Whale Watching Tour

One of the most rewarding experiences in Puerto Vallarta in the Banderas Bay is to be face to face with nature. This experience becomes unique and exciting when you are in the atmosphere of the majestic Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), also known as Yubarta, jibarte or xibarte.

Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay is the winter sanctuary of these giant marine mammals, in this environment we can enjoy the observation of the most spectacular species of whale, which will captivate you with its impressive jumps, tale hits, playing with its beautiful cabs, and certainly you’ll be impacted listening the incredible songs of these wonderful cetaceans, don’t scare if you’ll stay hypnotized.

Vallarta Under Sea invites you to enjoy our perfect custom tour of whale watching and being part of this wonderful experience, you’ll traveled with guides specializing in the study of marine mammals, who will gives you to know the most important aspects of the biology, behavior and mating rituals, migration, feeding, breeding, and so on.

You can also hear the beautiful live songs of these whales with the hydrophone that we have aboard the boat to realize how magnificent it can be and you’ll realize why we are different than the others who offer similar tours without the highlights. This is one of the most mysterious sounds with which you’ll stay captivated, trust me is awesome.

  • Tour includes beverages, naturalist guide, boat riding and lot of fun.
  • Tour rates in American dollars:
    • Charter $75 per person.
    • Private $600 up to 8 people and $700 up to 12 px.
  • Tour available since December 8th until April 5th.
  • Departures from Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.
Number of participants

Aditional info

Trips departure daily at 9 am from the dive shop in Marina Vallarta, meeting is 8:45 at the shop to provide gear and fill paper work.

Our daily schedule are to the follow destinations:
Monday, Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays we visit Los Arcos National Park and other dive spot on the south like Majahuitas, Colomitos or Mismaloya. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays we visit Marietas Island National Park.

All our dive trips in Puerto Vallarta include:

  • Two tank dives.
  • All the SCUBA gear you need (mask, fins, wetsuit, regulator, BCD, etc.).
  • Box lunch (sandwiches and snaks) please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.
  • Soft drinks and bottled water.
  • Boat transportation.
  • Dive Master personalized attention with max 5:1 ratio.
  • Certified and beginners separate groups.
  • Max 10 pax per boat (we have 4 boats running every day), snorkelers are welcome. (Not reccommended for advanced sites)
  • Protected areas entrance fee.
  • We can also include Pick up one way boat transportation form Nuevo Vallarta area at the Paradise Village public pear with and extra u$5.00 each at 8:00 am. Available from Monday through Saturday.
  • Not included: Dock fee for $50 Mexican pesos which most be paid when check in.
  • Our rate for main destinations are only u$125.00 per certified diver.
  • Snorkelers are welcome and include the same for only u$79.00
  • Nitrox available with just u$10.00 extra per tank.
  • A deposit of at least 50% will be required in order to hold your reservations.

For non divers we have the PADI Discover Scuba Program where they will learn to use the gear and how to comunicate underwater to enjoy 2 dives. We include all above and a pool training session with a PADI certification card in a package deal for only u$149 each. Available every day at 4:00 pm for pool training. Class most be taken at least one day prior the dive trip.

Cancellation policies:
  • Cancellation more than a week in advance : 15% administration fee
  • Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees that might be imposed.
  • Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date and time or no-show : 100% of the total amount 
  • Tickets for Events or Attractions are non-refundable.
  • Airport, Limousine or Coach - transfer services are non-refundable


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