Observe and Listen to the Enigmatic Humpback Whales
From December to March each year, our bay is visited by the marvelous humpback whales, who migrate here from their northern home to reproduce. So, during this time, we have the opportunity to witness one of the most beautiful and impressive spectacles nature has to offer.
Sighting whales is a unique experience that awakens indescribable feelings in us like few other events in life, leaving lasting memories. During this exciting adventure, a sense of peace is mixed with the thrill of being surrounded by the immensity of the sea, with a front-row seat, as these huge mammals leap, flip and soar out of the water. Witnessing this display of physical strength and listening through a hydrophone to these enigmatic beings’ hypnotic songs brings home the reality of just how small we are amid the enormity and beauty of Mother Nature.
One of the best ways to experience this magical encounter is through a certified tour operator. Throughout Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit there are agencies dedicated to observing and researching whales, where participants have the opportunity to witness this exhilarating display and learn about these ocean creatures.
Local companies offering certified whale-watching tours in Vallarta · Nayarit include Ecotours de México, PV Ocean Tours, Wildlife Connection, Vallarta Adventures and Punta Mita Expeditions, among others.