For those who enjoy been in contact with and learning from nature, there are a great variety of options in Puerto Vallarta. These also rise awareness which help us in the conservation of our environment and offer unique experiences along the journey.

Ecotourism

For those who enjoy been in contact with and learning from nature, there are a great variety of options in Puerto Vallarta. These also rise awareness which help us in the conservation of our environment and offer unique experiences along the journey.

Some of the ecotourism activities available in Puerto Vallarta are:

A visit to the Botanical Gardens

The Botanical Gardens is located south of the city. You can admire a large collection of plants and vegetation native to this area of the Mexican Pacific there. It is a not to be missed activity during your trip to Puerto Vallarta.

Whale Watching

The opportunity to admire the behaviour of the humpback whales that grace the warm waters of Bahia de Banderas every winter up close, is an unforgettable experience.

Bird watching

Puerto Vallarta is an excellent place for bird watching due to its geographic location, as there are more than 350 species of birds in the area, including aquatic, land and marine birds.

Visit Vallarta’s Zoo

This is definitely a place to visit with your family where you can enjoy interacting with different animal species such as: military macaws, iguanas, turtles and various birds and reptiles.

El Salado Estuary Tour

Visit our estuary and take a guided boat tour of this protected natural area of 169 hectares with aquatic and subaquatic vegetation. Learn about the great diversity of fauna in this zone and enter into the enigmatic world of crocodiles whose habitat you can observe.

Turtle release

Witness nature’s daily miracle as you participate in the turtle release which will give a memory to last a lifetime.

Some of the hotels participating in this program are: CasaMagna Marriott, Fiesta Americana, Presidente Intercontinental, Westin Resort and Velas Vallarta.

»A select guide for those looking for meaningful eco-friendly activities in Puerto Vallarta