|Los Arcos||Private Yelapa||Las Marietas||Marietas Islands|
|Majahuitas||Private Colomitos||Colomitos Hike||Private Los Arcos|
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The entire south shore of Banderas Bay, south of Puerto Vallarta, is excellent for snorkeling, as the Sierra Madre Mountains extend directly into the ocean, creating the rocky shores that provide protection and habitat for tropical fish, spotted eagle rays, and other marine life.
One can literally pick a spot, hop off the boat, and encounter a ton of tropical life, feeding in the shallow waters. The best snorkeling on this fertile south shore is the protected cove of Majahuitas. The shallow and protected reefs offer a great day of snorkeling for all levels. Keep an eye out for spotted eagle rays, stingrays and sea turtles, all frequent visitors to Majahuitas.
Cruise Passengers: Yes! This tour makes a great shore excursion.
Runs: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:00 AM. If you are on a cruise ship, we will work with your schedule to ensure you get to do this tour.
Duration: 6 hours
Scuba Divers? If you have people in your group that would like to dive while you snorkel, that is not a problem. They would book the Majahuitas Scuba Diving, you would book this tour. You would be on the same boat together.
Boat Type: 10-passenger or 16-passenger dive boat with shade and restroom on board.
Boat Ride to Snorkeling Location: 70 Minutes
Departs From: Marina Vallarta, very near the Cruise Ship Pier. Exact directions will accompany your confirmation. Pick-up and Drop-off is also available in the boat at Los Muertos Pier in the Romantic Zone.
Note: Please enter shoe sizes (for fins) and vest size (for life jackets) for all participants in the special instructions box when booking so we ensure you get the right size.
TOUR IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
Majahuitas is not a marine preserve like Los Arcos but it is much less visited, so you'll often be the only group snorkeling there, whereas at Los Arcos there can be several boats snorkeling at the same time. You'll also have a longer boat ride, which is a nice way to get some photos of the coastline and city skyline.
Scuba Divers in your group?