Top Ten Mexico Classic Adventures

Whale Watch in Puerto Vallarta

True, you'd expect to find great tours in one of Mexico's premier resort towns. And Puerto Vallarta doesn't let you down, with some of the best nature and adventure tours in Mexico. Start with checking out the migrating humpback whales in Banderas Bay from December to April. You'll probably be able to call the whales by name: Since 1991, oceanologists have documented individual whales by the distinct markings on their tails. And tourists get a firsthand view of mothers taking care of calves. Then get your bearings by taking the weekly Rio Cuale Nature Walk sponsored by the Puerto Vallarta Library. Bringing the kids? Perfect! The children's tour leaves the Centro Cultural at the east end of Isla Rio Cuale Saturday mornings at 10 a.m.; the adult's tour is held at the same time on Sundays.

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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