1. WHALE WATCHING AND SAILING (December 1 – March 31) 5 Star


Upon boarding, passengers are comfortably seated and a delicious continental breakfast is served. After a short orientation we begin our journey to discover the abundant sea life of Banderas Bay, including dolphins, turtles, giant manta rays and the spectacular Humpback whales. Our onboard naturalist will explain the behavior of these majestic sea creatures. The day’s tour also includes a short stop at the Marietas Islands. Guests can take a guided “panga” tour of the nesting seabird colonies and hidden beaches or go snorkeling in the waters of this Marine sanctuary. Upon reboarding lunch is served, complete with tropical drinks and dessert. In the afternoon we hoist sails and enjoy an exciting downwind sail back to the marina.

8:30 am to 4 pm daily.

 
2. SAILING TO THE MARIETAS ISLANDS (May – Nov.) 5 Star

Same as above, except without the whales. Focus on other sea life.
Daily 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

3. DISCOVER YELAPA 4 Star

If you want to visit an authentic native fishing village where no roads enter and where the beauty and tranquility have attracted people from all over the world, then don’t miss our Discover Yelapa tour. The day includes continental breakfast, morning snorkeling stop at “Majahuitas”, a tour of the village and waterfall, lunch at a beach restaurant and an afternoon snorkeling stop or sailing. Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

4. CATAMARAN CRUISE TO THE MARIETAS ISLANDS 3 Star

Traveling north of Vallarta this is one of our liveliest and most popular tours. Cruising by catamaran to the protected Marietas Islands (bird sanctuary for the blue footed boobie) where whale watching and snorkeling were made famous by Jacques Cousteau who carried out many scientific studies here.Later we will visit a secluded beach for two hours. Includes: continental breakfast, lunch, open bar, snorkeling, kayaking and a lively crew to keep you entertained on your return journey. Daily 9 am to 4 pm.

5. SIERRA MADRE EXPEDITION 5 Star


Venture away from civilization traveling on specially designed Mercedes Benz open-air, all terrain vehicles. Let our guides take you “off the beaten track” and give you an excellent insight into the breathtaking Mexican terrain you could never experience on your own. Exciting, eye opening, bumpy at times, but an unforgettable day that will totally exhilarate you. Includes open bar of beer, rum, soft drinks and lunch.

Daily 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

6. DOLPHIN SWIM 5 Star

An audio presentation explains some of the mysteries surrounding these wonderful creatures and helps distinguish truth from fiction. There are perhaps no more than half a dozen facilities in the world that offer such “once-in-a-lifetime” experience. SWIM: A limited number of guests, enter the water and actually swim with the dolphins. It is the opportunity to intimately interact with dolphins in their own enviroment.Daily 1 ½ - 2 hours.

7. DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER 5 Star

An audio presentation explains some of the mysteries surrounding these wonderful creatures and helps distinguish truth from fiction. There are perhaps no more than half a dozen facilities in the world that offer such “once-in-a-lifetime” experience. ENCOUNTER: standing waist-deep in the water a party of eight guests are introduced to the Pacific Bottlenose dolphin with explanations from a guide. Limited interaction. Duration: 1 ½ to 2 hours.

8. RHYTHMS OF THE NIGHT 5 Star

This secluded and mystical place is perfect for those who are looking for something special. We start out for Las Caletas in the amber glow of the setting sun aboard a trimaran while enjoying music and drinks. Once at Caletas you will marvel at the incredible setting of torches and candles lighting the way to your dinner location. After savoring an excellent dinner you are invited to the natural outdoor amphitheater to witness a show of prehispanic rhythms set in a natural jungle location. Includes open bar and dinner. Daily except Sundays 6 pm to 11 pm.

9. CALETAS BY DAY 5 Star

Guarded by the steep jungle-clad slopes of the Sierra Madre Mountains, Las Caletas is only accessible from the sea. The shallow waters of this isolated cove are calm and clear. A secluded beach, a gorgeous location, free kayaking and snorkeling and an excellent lunch accompanied by wine. It is easy to appreciate why so many people regard Las Caletas as one of the most beautiful locations in the Bay. Includes continental breakfast, lunch, open bar, snorkeling and kayaking. Daily except Sundays 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

10. TREE TOP CANOPY TOUR 4 Star

We take you up to a secluded jungle location where you are introduced to the sport of Canopy adventures. Special harnesses are used while our professional guides accompany you on this adventure to ensure your safety and you worry only about having fun. You then glide through treetops along steel cables while admiring the natural beauty of jungles & rivers. Monday to Friday, four hours.

11. HORSE BACK RIDING (HALF DAY) 3 ½ Star

Enjoy a horseback ride through the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. The ranch is chosen for its well-kept horses and experienced guides. There’s an option to swim in the river, weather and terrain conditions permitting. Hard hats are available.
Daily 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm.

12. HORSE BACK RIDING (FULL DAY) 4 Star

Come and enjoy the best ecological horseback tour and admire the wonders of nature. Visit waterfalls hidden in the middle of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Experience jungles, rivers, plantations and typical Mexican towns. Includes continental breakfast, lunch and drinks.
Daily 9 am to 3 pm.

13. WILD A.T.V. TOUR 3 Star

This off-road excursion is for those looking for an extreme adventure. Explore dry riverbeds, back roads and small Mexican towns on ATV bikes. Pure adrenaline. Singles and /or doubles available. Daily 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

14. SAN SEBASTIAN AIR EXPEDITION 5 Star

Go back in time and visit one of the oldest mining towns in Mexico.San Sebastian reached its glory in the 1700´s when it was a highly prosperous colonial town with a population close to 30,000.Today with only 400 inhabitants, scattered examples of magnificent historical grandeur can still be found. The trip includes a guided tour of the village followed by brunch. San Sebastian was once a hideaway for the rich and famous including Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Omar Shariff and Natalie Wood.
Fridays Four hours

 
15. MARIGALANTE SUNSET CRUISE 5 Star

Join us aboard the Marigalante Spanish galleon as we sail into the sunset. With cocktail in hand enjoy the live mariachi band to add to the atmosphere as the white billowing sails glide you out to sea. Live shows on board the vessel will keep you entertained until dinner when you sink your teeth into a great filet mignon and shrimp dinner accompanied by appropriate wines. The evening closes with fireworks as you pass Puerto Vallarta´s downtown area. Daily 6 pm to 10 pm.

16. DUNE BUGGY ADVENTURE 3 Star

This wild adventure is great for the road warrior in all of us. Visit the edges of Banderas Bay along the foothills of the mountains driving a dune buggy (a.k.a. Maximo & Pathfinders). Bumpy and dirty at times but really fun! Daily four hours.

17. MEXICAN FIESTA 3 Star

Arriba! It's fiesta time! Wear your poncho, grab your maracas and join in the biggest party in town for a real taste of Mexico. Colorful costumes, swirling dances and the unforgettable music of trumpets, violins and guitars in true mariachi style. Includes free-flowing national drinks and buffet dinner 7 pm to 10 pm., Tuesdays and Sundays.

18. TROPICAL – CITY TOUR 3 Star
If there’s only one tour you take while on vacation it has to be this one! We explore the back streets as well as the most popular areas to give you a full picture of Vallarta. We visit Marina Vallarta, Malecon, Guadalupe Church, government buildings, flea market, the romantic hideaway of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and finally stop at a great jungle hideaway for lunch while overlooking rivers. You haven’t really seen Vallarta until you’ve been on the Tropical Tour. Lunch included. Daily 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
 Costs of services per person (unless mentioned otherwise) including tax. All prices in USD


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