Marine Excursions

Get up-close and personal with some of the largest, strangest, and most curious creatures in the Pacific along side naturalist and wildlife photographer, Ty Diffin.  Created with adventure and education in mind; tours focus on quality information, fleet, equipment, and amenities.

Whale Watching

DEC-MAR:  Cruise the bay along side of glorious Humpback whales and observe their complex behaviors up close and personal...  Dramatic displays of strength and agility by desperate males lauching their 50 ton bodies into the air...  Intimate moments with mother and calf pairs as females nurse and teach their newborns,...  Intense groups of males involved in aggressive competitions for available females...  charming play sessions of calves as they awkwardly practice the movements and displays that they will need for feeding and social interaction...  spine tingling sounds of male humpbacks sounding their hauntingly beautiful mating songs...  Add some turtle and dolphins sightings along with a few other surprises...  More that you ever expected!

  • Excursion Details

    10am-1pm

    Punta de Mita Marina

    On-board Amenities:
    Towels
    Hydrophone (underwater microphone)
    Snacks & drinks
    Snorkel equipment

    Recommendations:
    Bring sunscreen and/or hat, swimwear, light jacket or sweater & camera.


    Cost:
    27' panga (up to 6 people): 380usd
    31' luxury panga (up to 10): 520usd (driest and smoothest ride)
    Shared Excursions: 80usd/person (see/request dates)

Sunset Wine & Whales Cruise

A spectacular way to end another day in paradise...

Come enjoy whale watching in a whole nother light.  The light boat traffic of the late afternoon make it the best time for us to slide the hydrophone in the water and enjoy an uninterupted listen to the male mating songs. Keep an eye out for other residents of the bay as we chance upon dolphin, sea turtles, rays and drive past the Marietas Islands.  Enjoy hor'doeurves, wine and beer seated in the most gorgeous setting of the bay as we toast to the closing of another gorgeous day.

  • Excursion Details

    4:30pm-7:00pm

    Punta de Mita

    On-board Amenities:
    Towels
    Hydrophone (underwater microphone)
    Snacks & drinks

    Recommendations:
    Bring sunscreen and/or hat, light jacket or sweater & camera.

    Cost:
    Shared Excursions: 75usd/person Every Saturday 4:30-7:00pm
    27' panga (up to 6 people): 380usd
    31' luxury panga (up to 10): 520usd (driest and smoothest ride)

Wildlife Safari

This offshore snorkel and safari tour is the ultimate excursion for deep down animal lovers and adventure seekers.  Be ready for whatever the ocean delivers... anything could happen including opportunities to measure yourself up against giant pacific manta rays over offshore reef mounts...  coast the currents with ancient sea turtles... slide into the masses of offshore dolphins as they rocket past...  encounter Bryde's whales, Humpback whales, Orcas, and other massive marine mammals...  find schools of game fish feeding on huge bait balls... 

For the sea worthy experienced boaters and/or snorkelers, this trip is THE trip!

  • Excursion Details

    10am-1pm

    Punta de Mita Marina

    On-board Amenities:
    Towels
    Hydrophone (underwater microphone)
    Snacks & drinks
    Snorkel equipment

    Recommendations:
    Bring sunscreen and/or hat, swimwear, light jacket or sweater & camera.


    Cost:
    27' panga (up to 6 people): 400usd
    31' luxury panga (up to 10): 520usd (driest and smoothest ride)
    Private Excursions only

Island Snorkel

A morning excursion to the Marietas Islands is the ultimate marine safari chalked full of adventure and marine life encounters...  Watch for whales, dolphins and sun-bathing turtles on the 15 minute ride to the Islands...  Snorkel the island's reefs in search of stunning eagle rays, gregarious schools of tropical fish, wildly bizarre invertebrates, and more....  Swim and walk through its plethora of volcanic tunnels...  Find hidden beaches...  Feel the spray from its massive spouting blowholes...  Exchange glances with some of the world’s rarest marine birds...  All this and some wild surprises along the way!

  • Excursion Details

    10am-1pm

    Punta de Mita Marina

    On-board Amenities:
    Towels
    Hydrophone (underwater microphone)
    Snacks & drinks
    Snorkel equipment

    Recommendations:
    Bring sunscreen and/or hat, swimwear, light jacket or sweater & camera.


    Cost:
    27' panga (up to 6 people): 400usd 
    31' luxury panga (up to 10): 520usd (driest and smoothest ride)
    Shared Excursions: 80usd/person (see/request dates)

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