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Yelapa Adventures

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Address: Yelapa, Yelapa, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 322 209 5117

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My kids love it

Snorkeling and kayaking is their favorite, I love the view and the ride on the sea. The crew are hallarious and fun.

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Aussie W
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dont do it. Not worth the money! Our hotel told us we needed to be ready to leave by 7:30 am, however we didnt leave from the pier for 2 more hours! At the marina, you are told you need a hat, bug spray, waterproof cases (etc.) so that you feel obligated to buy these items at the shops. I... More 

1 Thank Kristen C
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The town of Yelapa is beautiful and most of the local people are very friendly. The ride to Yelapa, likely depending on the time of day and time of year, is quite a choppy ride and you may want to consider some anti-nausea meds prior to your trip. The snorkeling variety is also likely dependent on season. Once at Yelapa,... More 

1 Thank lisenbycw
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended we leave by 730 for the tour that doesn't depart until 9 at the earliest. This is scam #1 to get you to the marina so you can by more drinks and trinkets. We ending up arriving at 845 and still had plenty of time as the tour didn't leave until 10:00. The 50 min boat ride... More 

1 Thank LisaG02
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2 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Snorkeling and kayaking is their favorite, I love the view and the ride on the sea. The crew are hallarious and fun.

Thank Aussie W
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

One needs to make reservation. The boat is small and the crossing takes 45 minutes, depending on the weather.

Thank Liane P
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Not worth the visit - the organisation is good and the crew fantastic but not clearly advertised- you can go snorkelling on the way to Yelapa which we decided not to do as it was apparently very cold once in the sea you then move onto Yelapa to be told you have 2 options. 1. walk upto the waterfall and... More 

2 Thank Yorkie-R53
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We went to Yelapa and we're very disappointed. The beach was overcrowded, full of vendors constantly approached to buy stuff. Nothing to do but sit on the beach eat or drink. It was awful trying to leave! Waited for 1.5 hours to get a water taxi. No schedule! Do yourself a favour and don't go!

3 Thank Kimara W
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We took the snorkeling and sea-kayaking trip with the tour of Yelapa. The crew was fantastic from the moment they greeted us at the port—professional, service-oriented, and entertaining. I was impressed at how they were able to transition seamlessly between various roles, maintaining our safety and comfort with the appearance of effortless coordination. The snorkeling, quality of the Yelapa tour,... More 

1 Thank diningwithprophets
Victoria, Canada
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We stayed at the Barcelo Mismaloya hotel close to Yelapa and should have booked one of the local panga boat captains to take us to Yelapa. The Adventures Tour party boat was too busy, with poor lunch service. Very poor snorkeling, and the trip to the falls just became a tourist trap. We did break away from the group and... More 

3 Thank Joel C
Lake Tahoe (California), California
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350 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We came to escape the noisy hotel resort vibe. Yelapa gave us that for a day. We caught the water taxi from the Los Muertos pier ( end of Malecon board walk) there are kiosks that sells the water taxi fare. From there travel time took 45 mins, be patient since they use these water taxi to haul their market... More 

3 Thank MLAbug

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