VALLARTA ADVENTURES TOURS & ACTIVITIES
RHYTHMS OF THE NIGHT As night falls, Las Caletas is transformed into a magical paradise, the ultimate backdrop for our exclusive event, Rhythms of the Night - an amazing voyage that will transport you to a spiritual land that time forgot.
LAS MARIETAS ECO DISCOVERY There is a vast array of marine life living in the Mexican Pacific and on the shores of Banderas Bay. On our trip to the Marietas Islands, everyone anxiously waits the spotting of whales and dolphins but the ocean is also home to a plethora of majestic giant manta rays, sea turtles and exotic tropical fish.
LAS CALETAS BEACH HIDEAWAY Las Caletas was once the private home of film director John Huston who considered it one of the most beautiful places in the world. Nestled in a secluded nature preserve on the southern shores of Banderas Bay, Las Caletas is now Vallarta Adventures' own exclusive tropical beach hideaway.
DOLPHIN SWIM EXPERIENCE Everyone dreams of swimming with dolphins and, at our Dolphin Adventure Center in Puerto Vallarta, we're fortunate to have these Pacific Bottlenose dolphins as part of our family. Here's your chance to chat, cuddle, play and swim with these charming and gentle creatures.
DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER Learn all about the world of the Pacific Bottlenose dolphin from the best possible teachers - the dolphins themselves. Designed with non-swimmers in mind, this program is an ideal introduction to the anatomy, physiology and history of the ocean's most inspiring mammals.
SEA LION ENCOUNTER Our Sea Lion Encounter program is the ideal way to get to know our fun flippered friends up close and personal. Designed to be both educational and fun, this hands-on program begins with a short poolside introduction to the sea lions' unique physiology, feeding habits and behaviors. Then, accompanied by one of our professional marine mammal trainers, you'll get nose-to-nose with our sea lions in our specially designed pool. Get up close with nature's most fun loving mammal!
SIERRA MADRE EXPEDITION Sierra Madre Expedition tour is the ideal way to get off the beaten path and explore the real Mexico. Never shy to celebrate the wealth of natural resources and raw, breathtaking scenery of this area - we'll escort you by Unimog into the remote, traditional villages of the Mexican Outback and uncover the ecosystem and wildlife of the mountains and jungles of the Sierra Madre.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE For all you thrill seekers, experiencing our Outdoor Adventure is an absolute must. An ecological rollercoaster ride fully loaded with excitement, challenges, and non-stop fun. With some of Mexico's highest and longest zip-lines, at almost 1,000 ft long and 250 ft high, it's no wonder that many people have referred to the experience as one of the greatest adventures on earth.
WHALE WATCHING PHOTO SAFARI From mid-December to the end of March, Banderas Bay offers some of the world's most spectacular whale watching opportunities anywhere. And as Vallarta Adventures is the only tour company in the Banderas Bay area with a spotter plane, we can get you closer than you ever thought possible to witness these awesome creatures in action.
PUERTO VALLARTA BOTANICAL GARDENS
The Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens is an educational research center and pleasure garden high in the glorious Sierra Madre Mountains. These gardens are easily accessible, just 12 miles south of Puerto Vallarta; just getting there is an exciting adventure!
Located on 20 acres of land, our botanical collections feature over 3,000 different species of plants. Against the breathtaking backdrop of soaring mountain peaks, there is much to experience: Palm Gardens, Rose Garden, Tree Fern Grotto, Orchid House, Jungle Trails, Tropical Bird Watching, Agave Gardens, displays of Mexican Wildflowers and the Carnivorous Plant Collection.
The Vallarta Botanical Gardens also features Hacienda de Oro Restaurant with spectacular mountain views, courteous staff, delicious brick oven pizzas, salads and other Mexican specialties.
The Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens is registered with Botanic Gardens Conservation International in Surrey, England and are also members of the Asociacion Mexicana de Orquideologia.
PUERTO VALLARTA ZOO
The Puerto Vallarta Zoo is a natural, recreational and cultural reserve, Visit the Zoo and feel the magic of the jungle! The Zoo is located in one of Puerto Vallarta's most exotic zones, surrounded with an impressive jungle. Located in the town of Mismaloya, between rivers and mountains the Vallarta Zoo provides a natural scenario offering fun, entertainment and a pleasant visit.
Meet face to face with more than 450 mammals, birds and reptiles inhabiting the Zoo surrounded by tropical jungle scenery; have fun feeding the hippos, dears, dromedary, spider monkeys, giraffes, zebras, flamingos and much more!
The Zoo presents its visitors a place of recreational understanding as to the current goals of today's modern zoo's, bases on the enormous educational potential that can be offered, with the means to promote and develop a conscience of life understanding that helps to preserve and enrich the knowledge of the relation between human and environment.
LOS VERANOS CANOPY
Your adventure at Los Veranos Canopy Tours begins as our friendly, bilingual driver takes you on a complimentary scenic drive along the southern coast of Bandera's Bay. You'll enjoy fantastic views of lovely beaches, palatial ocean-side villas and the craggy monoliths of Los Arcos, one of the most recognized landmarks in Puerto Vallarta.
Upon arriving at Los Veranos, our staff will give you a detailed safety briefing, taking you step by step through your upcoming canopy tour before securing you in a professional climbing harness. Using the highest quality safety equipment, you will gently glide on a steel cable to the first tree platform. You will enjoy breathtaking views of the jungle canopy and forest floor. Expert guides on each end of the cable will put you at ease and soon any fear of heights you may have melts into the beauty of your surroundings.
At the end of the tour, our friendly bilingual staff will greet you with a complimentary, ice-cold soft drink. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase at the tequila bar which includes over 100 varieties of tequila (ask for a taste) or you can enjoy scrumptious Mexican food at the restaurant. Additionally, you can spend the day relaxing in the river and enjoying the natural water-slides.