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Scuba Diving with Vallarta Adventures
Paseo de las Palmas, Nuevo Vallarta
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|Scuba Diving with Vallarta Adventures|
"...truly the dives of a lifetime!"
Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding environs provide perfect diving conditions and a wealth of diving opportunities, and with Vallarta Adventures, both experienced and beginner divers can enjoy the diverse abundance of sea life in the warm, clear waters of Banderas Bay and the Mexican Pacific.
If you've always wanted to scuba dive but don't know how to begin, then come to Puerto Vallarta and jump right in! The highly qualified Divemasters at Vallarta Adventures offer Learn to Dive classes for everyone age 8 and up and daily tours to a vast array of dive sites - so divers of all levels can explore the treasures of Banderas Bay.
Their modern, specially designed dive boats have large, stable dive platforms and freshwater showers. They are comfortable, fully equipped mid-sized vessels that are U.S.C.G. approved and designed to get you there quickly!
The Bay of Banderas and the Mexican Pacific are waiting to be explored and our knowledgeable guides and PADI certified dive masters are ready to take you on the diving experience of a lifetime - so make your reservations TODAY!
| T R A V E L E R ' S C O M M E N T S |
RECOMMEND PROBLEM QUESTION
||Just a quick note to thank you and your team for an unforgettable experience. My son, Daniel, and I took the SCUBA certification program over the last couple of weeks. We had great instruction, first from Erik Sanchez for the pool and theory training, then from Roger Peralta for our 4 open water dives. They both were exceptional teachers, with much experience, energy, and enthusiasm! Thanks again, and see you next year.
||8 of my group came to Las Caletas Friday, May 11th and we participated in all of your activities Scuba Diving, Nature Hike, Yoga, Clay Making, Kayaking and Cooking Class - we loved it all and will return.
||Hello to Angel and Fernando. Went diveing with them, awsome, want to go again! Jan 20/25 2007 was a great week. Thanks guys!
|Ken, Victoria B.C. Canada
||Hi, I would like to commend you all on the service that you provide. I certified as an open water diver with you on 11 jan. My resort instructor (jens @ Decameron) was not only an excellent instructor - he is an asset to Valarta Adventures, then there is Hugo - looks so young but what a guy - natural instructor/assertive/friendly and above all made you feel safe. After qualifying booked 2 further dives at Marietus and my guide Todd once again excellent so were the rest of the crew - over all I would say Vallarta Adventures offer an excellent package for everyone - in my opinion the main asset of Vallarta Adventures is the staff - every member of staff, all levels were true professionals. Once again THANK YOU
|Steve & Diane Dodd
||Went diving with Angel & Fernando on the 20th & 25th of Jan 07. Excellent, awesome, I will be back! Thank you all for a great vacation.
||Because of Vallarta Adventure's skilled staff, I fulfilled my dream of scuba diving. My scuba instructor, Juan Carlos, gave me the confidence to complete a dive in beautiful Las Caletas.
|Candice, Chicago, IL
||I always felt safe, comfortable and had tons of fun! Your guides are professional and attentive, especially the dive boat people. I can't say enough wonderful things about them!
||From the in-pool instruction to the boat trip and dive off the Marietas Islands with Dive Master Connie, the whole experience was magnificent and has convinced me to explore this marvelous sport even further. Thanks to your staff for opening my eyes!
||I went on 2 dives at Caletas and Marietas. My wife joined me for the trip to Marietas. The level of service and professionalism displayed by your company and its staff was exceptional.
||I wanted to send a special thanks to Andy (the happiest divemaster in the world) for the absolutely outstanding dives that my husband and I had with him at El Morro. These dives were truly dives of a lifetime and Andy did a fabulous job.
| A D D Y O U R C O M M E N T S O R A S K Q U E S T I O N S |
2008 Vallarta Adventures Clothing Drive
As part of their community service program, from November 17th until December 20th Vallarta Adventures is collecting used clothing from around the Banderas Bay area to donate to local orphanages and needy families in outlying villages.
Dolphin Adventures: It's A Boy!
Vallarta Adventures is celebrating the arrival of the newest member of their family. The bouncing baby boy is a Pacific Bottlenose dolphin that was born at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta at 5:30 on the morning of August 15th, 2008.
Explore Vallarta Aboard the Ultimate 4X4 Adventure
If getting off the beaten path and a little adventure sounds appealing to you, climb aboard one of Vallarta Adventures' ultimate 'go-anywhere' four-wheel-drive vehicles - the UNIMOG - for an off-road voyage of discovery you'll never forget!
It's Not Just a Job - It's an Adventure!
When you enjoy what you do for a living, it's really not considered working. And at Puerto Vallarta's leading tour company, Vallarta Adventures, many of the employees consider their duties, and their work environment, a bit out of the ordinary.
Two Flippers Up for Sea Lion Kids Program
Sea lions are one of the ocean's most fascinating creatures, and Vallarta Adventures new Sea Lion Kids program at Las Caletas gives kids ages 6-12 the chance to learn more about these amazing, energetic, and playful marine mammals in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Catch the Rhythms of the Night
Vallarta Adventures' Rhythms of the Night tour transforms the tropical beach hideaway of Las Caletas into a magical paradise where one of Mexico's most innovative contemporary dance troupes will take you on a journey through time.
Just Monkey Business and Then Some
Nestled between the Sierra Madres jungles and the sheltered waters of Banderas Bay, Las Caletas is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth where you can get up close and personal with tropical birds, marine mammals and other wildlife.
Whale Spotting in Puerto Vallarta
Each year from mid-December through the end of March, the waters off the coast of Puerto Vallarta offer some of the most spectacular whale watching in the world - and right now we are at the height of whale watching season in the Bay of Banderas.
Explore the South Shores on a Sea Safari
A whale breaking the surface or a school of dolphins just off the bow of your boat are some of the wonders of the ocean that make themselves available to explorers on Vallarta Adventures' new tour, Sea Safari.
Get Your Fill of the America's Cup
America's Cup Racing is the ultimate sailing experience. Once an exclusive activity for millionaires and professional yacht racers, now you can live the excitement in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on Vallarta Adventures America's Cup Challenge.
Preserving and Protecting the Environment
As Puerto Vallarta's leading tour company, Vallarta Adventures is taking an active stance in the sustainable development of ecotourism. Key elements include maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve biodiversity.
It's A Girl!
Vallarta Adventures is celebrating the arrival of the newest member of their dolphin family, Naui. Weighing in at 20 kilos and measuring 1.2 meters long, she was born at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta on September 3rd.
Adventure Divas In The House
Vallarta Adventures Tour Company in Nuevo Vallarta is stepping up its marketing efforts with the addition of an all female squad passing out flyers and special information promoting over 15 different and exciting tours.
Diver Down at Vallarta Adventures IDC
If you love scuba diving you may want to share your experiences by teaching others how to explore the ocean depths. Vallarta Adventures' PADI Instructor Development Center offers the right training, making it easy to pursue such an exciting job.
Vallarta Adventures Maternity Ward
A captive dolphin birth is a rare event but over the last eight years, the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta has welcomed the birth of more than 10 dolphin babies, and they're expecting more than one new arrival before the end of the year.
Discover the Wonderful World of Dolphins
If you love dolphins, a visit to the Dolphin Adventure Center should top your list of things to do on your vacation! These cool videos will give you a quick peek at some of the most unique and exciting tours in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
A Taste of Mexican Life in a Rural Village
If you want to get off the beaten path, take a seat on Vallarta Adventures Jeep Safari for an off-road voyage of discovery of the mountains, jungles, and traditional "Old Mexico" villages in the heart of the Sierra Madre.
Group Travel = Big Fun with Vallarta Adventures
If your group is planning to travel to Puerto Vallarta Mexico, you should know that Vallarta Adventures provides business and incentive travelers, wedding groups and large families with a wide selection of professional, safe, and exciting tours and activities.
Puerto Vallarta Mexico: Scuba-Duba-Doo!
The Mexican Riviera boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. But since some of the best scenery lies beneath the waves, Vallarta Adventures offers scuba trips to some of the most spectacular dive sites on Mexico's Pacific Coast.
Destination: Wedding Bliss
Boasting white sand beaches, blue waters, stunning sunsets and complete wedding packages at reasonable prices, the tropical hideaway of Las Caletas sets the scene for magical Puerto Vallarta beach weddings.
Pascuala: The Orphaned Orca
The baby Orca that was rescued off the Mexican Pacific Coast near San Blas on April 12th, is still being cared for at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta, where Vallarta Adventures' dedicated staff is nurturing her back to health.
Because Nature Is Wonderful
A baby Orca that was rescued off the Pacific Coast of Mexico on April 12th is resting easy this weekend at the Dolphin Adventure Center in Nuevo Vallarta. There, Vallarta Adventures' dedicated staff and vets are keeping a watchful eye on "Pascualina," and nurturing her back to health.
Safety First and Full of Fun
Canopy Tours and Outdoor Adventures are some of the most popular tours in Puerto Vallarta. BanderasNews videographer, Laura Gelezunas, shows us how Vallarta Adventures designs these thrilling ecological experiences with your safety in mind.
A Whale of a Tail
Nothing compares to the thrill of witnessing the beauty, harmony and grace of the Humpback whales that inhabit the Bay of Banderas. The anticipation, the boat trip, and the first glimpse all add up to one of those never-to-be-forgotten moments.
Ooh Baby, Baby
Most people do not have the opportunity to observe Pacific Bottlenose dolphins in the wild. But in Nuevo Vallarta Mexico, people can observe, up close, these awesome creatures in the protected environment of the Vallarta Adventures Dolphin Center.
Full Stream Ahead
Nature is wonderful and there's no better way to explore it than with Vallarta Adventures in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. BanderasNews videojournalist Laura Gelezunas shows us why this adventure tour operator is unparalleled in the Banderas Bay area.