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Ocean Friendly Whale Watching Tours

#11 of 105 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Vallarta Features Animals
| Muelle Los Peines, Puerto Vallarta 48328, Mexico
+52 322 225 3774
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Amazing experience with fab crew!

Visited January 2016. Guide was very knowledgeable we saw lots of whales. Amazing experience... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Southampton, United Kingdom
Incredible Whale Watching Experience!!!

The tour was great, and I would highly recommend! If whale watching is on your bucket list, Ocean... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Samantha G
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Ocean Friendly Tours was rated by Trip Advisor as one of The Top 10 Wildlife Tours in the World - the only whale watching tour operator in the world to be included on that list and recently rated as the #1 Outdoor Activity in Puerto Vallarta and the #1 Boat & Water Sports Activity in Puerto Vallarta. Ocean Friendly Tours is a new concept in responsible tour operation in Puerto Vallarta with a unique visual and acoustic approach to the marine world of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. At Ocean Friendly Tours we provide a specialized and personalized service that blends professional knowledge of the marine environment and safety with love and care for nature. Ocean Friendly Tours have become a respectful and sophisticated way to approach the marine life and landscapes in Vallarta. Visit our website to learn more about responsible whale watching tours and the research programs conducted through our non-profit foundation called Deep Blue Conservancy. Thanks to all of our customers that make the effort to leave such beautiful reviews of their experiences. Special departure times for cruise ship guests!
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| Muelle Los Peines, Puerto Vallarta 48328, Mexico
+52 322 225 3774

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Visited January 2016. Guide was very knowledgeable we saw lots of whales. Amazing experience bring a video camera as easier to capture these magnificent creatures. Oceanographer recorded whale song whilst on our trip which was a unique experience and was able to use the songs...More

1  Thank gkelly804
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The tour was great, and I would highly recommend! If whale watching is on your bucket list, Ocean Friendly is the tour for you. We went in January and saw over 15 whales, including a female who was "testing" potential mates by smacking her fins...More

Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I couldn't have been happier with this tour. Oscar and his crew were true professionals and so knowledgable about everything. I felt like I was on a Discovery channel whale watching documentary by the time the tour was over. Oscar took the time to answer...More

2  Thank Angy B
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, amazing encounters and pictures! We got to see dolphins and 15+ whales. The last one we saw jumped out of the water, once in a lifetime experience!

Thank Benoit B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Oscar and Iza were both outstanding! They educated us on what we were about to see and were able to answer every single question. I have been a lifelong whale lover & whale watching has always been on my bucket list. This was my wildest...More

Thank Sarie T
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Ocean Friendly Whale Watching Tours did everything they say they would, and did it well! Easily one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life. We saw whales! WHALES! I know this was a whale watching tour, but there's so many tours...More

Thank annjelluh
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Oscar and his crew are top notch. We booked the tour with very little problems a few weeks before our trip. The detailed instructions on where to meet and what to expect were spot on. Oscar is easily one of the most passionate whale experts...More

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This was our first whale watching experience, and we were thoroughly pleased with Oscar and the rest of the Ocean Friendly crew. Their expert knowledge of the whales and the environment was not only entertaining but also allowed us to see over 15 whales. Oscar's...More

Thank Leanne P
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Second time on Banderas Bay whale-watching with Ocean Friendly - lots of whales, some swell, excellent safety-conscious crew, delicious lunch. Excellent professional & scientific! - a wonderful outing.

Thank LizaB954
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We decided to do a whale watching tour that was led by an oceanographer. Oscar did a great job of answering everyones questions. The captain of the boat knew what he was looking for when out on the water and our crew kept us fed....More

Thank Jakluvs2travl
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Hi I would like to now if the tour of Whale Watching is suitable for someone who has trouble walking. uses a scooter or a wheelchair?
26 January 2017|
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Response from KeithMayPV | Property representative |
Please visit the CONTACT PAGE on our website. Thank you.
Will I be able to see dolphins and whales in July please
23 January 2017|
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Response from KeithMayPV | Property representative |
The whale watcching season ends ! March 23rd. It will br possible for dolphipns, but to guantarnteed,