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Address: Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
Phone Number: +32 2 225 36 21


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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Wild dolphin tour

Best activity my husband and I have done. Staff were extremely knowledgable and friendly and clearly cared about the dolphins welfare. We started the morning with an informative... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best activity my husband and I have done. Staff were extremely knowledgable and friendly and clearly cared about the dolphins welfare. We started the morning with an informative presentation on dolphins and whales with juice and coffee provided. We then headed out on the boat to spot the dolphins. The team watched them for a bit then allowed our group... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really great family experience. We were picked up in the Marina by Maru and driven out to Nuevo Vallarta where there is a turtle nursery on the beach. She introduced us to the life cycle of the Olive Ridley turtles that are the most common here in the Bay of Banderas. We walked along the beach with her looking... More 

Thank Joanna S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were met by Eduardo and Cesar and they gave us what can only be described as an amazing trip out with the wild bottle nose dolphins of Banderas Bay. We were able to literally get up close and personal with these amazing creatures in there own habitat. From the Mum's and babies to the inquisitive teenagers who just wanted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I had searched for a reputable company to provide an educational experience while releasing turtles back into the ocean. Not only was this experience amazing, it succeeding my expectations and then some. We started with our tour guide who is a Biologist and been working with animal life for 20 years. She explained the process, the importance of the work,... More 

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San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

on second day in Puerto Vallarta. I when to do a Dolphin extreme encounter. The staff were great work with and to get swim with the dolphins and sea loins was one of the most wonderful things I done in my life. The only bad thing about the encounter it had end. I wonted to do it all day if... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We did the turtle release and it was amazing. Guides very knowledgeable and you get plenty of pics with turtles and get to hold baby turtles. Guides made sure we got back to hotel which was nice and saved us a taxi. Good for kids and worth every penny. We will do it again next year !

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Eduardo and Caesar was awesome. They were super friendly and really tried to make the experience as great as possible. They were very patient and will search for you to see and swim with the dolphins. Unfortunately when we went, the dolphins weren't in the mood to swim much but that's not up to them. This was pretty much the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic time out on the water observing such beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. Our crew Eduardo and Cesar were so professional and full of knowledge. It was a trip of a lifetime and what a great way to spend my 50th birthday. Highly recommend this tour!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

On a recent trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, we wanted to do something a bit different and we came across this company. Puerto Vallarta has a large stretch of beach that is the breeding grounds for sea turtles - an endangered species. There are a number of hotels and other tour groups that arrange turtle releases during the breeding season... More 

1 Thank pvfamily
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing!!!!! Eduardo was great. We enjoyed everyrhing about the experience. Especially that it really is about animal conseravtion/presrvation... NOT tourism. So informative, and a night we will never forget! Thank you!! Also, really appreciate the communication when booking and leading up to our visit. :)

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