Located north of Puerto Vallarta, Marietas Islands National Park is an ecological refuge that has become a must-see attraction for its spectacular landscapes, reefs and clear waters. This archipelago is composed by two islands that serve as home to a great diversity of birds and marine species that can be observed a simple sight.
Our adventure starts since the journey (which lasts approximately two hours and 15 minutes), where you will be able to observe the destinations that conforms Banderas Bay from the sea. Besides, we will be offering some information about the islands, flora, fauna, places to visit, and the operating regulations. Upon arrival, we will create three groups: Water activities (snorkeling*, kayak and paddle board).
Due to their importance to the ecosystem, visits to the Marietas Islands are regulated by the CONANP (National Commission of Natural Protected Areas) and there are certain limitations that we must respect to ensure the least possible impact.
The customer buys the CONANP tax bracelet $85 pesos • Customers should sign the demarcation of responsibilities and pick up their boarding pass.
Note: Diving only certified divers.
Continental Breakfast and beverages
Continental breakfast, juice, coffee, fruit, yogurt with granola.
Lunch BBQ style
Lunch is served on board: pork ribs, chicken and beaf with salads, assorted sauces and tortillas.
Alcoholic beverages will be served at the moment we leave the perimeter of the Islands (1.5 km).
Equipment for water activities
Kayaks, paddle board and snorkel. The price for diving is $50 USD per tank
Adults ages are from 12 years and older. Minors ages are from 6 to 11 years old. Reservations only for minors are not allowed and will be handled as NO SHOW when minors accompanied by no adults are present. Important: Minors must be with an adult at all times.
What to wear and/or bring
Camera, comfortable shoes (sandals), bathing suit, towel, light clothing, during winter we suggest to bring a light jacket or windbreaker, biodegradable sunscreen, sunglasses, hat and extra cash.
This tour may be affected by weather conditions, the harbor master is responsible to give a clear authorization to depart. Verify tour duration and schedule to enjoy it with no setbacks. If departure time changes we’ll let you know by email at purchase time. For safety reasons minors under 4 years old, expecting mothers, persons with back or neck, heart, balance or/and dizziness conditions restricted. A good swimming condition is necessary to practice water activities. Camera and other personal belongings are your full responsibility.