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Puerto Vallarta Outdoor Adventure Zip Line and Speedboat Ride

Puerto Vallarta Outdoor Adventure Zip Line and Speedboat Ride

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Satisfy an appetite for adrenaline on a thrilling 6.5-hour outdoor adventure tour from Puerto Vallerta. Enjoy an exhilarating ecological experience packed with challenges and fun on this Puerta Vallerta Adventure; ride on a super-fast speedboat; rappel down rushing waterfalls; ride powerful 4x4 jeeps; soar over the tree tops on zip lines and cross suspended rope bridges hanging high above the jungle. This tour is the ideal way to spend an exciting day outdoors on your Puerta Valletra vacation.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Luxury Yacht & Snorkel in Puerto Vallarta
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Luxury Yacht & Snorkel in Puerto Vallarta

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The Bay of Banderas and the coastline around Puerto Vallarta are home to some of the most spectacular waters in all of Mexico. On our Luxury Yacht and Snorkel experience, you get to enjoy these scenic seaside destinations in style. Hop aboard a luxury, French-made catamaran and set sail to some of the area’s most beautiful hotspots. Along the way, enjoy delicious drinks and hors d’oeuvres served by our bilingual and friendly crew, and relax on the deck while we take you on a sightseeing tour unlike any other. We’ll stop at some of the region’s best snorkeling spots, so you and your group can get out and take a dip, snorkel, or paddleboard. Be on the lookout for marine life such as dolphins, turtles, and tropical fish—you never know what you might see! From December through March, keep an eye out for the awe-inspiring sights of humpback whales in the Bay.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Horseback Riding Tour in Sierra Madre

Horseback Riding Tour in Sierra Madre

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Experience the natural beauty of the Sierra Madre on a horseback riding tour from Puerto Vallarta—a great choice for nature lovers and first-time visitors. Enjoy the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation as you travel through the countryside with ease and go on horseback to a cascading waterfall in the jungle. Your tour includes lunch, domestic open bar, and round-trip transportation from Puerto Vallarta.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.00
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Marietas Islands: Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta

Marietas Islands: Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta

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Explore the magnificent marine life of the Mexican Pacific and the Bay of Banderas on an exciting full-day tour from Puerta Vallarta. Snorkel to observe an incredible underwater wonderland; kayak in the warm waters of the Marietas Islands; and watch for exotic birds flying in their natural habitat. Look out for dolphins, whales, giant manta rays, and sea turtles as an experienced guide directs your attention to the wonders of nature on this eco-adventure.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Las Caletas Day Tour from Puerto Vallarta

Las Caletas Day Tour from Puerto Vallarta

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Discover the secluded and sublime Las Caletas nature reserve on an enchanting full-day tour from Puerto Vallarta. Venture to Mexico’s answer to the Garden of Eden during your excursion to the coastal haven of Banderas Bay; stroll through the atmospheric jungle on the hunt for diverse wildlife; experience an authentic cooking class; or let the stress slip away on the golden sands of the beach. Enjoy a light breakfast, fulfilling and flavorsome buffet lunch in addition to an open bar on this family-friendly adventure.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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Private Tour: Puerto Vallarta ATV Adventure

Private Tour: Puerto Vallarta ATV Adventure

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Satisfy your appetite for adventure on a morning or afternoon private ATV experience from Puerto Vallarta. Climb aboard your powerful ATV vehicle and discover spectacular scenery at your own leisurely pace; see impressive mountains, virgin beaches and rushing rivers as you drive on a variety of terrains. Customize your private tour according to your interests and learn about the heritage and geology of the area from your expert guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Yelapa Waterfall & Majahuitas Snorkeling Tour from Puerto Vallarta

Yelapa Waterfall & Majahuitas Snorkeling Tour from Puerto Vallarta

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Spend hours at your leisure in the forests, bays, and beaches outside Puerto Vallarta. This relaxing day trip takes you to the nearby villages of Yelapa and Majahuitas. A light breakfast and buffet lunch are served on the boat where you’ll have access to sandy shoreline and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Swimming with Free Wild Dolphins in Puerto Vallarta

Swimming with Free Wild Dolphins in Puerto Vallarta

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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 Watching Cruise in Puerto Vallarta

Whale Watching Cruise in Puerto Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta doesn’t just have great beaches. It’s also a renowned birthing hub for humpback whales. Get a close-up peek of the larger-than-life marine mammals on this exclusive whaling cruise, which includes entertaining onboard commentary from your guide. You also enjoy free onboard alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, plus a tasty buffet lunch spread and continental breakfast.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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San Sebastian Tour from Puerto Vallarta

San Sebastian Tour from Puerto Vallarta

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Leave Puerto Vallarta behind to explore one of Mexico's last hidden vestiges: San Sebastián, tucked within the Sierra Madre. On this tour, take in scenes of daily rural life as you travel by comfortable vehicle into the mountains toward this colonial enclave. Meander among its whitewashed structures with your guide, see remnants of its mining past, and simply enjoy a town mostly untouched by tourism. Lunch is included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Marietas Islands Snorkel & Hidden Beach

Marietas Islands Snorkel & Hidden Beach

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Only 116 persons by day are permit to get in to the hidden beach. Beacause in Eco Explorer we have more boats with permits than other providers, we have more spots available per day for this activity. 99% of our visitors get in to the beach with no problems. Our boats are fast, comfortable and safe, our guides know perfectly how to assist you on the boat, during the in water activity and hidden beach access. The information provided by our staff and their experience is unvaluable. Hidden beach access is available from Wednesday through Sunday only. Deposit (25USD) of hidden beach is not refundable if you do get to swim to it. (Only because of bad weather conditions or spots not available). We offer also a private option up to 4 pax, on this option we offer more chances to access to the beach. This tour is a snorkeling activity.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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All Terrain Safari from Puerto Vallarta

All Terrain Safari from Puerto Vallarta

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Explore the rainforest outside Puerto Vallarta on a thrilling UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) adventure. Get a brief safety tutorial and a lesson in driving the 4x4 Polaris RZR UTV. Then, throw on a helmet and goggles and hit the trails. Stop for a hike to a hidden natural pool where you can swim, relax beside a waterfall, and munch on light snacks included in the tour. 
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$399.00
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Small-Group Half-Day Whale-Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Small-Group Half-Day Whale-Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

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Look for humpback whales off the coast of Mexico on a half-day whale-watching tour from Puerto Vallarta. Depending on the conditions, you might watch for whales in the Bahia de Banderas or out in the Pacific Ocean. Learn about the majestic animals from your marine biologist guide as you ride on a small boat that is equipped with a restroom. Your tour includes lunch served on board the boat and accompanied by non-alcoholic beverages.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wild dolphins encounter & snorkeling at Los Arcos
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Wild dolphins encounter & snorkeling at Los Arcos

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Go in search of dolphins in their native environment on this wildlife cruise from Puerto Vallarta. You'll see wild dolphins and have the chance to swim with them, if the conditions are right. Then visit a snorkeling location to discover the underwater world of Mexico's Pacific coast.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whale Watching Adventure

Whale Watching Adventure

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See the gentle giants of the sea up close on this whale watching tour in the waters off Puerto Vallarta. Learn about the lives and behaviors of humpback whales from the biologist who will accompany you on the small boat to view whales. Listen to their songs via a special hydrophone placed in the water and go home with a new appreciation for whales.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Jet Ski Safari in Puerto Vallarta

Jet Ski Safari in Puerto Vallarta

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Jet Ski safari Single (1 pax) book Adult Jet Ski safari Double (2 pax) book Senior Jet ski or wave runner tour in Puerto Vallarta, this guided tour is scenic and you´ll be able to have the best views of the bay and town from the ocean,stop by the malecon and admire the old town and the history of Puerto Vallarta. Ride your own wave runner in Puerto Vallarta to combine the snorkel activity. Dolphins, turtles, mantas and more wild life is out there waiting for a full nature contact Departs from Marina Vallarta in 3 different schedules. Your tour guide will provide all the logistics, signals, formations and instructions to learn how to drive your own Jet Ski and use your snorkel gear. Down town, romantic zone, the sierra and the best reefs to swim after the first hour driving (if conditions allowed) and then you´ll drive back full speed to the marina riding through the waves and having fun. OPTIONS: Jet Ski safari Single (1 pax) book Adult Jet Ski safari Double (2 pax) book Senior
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  • 2 hours
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Botanical Delights Tour & Culinary Adventure

Botanical Delights Tour & Culinary Adventure

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There’s nothing quite like the Vallarta Botanical Garden, and the new Botanical Delights Tour and Culinary Adventure is the best way to enjoy the most from your experience there. A day of delights will provide memories for a lifetime. See and Experience: - Cultivated Gardens - Plant Conservatories - Hiking Trails - Forest Preserve - Award-winning Restaurant - Garden Gift Shop & Plant Nursery - Opportunities for additional activities such as swimming in a tropical river The Vallarta Botanical Garden is in a class of its own with awards and distinctions including: - USA TODAY's Reader's Choice #4 Botanical Garden in North America (2018)
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vallarta Botanical Garden and Tequila Tasting from Puerto Vallarta

Vallarta Botanical Garden and Tequila Tasting from Puerto Vallarta

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Designed to delight lovers of horticulture, this 6-hour tour combines a visit to Vallarta Botanical Garden with tequila tasting at Rancho Los Veranos. Alongside your guide, you’ll explore 20 acres of lush tropical gardens, home to 3,000 different plant species. Then, head to Rancho Los Veranos for a Mexican lunch accompanied by samples of tequila, the country’s national beverage. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 6 hours
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Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

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Take a private tour from Puerto Vallarta into Banderas Bay with a marine biologist. You will have the guide and the boat to yourself on this whale watching adventure. Depart from the marina and spend the morning spotting whales from a safe distance that won’t disturb them. Make sure you bring your your questions for the expert, and your camera to capture the moment.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip the Line: Vallarta Botanical Garden Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Vallarta Botanical Garden Admission Ticket

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Spend your day at the Vallarta Botanical Garden (Jardin Botánico de Vallarta) and explore the tropical gardens and native forest preserve at your own pace. Your admission ticket to the ecological park in the Sierra Madre hills includes access to an orchid laboratory, hiking trails and even a river swim. You’ll discover the indigenous plant life of Mexico, including vanilla plants, endemic trees and bromeliads.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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Birding at the tropical forest in Puerto Vallarta

Birding at the tropical forest in Puerto Vallarta

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Whether you are already a dedicated birder, or just getting interested in winged animals, this is the tour for you. Spend the day spotting birds that are native to the Puerto Vallarta area, and those just passing through on their annual migration. The distinctive ecosystems surrounding Puerto Vallarta mean there is a wide variety of species to see.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Marietas Islands Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive

Marietas Islands Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive

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It is an amazing tour where you will know the wonderful World of the Marietas Islands and the habitat that lives in them. From marine species such as dolphins that sometimes follow us when we go to the destination, like exotic blue-footed birds that live on the Islands. The wonderful aquatic world that lives on the banks of the Marietas will surprise you. It is a tour you will never forget
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta

Whale Encounter Puerto Vallarta

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Don’t miss the limited window to go whale-watching off the coast of Puerto Vallarta. Instead, spend half a day looking for whales, listening to their song, and immersing yourself in conservation-related research projects, something not offered by many whale-watching excursions. Plus, benefit from the insight of your marine mammal expert guide throughout.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whale Watching Cruise in Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive

Whale Watching Cruise in Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive

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This specialized excursion is designed to capture the magical moment when you have an encounter with the beautiful dolphins and the majestic humpback whales in Banderas Bay. The essence of this Tour is to observe marine life and enjoy beautiful moments when you can calmly contemplate whales and dolphins while playing, jumping and enjoying their natural habitat. There is no "typical day" in this adventure. We usually let the whales and dolphins "take over" the itinerary. We cannot always predict where we are going to find them, so we let them guide us along their favorite route of the day. Available from December to March, our Whale Tour is one of the most popular sighting trips in Puerto Vallarta
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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