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Vallarta Natural Experience

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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About Vallarta Natural Experience
Looking for feel the experience of scuba diving or meet the humpback whales in Puerto Vallarta join us, we are a new company but with a lot of experience to make possible you enjoy all the activities than the Ocean and Puerto Vallarta offer. Welcome
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Visiting La Escondida Beach is a privilege that not everyone can offer.
We can not only make it possible, we have the experience and passion to give you a great experience in your visit to our Grand Marietas Islands National Park
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Kellie H wrote a review Nov. 2020
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My young daughters wanted to see dolphins while in Mexico. Alex and Captain Carlos over-delivered on our expectations. We took a private boat around the Bay to see dolphins, humpback whales, sea turtles, birds and the shoreline. Alex was knowledgeable about all of it. His passion for the ocean and its animals was insightful and enjoyable. Alex and Captain Carlos were professional, polite, prepared, patient, and fun! They provided snacks and beverages and made us feel welcome before we even stepped on the boat. My girls were overjoyed with the experience. We are definitely booking another experience with them when we return. There really aren’t enough wonderful things to say about our experience. Thank you Alex and Carlos!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from AlexD7128, Propietario at Vallarta Natural Experience
Responded Nov. 28, 2020
Hello Kellie, Thank you so much, for take some time for share you experience. Cap. Carlos And Myself we really enjoy this day. We always try to share our passion for the ocean, and we really enjoy to see the people its seeings this experience through our eyes. Hopefully we see you next time. My best to your lovely family, Alex
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ReneeH wrote a review Oct. 2020
San Antonio, Texas35 contributions17 helpful votes
There is so much to say. Alex and Carlos are great! Alex was my dive instructor and Carlos is the boat driver but they are so much more. They both know the area very well and are very concerned about the environment. I don't recall seeing Vallarta Natural Experience when I was searching for scuba before the trip but I wish I had. I was originally just going to do the scuba for people who aren't certified but then I decided I wanted to get the certification. Getting certified takes at least 3 days of "field work" but you also have to do book learning that can be done ahead. Alex was very cool. I did the first day in the pool and he was patient and helpful. I did not have any equipment and he helped me there too. The next day was two dives up to 60 feet. Both dives were great and Alex showed me some cool fishes and other stuff. I found out later that Carlos (the boat captain) was keeping an eye on us they whole time. Carlos literally followed our air bubbles from the surface to make sure we didn't get too far away from him, which really impressed me. Other Impressive Points: Alex was really good at being very personable and friendly but also being an instructor and knowing when it was time to go to work. Another thing that really impressed me was how helpful everyone was. I realize it is a service i was paying for but there is a difference between "having" to help and wanting to or offering to help. They both love their job and are just happy people and it show. I also like that when it comes to scuba diving and training Alex likes to do personal attention and keeps his groups small. I was the only one doing the dives and got all the attention! Granted this was during Covid so travel was down but he said he likes to run his company like this even before 2020. He was not trying to mass-produce divers like some other companies due but wanted to give his clients personal attention which reduces mistakes, and increases the fun. Last thing that was cool: on the day of second deep water dive my travel partner (who had not been doing this with me at all and who is terrified of deep water) was bored and wanted to come. Since Alex would be occupied with me, for a reasonable fee he asked a friend/diver named Gus to come snorkel with her so she would not be scared. She had fun and felt safe, and again had that one-on-one personal attention that you don't find a lot of other places. Alex (and Carlos and Gus) made the entire thing relaxing, fun, and enjoyable.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from AlexD7128, Propietario at Vallarta Natural Experience
Responded Nov. 7, 2020
Hello Elizabeth, Thank you so much, for take some time for share your experience. We (all the crew members) try to show to the people the importance and beauty for the ocean, always looking to respecting the ocean, and without forget the fun. Yes normally Captain Charly, is take care us, from surface, remember safety first. We really enjoy what we do, but also we now what we need to do, in order to give you a great experience. The way that works really good for us, its always have the right crew members, to give you the quality and attention you deserve. And with the actual covid situation, we keep avoiding the risk for everybody. Carlos, Gus and Myself, we really enjoy this days that you share with us. Take care, and keep diving. Sincerely, Alex
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jessnalley wrote a review Mar. 2020
Prescott, Arizona1 contribution
My daughter and I enjoyed our day with Alex & Charly so much! Being on a small capacity well-appointed boat with shade was so nice. Children were able to sit at the bow of the boat for a great view of all the happenings on the water. Alex was very knowledgeable, holding the whale watching regulations flag, Charly had a very knee eye that helped us spot all the whale activity. I highly recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AlexD7128, Owner at Vallarta Natural Experience
Responded Mar. 16, 2020
Hello Jessica, Thank you so much for you kindly words, was a great day for be in the ocean, and well to us we like to respect the regulations all the time, obviously with out forget the fun. Also is great to us know you and your daughter enjoy the day with us Take care, Alex
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Nomad696870 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Meridian, Idaho9 contributions
Thanks Alex, Fabian and Captain Carlos. Alex did a wonderful job of taking my daughter thru her introductory lesson and dives. He paid close attention to her during the 2 dives while Fabian and myself wondering off, going deeper and having fun. The second dive we all went together. I could see that my daughter was getting more comfortable. Soon she will become certified. THESE GUYS ARE GREAT!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AlexD7128, Owner at Vallarta Natural Experience
Responded Mar. 16, 2020
Hi Fred, Thank you so much for you time on share your experience, we to enjoy to much diving with you guys. Hope Elaine take the decision to make her certificate, that way you will be diving more. My best Alex
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Franklin S wrote a review Mar. 2020
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The trip was a lot of fun. Do familiarize yourself with where the exact meet up point is because we got a little lost. The marina is pretty big with different entrances and we accidentally picked the wrong one. Ooops. We were with Alex and Carlos who were wonderful guides who cared very much about the animals and their environment. The boat was a smaller one which, pro, allows you to get closer to the animals but con, might be harder for those who get sea sick easily. My wife does sometimes but she managed rather well. So talk to Alex about sharing pictures cause he gets some really excellent shots of your trip. Even though we were pretty late in the season we still got to see a bunch of whales and had a great time. Do tell young kids that there will be times when moving from spot to spot will need them to sit still. Maybe we could have prepared something for them but I am glad we didn't. One less thing to worry about. Up to you if you think it is worth it because you can definitely bring kids who like animals to this and have a great time.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AlexD7128, Owner at Vallarta Natural Experience
Responded Mar. 16, 2020
Hola Franklin, It's nice to hear that you and you family spend a nice time with us. Sorry for hear of you find some trouble on find the meeting point. We found nice activitie, hopefully we can see you on the future. Take care, Alex
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