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Wildlife Connection

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Address: Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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+32 2 225 36 21
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WILDLIFE CONNECTION offers the BEST concept of ECOTOURISM IN VALLARTA...

WILDLIFE CONNECTION offers the BEST concept of ECOTOURISM IN VALLARTA giving you a respectful close encounter with nature. Enjoy gentle giants on our WHALE WATCHING, swim and interact with DOLPHINS IN THE WILD, participate on the National Marine TURTLE CAMP Protection Program,admire the BIRD WATCHING on this tropical paradise, marine wonders on SNORKELING. Our guides are professional biologists with masters degree in Marine ecology and Wildlife Photographer all featured in magazines and documentaries including National Geographic and Animal Planet. We will share with you our knowledge and experience at the same time you will participate in research projects with dolphins and whales in Banderas Bay, making these excursions a once-in-a-lifetime.

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If I could it 10 Stars I would!!

This was by far the highlight of our trip!! We started the morning with a "light breakfast" and an informative talk on dolphins. We then boarded the boat. I was unsure what to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a whale watching tour with Daniela as our guide. The presentation before was very informative and there were only 5 people on our tour which was great for asking questions. The captain was very kind and helpful and we saw lots of whales. It's been on our bucket list to see a whale breach and we were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We emailed ahead and confirmed we could use our own snorkels and fins, which we brought from home. During the excursion, we encountered a couple pods of dolphins. My wife and I swam first, with a pod of about three. They were all around us, but were popping up behind our backs, so by the time we turned they were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the highlight of our trip!! We started the morning with a "light breakfast" and an informative talk on dolphins. We then boarded the boat. I was unsure what to expect, but very excited! We found the first group of dolphins and my daughter and another person on the jumped in. The dolphins swam up to them... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided on Wildlife Connections as we were not fans of captured animals performing for food or other means. We kept our minds open, realizing that we may not see wild dolphins on the tour we signed up for. There were 10 of us in the boat, which was a good amount. We had a wonderful tour guide who was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour and it was great! Our guide was a biologist and very knowledgeable about the whales and other ocean life. Obviously it is not guaranteed that you will see anything, but we ended up seeing 2 sets of mom/baby whales and a single whale, a few dolphins, and a few sea turtles. You definitely have to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

All you could ask for and more. We did three tours the whale watching tour which was amazing we a had Danielle as our guide for all 3 tours she was really good and the talk she gave us before was really interesting. When we went we managed to see a whale breaching and doing back flips trying to impress... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a wonderful tour that shows great respect towards the animals. Led by a biologist, you search out the dolphins habitual areas and then see if they want to play around you. The tours are the just the right size. Anything over 30 for any tour just seems like Spring Break. We were a group of 24 and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful time on the water, following a detailed, hands on video presentation by Manu Rodriguez on whales and dolphins. She wrote her thesis on whales and has been leading excursions with an emphasis on protecting them since the mid 90s with several other eco companies before starting her own. No one can guarantee encountering these magnificent creatures in the wild,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The "swim with the wild dolphins" and "turtle camp" was our main attraction on our recent family trip to PV this year. It sounded great and the reviews were favourable. Dolpin Swim - There was a very informative talk prior to boarding the boat with a small group of guests. The boat ride out into the Bay of Banderas was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I booked the turtle camp and whale watching combo online before I traveled to Puerto Vallarta in December 2016. I was a little nervous as I had never been to mexico and no transportation was provided. You take taxis everywhere (I did not know that) I traveled as a single mom with my 2 small children who are 5 and... More 

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