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Because Nature is Wonderful
At Vallarta Adventures our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding adventure travel experience of your life! Our tours are safe learning experiences designed for people who want to explore all that nature has to offer. We offer a wide variety of tours and activities that are planned with incredible attention to detail and the right mix of fun, learning, and challenge to keep everyone entertained during your vacation in Puerto Vallarta Mexico.
Vallarta Adventures offers the ultimate wildlife experience on our Whale Watching expeditions and the rare opportunity to swim or play with a bottlenose dolphin in our Swim with Dolphins program. Discover a sense of freedom as the wind pushes you across the blue waters of Banderas Bay aboard a luxury Sailing Charter, explore the natural wonders of Yelapa and Majahuitas, or enjoy an exciting Scuba Diving adventure or Snorkeling tour.
For those who just want to relax, we offer day and night cruises to our widely acclaimed, exclusive jungle beach hideaway of Las Caletas.
By day, you can choose from pure relaxation or gentle exploration of this tropical paradise. By night, this secluded cove provides a magical setting for our unique evening excursion - Rhythms of the Night.
In short, whether you prefer a relaxing day, extreme adventure, or maybe just something in between, there is a Vallarta Adventure just right for you!
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Going 'Nose to Whisker' with Sea Lions in Mexico
Swimming with dolphins has long been a favourite tourist attraction along Mexico’s Pacific Coast, but how about doing laps alongside big blubbery sea lions?
A Scientific Milestone: Mexico’s First Artificial Insemination Dolphin Birth
On December 4th, 2009, Mirai, the first baby dolphin to be born in Mexico after using sperm sexing and artificial insemination technologies, was born at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta. The calf weighed approximately 18 kilograms and measured between 4 and 4 1/2 feet.
Celebrate the Holidays with Vallarta Adventures
With Christmas and New Year's just a few weeks away, Vallarta Adventures is offering a bounty of adventures and special online discounts to brighten-up visitor’s holiday vacations in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Training Sea Lions: A Perfect Job in a Perfect Paradise
Sea lions are one of the ocean's most fascinating creatures, and Vallarta Adventures' educational and entertaining Sea Lion Encounter gives people of all ages the chance to learn more about these amazing, energetic, and playful marine mammals in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Entangled Humpback Whale Rescued in Banderas Bay
On January 23, 2009, a successful attempt to save a Humpback Whale from a life-threatening entanglement in Banderas Bay brought together members of the Mexican Navy, Vallarta Adventures and the Instituto Technologico del Mar.
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.