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Half Day Sightseeing and Snorkeling Tour With Buffet Lunch and Open Bar

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  • Pass by Bay of Banderas
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    Los Arcos
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    A set of rocks full of wildlife where you can snorkel and delight on the magnificent views under and over the water. We will provide snorkeling gear and water toys such as paddle boards, kayaks, and the snuba experience. After all the fun we will indulge you with our buffet lunch, that includes ceviche, guacamole, shrimp in love, crab and artichoke dips, and salads bar.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Paradise Village Public Pier, Blvrd Nayarit, Nuevo Vallarta, Nay., Mexico
    2: A.P.I. Puerto Vallarta S.A. de C.V., Terminal Marítima, Blvrd Francisco Medina Ascencio km 4.5, Zona Hotelera, Área Militar de Vallarta, 48333 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Beverages
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Unlimited drinks (open bar with vodka, rum, whiskey, tequila, brandy, cognac, wine, pina colada, tequila sunrise, margaritas, soda, mineral water, Pineapple, Orange & Blueberry juice)
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Professional guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • All activities
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Use of snuba equipment
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Los Arcos
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Dress code is beach casual. Soft shoes, no heels, swimsuit for those who swim/snorkel/snuba.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Great crew. Happy, fun people. Great English. Very good, fresh food. Plenty of booze throughout. I’d do it again.
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    Loved having free use of the paddle boards and kayaks while on the beach. The buffet lunch was excellent! The entire crew was amazing! I recommend this trip! Great quality and value. I don’t think the snorkeling was great but it had rained the day before quite hard so the water
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    We signed up for this snorkeling tour through our resort (Hard Rock PV); had no idea how amazing it was going to be!! We set sail on this yacht??! who knew?! they sailed us around the beautiful coast and then took us snorkeling. it was our own private adventure. The food was
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    We did a half day trip with Izzy and his crew and it was amazing. They took such good care of us, gave us a great snorkeling tour and lunch was delicious! I highly recommend this company and tour!
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    Great time hosted by Emilio and his crew! The snorkeling was amazing, saw a ton of fish and it was super cool to go through the cave!
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    About the operator
    By: Mike's Charters & Tours
    684 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Chicago, Illinois
    Fantastic whale watching. Highly recommended!
    We went on the whale watching cruise with Emilio and his crew and it was fantastic! We saw a lot of whales and
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    Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Forget the rest....Emilio is the best!!!
    What a fantastic experience. Emilio and his crew gave us a trip to really remember. From the moment we came out of
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    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    We did our Tour with Emilio and his crew, they took great care of us, and a whale literally popped out of the
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    Marietta island tour
    Thanks to Emilio's crew our day was perfectly taking care of 😎.the boat was impacable very clean as well as the
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    Michelle J
    kansas city
    So so
    This was just an ok excursion, mainly due to the beach time. I thought it would be a private beach or at least a
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    Cottonwood, California
    High Quality Time w/Great service.
    Mike's was money well spent. Kudos to our crew; Capt Pablo, Sebastian, Dany and our most gracious host Senor Izzi.
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    Paris, France
    Great boat
    The staff is very helpful. Emilio very knowledgable about Wales. We saw at least 10 whale jumps but Emilio said
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    Humpbacks galore!
    I booked with Mike’s over a competitor because my kids (6 & 8 ) can not sit still for hours & a bigger boat was
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    Monroe, Washington
    Full Day of Fun
    What a fun day and beautiful boat trip down the coast! Great crew and food. We got to snorkel and see some
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    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    Whale of a day!
    Amazing day with Mile’s- we got so lucky and saw lots of whales but even if we hadn’t the crew was amazing and
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    Tucson, Arizona
    Amazing experience and crew
    My wife and I have enjoyed whale watching in Alaska and Hawaii but this experience was beyond compare. Emelio's
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    Surrey, Canada
    Amazing morning of whale watching
    Great boat and Emilio and his crew are fantastic. Very knowledgeable and fun. Saw lots of whales and topped off
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    Mrs. Irene
    The personnel were extremely attentive and funny. We felt welcome right away and had a great time. There are
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    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Went this morning, great boat with lots of room to walk about on, great crew, food was more than adequate and the
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    Kelly C
    Whale watching on the canuwa with Mike’s fishing
    I’ve been coming to Puerto Vallarta for the last five years and have done many many excursions and tours. The
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    • Duration: 4h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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