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Red Dolphin Sailing Charters

Marina Riviera Nayarit, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 63550, Mexico
+52 322 194 7286
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What a crew!

Listened to whales talking to each other, saw whales, went swimming, ate and drank the entire time... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Ty E
Seattle, Washington
4 hour cruise

Went out on a cruise yesterday with Mike, Michelle, and Johnny. Had an absolute fabulous day... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Bucerias, Mexico
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We specialise in day cruises on Banderas bay Mexico, we offer a more relaxed and congenial atmosphere that can only be achieved with smaller groups. Come and join us for a Whale watching cruise or a trip to the remote village of Yelapa, snorkel at the Islas Marietas or enjoy our sunset cruises.
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Marina Riviera Nayarit, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 63550, Mexico
+52 322 194 7286
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Listened to whales talking to each other, saw whales, went swimming, ate and drank the entire time, had great conversation with interesting people, treated like kings...what more can you ask for. Mike, Michelle, and Johnny are perfect hosts with a perfect setting. This is my...More

Thank Ty E
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went out on a cruise yesterday with Mike, Michelle, and Johnny. Had an absolute fabulous day! They could not have been more generous, friendly or helpful on making our day the best! Saw many whales which was very exciting for us. Good food, drinks and...More

Thank nancypol177
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Every year for the past 5 years, my sister has booked several Red Dolphin cruises during the winter season for her visiting friends and family (including me). We have gone on full day cruises and sunset cruises. Every trip is different as you can customize...More

Thank Casey61
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great service, the couple that runs the boat did a great job, found lots of whales and they served some snacks and drinks on our outing. plan on booking a couple of more tours with them this coming January for our next trip to the...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We would highly recommend this sailing trip. Mike and Michelle were wonderful and food and drinks were great too! We snorkeled, kayaked, swam and relaxed the day away, ending with the sunset and also ran into a school of dolphins! We all had a great...More

Thank ocrimeny
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Mike and crew were absolutely awesome! We had a great time and they pulled off my proposal for my now fiance perfectly! We couldn't have asked for a better experience and I would absolutely recommend anyone that is interested in booking a charter to use...More

Thank Dane C
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Everything about our experience with Red Dolphin Sailing Charters was excellent from start to finish: prompt response to our inquiry, arranging the reservation, easy to find marina location, and of course, the sail itself. Captain Mike took five of us from La Cruz de Huanacaxtle...More

1  Thank senoradiva
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

This is our second time with Mike, Michelle and Johnny, we loved it the first time and can we say loved it even more this time! Top notch personal attention, great food, great people and a lovely sailing experience. We will definitely be back for...More

1  Thank Glynis M
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Seven of us spent all day on Mike's boat, sailing from Puerto Vallarta to Nayarit and back. Mike was a wonderful host—very friendly to all. Michelle and Johnny kept the delicious food coming all day—yogurt, granola and berries for breakfast, mid-morning sandwich, burritos for lunch,...More

1  Thank benlegato
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had an excellent 3 hours on the bay. Mike and his crew of Michelle and Johnny were friendly and helpful. The boat is just beautiful. We left the marina and cruised around the harbor enjoying the sun and waves and dolphins. Johnny and Michelle...More

1  Thank Karen S
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