DOLPHINS

Wild Dolphins & Snorkeling Las Marietas

Sunday to Friday. 9 a.m. from the Maritime Terminal, Puerto Vallarta. Tuesday 8:30 a.m from Nuevo Vallarta. Length of Tour: Approximately 7 hours

Adult On-Line $67.50

Normally $75.00
Child On-Line $45.00
Normally $50.00

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Pacific bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins, and spinner dolphins live in Banderas Bay year-round, and watching them in the wild is a great way to learn more about these beautiful and intelligent mammals. We often enjoy wild dolphin encounters as our fully-equipped catamaran cruises toward the Marietas Islands.
The Marietas Islands provide a sanctuary for the diverse marine and bird life found here. Whales, dolphins, giant manta ray, tropical fish, and indigenous birds form a unique and complex ecosystem in the shelter of these islands.
Includes breakfast, lunch, open bar, snorkeling and kayak equipment.

Dolphin Kids

Every Sunday-Friday at Vallarta Adventures' Dolphin Center in Nuevo Vallarta
Length of tour: 45 minutes $67.50
Normally $75.00

 

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Dolphins are gentle and intelligent marine mammals and Dolphin Kids, the"for kids only" dolphin adventure, gives smaller children the chance to learn about, interact and play with our family of Pacific Bottlenose dolphins in the fun and safe environment at our dolphin center in Nuevo Vallarta Mexico.
Under the supervision of one of our experienced dolphin trainers, kids get to spend 15 minutes touching and interacting with the dolphins on a shallow shelf in our specially designed pool.

Dolphin Encounter

Daily every hour from 10am-5pm, except 2pm.at Vallarta Adventures' Dolphin Center in Nuevo Vallarta. Length of Tour: 45 minutes

On-Line $62.00
Normally $69.00
parents may hold children aged 1 to 3 free of charge.
Child On-Line $53.00
Normal Child 5-12 years $59.00

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The first encounter; learn and have fun! This interactive program allows non-swimmers to learn more about dolphins while standing in waist-deep water in the seawater lagoon at our dolphin center in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.
Enter the water where trainers introduce you to the dolphins. For 15 minutes, groups of no more than 8 people get an incredible eye-to-eye look at the dolphins, feel their smooth skin, give training signals and even feed the dolphin.
Dolphin Encounter participants must be at least 4.5 ft tall. In the Family Encounter, parents may hold children aged 1 to 3 free of charge.

Dolphin Swim Experience

Daily, except Saturdays at Vallarta Adventures' Dolphin Center in Nuevo Vallarta.
Length of Tour: 1 hour

On-Line $98.00
Normally $109.00
Child On-Line $71.00
Normal Child 5-12 years $79 .00

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The Dolphin Adventure Center in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is home to more than 25 Pacific Bottlenose dolphins, and our Swim Experience gives you a chance to talk, touch, play and swim with these gentle and amazing marine mammals.
The 60 minute program begins with an interactive presentation on dolphin characteristics.
Next, you and a group of no more than 8 guests head to our Dolphin Lagoon where you'll wade into the shallow, clear waters to start your exclusive dolphin swim experience.

Signature Dolphin Swim

Daily at Vallarta Adventures' Dolphin Center in Nuevo Vallarta.
Length of Tour: 90 minutes

Adult On-Line $125.00
Normal Adult $139.00
Child On-Line $71.00
Normal Child 5-12 years $79.00

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This tour begins with an interactive presentation on dolphin characteristics and how to use hand signals and positive reinforcement to communicate with your dolphin. Then, in groups of no more than 5 people per dolphin, you will head down to the Dolphin Lagoons for a 40 minute in-water experience with the dolphins.
This allows you to develop a personal relationship with your dolphin in the smallest group sizes anywhere! Take a journey into the intriguing world of the dolphin through amazing face-to-face encounters in which you can touch, feed, play, learn and swim with dolphins.

Trainer for a Day

Mon-Fri from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Dolphin Center in Nuevo Vallarta.
Length of Tour: Approximately 4.5 hours

On-Line $175.50
Normally $195.00


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If you love dolphins, or have ever thought about being a dolphin trainer, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you in Puerto Vallarta Mexico! Developed for people who want to learn more about training marine mammals, the Trainer for a Day program gives you the chance to spend an exciting day working beside our dolphin trainers at the dolphin center in Nuevo Vallarta.
Included: Lunch, a trainer's uniform, Dolphin Swim, Dolphin Encounter, a diploma, a DVD and a digital photo of your Dolphin Adventure.