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Meet your guide and group at the marina at 8:45am, to depart no later than 9am. You guide will introduce you to the wonders of humpback whales and the environment on board a boat, as the captain starts looking for whales.

As soon as whales are spotted, you will get close. You will also learn interesting facts about whales and you can ask any questions as your guide will surely explain all that you see. Throughout the tour, you will try to find different groups of whales, but all depends on Mother Nature. Each spotting can last up to 30 minutes in order to have a responsible whale watching activity.

Lunch is provided around noon when the boat turns into a 360° marine view deli-restaurant. You will be back to the marina around 1pm, after having had a lot of fun.
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Look for humpback whales off the coast of Mexico on a half-day whale-watching tour from Puerto Vallarta. Depending on the conditions, you might watch for whales in the Bahia de Banderas or out in the Pacific Ocean. Learn about the majestic animals from your marine biologist guide as you ride on a small boat that is equipped with a restroom. Your tour includes lunch served on board the boat and accompanied by non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Half-day whale-watching tour from Puerto Vallarta
  • Cruise the waters of Bahia de Banderas to spot whales
  • Learn about whale behavior from the marine biologist guide
  • Includes lunch, non-alcoholic beverages, and guide
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Reviewed 16 April 2018
The Best Discovery!

It was amazing to see such a great show by the whales, what a beautiful creature we all witnessed! Not only that, the tour was fun and very educational! This is not for people who want to party on the ocean while watching the whales,...More

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thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hola and muchas gracias. It's very important for us to have our guests enjoying each element of our tours, respecting nature is indeed the base for this to happen. Nature is our passion! Looking forward to seeing you both again.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We have been on whale watching tours(always 4 to 10 people) from Alaska to Mexico and this was the best. Thalia was great, she obviously loves her work and it shows. We saw whales constantly and very close, I doubt we will ever forget the...More

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thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

I do love my work, very much. So much that I do not even consider it as work. I get to be on a boat, under the sun, marvelling at Mother Nature...so,I am living my childhood dream! AND what is even better I share this...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018
As good as whale watching in Puerto Vallarta gets!!!

Having been on numerous whale tours, we saw more whales and enjoyed ourselves as much as we ever have with Thalia. We took various groups of family and amigos out with her, it was always pleasant, educational, and managed to see something new each time....More

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thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Muchas gracias, I cannot thank you enough for giving me the opportunity and honor to host you, your family and friends this year. Always with respect, always with more information, and enjoying your ompany. I'll have to show the whales new tricks for next year...jeje...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile
Great tour and great experience!!

I had the opportunity to do a whale watching tour with Thalia and Natours and it was a joy!! Besides the great show that the whales out in Thalia shares her knowledge and carisma Taking care of the environment and nature U will leave with...More

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thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Muchas gracias! creating joyful memories is part of our goals...our guests are our friends, the bay our carer and friendly coworker who always shares plentifully. hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Great whale watching tour with accurate data!

This tour is absolutely complete: Thalia is not only a tour guide, she's a scientist! One who's been doing research on whales for a long time so she gives you very accurate information about humpback whales, and you can ask and ask and she always...More

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thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hola Lorena! Science and tourism can be very good friends. I never thought about becoming a tour guide and was always hiding behind numbers and environment work...I was missing on much. By being an eco-responsible tour guide, I get to learn, to enjoy and to...More

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11 August 2018|
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Response from Harvey W | Reviewed this property |
One of the main reasons we like this tour is that it is not on a zodiac. As described above it’s a nic3 twin outboard motorboat that actually has a small but functional head.
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20 April 2018|
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Response from Harvey W | Reviewed this property |
It is as long as the arrival is 8 local time. When my family visited this year on a cruise they were told they would arrive at 8 but it was ship time not local time which was an hour later. We made it but only because they... More
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