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Vallarta Explore

Aromi Boat, Marina Los Peines, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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I learned to surf with Erick :-)

I had the most awesome time learning to surf. It was personal and real. If you want an experience... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
thisismelanies
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San Francisco, California
Worst experience ever in my entire life of travel

The agreed price was $260, I paid $115 for reservation. When we got there, the captain said he... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2015
Gao C
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Vallarta Explore we offer personalized service for your day outing into Puerto Vallarta and the Banderas Bay. Private snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, whale watching, leisure do what you want cruise, beach day or sunset trip....we got it all. All trips take place on a private panga boat equipped with top of the line engine to make the most out of your day at sea. All trips are serviced by English speaking captain and mate, we have water, soft drinks and snacks on board for you. Fresh ceviche is one of the surprises, if we get lucky fishing. Bring your smile, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and a towel plus extra cash for additional items (food, drinks, souvenirs, gratuities, etc.) and we will take you for a day in the sun you will not forget. Be sure to bring your waterproof camera as you will want to share your experience with your friends & family for many years to come
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31 Oct 2016
“I learned to surf with Erick :-)”
16 Mar 2015
“Worst experience ever in my entire life of travel”
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Aromi Boat, Marina Los Peines, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had the most awesome time learning to surf. It was personal and real. If you want an experience with local people who can give pointers on history, culture, and food, this is definitely the place to go. I'm planning to bring my kids next...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

The agreed price was $260, I paid $115 for reservation. When we got there, the captain said he doesn't know the person who made reservation for us, and asked for additional $350 on top of the $115, and told us about this after we got...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2014

We wanted a private day of diving and exploring. Sammy was fabulous! He and the ponga boat captain are both master divers and know all the great spots. He offered to provide all the equipment, including wetsuits and two tanks each. He also dove with...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2013

We booked our snorkel excursion to Las Marietas with Vallarta Explore via email contact and it couldn't have been easier. This is a smaller company that gives attention to details. If you are looking for a personal touch, a small boat with 2 guides that...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2012

We also found this boat from meeting Juan on the beach at the Marriott. We wanted to go to Yelapa and he explained that it would be quite an undertaking by trying to go via water taxis. So we took the leap and booked the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2012

We found this charter panga boat from a hawker on the beach at the Marriott and quite frankly didn't know what to expect. After checking their Facebook page we took a chance. Our day exceeded our expectations in every way. We had planned to go...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2012

This has got to be the absolute best tour I have ever taken! I take a lot of tours and work in the travel industry and this is by far the best! Our guide for the day SAMMI was so informative and he was so...More

1  Thank Dharma808
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

This is it! The most friendly crew that will take you on a laid back boat ride you will never forget. Very authentic and easy going. We started at 9AM in marina los Peines and 1st went to Los Arcos for snorkeling. There is always...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2012

If you are looking for a tour of your choice, where you will be treating like absolute royalty, with your every desire and wish taken care of, then this is the company for you! Samy took our family out (family of 13!), anticipating and meeting...More

1  Thank CDNtravellers13
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