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Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Don’t miss the limited window to go whale-watching off the coast of Puerto Vallarta. Instead, spend half a day looking for whales, listening to their song, and immersing yourself in conservation-related research projects, something not offered by many whale-watching excursions. Plus, benefit from the insight of your marine mammal expert guide throughout.
  • Look out for and learn about whales on this half-day excursion
  • Benefit from the insight of your bilingual marine mammal expert guide
  • Safety equipment, hydrophone, and snacks are provided
  • Round-trip transportation from a central meeting point is included
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Snacks
Use of hydrophone
Life Vest
Whales goverment permits
Whales conservacy wrist bands donation.
Breakfast
Alcoholic Beverages
Gratuities
Marina Dock fee must be paid cash during your check in (u$3.00 or mx$50.00 each pax)

Departure Point

Whale Watching Eco Explorer Vallarta, Proa 22, Marina Vallarta, 48335 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • We are not allow people under influence of alcohol and or drugs
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Eco Explorer Vallarta

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta.

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This is a must!
Amanda_R
, Jan 2021
We had a great time with Lisandro! He was very informative about whales and birds. We even got to listen to the them singing. The boat captain, Jesus, had a great eye for identifying whales and sea turtles in the water. These guys made the experience so enjoyable. We highly recommend this excursion!
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What an Experience
Brad
, Mar 2020
What an amazing experience. We saw many whales with our great guide Carlos. I Highly recommend Eco Explorer Vallarta.
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Second timers
tudorsrp
, Feb 2020
Our second time using Eco Tours. Great experience both times. Carlos is wonderful. Very informative. We loved the whales, dolphins and the birds diving into the water. This was an experience we will remember forever. We will definitely do this trip again.
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Great Experience
janetsmithtx12
, Jan 2020
This tour is FABULOUS! Small group, eco friendly, woman owned. I highly recommend them. We saw many pods of whales.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
Hello, thanks for the time of write a review. It is important for us to read all comments from the people who already came to our activities, and this is the best way to share to someone else the info and help them to decide who to go out with. Best regards.
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Whale success
pbhansan
, Jan 2020
Carlos was great! They did a great job of finding many whales and we got lucky and found a "baby" who really wanted to play and he showed off by jumping out of the water several times.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
That sounds awesome tour, you were very lucky.. We will really aprecciste if you´ll be able to share some pics on our profile if you have some. Thanks for your comments and hope to see you again for another experience with us. Best regards.
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