Puerto Vallarta: Responsible Whale Watching Experience

Puerto Vallarta: Responsible Whale Watching Experience

From $96.71 per person

Join a marine biologist for a 3.5-hour whale watching trip in Puerto Vallarta and learn more about these majestic animals.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • See humpback whales and other marine animals in their natural habitat
  • Learn about the whales from your marine biologist guide
  • Admire the Bahía de Banderas from a unique perspective
  • Listen to the whales' song with specialized equipment
  • Enjoy a light lunch onboard
Full description
Sail off the coast of Puerto Vallarta on a 3.5-hour boat excursion looking for whales and other marine animals. Upon arrival at the pier, meet your marine biologist guide who will give you important safety information and an introduction to what to expect during your trip. Once out on the bay, begin your search for the whales and enjoy a detailed explanation from your guide. Get as close as possible whilst remaining respectful of the whales and their environment. Your captain and guide will ensure you get as many whale sightings as possible, whilst also taking in views of the coast. Around noon, enjoy lunch and get the opportunity to listen to a whale singing with specialized equipment before making your way back to the pier.
  • Tour guide
  • Light lunch
  • Soft beverages
  • Research donation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 40 pesos (USD 2) per person port fee
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The guide will be at the Pier I gate, dressed in a white or blue t-shirt with a whale logo.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
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