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Marvel at the fascinating humpback whales!

Every year during the winter, the waters of Banderas Bay become home to ...

Marvel at the fascinating humpback whales!

Every year, during winter, the waters of the Bay of Banderas become home to some peculiar inhabitants of the sea: humpback whales. If you are looking for what to do in Puerto Vallarta, definitely a tour to go see them is an incredible experience.


There are more than two thousand humpback whales that each winter cross the Pacific Ocean from Northern California to reach the warm waters that bathe the beaches of Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit. This route of around 25 thousand kilometers is made to reproduce or give birth to their calves.

The season to see them begins from the first week of December and ends at the end of March. If you don't want to miss them, let's say that January and February are the ideal months to see them jump and rejoice in the sea.

Humpback whales are huge mammals that weigh more than 30 tons. They are characterized by their gentle temperament, their intelligence and their great mobility that can be admired with the constant acrobatic jumps they perform during the day.

In Puerto Vallarta it will be very easy to find tours to see them. They usually start very early in the morning, last between 3 and 4 hours, and are accompanied by a biologist who will explain interesting details about these friendly mammals. Likewise, it is impressive how close you can get to them, to the point that the boat can be reached by the water that they draw every time they jump and play in the sea.

If you like ecotourism and contact with nature, without a doubt one of the best things to do in Puerto Vallarta is to take a tour to see humpback whales.

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