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Vallarta Natours

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Eco traveling is the base to have tighter bonds between society, nature, and education; while connecting locals and travelers. Our passion is not just exploring, but doing with a purpose: help our guests to get the best experience out of their...more
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Calle Popa Muelle I4, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 225 0779
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thalia and the boat captain took our small group comfortably to Los Arcos from Vallarta Marina. Thalia is a marine biologist who provides clear and interesting dialog about the fish, mammals, birds and other sea life around Los Arcos. When a porpoise or whale surfaced,...More

Thank PVLeKliff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thaila helped me put a group trip together for the Wild Dolphin Swim. She did a wonderful job from picking us up at the cruise ship to explaining what we would see and do before leaving on the boats from the marina. Although the dolphins...More

Thank Charles C
thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Charles, It was a pleasure to help to set the tour for your fun group of travelers. Indeed, since we do not feed, nor force the dolphins to do anything they do not want to do, there's always a chance that that day they...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I had the opportunity to go and swim with wild dolphins with Natours and Thalia And it was just spectacular !!!! One of the best moments in my life Thalia knowledge, kindness and friendliness it’s a perfect match to make you have a Great experience...More

Thank boytoy24
thaliaMsp, Gerente at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Unique opportunities arise when we respect wildlife. Having you onboard is always a delight, a wonderful energy that dolphins respond to. big warm hugs my friend!

Reviewed 15 August 2018

A must see when visiting PV. You can swim through the tunnels and the view is amazing. The fish are plentiful and the water is easy to get into. The snorkeling is even better than expected and comparable to Hawaii. Loved this stop in our...More

Thank Armando S
thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. Indeed, we have wonderful snorkeling spots in Bahia de Banderas and having a private tour makes it much more personal with our guides that know a lot about the area. See you soon!

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you are Expecting a run-of-the-mill dolphin encounter that will let you bask in a pool With sickly dolphins and I need to check that box off that you kissed adoption, let me tell you right now that this is not the tour for you....More

Thank rwickra
thaliaMsp, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

I feel so honored to have had the opportunity of taking you and your lovely family out in Bahía de Banderas. Working with wildlife is not always easy, we need to be patient and understand that it's not a documentary on TV, nor a controlled...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

After experiencing man snorkeling trips in the past, I was looking forward to getting in the water to see the marine life around Puerto Vallarta. However, I was not expecting the experience that we received. Thalia, our Marine Biologist, tour guide was an incredible surprise...More

6  Thank rbgolf14
thaliaMsp, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

What a nice surprise it is to read reviews like yours! Definitely a great way to start our day, and keep working with a big smile on our face. We cannot aim, nor ask for anything less than our guests having a fully enjoyable educative...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Best snorkling trip ever.water was much clearer than expected.we seen sea turtles,dolphins,eels,angel fish,and dozens more varietities of very colful fish.even seen blue footed boobie birds.crew was amazing and very knowledgable.thailia even videtaped our excursion and sent it to me and posted on youtube.More

Thank Charlie L
thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Dear Charlie Thank you for giving me the opportunity to take you and your lovely family out on a snorkeling excursion. The visibility, temperature and more elements of the water are always changing since it is directly affected by season. We had a nice snorkeling...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I signed up for this group snorkeling trip hoping to avoid the “open bar/booze cruise” experience and actually get to do some real snorkeling. This trip exceeded those expectations! Thallia, the marine biologist and trip guide, was hospitable, informative, and seasoned. Her...More

Thank hesed6
thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Sharing a morning with you, while exploring under the sea, was the highlight of my day! Turtles, eels, stingrays, starfish, sea urchins and hundreds of beautiful reef fish... By the way, I almost forgot to give you the name of the Bluefish with iridescent dots,...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I’d highly recommend using Vallarta Natours if you need a driver . We used the company to drive us from PV to San Pancho. It was 89 degrees and the idea of taking the bus, was not an option. We were picked up on time...More

Thank RIS
thalia91, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our services go indeed beyond tours, and we can certainly help with transportation in Vallarta. Cars and vans are all airconditioned and comfortable, to provide a smooth ride. We are very happy to have been able to...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

This tour is NOT for people that think they are going to go out in the ocean and see dolphins that are trained to give rides and do tricks like they do in some of the tanks around Vallarta. This is a tour by a...More

Thank Steve P
thalia91, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Dear Steve, Sharing a morning introducing friends is always a great way to spend a day! Dolphins in their natural habitat at happy animals, always curious and looking to play with new friends. This experience is unique, and all senses participate since we can: -...More

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16 October 2018|
Response from thaliaMsp | Property representative |
Yes there is! public buses ( will have to take up to three depending where you'll be staying.
22 April 2018|
Response from thaliaMsp | Property representative |
Hi! Whales come here during winter. The whale watching season is set to run from the 8th of December to the 23rd of March. The best time to see then would be late January, early February. Regarding dolphins, there are... More