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Vallarta by Boat - Private Tour
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Jun 4, 2018
“Not the best choice ”
Mar 14, 2018
“Use another company they all go to Marietas”
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Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio Km. 4.5, Puerto Vallarta 48312, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

I was signed up to do the "Snorkeling Los Arcos" tour with some friends. We were told to arrive at the terminal at least an hour before the boat left, and were just sitting around getting hassled to buy trinkets. Eventually, we get to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Safari64082529465
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This activity was recommended by the hotel and I’m upset that I actually ended up going. Sure they said they’d have breakfast aboard but it wasn’t much. They only had to offer like 5-6 strips of fruit with a splash of yogurt and granola. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lchiquitero
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Marietas islands are amazing, we saw a bunch of whales (in March) and even dolphins, and the place is beautiful, however, other companies looked better equipped when you got there other boats had more fun things.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank QuinteroD
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Firstly, I would recommend not to ever buy any kind of tour in the street, restaurant... We paid around 600/700 pesos/person basically for nothing. We were told to be in the harbour two hours before the boat would even leave, after getting up around 6am,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Agáta J
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were staying at an all Inclusive and wanted to do an excursion. We picked Vallarta by Boat “boat titled Sol”. It required us being at the Vallarta pier (where the cruise ships arrive) by 8:30am, check in and leave by 9am. We went on...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The trip was $45 for the entire trip. It included the port and conservation fees. The boat and staff were timely and competent. The food wasn't amazing and is the only reason I didn't give full stars. Dramamine is a MUST!!! The ride out is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank sarahbD8173IW
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A professionally staffed adventure tour that took our family on an amazing tour to Yelapa. The horses and mules that took us up the mountain to the beautiful waterfall were very tame and well tended for. I recommend that you hire the professional photographers for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank panchofarias
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Our trip was the 'Snorkelling Los Arcos' tour. Trip was 8 hours long. 15 minutes of that was snorkelling... We didn't have a horrible time (it was just myself and my girlfriend) but if you paid full price for this trip then you got hosed....More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank jonnyt271
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I can honestly say that we had the most fun on this excursion then any other day! The food was delicious and all the men were very courteous and respectful. I was very sick on the boat and they were all so accommodating to me....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Took the tour to Arcos, Animas & Quimixto on March 29, 2017. On the pier before loading, we were advised to take water shoes for the hike to a waterfall, so a scramble ensued to find and buy the right size water shoes. However, once...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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6 October 2017|
Response from panchofarias | Reviewed this property |
The photographer we hired was part of the tour and gave us a CD with 275 excellent photos. Maybe a representative from the tour company you patronized can help you out.