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Wildlife Connection

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Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+32 2 225 36 21
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INCREDIBLE!! life changing experience!

Wildlife Connection is an amazing organization and I am so happy they exist down here in PV. Before... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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So amazing... swam with dolphins in their natural habitat. Eduardo was awesome at finding... read more

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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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“dolphin tour” (34 reviews)
“turtle camp” (28 reviews)
Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
+32 2 225 36 21

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wildlife Connection is an amazing organization and I am so happy they exist down here in PV. Before you set out to find the dolphins, Eduardo gives you a brief presentation on dolphins and the ocean. It is really helpful to have all that information...More

Thank SuskiaV
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So amazing... swam with dolphins in their natural habitat. Eduardo was awesome at finding them. Highly recommended if you want a unique experience.

Thank Pointerchick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, enjoyed the experience, and would recommend with some reservations. Our group did see and swim with several groups of dolphins and also saw a couple of turtles. However, I get the impression Eduardo believes everyone is a competitive caliber swimmer, despite their age or...More

Thank ThomasHanson2016
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience, the tour guides are knowledgeable and respectful of the animals. The guides do their absolute best to make sure the experience goes well without scaring or stressing out the animals. When we went out to the turtles, there was a very heavy downpour...More

Thank CanadianMoose3
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We took 2 trips with Wildlife Connections Baby Turtle Release and Swim with Wild Dolphins. Both were fantastic with knowledgeable and talkative guides with excellent English. The dolphin swim was especially memorable and we found two seperate pods of dolphins who interacted with the swimmers....More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We are so lucky that we stumbled upon Wildlife Connection. We wanted to be able to swim with the dolphins but in their natural habitat and we got just that. I was a bit nervous going out and jumping into the middle of the ocean...More

Thank jennmas2244
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We had 2 families (10 people total) who went to swim with dolphins. The experience was magical. We literally swam in the ocean with several small groups of dolphins. You can wear a mask and fins and see them swimming under and around you. The...More

2  Thank jbenjaminwalker
Reviewed 1 August 2017

These are wild dolphins so there is no guarantee that you'll get to see them, but the guides really do go to great efforts to give you an up close encounter. We saw tons of dolphins from the boat, but most of the time we'd...More

Thank zracoon
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I've always wanted to swim with dolphins, but I never imagined it would be so amazing! The whole experience was perfect. We were on our honeymoon and decided to join the trip. Maru, Caesar and the entire Wildlife Connection staff took great care of us....More

Thank Jaclyn B
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience! Went out with Maru and Cesar. Maru is a scientist who has been tracking this family of dolphins for almost 20 years - she is very knowledgeable and the tour stars with a 20 minute learning session which was super...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 August 2017|
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Response from LJ-DRJ | Reviewed this property |
You can do a trio with dolphins, whales and turtles from November to April as they are in season then.
9 July 2017|
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Response from Wildlife Connec... V | Property representative |
Hola!!! Tutles begin laying eggs on June and it takes 45-50 days for babies to hatch so babies will hatch until late July or early August and it is when there begin to be babies when we open the turtle tours, so you are a... More
21 June 2017|
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Response from s0ccermom | Reviewed this property |
We booked when we got there, as we wanted to make sure we had enough time to do all the things we wanted.