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Whale Watch Vallarta

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“marine life”(9 reviews)
The truth is not all whale watching tours in Puerto Vallarta are created equal. Whale Watch Vallarta is Nuevo Vallarta's 1st dedicated whale watching company. Guaranteed Whales with the most thrilling, environmentally responsible, sustainable...more
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Vallarta Yacht Club, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 329 298 3730
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 9, 2016

I did not go out with Whale Watch Vallarta to see the whales. I had a reservation for a private excursion, but i cancelled it. Why? Because this organization had the amazing INTEGRITY to e-mail me a few days before our arrival that Whale sightings...More

17  Thank Nick H
WhaleWatchMexico, Owner at Whale Watch Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2016

Thanks very much for the kind review and we do hope that you will join us here in the future for some wonderful encounters with Whales!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile
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WhaleLuvr, Owner at Whale Watch Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Unforchinatly we was a little early in November , we was around the 11 th and there was only a mother and a 3 yr old calf in the bay ,trying to find her in such a big bay was very difficult , you need...More

1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We booked with Vallarta Adventures via our travel agent 'TUI' and boy was it worth it! My wife was a bit concerned about the size of the boat but she did say that she was very pleased she came along - one of natures wonders...More

4  Thank Peter S
Reviewed February 23, 2018

We took the four hour tour and it was excellent. We encounter an mother whale and her baby and had the pleasure of watching them play for an hour or so. She was teaching the baby how to splash and breach. Then we encounter a...More

2  Thank K L
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We did the 3 hour tour with tb tours on Patabobo boat with paco, Carlos and Freddy. Very nice informative trip with a fun crew. We saw several whales. Had sandwiches and mixed drinks. 25 people, picked us up in nice bus at grand Mayan....More

3  Thank kmoomey
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Emilios team was great! Aside from continental breakfast and light lunch AND drinks the trip was most informative about the whales themselves. We had a group from Finland that Emillio handed over the mic to an interpreter so everyone no matter the language could be...More

1  Thank cruze4012
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Went with TB tours or PatoBobo Adventures. Recommended by our resort. Small, sturdy boat with only 25 or so passengers. Saw lots of whales, dolphins and a sea turtle . Knowledgable staff. 3 hours. Highly recommend it. Had a great time. Nice little box lunch...More

2  Thank Joyce J
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We are told they are around January to March and we were not disappointed. A 3 hour trip and loads of whales to see. the boat is safe and life jacketd given and the tours guides are good.

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband went on a whale watching trip yesterday it was absolutely amazing, our tour guide Lily was very knowledgeable and our driver Henry was very efficient at getting us across the water quickly and safely to see these amazing animals it was...More

4  Thank Kelsterbirmingham
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

People here are very courteous and friendly. The owner has the most darling cocker spaniel ( Tuffy )who is a real ambassador for his business, not sure he even knows it, but it's why some people keep coming back. Anybody can take you out to...More

3  Thank mark m
Reviewed June 27, 2017

WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW... Sorry for all the superlatives but this deserves it. It is without doubt a must see when in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. We arrived at 7:00am departing at 07:30. Our guide was a chap called Benjamin who we found to be...More

6  Thank HelenandNeil122
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October 7, 2018|
Response from WhaleLuvr | Property representative |
Hi Mark, This upcoming season we are unable to offer tours in Puerto Vallarta. Our sister company in Cabo San Lucas offers tours from December until April. The whale watching season in Puerto Vallarta runs from December... More
June 6, 2018|
Response from Kelsterbirmingham | Reviewed this property |
We went to see the whales in December and it’s about 20mins in taxi from hotel and go in a speedboat which holds about 20 people.