PUERTO VALLARTA TRAVEL GUIDE

Puerto Vallarta Tours

Puerto Vallarta Tours can be fun, like whale watching, food tours, adventures, ATV rentals, horseback riding, snorkeling, and private beaches. The possibilities are endless with Puerto Vallarta tours.

Whale Watching Tours

Whale Watching Eco-Tour

Whale Watching Eco-Tour

HIGHLIGHTS Authorized Motorboat specially designed for whale watching Biologists guides on all trips. Video / Lecture about humpback whales Hydrophone system to listen to the sounds of marine mammals such as the male of humpback whales. Small groups (max 10-14 persons per boat) Responsible Whale Watcher sticker A main sponsor of Ecology and Conservation of […]

Whale Watching Tour

This adventure is designed to capture the magical moment when you have an encounter with the beautiful dolphins and the majestic humpback whales in Puerto Vallarta. Your tour will be experienced in a large and specialized boat for the observation of humpback whales, guided by experts in the behavior of marine mammals who are passionate […]
Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Enjoy a Private Whale Watching Tour in Puerto Vallarta where you’ll be able to witness the power and gentleness of magnificent animals: Humpback whales. You will be guided into the wonders of whales, by a biologist with a Masters Degree in Marine Ecology. The boat is 27feet long, with cabin and a bathroom. It also has […]
Whale Watching Cruise in Puerto Vallarta

Whale Watching Cruise in Puerto Vallarta

From November to April the humpback whales visit the Bay to give birth and nurse their calves. On this Whale Watching Cruise in Puerto Vallarta, you will sail in the sea to watch them. Your tour also includes unlimited drinks and a buffet lunch. Enjoy the incredible feeling of being near the whales, their beauty […]

Wildlife / Nature Tours

Birdwatching Ecotour

Birdwatching Ecotour

If you are visiting Puerto Vallarta and you love birdwatching, consider yourself lucky. In this paradise there are nearly 350 bird species in their varied ecosystems and habitats. Considered one of the 100 most attractive sites in Mexico for bird watching: Golden-cheeked Woodpecker, cinnamon hummingbird, Green jay, black-throated magpie jay are all common sightings in […]
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Vallarta Botanical Garden

The Vallarta Botanical Garden – Where Mexican plants meet the imagination! Visit the World Famous Vallarta Botanical Garden and explore over 11 hectares (nearly 30 acres) of tropical gardens and native forest preserve filled with incredible Mexican flora as well as exotics from around the world. With an abundance of both cultivated and wild beauty […]
Macaw Puerto Vallarta Conservation Tour

Macaw Puerto Vallarta Conservation Tour

From Puerto Vallarta, we drive to the South of the Bay heading towards the Macaw Puerto Vallarta Conservation. Our first stop is by Los Arcos to observe magnificent frigate birds, pelicans, blue-footed and brown boobies among other seabirds. Along the route, we will stop for a continental breakfast. Continue to the Military Macaws Sanctuary where […]

Adrenaline Rush

Original Zipline Tour

Fly through the rainforest, over the Orquideas River and right into a tequila bar and restaurant. Take a wild ride on Puerto Vallarta‘s popular first-ever zipline circuit, which boasts more than two miles (3 km) of cables strung 328 feet (100 meters) above the ground. Enjoy free time for lunch, cocktails and swimming, or play […]
Adrenaline-fueled Adventure Tour

Adrenaline-fueled Adventure Tour

Experience a 007-style speedboat ride, some 4×4 Off-road fun, a mule-ride up a mountain and the adrenaline rush of zip-lining. Your expedition begins with an exhilarating speedboat ride whisking you to Boca de Tomatlan, a secluded beach at the edge of the jungle on the southern shores of Banderas Bay. Hop on an incredible 4×4 […]
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Puerto Vallarta Outdoor Adventure Tour

This Puerto Vallarta Outdoor Adventure is a truly thrilling ecological experience packed with challenges, adventure and most importantly, fun! This Puerto Vallarta Adventure is the perfect way to spend an exciting day outdoors on your Puerto Vallarta family vacation. Your adventure begins with an exhilarating speedboat ride that takes you to Boca de Tomatlan, a […]

Extreme Adventure Tour

When it comes to excitement and adrenaline, the Extreme Adventure Tour offers the most activities packed into one fun-filled day. Enjoy thrilling rides on a series of zip lines (including Mexico’s longest and fastest), an exhilarating off-road ride in a Polaris® UTV and much, much more. Adventure waits on this action-packed day set in a […]
Ziplining, Rappelling and Tequila Tasting

Ziplining, Rappelling and Tequila Tasting

Enjoy a fascinating journey as you go ziplining from the heights of the treetops and cross hanging bridges. You will also go rappelling and finally refresh in the Cuale River as you go tubing towards the mules that will bring you back. You will also enjoy a tequila tasting at the end to top-off a […]

RZR tours to Sayulita

Let the adventure start on board our RZR! You will witness an incredible experience riding among beautiful landscapes. Starting from the Vista Paraíso ranch, crossing the Higuera Blanca town while admiring natural sceneries such as jungle, unpaved road, mud and high road until getting to Sayulita, one of the most popular surf spots in Mexico. […]

Jet Ski Adventure

THE MOST EXCITING AQUATIC ADVENTURE OF THE BAY! Start your day with an exciting and entertaining activity with this jet ski tour guided by an expert. It will be an unforgettable adventure. On a 2-hour tour, you will speed up a jet ski traveling from Marina Vallarta to the south part of the bay. Always […]

Los Veranos Canopy Sea Departure Excursion

Kick off your adventure in style with an exhilarating speedboat ride whisking you to Boca de Tomatlan, a secluded beach at the edge of the jungle on the southern shores of Banderas Bay. Depending on the time of year it is not uncommon to encounter along the way, whales, dolphins, mantas, and turtles.  We will […]

Snorkeling/Diving Tours

Wild Dolphin and Snorkeling Ecotour

Enjoy and learn about the fantastic world of dolphins in Puerto Vallarta and spend some time discovering the underwater world too. Definitely, the best way to see dolphins!. Join our team of biologists/naturalists in an unforgettable experience with our planet’s most lovable creatures, Dolphins. We may encounter females with their newborns, a small group foraging […]
Snorkeling & Diving Tours

Los Arcos Snorkeling Experience

Explore one of the popular spot for the snorkeling: LOS ARCOS. Our snorkeling destination is ideal for all the ages, and we only take small groups. Discovering the underwater world, we will possibly find multicolor fish, starfish, rays, eels, and urchins, among other marine life. Los Arcos, National Marine Park. This snorkeling trip at Los […]

Half Day Sightseeing & Snorkeling Tour

Not in the mood for a full-day tour? Then this excursion is for you! Enjoy a full of fun half-day snorkeling tour, sailing along the coastline you will appreciate the amazing view of Puerto Vallarta and the Sierra Madre while our staff takes really good care of you. This tour includes fresh-made food, premium open bar, […]

MARIETAS ISLANDS ECOTOURS

Marietas Islands, one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in Mexico’s Pacific coast formed long ago by volcanic activity, the archipelago is two formations of uninhabited islands. Our Marietas Islands snorkeling trip is different from other trips! We only take small groups and our trip is really focused on snorkeling and enjoying the beauty of […]

SEA KAYAKING & SNORKELING ECOTOURS

An adventure ideal for family or friends journey! Off the southern coast, we can find the fishing village, where we will have our kayaks ready to begin our paddling adventure towards our snorkeling destination, a beautiful small soft-sanded beach. Activity level: Moderate Highlights: Biologists/Naturalists will be leading your adventure Seat on top kayaks Snorkeling gear […]
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Marietas Islands: Snorkel Cruise from Puerto Vallarta

The Bay of Banderas and the Mexican Pacific offer a vast array of wildlife and are available for you to explore during this exciting day tour. You’ll have the opportunity to discover the wonders of nature while looking out for dolphins, whales, giant manta rays, sea turtles and tropical fish, all in their natural environment! […]

Outdoor Adventures

Horseback Ridding Tour

Welcome to a hidden area where the jungle and the Sierra Madre meet. Rancho Capomo’s eco-tours on horseback is the perfect way to discover the wonders of nature. Las Palmas is located half an hour from Puerto Vallarta. The ranch is located on the hills of the Sierra Madre, in a river of crystalline water. The Ranch has […]
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El Malecon Boardwalk Bike Ride

Enjoy a private bike ride tour riding along famous Puerto Vallarta‘s El Malecon boardwalk. You will admire the ocean views and Bay of Banderas. This is a great tour to spend a good time with family or friends. Highlights Get inside tips from a local Led by a local guide Private tour is operated with […]

Amazing Puerto Vallarta Introductory Tour

This fascinating tour is an overview of the old Pueblo´s most popular attractions.  This way you can get the whole picture first and then decide where you want to “hang” during your stay. A great way to ensure you´ll get the most out of your tropical getaway. Visiting all points of interest including Guadalupe Church, […]

ATV Outdoor Adventure Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Enjoy an outdoor activity in Puerto Vallarta as you drive through the lush jungle outside on an ATV tour. See amazing landscapes and have a blast. Your tour includes all necessary equipment and a professional guide. Your tour begins as you are picked up from one of the meeting points available in Puerto Vallarta. You’ll […]

Cruises / Boats / Fishing

Day Sailing on Banderas Bay

This wonderful sailing tour is the perfect way to spend a day in Puerto Vallarta! Relax on board, sail into the wind, swim in crystal clear blue water and explore the natural wonders of Banderas Bay. This day combines pure, unadulterated sailing pleasure with absolute pampering! If you have never sailed before, this is your […]

Daytime Pirate Ship Cruise

Your time in Puerto Vallarta will be well-spent on the Banderas Bay pirate ship sailing shore excursion. On this family-friendly sailing adventure, you’ll play games and other activities on the pirate ship as you sail through Banderas Bay on your way to a secluded beach. You’ll anchor at the beach and spend time kayaking and […]

Puerto Vallarta Sunset Cruise and Candlelight Dinner Show

By night, Las Caletas is transformed into a magical paradise and the perfect setting for this exclusive evening excursion. Rhythms of the Night is an amazing journey that will transport you to a spiritual land that time forgot. History, culture and natural beauty make for an unforgettable night out in Puerto Vallarta. Your Puerto Vallarta […]

Private Fishing Trip Dora 28′ Boat

Enjoy a private fishing tour aboard the “Dora” S2 fishing boat. Departing from the pier in either Puerto Vallarta or Nuevo Vallarta, and staying out for a length of time of your choosing. The tour is flexible, as it’s just you and your private group. Sail the bay, accompanied by a professional guide and a […]

45-foot cigarette boat cruise

Tour the Bay of Banderas in a 45-foot cigarette boat and have the opportunity to visit a private beach or a beach town around Puerto Vallarta. You will also visit the arches of Mismaloya that is the perfect spot for snorkeling. This boat can accommodate up to 25 of your closest friends or business vacation […]

Private Fishing Trip 42′ – 46′ Luxury Boats

Enjoy a private fishing tour aboard the “Isabella” fishing boat. Depart from the pier in either Puerto Vallarta or Nuevo Vallarta, and stay out for a length of time of your choosing. The tour is flexible, as it’s just you and your private group. Sail around Banderas Bay and get the catch of the day, […]

Beaches and Islands

SEA KAYAKING & SNORKELING ECOTOURS

An adventure ideal for family or friends journey! Off the southern coast, we can find the fishing village, where we will have our kayaks ready to begin our paddling adventure towards our snorkeling destination, a beautiful small soft-sanded beach. Activity level: Moderate Highlights: Biologists/Naturalists will be leading your adventure Seat on top kayaks Snorkeling gear […]

Los Muertos Beach Mantamar VIP Tour

Enjoy a full-filled afternoon on Los Muertos Beach in Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Old Town. Visit 3 beach clubs and 1 slush bar. Sip on hand-crafted, specialty drinks, learn about Puerto Vallarta beach clubs, some tequila history, and snack on tapas while you tour. This 2-hour Hopping Tour ends at Puerto Vallarta’s Luxury Mantamar Beach Club. […]

MARIETAS ISLANDS ECOTOURS

Marietas Islands, one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in Mexico’s Pacific coast formed long ago by volcanic activity, the archipelago is two formations of uninhabited islands. Our Marietas Islands snorkeling trip is different from other trips! We only take small groups and our trip is really focused on snorkeling and enjoying the beauty of […]
Las Caletas Beach Hideaway

Las Caletas Beach Hideaway

Nestled in a secluded nature preserve on the southern shores of Banderas Bay, Las Caletas is a unique and exclusive tropical beach you cannot miss. Discover a true paradise in beautiful Mexico’s Pacific coast. Las Caletas is an unspoiled tropical beach hideaway that is only accessible by sea. Get there in style on a first-class […]

Food Tours (And Booze!)

Taste of Pitillal Food Tour

Discover Puerto Vallarta‘s hidden culinary gem, the authentic neighboring town of  Pitillal, a working class neighborhood with delightful shops, restaurants and stands. This is a is a small group, 3.5-hour food tasting and cultural walking tour exploring the charming Pitillal neighborhood. Explore Mexico’s sophisticated flavors and vast spectrum of regional cooking styles in a town […]

Bean to Bar Chocolate Workshop

Come and learn how to make chocolate! Located in the heart of the city center of Puerto Vallarta, ChocoMuseo will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about Mexican cacao and chocolate. We offer chocolate workshops for those in search of a hands-on, unforgettable experience. During your 2-hour chocolate class, you will learn everything […]

Taco Adventure Evening Food Tour in Puerto Vallarta

An entertaining and informative evening taco tour exploring Puerto Vallarta´s best night-time street foods. Strolling through the authentically Mexican neighborhoods of Emiliano Zapata, centro (Downtown) and 5 de Diciembre neighborhoods, you will sample an amazing variety of authentic regional eats and drinks. Visit 8 family-run stands and restaurants and try some of the best tacos and […]
Tequila, Tacos, and Cocktail Tour

Tequila, Tacos, and Cocktail Tour

Follow a professional foodie guide through the streets of Puerto Vallarta‘s Old Town during this 3.5-hour food-and-cocktail tour. Sample tacos and desserts alongside five Mexican cocktails, mixed and served to you by expert bartenders. Learn about the cultural history of spirits like mezcal, tequila, raicilla, kahlua and a beer from a microbrewery. Group size is […]

Downtown Puerto Vallarta Food Tour

Get ready to become a local in 3 hours. Experience our 3.5-hour food tasting and walking tour offering a local’s insight into Mexican culture through its delicious and intricate cuisine, and rich history. Your local “foodie” guide takes you on a culinary adventure, navigating the cobblestone streets of historic Puerto Vallarta. Along the way you […]

Learn to Cook Authentic Mexican Food with a Modern Twist

Learn to cook with a local chef in Puerto Vallarta! Your host for the day is Manu, a professionally trained chef who loves to create innovative, modern fusions of classic Mexican dishes. Manu will take you to the local market and show you his favorite vendors. After doing a bit of shopping you’ll return to his […]

Authentic Jaliscan Cooking Class

Join your local host Helene at her spacious, open kitchen and learn to cook an authentic Jaliscan meal from handed down recipes perfected by Helene over the years. You and Helene will prepare three dishes from scratch and she will teach you some master cooking techniques. You will learn how to perfectly chop ingredients for […]

VIP Nightclub Tour in Puerto Vallarta

Party like a VIP on this Puerto Vallarta club tour with a local nightlife guide. You’ll visit three of Puerto Vallarta’s trendiest bars and clubs, sliding right past velvet ropes like a celebrity. Once you’re inside, you can boogie the night away with some of Mexico’s top DJs, and rest your feet at tables reserved […]

Make your own Mole Poblano

Make and eat your own Mole Poblano ! Located in the heart of the city center of Puerto Vallarta, ChocoMuseo will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about Mexican cacao and chocolate. We offer chocolate and cooking workshops for those in search of a hands on, unforgettable experience. During 3 hours, you will […]