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Marietas Islands

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Reviewed yesterday

Fish were scarce for snorkelling but the tour was well organized and the employees fantastic! The highlight was seeing humpback whales and the pit stop at the beach. Highly recommend Vallarta Adventures!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WhereToBoys
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful day on the catamaran seeing whales. At the Marietas Islands I took a 40 minut snorkeling tour while my son used a kayak to see the birds on the island. The private island was peaceful but be aware that it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Meg L
Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked 11 of us ages 10 to 80 in advance through the St Regis concierge with Riviera Mita Tours. the cost was 27,500 pesos. Our guide was Alexis and he was totally amazing, especially with 80 year old grandma, he had SO much patience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Holly T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marietas Islands This a beautiful experience swimming thorough an small cave to get inside the Island; and then just stunning and more caves that you can explore.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sokey71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip leader was Isa and the best part of the tour is actually the crew. They take care of you and try to make your time as enjoyable as possible.There’s also a surprised show at the end which I won’t spoil by saying what...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SaraK2275
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly be aware it costs an extra £40 or 1000 Pesos. I felt it was worth going to you need to be able to swim against the currents if you are not a strong swimmer be careful. The snorkelling was brilliant but the Corals are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scatho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect and as my son said, it looks like someone dumped a giant pile of dirt on the horizon. The islands are really one main island with a few smaller surrounding ones. But given the history and nature of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nav1go
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the early morning tour. Took an uber from hotel at 6:50am and was back in the hotel at 3:30. Can be a little chilly until the sun comes out,bring a sweater. The staff make this trip 100%. Joel the tour guide, Edgar the bartender...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RickJamesGP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had another great experience with Vallarta Adventures "Marietas Eco-Discovery" Excursion. On the way to Islas Marietas, we saw two large pods of dolphins and several humpback whales. We saw plenty of tropical fish while snorkeling, and managed to get a good view of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entertainment was a lot of fun, Hidden beach was beautiful, and the snorkeling was a great experience. the lunch was standard, nothing extravagant and with options for everyone. I would recommend the experience, however there is no guarantee that access to hidden beach will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daniel B
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17 January 2019|
Response from Nikki0423 | Reviewed this property |
You can’t explore the island but with tour company we used, Vallarta Adventures, they give you an excellent tour around the island after snorkeling while telling you all the history. Also there were people on our boat that... More
18 December 2018|
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Response from Nikki0423 | Reviewed this property |
We used Vallarta Adventures and they do private charters. We saw them on multiple tours we went on with them and they are amazing!
11 August 2018|
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Response from RAV68 | Reviewed this property |
We made the tour with Vallarta Adventure because they are the oficial agency that can take you inside "playa escondida" (hidden beach) It was around $125 usd per person, just make sure to mention you want to take the tour... More
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