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La Orca de Sayulita

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Sayulita, Mexico
+52 322 121 3917
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spectacular whale-friendly whale watching

Nico gives excellent science based information about the animals we see during the excursion... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Gideon K
DON'T MISS THIS EXPERIENCE

This was a bucket list experience for us seniors from the Rocky Mountains. We chose La Orca... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
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Biologist led three hour whale watch tours from Sayulita beach. Hydrophone to listen to the whales and free photos. Our team has 10 years experience in Mexico, and has worked with whales in 9 different locations across 5 continents. Supporting local research and conservation, it is our aim to inspire a passion within you so you go away to be life long ambassadors for these beautiful creatures.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sayulita, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Nico gives excellent science based information about the animals we see during the excursion. Highly recommend this trip.

Thank Gideon K
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This was a bucket list experience for us seniors from the Rocky Mountains. We chose La Orca Sayulita for our tour because they are enviro conscious, biologist led (Nico), and profits are donated to whale research in Nayarit. Also small group size. Our experiences (we...More

Thank JasperMaryandne... W
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I went at the end of the season and we,weren t sure to see whales,but Nico knew all the spots and we did see many whales. It was amazing and what I really loved is the love Nico has for this beautiful animal.She answered all...More

Thank Elsa M
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I highly recommend this excursion to anyone visiting Sayulita. We learned so much from Nico. She is a great knowledgeable guide. We saw humpback whales and the bonus was to see four orcas. It was amazing.

Thank sophialouis
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This is the second tour for our family. This year we were at almost the end of whale watching season, but still were thrilled with our tour. We first came upon a female & her calf. The female had a netting trapped in her teeth....More

Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The crew was eager and friendly, and very knowledgeable. My husband and I booked the morning tour and I was excited to get there. We did a whale watching tour here a couple of years ago and though it was a great experience, there were...More

Thank Carrie C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I highly recommend this adventure. The guides were very accommodating and knowledge, and we were very relaxed and comfortable. They provided snacks and water. This is not to be missed.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Saw whales, actively breaching, tail slapping, etc. males where super aggressive vying for the females attention. Her priority was her calf and he?was very ticked at the males attention. Staff were wonderful and really informative. This is about seeing and understanding whales... not about a...More

1  Thank Kathryn E
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent trip. Nico was very knowledgeable witch made the trip very enjoyable. Nice size tour with only 8 guests. Saw lots of whale and Nico did send out lots of pictures.

Thank Skinnya
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Nico is probably the best you will find in PV , Mismaloya , and Salyulita her knowledge and drive matches no other when it comes to the humpbacks. We did 2 tours and a spur of the moment boat ride. 1st in PV the tour...More

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Karen V
3 February 2018|
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Response from sloth990 | Property representative |
Hi Karen, I think it would be fine in fine weather conditions, We have a hydrophone to listen to the whales so i am sure that would be amazing for all to hear, especially. I would suggest booking just a few days in advance... More
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Christina B
14 March 2017|
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Response from maymay22 | Reviewed this property |
This site doesn't allow me to post the email address but if you go directly to the website and email Nico at the listed email address she is very responsive. Lacey
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Carolyn W
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Response from sloth990 | Property representative |
Hi Carolyn, Thank you so much for your interest in our whale watch trips. We can and have taken many four year olds out, and children much younger too. So far we have had no problems at all, and very happy little faces! It... More
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