Come to Puerto Vallarta and live the experience of a lifetime whale watching! Meet the astonishing humpback whales as you discover a new face of Puerto Vallarta’s calm ocean waters. Whether you choose to explore the seas in a sailboat, a catamaran or an inflatable boat, you’ll have the time of your life.
From mid-December to the end of March, Banderas Bay offers the most spectacular of events. You can watch whales that come from all over the world!
When you go on these tours, you can discover the different behaviors of humpback whales, including jumping out of the water and thrashing their tails. While whale watching in Puerto Vallarta, you’ll see playful mothers with their baby calves, groups of male whales courting females and even hear their enigmatic singing.
Humpback whales are the fifth largest whale species in the world. They arrive in the Banderas bay to breed and have their offspring. Their pectoral fins can measure up to 5 meters long! This beautiful endangered marine species is protected which makes it a unique experience.
There are several options for taking a whale watching tour in Puerto Vallarta. Depending on what’s the overall experience you want you can pick from a speed boat adventure to a calm sailing cruise.
You can go on a tour aboard an inflatable boat. They are large and safe, carrying up to 30 passengers, as well as very fast, which makes whale watching much easier.
Besides Zodiac Boats, there are other options to go whale watching. Sailboats, Catamarans are another more quiet option to watch whales. Relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the pacific ocean and the bay. Check out the full list of Boat Tours in Vallarta.
No matter which option you choose, they all offer a magnificent experience of whale watching in Puerto Vallarta. See these amazing animals swimming and jumping in their natural habitat. Once you hear a whale singing you will fall in love with this species.