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Wildlife Connection

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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About Wildlife Connection
WILDLIFE CONNECTION offers the BEST concept of ECOTOURISM IN VALLARTA giving you a respectful close encounter with nature. Enjoy gentle giants on our WHALE WATCHING, swim and interact with DOLPHINS IN THE WILD, participate on the National Marine TURTLE CAMP Protection Program,admire the BIRD WATCHING on this tropical paradise, marine wonders on SNORKELING. Our guides are professional biologists with masters degree in Marine ecology and Wildlife Photographer all featured in magazines and documentaries including National Geographic and Animal Planet. We will share with you our knowledge and experience at the same time you will participate in research projects with dolphins and whales in Banderas Bay, making these excursions a once-in-a-lifetime.
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Swimming with Free Wild Dolphins in Puerto Vallarta

Wildlife Connection offers you the opportunity to visit these fabulous animals in their natural environment and to participate in a research project that helps us understand and protect our dolphins here in Puerto Vallarta. Come with us and interact with a Bottlenose pod. Our guides are professional biologists who will share with you their knowledge, making this excursion a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Remember that these dolphins are not confined and this is the NATURAL WAY to observe and enjoy them.

Do not contribute to capturing more dolphins! Visit them in their own environment because FREE DOLPHINS ARE HAPPY DOLPHINS!!!.
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3 hours 30 minutes
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Whale & Dolphin Watching with a Biologist in Puerto Vallarta

Wildlife Connection offers you the opportunity to visit these fabulous animals in their natural environment and to participate in a research project that helps us understand and protect our dolphins here in Puerto Vallarta. Our guides are professional biologists who will share with you their knowledge, making this excursion a once-in-a-lifetime experience! This is the NATURAL WAY to observe and enjoy them.

THESE GENTLE GIANTS DESERVE OUR RESPECT!!!.
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4 hours 30 minutes
from US$87.18
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SSafris wrote a review Apr. 11
Johnston, Iowa21 contributions2 helpful votes
This was by far one of the best excursions I have been on. Seeing and engaging with these beautiful creatures in their natural environments was spectacular. These are wild dolphins, so there are never guarantees that they will be “in the mood” to engage but today they were. Being in the water with 4-5 wild dolphins within 5 feet of you is exhilarating! I would highly recommend, but being a good swimmer will be helpful! The crew was great, the boat was in good condition and clean, and it was overall a wonderful experience!
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Greg B wrote a review Apr. 7
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We were about a mile off the coast when we found a pod of Dolphins. Two or three people at a time are allowed to go in and it’s amazing how they interacted with everyone for about 15 seconds. The Dolphins would move on and the boat would try and find them again or another pod. After a while the Dolphins get bored and the driver tries to drop you off right in their path, so the Dolphins dive a little deeper and just go under you. There were four groups of two jumping in and the interactions vary quite a bit, so it’s just the luck of the draw whether or not you have a good interaction when you jump in. The guide was good but you need to sit through a 20+ minute marine biology lesson in a marina next to a dry-docked boat before you head off. The experience is 10x better than interacting with Dolphins in captivity.
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rmooney318 wrote a review Apr. 7
Dallas, Texas9 contributions
Christina was great & patient, making sure everyone got multiple times with the Dolphins. Being your own snorkeling (covid) that will help & allow you to see more of them under you. We loved it so much we are thinking about doing it again!
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John M wrote a review Apr. 3
Lexington, Kentucky12 contributions7 helpful votes
This was an outstanding excursion, even if it was more of a dolphin and whale watching excursion. Everyone got their turn to get in the water with dolphins and it is a lot of luck whether you get to experience the dolphins up close. Two swam right underneath me and it was certainly exciting, but it was extremely short. In addition, you need to be in decent shape and know how to swim. I do not say any of this to take away from the excursion and would still do the excursion. If you want another turn (You take turns getting in the water in groups of two or three) to get in the water, then ask. Kristina was outstanding and she went above and beyond to make sure everyone got in the water as much as they wanted. Based on the time of year, we got to see whales and that was definitely an added treat.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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William L wrote a review Apr. 2
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Best excursion I have been on. Informative, interactive and very fulfilling. We hung out with a pod of playful dolphins all day, saw a humpback whale and her baby, got close to a giant sea turtle and learned a lot as well. Do this experience!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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