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Meet your boat at Puerto Vallarta’s Maritime Terminal in the early morning. Travel light, since all recreational equipment, as well as breakfast, lunch, and beverages, are provided.

Set out for the Bay of Banderas and the Marietas Islands. En route, take in the scenery and eat breakfast while your crew handles logistics. Keep watch for Pacific bottlenose dolphins, spinner dolphins, and spotter dolphins. December through March, you may see humpback whales in the area, too. Learn about the local marine life’s biology and behavior, as well as Mexico’s conversation efforts, from your guide.

Take guided kayaking and snorkeling expeditions throughout the bay and islands. Instruction and equipment are provided, so even beginners will feel comfortable. Learn about other Mexican Pacific inhabitants, such as blue-footed boobies, red-billed tropic birds, manta rays, and tropical fish.

After enjoying lunch and an open bar, return to the Maritime Terminal in the mid-afternoon.
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Spend the day immersed in the marine life of the Marietas Islands and the Bay of Banderas on this full-day cruise from Puerto Vallarta. Even those with no experience will feel comfortable participating in guided snorkeling and kayaking tours, with all equipment included, to catch a glimpse of the Mexican Pacific’s abundant flora and fauna. Travel light, as breakfast, lunch, and an open bar are included on the boat.
  • Tour the Bay of Banderas and the Marietas Islands on this full-day cruise
  • Take guided snorkeling and kayaking outings with equipment included
  • Breakfast, lunch, and open bar provided on the boat
  • Learn about the marine life of the Mexican Pacific from your guide
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazingly Talented Crew

My friends and I had a fabulous time on the snorkel tour. It was just what we had wanted and we enjoyed all the different activities (snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding and hanging out on the beach). The crew was amazing. They were attentive and extremely...More

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very well organized and fun trip

It is both a very well organized and a laid back trip. They absolutely take care of everyone and make it a memorable day.

Thank Seyda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Be ready for fun! If You get Benjamin, be ready to ROCK!

Great trip, lots to do, and the crew cares about you being happy. There is talent on board that will surprise you! (No spoilers here.) We were stoked on this tour. Food was good, and plenty of access to drinks. Beer and cocktails served after...More

Thank JustinTymeGlendaNore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don't go tubing when you get to the private beach

Just a heads up, they went waaaay too fast when towing people on the water weenie. My girlfriend ended up getting a concussion and has had severe headaches now for 5 days and counting. The music is also way too loud.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing experience!!!

It is an amazing experience, staff from boat 3 were so kind. I super recommend it. We did snorkeling, paddle, and kaiak. And playa Maruyitas was so beautiful. I dont give 5 stars because when I was looking for a trip, I wanted to go...More

Thank Janaina B
The Adventures G, Guest Relations Manager at Vallarta Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola Janaina B, It's great to know you enjoyed Islas Marietas Eco Discovery with us! We are happy to read visiting the beautiful Majahuitas Beach was a highlight in your trip. There are many natural wonders in the Bay of Banderas and we would absolutely...More

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Wayne R
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
Oops, meant fortunately, not unfortunately.
Wayne R
17 September 2018|
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Response from steven r | Reviewed this property |
If it rains, they might cancel the tour. You might want to email them and ask. I took a tour to Key West and my snorkel excursion was canceled because of the rain. I was offered a refund of course.
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Response from Tammy S | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 2 hour stay.
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