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"...like a dream come true!"
The Swim with Dolphins, Dolphin Encounter, Dolphin Kids and Trainer for a Day programs at Dolphin Adventures are exciting family activities that give you another reason to come to Puerto Vallarta Mexico.
Located in nearby Nuevo Vallarta, the Dolphin Adventure Center is one of the few dolphin and marine mammal educational centers in the world that offers people of all ages the opportunity to experience up-close and personal encounters with Pacific Bottlenose dolphins.
Dolphin Adventures offers two programs for those who'd prefer their first dolphin experience to be on "solid ground." Dolphin Encounters allow non-swimmers to learn more about dolphins while standing in waist-deep water in specially designed seawater pools, and Dolphin Kids gives smaller children the chance to learn about, interact and play with dolphins in a fun and safe environment.
The more adventurous can experience the thrill of Swimming with Dolphins or spend an unforgettable day working beside Vallarta Adventures' professional marine mammal trainers in the Trainer for a Day program.
No matter which you choose, you'll get closer to dolphins than you ever dreamed possible, while enjoying a special closeness with these amazing animals - so make your reservations TODAY!
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|My family and I recently did the dolphin swim and it was the most amazing experience. The staff was friendly and we had the best time swiming with the dolphins. By far the best time we had in mexico, highly recommend them.
||I just wanted to say THANK YOU for the wonderful time I had swimming with the Dolphins. You guys are awesome. The trainer I had was funny, nice, informative and much more. You guys ROCK!
||Just returned from a cruise to Mexico which included a stop in Puerto Vallarta where my wife, son, and I did the dolphin swim at your facility.Your program is absoultly the best ever!Words cannot adequatly express the joy we felt in being able to connect with these beautiful animals, and many thanks as well to the wonderful staff and trainers. It will be an expierence we will never forget! We have done the Royal Dolphin Swim in Cozumel wher the emphasis is more on entertaing the peopple with lots of tricks rather that teaching them about the dolphins and allowing that one on one connection. Don't ever change what you are doing.Thanks again and we will return as well as spread the word.
||I just have to thank all the people of Vallarta Adventures for the amazing times we had on your tours. We did the canopy tour, dolphin swim and snorkeling at las Mariatas. At all times I felt completely safe in the hands of the experienced guides hands. This allowed me to completeley let go and have a blast. On each tour I had a great time and walked away having learned something new and had an even greater reverence for the wildlife and environment around me. What was the best experience though was the staff. Every employee I met seemed to genuinely love their job but also treated the environment and wildlife with such respect and reverence. It was truly an heartwarming experience. Thanks again to everyone at Vallarta Adventures for making My Friends and My Fiancees and My Experience one we will Never Forget. We will definately share our comments with anyone headed for holiday to Peurto Vallarta, and rebook all of our next tours with you.
||Had a trainer for a day with the dolphins and a sea lion and got to see the birds. It was incredible! The birds\' beauty was fascinating. The dolphins and the sea lion was great. (Though they eat a lot!) Special thanks to them for their tricks and patience with me as I learned about them. Kisses to Kaitsa and Nemo (dolphins) and Cassandria (sea lion).
||My wife and I came to you on our honeymoon on the 29th of May 2006 and we did the Trainer for a Day and we had the most wonderfull day that we will never forget. All the staff were so nice and especially the dolphins they were just out of this world.
|David & Karen Humphryes, London
||Hi there to everyone at the Dolphin Adventure. Me and my wife came to you on our honeymoon on the 29th of May 2006 and we did the trainer for a day and we had the most wonderfull day that we will never forget. All the staff were so nice and especially the dolphins - they were just out of this world. Thanks again.
|David and Karen - London
||I just want to say I'm so glad I booked with you guys. I've swam with dolphins before but nothing compare to the experience I had in Oct 2006. Thank you very much, and I will be seeing you pretty soon for the trainer for a day option.
||My dolphin experience during my visit to Puerto Vallarta is one I will never forget. You went out of your way to make sure it was the greatest experience I could possibly have, and it meant the world to me. When I arrived I had a love for the dolphins, I now have a passion! Thank you again.
||The opportunity to interact with your incredibly intelligent, gentle, beautiful dolphins was a magnificent opportunity and those are memories that I will cherish always.
||I recently took part in the Trainer for the Day program. Thank you so much for helping make a lifelong dream come true.
||My partner and I enjoyed an encounter with the dolphin named Tinda and had a fabulous time. A very moving experience to say the least - you have a great program there and I feel you serve a very valuable role in creating awareness and understanding for these amazing creatures.
||The Dolphin Encounter at your facility was the highlight of my vacation in Puerto Vallarta! You have a great center and excellent staff!
||I have been to Discovery Cove in Orlando, and your program was much, much better. In fact, I would say that the Swim with Dolphins was the highlight of our trip to Puerto Vallarta.
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2008 Vallarta Adventures Clothing Drive
As part of their community service program, from November 17th until December 20th Vallarta Adventures is collecting used clothing from around the Banderas Bay area to donate to local orphanages and needy families in outlying villages.
Dolphin Adventures: It's A Boy!
Vallarta Adventures is celebrating the arrival of the newest member of their family. The bouncing baby boy is a Pacific Bottlenose dolphin that was born at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta at 5:30 on the morning of August 15th, 2008.
Explore Vallarta Aboard the Ultimate 4X4 Adventure
If getting off the beaten path and a little adventure sounds appealing to you, climb aboard one of Vallarta Adventures' ultimate 'go-anywhere' four-wheel-drive vehicles - the UNIMOG - for an off-road voyage of discovery you'll never forget!
It's Not Just a Job - It's an Adventure!
When you enjoy what you do for a living, it's really not considered working. And at Puerto Vallarta's leading tour company, Vallarta Adventures, many of the employees consider their duties, and their work environment, a bit out of the ordinary.
Two Flippers Up for Sea Lion Kids Program
Sea lions are one of the ocean's most fascinating creatures, and Vallarta Adventures new Sea Lion Kids program at Las Caletas gives kids ages 6-12 the chance to learn more about these amazing, energetic, and playful marine mammals in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Catch the Rhythms of the Night
Vallarta Adventures' Rhythms of the Night tour transforms the tropical beach hideaway of Las Caletas into a magical paradise where one of Mexico's most innovative contemporary dance troupes will take you on a journey through time.
Just Monkey Business and Then Some
Nestled between the Sierra Madres jungles and the sheltered waters of Banderas Bay, Las Caletas is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth where you can get up close and personal with tropical birds, marine mammals and other wildlife.
Whale Spotting in Puerto Vallarta
Each year from mid-December through the end of March, the waters off the coast of Puerto Vallarta offer some of the most spectacular whale watching in the world - and right now we are at the height of whale watching season in the Bay of Banderas.
Explore the South Shores on a Sea Safari
A whale breaking the surface or a school of dolphins just off the bow of your boat are some of the wonders of the ocean that make themselves available to explorers on Vallarta Adventures' new tour, Sea Safari.
Get Your Fill of the America's Cup
America's Cup Racing is the ultimate sailing experience. Once an exclusive activity for millionaires and professional yacht racers, now you can live the excitement in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on Vallarta Adventures America's Cup Challenge.
Preserving and Protecting the Environment
As Puerto Vallarta's leading tour company, Vallarta Adventures is taking an active stance in the sustainable development of ecotourism. Key elements include maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve biodiversity.
It's A Girl!
Vallarta Adventures is celebrating the arrival of the newest member of their dolphin family, Naui. Weighing in at 20 kilos and measuring 1.2 meters long, she was born at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta on September 3rd.
Adventure Divas In The House
Vallarta Adventures Tour Company in Nuevo Vallarta is stepping up its marketing efforts with the addition of an all female squad passing out flyers and special information promoting over 15 different and exciting tours.
Diver Down at Vallarta Adventures IDC
If you love scuba diving you may want to share your experiences by teaching others how to explore the ocean depths. Vallarta Adventures' PADI Instructor Development Center offers the right training, making it easy to pursue such an exciting job.
Vallarta Adventures Maternity Ward
A captive dolphin birth is a rare event but over the last eight years, the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta has welcomed the birth of more than 10 dolphin babies, and they're expecting more than one new arrival before the end of the year.
Discover the Wonderful World of Dolphins
If you love dolphins, a visit to the Dolphin Adventure Center should top your list of things to do on your vacation! These cool videos will give you a quick peek at some of the most unique and exciting tours in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
A Taste of Mexican Life in a Rural Village
If you want to get off the beaten path, take a seat on Vallarta Adventures Jeep Safari for an off-road voyage of discovery of the mountains, jungles, and traditional "Old Mexico" villages in the heart of the Sierra Madre.
Group Travel = Big Fun with Vallarta Adventures
If your group is planning to travel to Puerto Vallarta Mexico, you should know that Vallarta Adventures provides business and incentive travelers, wedding groups and large families with a wide selection of professional, safe, and exciting tours and activities.
Puerto Vallarta Mexico: Scuba-Duba-Doo!
The Mexican Riviera boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. But since some of the best scenery lies beneath the waves, Vallarta Adventures offers scuba trips to some of the most spectacular dive sites on Mexico's Pacific Coast.
Destination: Wedding Bliss
Boasting white sand beaches, blue waters, stunning sunsets and complete wedding packages at reasonable prices, the tropical hideaway of Las Caletas sets the scene for magical Puerto Vallarta beach weddings.
Pascuala: The Orphaned Orca
The baby Orca that was rescued off the Mexican Pacific Coast near San Blas on April 12th, is still being cared for at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta, where Vallarta Adventures' dedicated staff is nurturing her back to health.
Because Nature Is Wonderful
A baby Orca that was rescued off the Pacific Coast of Mexico on April 12th is resting easy this weekend at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta. There, Vallarta Adventures' dedicated staff and vets are keeping a watchful eye on "Pascualina," and nurturing her back to health.
Safety First and Full of Fun
Canopy Tours and Outdoor Adventures are some of the most popular tours in Puerto Vallarta. BanderasNews videographer, Laura Gelezunas, shows us how Vallarta Adventures designs these thrilling ecological experiences with your safety in mind.
A Whale of a Tail
Nothing compares to the thrill of witnessing the beauty, harmony and grace of the Humpback whales that inhabit the Bay of Banderas. The anticipation, the boat trip, and the first glimpse all add up to one of those never-to-be-forgotten moments.
Ooh Baby, Baby
Most people do not have the opportunity to observe Pacific Bottlenose dolphins in the wild. But in Nuevo Vallarta Mexico, people can observe, up close, these awesome creatures in the protected environment of the Vallarta Adventures Dolphin Center.
Full Stream Ahead
Nature is wonderful and there's no better way to explore it than with Vallarta Adventures in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. BanderasNews videojournalist Laura Gelezunas shows us why this adventure tour operator is unparalleled in the Banderas Bay area.