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Ecotours de Mexico

#13 of 161 Outdoor Activities in Puerto Vallarta Features Animals
Proa s/n local 20 | Condominio Marina del Rey, Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
+52 322 209 2195
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Absolutely amazing

My husband and I will be talking about this trip for years to come. We booked the kayaking and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kaitlyn A
Fantastic Birding

Not my family's sort of thing so a day away was necessary for this birdwatching specific tour to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy B
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Ecotours Mexico is a small, family owned and operated Eco- Travel and Adventure Tour company that started operating in 1991, which makes them pioneers among the eco- tour operators in the country, we are also founding members of the Mexican Association of Adventure Travel and Eco-tourism (AMTAVE).We have led tours for international associations such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the American Museum of Natural History in N.Y; the Saint Louis Zoo, and the National Wildlife Federation.At Ecotours de Mexico, we offer a different option for people who are interested in having a new and unique experience, who want to learn about the places they visit and are concerned about nature and conservationIn order to provide this, we have a great team of guides, mainly expert biologists and naturalists with a huge passion for nature. Our goal is to offer personal and professional attention on every one of our Eco- tours.Our tours are run based on the premise that you can't love that which you don't know, and we truly hope that after traveling with us you'll definitely share in our knowledge and our love for nature.Ecotours & ConservationBeing an authentic eco- tourism company, we have our own ongoing Humpback Whale research project since 1996. We are founder members of Ecologia y Conservacion de Ballenas (Ecology & Conservation of Whales) a NGO dedicated to research, conservation and protection of our oceans with main focus on Humbpack Whales. We have collaborate on the photo-identification project on the Humpback Whales and we are part of the Banderas Bay Humpback Whale Disentanglement Network. Ecotours is also involved in the Sea Turtle conservation program. We have been working as volunteers at different turtle camps in Michoacan and Oaxaca since 1990, and since 1998, we have been making donations and funding scholarships for the volunteers working at the main Turtle Camp in Banderas Bay. In 2010 we started actively supporting the conservation project of military macaws in the Sierra MadreWe believe education to be of outmost importance, and our staff frequently takes part in seminars at schools and universities in the area. We have also been invited to speak at several local, national and international tourism and eco- tourism conventions.
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Proa s/n local 20 | Condominio Marina del Rey, Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
+52 322 209 2195

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I will be talking about this trip for years to come. We booked the kayaking and snorkeling combo in Puerto Vallarta and our tour guide was Fernando who also brought his nephew to help out. It ended up being just the four...More

Thank Kaitlyn A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not my family's sort of thing so a day away was necessary for this birdwatching specific tour to the Sierra Madre highlands. I met with Fernando, our guide, and his young help Juan Carlo in Puerto Vallarta Marina. Both were very knowledgeable about the birds...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family and one other joined for the day to sail and snorkel. The crew were very attentive and professional We had 4 support staff and good equipment. They also had paddle boards for us to use and a very economical cost.

Thank amy c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Puerto Vallarta at the end of April and were looking for some activities to do. We both love animals and while we are not experienced birders we certainly enjoy bird watching and decided to book a birding tour. We...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was great Cristina the guide and the captain of the boat done great job . We enjoyed the tour very much .

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We did a birding tour outside of Puerto Vallarta on June 30, 2017. This was an excellent tour with an excellent guide Fernando. We are novice at-home/backyard birdwatchers but the tour would be equally valuable and interesting for experienced birdwatchers. Fernando was exceptionally knowledgeable and...More

Thank Jill-Iowa
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had hiking and snorkelling tour. The hiking is very challenging but we had the best tour guide, her name is Cristina, she is very nice, accomodating, gave us enough time to catch our breath. Even my 7 year old had fun and completed the...More

Thank 622maricel
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Christine was great at explaining the history of the islands and the types of fish/birds we saw. We were lucky enough to get into the hidden beach and got some great views. Can't wait to visit and go again!

Thank Shannon V
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I did a morning bird watching tour in June, 2017. We first visited an area of farmer's fields, then a dry riverbed area and finally a coastal area. This was my first actual birding tour, and we counted 58 different species. The guide, Fernando, is...More

Thank Jody A
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We joined the Marietas Islands - Snorkeling and Sea Birds tour. My main goal of joining this tour was for the Hidden Beach, though we certainly were looking forward to the snorkeling and learning about the sea birds. Fernando took good care of me and...More

Thank Pauline C
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14 March 2017|
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Response from ECOTOURS VALLAR... E | Property representative |
Hola Charlotte; Due the restricction for the hidden beach we always try to get some spot for our clients. Only is authorized to be 10 minutes inside, is not recomendad for kid under 10 years old and more than 65 years old... More
10 January 2017|
Response from ECOTOURS VALLAR... E | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry, we are not able to offer the sea turtle camp at the end of the season because we don`t have hatchling to release, Best regards Ecotours de Mèxico staff
22 November 2015|
Response from ECOTOURS VALLAR... E | Property representative |
Excuseme, which hotel are you looking for ?