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Eco traveling is the base to have tighter bonds between society, nature, and education; while connecting locals and travelers. Our passion is not just exploring, but doing with a purpose: help our guests to get the best experience out of their...more
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Calle Popa Muelle I4, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great tour, though not as advertised. We saw lots of dolphins and we jumped in with them and swam around them, it was amazing. Only think disappointing is that the advertisement says “accompanied by a marine biologist”, we were not. We were...More

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thaliaMsp, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Braeden Thank you for taking some time to review us. We feel honored to have had you as part of a tour. All our tours are led by academically prepared tour guides, all prepared and having the same information: biology, history, geography, local culture...More

Reviewed 2 September 2019

Wonderful experience with top notch guide. We all highly recommend this tour. Our guide taught us so much about the dolphins. We really enjoyed swimming with the dolphins on their terms, not ours. They actually wanted to meet us, they were not forced to nor...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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VallartaNatours, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2019

Muchas gracias for honoring us with your presence. For both the dolphins and us, it was a delight to have spent a morning with you. Nature cannot be forced. .we just follow her path respectfuly, and get so much more in return. Hasta la vista!

Reviewed 26 August 2019

Thalia and Vallarta Natours gave us a great trip in private beaches of Vallarta, we did snorkel and hicking; amazing experience in touch of nature. And her team adapt everything perfectly for my 40 group of family !!More

Date of experience: July 2019
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VallartaNatours, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

Adaptation to what our guests are looking for is something that we can have, always considering respect towards nature, education and supporting local commerce. Having had the honor of guiding 40 wonderful members of your family , was a blessing. Being part of a celebration...More

Reviewed 13 August 2019

If TripAdvisor had 6 stars, this trip would have earned it! It was truly a life-changing experience for everyone who went. Thalia was the best, most educated tour guide we could have imagined. She has a masters degree in marine biology and shared an immense...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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VallartaNatours, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

Dear Peter, Muchas Gracias for giving us the opportunity to spend a lovely morning together. We are thrilled to know that you all enjoyed the experience as much as we did. Respect, passion and education are the base for any nature based activity...fun will always...More

Reviewed 1 August 2019

This was a very good trip for our family our guide was very informative. Not only did she go snorkeling with us but brought up shells from the bottom and explained what they were and how they lived. This was much more than a snorkeling...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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thaliaMsp, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It's a pleasure to have been your guide and show you a little of what Nature has for us to marvel. I had lots of fun with your family and enjoyed every moment. Remember...More

Reviewed 31 July 2019

Thank you Trip Advisor for helping me make the perfect selection for a snorkeling adventure. I already clearly knew what I did NOT want: A large, loud, boozy party boat (with dancing deck hands) experience. I was looking for a small outfit that would take...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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thaliaMsp, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2019

We are so happy to read that you had such a memorable experience. It's always heartwarming to know that what we do and what we teach does have a positive influence on our guests. Every aspect of the experiences matters, every detail is important to...More

Reviewed 20 April 2019

The Royal Princess , Andes and South America cruise made its last stop over at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on 3/20/2019, before ending in Los Angeles. A small group of about 8 of us arranged for an afternoon of whale watching with Natours. And Thalia Martinez...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2019

Being a small part of an amazing journey through Latin America is a GREAT honor. Indeed that tour was exceptional, with a new record of the number of breaches by the same whale. I will always remember, with a smile on my face, that afternoon...More

Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

Thalia was the perfect guide for our group of 5. Communication prior to pick up excellent, punctual pick up at the cruise ship port, her knowledge about everything Puerto Vallarta was fabulous! Her tour, a 5 hour mix of driving along the coast and into...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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thaliaMsp, Owner at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2019

Puerto Vallarta has lots to offer by water as well as by land...every street, corner has its magic. Just need to have all you senses on. I spend a lovely morning with you!

Reviewed 17 April 2019

Our January 14th whale watching trip was our third time with Natours. We had a beautiful morning, with some distance between whale sightings, perfect whale songs with the hydrophone and a sighting of a baby pigmy whale(?). Peaceful, relaxing and always an awesome outing with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2019

That day was indeed very exciting, with a unique sighting! Definitely a great morning out with Lisandro, who was able to capture magical instants on pictures! Looking for more adventures together!

Reviewed 16 April 2019

We did a private tour with Thalia and her crew (Rubio and Hector) on March 14th when we were in PV for a day on a cruise. From start to finish it was an exciting day. Thalia is very organized and our communication before the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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thaliaMsp, Propietario at Vallarta Natours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2019

Once in a lifetime experiences are the ones that make us grow into better humans, we appreciate all that surrounds us and are thank full for every second. The best is to be ready for any wonder that Nature has created no matter how little...More

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15 October 2018|
Response from thaliaMsp | Property representative |
Yes there is! public buses ( will have to take up to three depending where you'll be staying.
22 April 2018|
Response from thaliaMsp | Property representative |
Hi! Whales come here during winter. The whale watching season is set to run from the 8th of December to the 23rd of March. The best time to see then would be late January, early February. Regarding dolphins, there are... More