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Military Macaws Sanctuary Ecotours

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US$ 120.00
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    What to Expect
                    From Puerto Vallarta drive to the South of the Bay.  Our first stop is by Los Arcos to observe magnificent frigate birds, pelicans, blue footed and brown boobies among other sea birds.  Stop on route for our continental breakfast.  Continue to the Military Macaws Sanctuary where you´ll witness the local efforts to recover the population of this endangered species. Soft hike in the Sanctuary looking for the nests, different birds, of course Macaws along with great views; this is a great place for birding, as well as for photography as you learn about a great conservation effort.  Hike into a tropical forest. Our last stop will take us to Las Juntas y Los Veranos in search of endemic deciduous forest birds, like San Blas Jay, West Mexican Chachalaca, Golden-cheeked woodpecker, Citreoline Trogon and much more. 

    Before returning we´ll stop to fill in our check list and enjoy some snacks
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ecotours de México, local 20, Proa sn, Marina Vallarta, 48335 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bottled water
    • Breakfast - Continental breakfast
    • Light refreshments
    • Snacks
    • Driver/professional guide
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned van to/from sanctuary
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our tour guide for the military macaw tour was Fernando. He was very excited and knowledgeable about birds. I have done other bird tours in other places and sometimes you get a guide who might know birds, but doesn't seem excited or interested in them b/c it is just their job.
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    By: Ecotours de Mexico
    566 reviews
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    Great day of dolphins, whales, snorkeling!
    This tour and our tour guide (Margie) both exceeded already-high expectations! We did the dolphins and snorkling
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    Bonney Lake, Washington, United States
    Dolphins and snorkeling tour
    Amazing adventure with Ecotours de Mexico! We were 7 adults and 2 smaller boys who took the dolphin/snorkeling
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    Baby turtle release at sunset
    Just returned from Puerto Vallarta and the highlight of our trip was our afternoon learning about turtle
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    Portland, Oregon
    We spent a magical afternoon with Oscar answering our every question and seeing ten whales in total plus a very
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    Tempe, Arizona, United States
    Second time! Even better than the first time
    We were there last year around this time and had the best whale watch adventure. This hear is was even better.
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    Wonderful Day Whale Watching
    We had a fantastic afternoon of whale watching made even more enjoyable because of our guide Maggie and excellent
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    Stacy J
    Lansing, Michigan
    Fabulous Whale Watching!
    This was an amazing whale watching tour. Ecotours actually cares and protects the whales, very informative and
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    Hidden Beach w/ Snorkel Activity
    Luis and the captain of the boat are truly best in class - safety yet relaxed vibe, so everyone enjoyed the
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    Porto, Portugal
    Amazing and wonderful experience with a profesional guide
    This was a fantastic tour with Ecotours. I would definitely recommend everyone to go on this excursion. Our guide
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    North Pole, Alaska
    Wild encounters are the best
    While the water was a bit murkey (it had rained the day before, so what can you do?) the tour was extremely
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    Fort Collins, Colorado
    THE Best Day of Whales in PV!
    We finally went whale watching with Fernando and EcoTours and we were not disappointed! Rafael was the captain
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    Fort Collins, Colorado
    Amazing Tour, Year after Year
    This is our third year going on the EcoTours Birding tour in Vallarta and our third year of seeing 75+ different
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    Profesional and Knowledgeable
    This was my first time in Puerto Vallarta and we booked a morning tour for whale watching during the migration
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    Munster, Indiana
    Turtle rescue
    Cynthia was amazing helped out very huge as one party In group is handicap and needed extra help getting down the.
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    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Wonderful experience
    This tour was the highlight of our first cruise stop in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Very close to the cruise dock and
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