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Wildlife Connection

#15 of 105 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Vallarta Features Animals
Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+32 2 225 36 21
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Dream come true!

My husband, sister, and I decided to reserve the dolphin tour with Wildlife Connection on a recent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Seema K
Amazing birthday present!

I purchased this for my daughters 13th birthday for several reasons. Wild dolphins are happy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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WILDLIFE CONNECTION offers the BEST concept of ECOTOURISM IN VALLARTA giving you a respectful close encounter with nature. Enjoy gentle giants on our WHALE WATCHING, swim and interact with DOLPHINS IN THE WILD, participate on the National Marine TURTLE CAMP Protection Program,admire the BIRD WATCHING on this tropical paradise, marine wonders on SNORKELING. Our guides are professional biologists with masters degree in Marine ecology and Wildlife Photographer all featured in magazines and documentaries including National Geographic and Animal Planet. We will share with you our knowledge and experience at the same time you will participate in research projects with dolphins and whales in Banderas Bay, making these excursions a once-in-a-lifetime.
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Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+32 2 225 36 21

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband, sister, and I decided to reserve the dolphin tour with Wildlife Connection on a recent trip to Nuevo Vallarta. It was the best decision we made! I personally highly dislike aquariums where dolphins are kept in captivity so had always wanted the opportunity...More

1  Thank Seema K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I purchased this for my daughters 13th birthday for several reasons. Wild dolphins are happy dolphins, less than half the cost of captivity swims and the chance to use your own camera! The tour did not disappoint. We spent approx two hours on the water...More

1  Thank LJ-DRJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this tour to everyone! I've done the tours with dolphins in captivity in the past and had reservations about it. The swim with the wild dolphin tour is nothing like the other tours. The tour starts with a light breakfast and informative...More

Thank Taalz1129
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I chose Wildlife Connection over the more commercial offerings advertised by the large Tour Operators hoping for a more personal experience and I was not disappointed. As our Tour Leader indicated, "this is not Discovery Channel" our encounter is based on the interest of the...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

There was a talk about whales and dolphins but no breakfast that I knew of. Then a nice covered boat ride north. We saw lots of dolphins and it was great to see the babies. It was unfortunate to have jet ski folks around but...More

1  Thank WIBS
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Super friendly and professional crew took us on this one of a kind boat tour, where we got to swim with doplhins in the open waters. No trained animals, just pure nature, with these beautiful sea mammals engaging with us in the water. We had...More

2  Thank Maciek W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We saw beautiful whales, we swam with wild dolphins,... amazing trip! You start the morning having a short presentation about the purpose of Wild life connextion and what we should know about the animals we are about to see. Very interesting. Then, you take the...More

Thank RusticCharmant
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was our second trip with Wildlife Connections and it was almost as fantastic as the first. I think the difference was no Maru........we learned so much during our day with her. This year's guide was fine and our boat captain was outstanding! The dolphins...More

Thank deeMichigan
Sirenitamex, Owner at Wildlife Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

I´m Maru, thanks for coming back again. Happy to read that you had a great time again. I will let captain about your comment on the ladder and he knows he has to put it specially with groups like yours. Next time let me know...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We emailed ahead and confirmed we could use our own snorkels and fins, which we brought from home. During the excursion, we encountered a couple pods of dolphins. My wife and I swam first, with a pod of about three. They were all around us,...More

Thank Aimee C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This was by far the highlight of our trip!! We started the morning with a "light breakfast" and an informative talk on dolphins. We then boarded the boat. I was unsure what to expect, but very excited! We found the first group of dolphins and...More

1  Thank katherineb439
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Is it best to book online before we leave for our trip or book with the hotel?
20 June 2017|
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Response from deeMichigan | Reviewed this property |
we usually wait until we get there so that we can be sure of the weather. I do not know what if any hotels they book through. But they are VERY good about answering emails.
Another question for you. We are coming in May. Do we need to prebook this tour or should we wait until we get there. I'm concerned about the weather and the waves. I get sea sick so I'd rather book on a day with calmer seas. I do understand this tours books up quickly.
30 March 2017|
Response from Wildlife Connec... V | Property representative |
Hola!!! weather is perfect as it is not hot yet, and the ocean conditions in the morning are very good, most of the times the ocean is pretty smooth in the morning and that is why we only do the dolphin tour in the morning... More