This tour is just hands down
the most intimate, most personal and most
rewarding whale watching adventure in Puerto
Vallarta. This is a PRIVATE tour, so you
will be the only guests on the zodiac, along
with your crew. No positioning for photos,
no photos with other people's heads in them, the
crew will work for you and only you to have the
most close-up and amazing whale watching
experience possible in Puerto Vallarta.
You can customize the tour to
your interests, you can direct the crew how long
you want to stay with certain whales, or if
you'd prefer to move on to the next ones (within
legal limits of course). This is not just
any boat or crew either, it's a zodiac - the
ultimate whale watching machine - invented by
the famed Jacques Cousteau for this sole
purpose, and your crew is a team of professional
The calving and breaching of
the humpbacks from a zodiac will leave you
breathless. We will use a hydrophone to
listen to the humpback's famous songs and GPS to
track their migration patterns, this is a real
all-around whale experience. If you like,
after whale watching we can also go snorkeling
at one of the best snorkeling locations in
Puerto Vallarta, such as Los Arcos or the
Watching (Not Private)
Passengers: Yes! This
activity is available to you for a shore
excursion. Very conveniently located
to the cruise ships.
Runs: Twice Daily at 8:00 AM and
1:00 PM. This tour
is seasonal and runs
December 8th through March 23rd only.
All other dates you'll do our
Dolphins tour instead of the whale
Duration: 4 hours. Add 1
hour for the snorkeling at Los Arcos add-on, or
add 2 hours for the snorkeling at Marietas
English Speaking Biologist Guide
12-Person Greenpeace-Style Zodiac
Hydrophone to Listen to the Whales' Songs
Informative Explanation about the Whales
Donation to Humpback Whale Research Project
Whale Watching Certificate
Snorkeling Option Adds a Box Lunch
Departs From: Tour offices in Marina
Vallarta. Directions will be provided with your
confirmation. Drop-off is also available
in Nuevo Vallarta at Paradise Village Marina.
PRIVATE ZODIAC WHALE WATCHING (P/BOAT)
are open to everyone - no matter what country you're
from, hotel guests, cruise ship passengers, residents,
everyone! All prices are in U.S. Dollars and include all
THIS TOUR IS EXTREMELY POPULAR AND SELLS OUT QUICKLY.
YOU MUST HAVE ADVANCE RESERVATIONS TO GO WHALE WATCHING
ON A ZODIAC.
Free Discount Card with your reservation!
TO ADD THIS TOUR TO YOUR CART, CLICK "BOOK NOW"
OUR ADVICE: This is an awesome experience,
but keep in mind there are no restrooms on a
zodiac, and getting in and out could be an issue
if you have difficulty with mobility.