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Onca Explorations

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Address: Rio de la Plata 409 | Fracc. Las Gaviotas, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 669 913 4050
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Visit Mazatlan & Explore with us! Whether it is watching the amazing...

Visit Mazatlan & Explore with us! Whether it is watching the amazing humpback whales, swimming with dolphins in the wild, snorkeling the islands, kayaking among mangroves or discovering ancient petroglyphs hiking within a natural protected area, our experienced staff, small group policy and personal attention make simply the best ecotours in town! Tourism for Conservation: When you travel with ONCA a portion of your tour fee goes towards local wildlife monitoring and conservation programs.

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This will be at the top of my list when I return to Mazatlan. Oskar was phenomenal, from answering questions before I booked the tour for our group of 10, all the way through the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

This will be at the top of my list when I return to Mazatlan. Oskar was phenomenal, from answering questions before I booked the tour for our group of 10, all the way through the transportation and the tour. I would recommend being prepared to fight motion sickness, as 2 in our group were sick. They were fine while we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

Very close to the whales. Our guide was well educated in the activities of the whales and other sea life. This was our second trip with Onca I would highly recommend using them for marine life watching.

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

I would highly recommend this tour The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable We saw the orcas and hump backs and also saw the sea turtles A very fun day had by alll Thank you so much for the hospitality :)

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

Good job guys...Fantastic trip!!! Good cause! Friendly Marine explorers.. Oscar and the crew did amazing job....

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

It was amazing! The whales came so close to the boat we could almost touch them! Oskar was the greatest, so much information, answered questions...but for sure, seeing the whales so close was something totally unexpected. It should be a must do if you are in mazatlan! Peter and Una Southall

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Lancaster, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Our group had a great time, loved the experience, got some great pictures, saw breaching whales and will do this again! Thanks Saul, Enrique and Oskar!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

Very good tour, professional personals, they do have passion in these things, a lot info too, I really recommend this tour to everybody, you should see something like this, it'll form parts of your perfect stay at Mazatlan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

This is a wonderful 1/2 day adventure, made so by Oscar the entrempenurial oceanographer who runs the place. The boat is in good shape, Oscar preps you for what you are about to see and by golly, you WILL see whales. We highly recommend this trip.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

The Labradas was an amazing experience. However I did not really enjoy the dolphin trip. We spent more time trying to find the dolphins that anything else. The time we spent snorkeling was beyond short. Also I suggest you bring snacks to eat on the trip because the sandwhich they give you is very small so it will not satisify... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

This was our second time swimming with the dolphins and Oscar and his crew. My entire family had just as much fun - each time is different! We saw dolphins and a pair swam underneath us as we were snorkeling. We also saw sea turtles and a mama duck with little babies on the way back. This is really the... More 

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