallarta: Whale Watching Photo Safari

Puerto Vallarta: Whale Watching Photo Safari

From US$ 89 per person

Make the most of your trip to Puerto Vallarta and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to see humpback whales in their natural habitat with expert guides.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
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  • Admire humpback whales in their natural habitat as they breed and rear their young
  • Explore Banderas Bay and admire stunning views of the Pacific in search of humpback whales
  • See humpback whales swimming and breaching in their natural winter and springtime breeding waters
  • Learn about humpback whales from your highly-knowledgeable guides
Full description
From Puerto Vallartta, head out in search of humpback whales who migrate each year from the Arctic to breed and rear their young int he sheltered coasts of Banderas Bay. Relax on board an inflatable boat and enjoy some of the very best views of the Pacific as you venture along the breeding grounds in search of these mesmerizing creatures. Accompanied by expert guides who have extensive whale watching experience, seek out and admire the whales in their natural habitat. Your friendly and highly-knowledgeable guides have spent years observing these incredible sea mammals in the wild, and with their expertise you can enjoy the opportunity to learn a wealth of knowledge about whales. From your unique vantage point, make unforgettable memories and snap striking photographs of the whales that will allow your memories to last a lifetime.
  • Light snack
  • Purified water
  • Hydrophone
  • Conservation of the humpback whales fee $30 mxn per person
  • Harbor fee $30 mxn per person (cash only)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • For safety reasons, expectant mothers and persons with back or neck problems are not permitted on this tour
  • Minimum age restriction: 6 years old
Customer reviews

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It was a great outing. We saw lots of whales, the guide was very knowledgeable and the boat was comfortable.

February 27, 2020

Product ID: 297130