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Address: | Muelle Los Peines, Puerto Vallarta 48328, Mexico
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+52 322 225 3774
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Ocean Friendly Tours was rated by Trip Advisor as one of The Top 10...

Ocean Friendly Tours was rated by Trip Advisor as one of The Top 10 Wildlife Tours in the World - the only whale watching tour operator in the world to be included on that list and recently rated as the #1 Outdoor Activity in Puerto Vallarta and the #1 Boat & Water Sports Activity in Puerto Vallarta. Ocean Friendly Tours is a new concept in responsible tour operation in Puerto Vallarta with a unique visual and acoustic approach to the marine world of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. At Ocean Friendly Tours we provide a specialized and personalized service that blends professional knowledge of the marine environment and safety with love and care for nature. Ocean Friendly Tours have become a respectful and sophisticated way to approach the marine life and landscapes in Vallarta. Visit our website to learn more about responsible whale watching tours and the research programs conducted through our non-profit foundation called Deep Blue Conservancy. Thanks to all of our customers that make the effort to leave such beautiful reviews of their experiences. Special departure times for cruise ship guests!

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A whale of a good time!

Awesome experience with a terrific expert tour guide. The small group size in a fast boat all contributed to a five star trip with lots of whale up close. Have done other whale... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Joe T

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome experience with a terrific expert tour guide. The small group size in a fast boat all contributed to a five star trip with lots of whale up close. Have done other whale watching in Puerto Vallarta and there is no comparison - Ocean Friendly is the best!

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Wheeling, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As always, OF showed my family plenty of whales throughout the entire tour. Multiple locations, fantastic meal and the friendless crew in Banderas Bay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Saw plenty this time. Can't always say that but Oscar and Isabel were both extremely knowledgeable, and passionate about the whales. Always my first choice, but book ahead as they fill up. They do not crowd boats, skimp on time, but are truly motivated to share their love of the humpbacks to others. Will miss Keith, who passes away recently

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Thank emrgncymd
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was an awesome experience and a ton of fun. We saw plenty of whales and waited no time at all in each spot we stopped at to see them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went out twice on this vacation. We plan our vacation around going out with Ocean Friendly Tours. The excitement and passion of Oscar and his Crew for the whales is infectious. I learn something new every time I go out. You will not be disappointed🐳🐳🐳🐳🐳

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I went on a whale excursion the 1st week of January. The weather was outstanding and the trip amazing. We saw about 16 different whale (including a mother, baby and escort whale). Oscar is super knowledgeable and attentive to your requests and needs. We have been about 6 times now with Ocean Friendly and will continue to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oscar is fabulous....he is knowledgeable and really cares for these magnificent creatures. The crew was wonderful as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was well worth it. Oscar and Tony did a great job. Oscar's passion for the humpbacks is evident. His knowledge is tremendous. You will not be disappointed in this trip. This would be a great trip for couples or families!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been on 3 whale watching tours, including this one and this was the BEST tour ever! We saw so many whales: mother with baby, males following the female, blow, breaching! Fantastic! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the experience one we will never forget. We were with 2 other couples who are friends... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the five hour trip with a friend in January 2017.I selected this group after a great deal of searching online and I was really happy with my choice. The group was small (about 14 people). The boat was small but had shade and lunch was served of sandwiches and cold drinks. We did not see a whale... More 

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