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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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This is a wonderful tour that shows great respect towards the animals. Led by a biologist, you search out the dolphins habitual areas and then see if they want to play around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Los Angeles

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful tour that shows great respect towards the animals. Led by a biologist, you search out the dolphins habitual areas and then see if they want to play around you. The tours are the just the right size. Anything over 30 for any tour just seems like Spring Break. We were a group of 24 and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful time on the water, following a detailed, hands on video presentation by Manu Rodriguez on whales and dolphins. She wrote her thesis on whales and has been leading excursions with an emphasis on protecting them since the mid 90s with several other eco companies before starting her own. No one can guarantee encountering these magnificent creatures in the wild,... More 

Thank Razorsue
Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The "swim with the wild dolphins" and "turtle camp" was our main attraction on our recent family trip to PV this year. It sounded great and the reviews were favourable. Dolpin Swim - There was a very informative talk prior to boarding the boat with a small group of guests. The boat ride out into the Bay of Banderas was... More 

Thank Shari G
Elmira Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the turtle camp and whale watching combo online before I traveled to Puerto Vallarta in December 2016. I was a little nervous as I had never been to mexico and no transportation was provided. You take taxis everywhere (I did not know that) I traveled as a single mom with my 2 small children who are 5 and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great whale watching tour with Wildlife Connection. There was coffee, juices and toast when we arrived. Eduardo gave a wonderful 30 minute presentation about whales and marine biology. Mara then took us on our tour. As biologist, you could immediately tell that they had a love for the whales and sea life. We were able to get close... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique experience in your life !!! Being able to witness and experience this all while being 100% respectful of the dolphins is crazy awesome ! We first had an introduction powerpoint on dolphins & whales then took a small boat (we were probably no more than 10 which was the perfect number) and searched for the dolphins.... More 

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Lompoc, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Family vacation and did the Swim with Dolphins and Sea Turtle Camp. Had a fabulous time, all of us got to swim with dolphins. What an amazing and surreal experience. Later that night we were releasing sea turtles. Thanks for a wonderful day and the highlight of our trip.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

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 21 November 2016

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 

1 Thank Joanna S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 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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