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Vallarta Under Sea

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Proa Sn | Local 24, Edif. Marina del Rey, Puerto Vallarta 48333, Mexico
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whale watching

Great trip with Margarita, the "Turtle Whisperer". Saw dolphins, dozens of whales with their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
X9482UTjohnl
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Wonderful diving excursion

I recently booked a two-tank dive with VUS to Los Arcos on Monday 2/26. Hector was the Divemaster... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Jason and Salin... V
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We are a group of Professional divers who wants to share their most loved passion of the underwater world with all the people who visit Puerto Vallarta. We would like to introduce more new divers to the ocean and let them know how important is to all of us to take care about the natural resources and how to enjoy them with out damage.
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  • Average1%
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  • Terrible3%
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“dive master” (50 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Proa Sn | Local 24, Edif. Marina del Rey, Puerto Vallarta 48333, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trip with Margarita, the "Turtle Whisperer". Saw dolphins, dozens of whales with their calves, and a leather back turtle. Margarita was a great host and guide, providing information about the area, the whales, and the other creatures that make their home in Banderos Bay.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I recently booked a two-tank dive with VUS to Los Arcos on Monday 2/26. Hector was the Divemaster and Oscar was assisting. There were two groups totaling 4 people (altogether). Hector was with the less-experienced group while Oscar and I headed out to the more...More

Thank Jason and Salin... V
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We booked a snorkeling tour to Los Arcos fairly last minute and Vallarta Undersea was very accommodating. Some members of the group were annoyed that our disembarkation was delayed 1 hour, as Hector (our dive master) awaited to customers who never showed up. We eventually...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

They are real professionals, good service on land and on the boats. They have 4 boats, we used 2 and they were good ones. The rental gears are good too. Location is in the Marina, just 50 m from the pier - easy. We dived...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

My son and I went on a two tank dive to Los Arcos. The operators were nice and the dive was well run. The equipment was not luxurious but was certainly safe and adequate. Of note, this is not the Caribbean. The bottom is rocky,...More

1  Thank David G
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

An experienced diver, my companion was completing his Open Water training. The basic water skills finished, he then was taken on his first training dive, with myself accompanying. i was curious to see the trainer, Hector, take a camera with him. I became concerned when...More

2  Thank tiggerfish2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We took part in 2 days of 2 tank dives. Los Arcos and Mariettas Island. Hector took great care of us, and my son enjoyed his first few dives past 40' depth. We swam through tunnels, saw several eel and plenty of fish. It was...More

Thank Erik H
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided we wanted to go to the hidden beach and the adventures company did not have open tours yet this time of year ( thank God). We were running about 30 min late due to traffic and the tour waited for...More

Thank Rae M
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We did not trust the websites in Vallarta, so we located Luis Rivera, a world renowned dive-master in Guadalajara (member of NSS-DS Speleological Society-Diving Section PADI/NAUI). Rivera recommended Vallarta Undersea without hesitation; and explained that Undersea had the best and most capable operation for serious...More

1  Thank mbk_10
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation, and poked our head in a couple other dive shops before booking. This place was the only one that was well staffed, with guys cleaning and checking equipment which was a good sign. As relatively novice divers (open water...More

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