Why Us

Captain Fernando has been travelling the waters of Banderas Bay for over 20 years. He knows all the best spots to create memories that will be with you forever.

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In these unprecedented times, we have implemented a number of new safety measures based on guidance from health authorities.

Our Featured Tours

Captain Fernando first started working as a crew member with Vallarta Adventures in his early 20s
where he accumulated his experience for Banderas Bay. Taking families and friends to some of the
best spots for swimming, snorkeling and to enjoy nature at its finest.

Please Note: In order to proceed forward with your reservation, we collect a 30% deposit.
The rest to be paid in cash the day of your scheduled tour.

South Shore Sightseeing

Cruise past the skyline of Puerto Vallarta and its most famous landmarks. The Malecon, the Romantic Zone, the big church, and the iconic Los Arcos. Your captain will inform you about the area along the way.

The boat sets off from Marina Puerto Vallarta and heads south, providing you with plenty of photographic sceneries. Stop at Los Arcos the National Marine Park for snorkeling with many beautiful tropical fish. Next stop is Las Animas Beach, where you can eat lunch, relax on the beach or do optional beach activities.

  • Duration: 5 hours - Price: $390 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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Los Arcos and Quimixto Adventure

This Adventure Tour has it all! Boat trip, snorkeling, beautiful landscapes and an impressive 33 foot high waterfall.

Begining in Marina Puerto Vallarta,the boat departs to take you to your first destination: The town of Quimixto. You will be accompanied by our guide through a 35 minute rugged hiking trail that will test your physical condition and adventurous spirit. For those who are not quite up to the walking hike, horses will be available for rent however the cost is additional and paid in cash. The next stop is where the real reward is found. For all the effort made on the walk, there is a restaurant that will offer you delicious local food and refreshing drinks and with an impressive 33 foot-high waterfall that will surely cool you off even on the hottest day. (Lunch & drinks not included). Our last destination is a true gift from Mother Nature. The National Marine Park of Los Arcos. A beautiful natural sanctuary inhabited by a colorful variety of tropical fish and is one of the most iconic places in all Puerto Vallarta. Snorkeling is available for those who are interested in discovering the under water beauty that Los Arcos has to offer.

  • Duration: 6 hours - Price: $468 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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Yelapa Tour

Enjoy a day trip to the peaceful village of Yelapa located on the south coast of the bay.

Yelapa’s tranquility is the perfect balance for those looking to relax in one of the numerous beach chairs, soak up the sun, and enjoy a cold drink.

For those looking to swim, snorkel, or parasail, there is plenty of beach to do so or enjoy the nature by exploring the village by mule or foot. The waterfall is a must see in the rainy season (August-November).

  • Duration: 6 hours - Price: $468 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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A little bit of everything

If you are looking to fish, snorkel and enjoy lunch this tour is right for you.

Start off with 2 hours trolling in the morning followed by 2 hours snorkeling at the famous National Marine Park Los Arcos. After the tour takes you to Las Animas beach where lunch will be offered at your own expense. If you don’t feel like eating your always more than welcome to take a stroll along the beach, take pictures or swim.

  • Duration: 6 hours - Price: $468 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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Whale Watching

Meet the world’s largest creature...The Humpback Whales.

Reaching between 40 and 50 feet in length, a humpback whale can weigh up to 48 tons. Get a close, intimate and personalized experience within 30 meters. Known for their complex mating songs, you may enjoy a song or two.

  • Duration: 4 hours (Between December & March) - Price: $312 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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Dolphin Encounter

Offering you the opportunity to visit these fabulous animals in their natural environment.

You may be treated to a fun show with dolphins jumping, playing and doing tricks. Our Dolphin encounters are perfect for the whole family because they give adults, kids and non-swimmers of all ages a chance to observe these friendly and intelligent mammals.

  • Duration: 3 hours - Price: $234 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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Fishing Inshore

The boat is yours for the day to fish or just relax in the sunshine. Cleaning and Filleting is always included in the price.

Inside Banderas Bay, you’ll find a huge variety of fish. Bonita, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi (aka Dorado), Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Grouper.

Big game: Mahi mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish & possibly Marlin. The best time for big game is in October & November.
Bottom Fishing: Red Grouper, Flounder, Red Snapper & Pompano. The best time is in January, February & March.

Catch & Release or Keep the fish and the captain will clean it for you

  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours - Price: $312 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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Los Arcos is an excellent and very safe snorkel site to start for experienced and not so experienced snorkelers.

Los Arcos is an underwater national marine park reserve that is protected by the Mexican Government. Fish you can expect to see, angel fish, puffer fish, cornet fish, parrot fish, and damsels that feed on the shallow reefs of Los Arcos. Snorkeling gear (flippers and mask) is provided. However, you are more than welcome to bring your own equipment on board.

  • Duration: 3 hours - Price: $234 USD per boat - max. 8 people
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