Best activities to do in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Handpicked by a Mexico Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best activities to do in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico'.

CityFunTastic: Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta!

HighlightsOur City Tour is a great way to know the city to make decisions about your trip.Discover our lifestyle and our way of living.Learn about our culture, traditions, flavors and local food.DescriptionGet ready for a day full of excitement while discovering Puerto Vallarta! You'll live a series of brief experiences that will give you a taste of what makes us such a unique tourist destination...

From Puerto Vallarta/Nuevo Vallarta: Whale Watching Cruise

15 Reviews

HighlightsOur modern catamaran provides ample space for relaxation and breathtaking viewsOur marine biologists will share fascinating insights about the whales.Savor delectable snacks and refreshments prepared by our onboard chef.Enjoy our international bar, featuring tropical cocktails.Enjoy unobstructed views of humpback whales, dolphins, and other marine wildlifeDescriptionSail with Majestic Wh...

From Puerto Vallarta: Marieta Islands Snorkeling Trip

9 Reviews

HighlightsEnjoy to snorkel around the Marietas Island, which is a unique placeLearn from a Biologist about the flora and fauna of the destinationTake memorable photos of the placeDescriptionVisit Marietas Islands National Park and enjoy the great submarine world great diversity of fish that find food and shelter in the reefs of the site, such as the king angelfish, the Moorish idol and giant damse...

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From Puerto Vallarta: San Pancho and Sayulita

111 Reviews

HighlightsVisit 2 of the most popular beaches at Riviera NayaritAdmire artisan Huichol crafts at San Pancho marketDiscover the picturesque surfer town of SayulitaDescriptionGet picked up at your hotel in Puerto Vallarta, and set off on the 1-hour drive to San Pancho, your first stop. When you arrive, have the opportunity to admire the Huichol crafts by the streets, see the beautiful beaches, and w...

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From Puerto Vallarta: San Sebastian del Oeste with Lunch

16 Reviews

HighlightsVisit the Organic Coffee Plantation at San Sebastian del OesteExperience the process of tequila making at an Organic Tequila FactoryWalk through the cobbled streets and taste the bakery of the regionTake in panoramic views of the mountainsVisit the Main Square, Church, and many attractions in San SebastianDescriptionEmbark on a relaxing tour to the charming town of San Sebastian del Oest...

Puerto Vallarta 3-Hour Food Tour of Authentic Local Cuisine

26 Reviews

HighlightsLeave the hotels and restaurants behind and sample the best local food in Puerto VallartaSample a wide variety of authentic dishes introduced by your guideLearn about the food from the colorful people known as the best in their tradeDescriptionThis guided food and city walking tour features 7 food-tasting spots carefully chosen to highlight the best regional flavors Puerto Vallarta has t...

Puerto Vallarta: 2-Hour Chocolate Truffles Workshop

9 Reviews

HighlightsLearn the history of cacao and chocolateLearn why and how to temper chocolate on a marbleMold 6 filled chocolates with ganachePrepare and decorate 6 truffles with toppings of your choicePack the chocolates and take them with youDescriptionEnjoy a different way to learn about history and culture with this fun chocolate-making class. During this family-friendly activity, you'll explore Mes...

Puerto Vallarta: 4-Hour Jungle Hike and Waterfall Swim

30 Reviews

HighlightsDiscover beautiful waterfalls near Puerto Vallarta on a forest hiking tourLearn about the species that live in the tropical forest while exploringGo for a refreshing swim in the river and waterfall after your hikingAdmire impressive views while up in the mountains of the jungle and bayImmerse yourself in nature while exploring the jungle near Puerto VallartaDescriptionDiscover the tropic...

Puerto Vallarta: Bean to Bar Chocolate Workshop

15 Reviews

HighlightsLearn the history of cacao and chocolateDiscover the entire chocolate making processRoast and grind cocoa beansPrepare three traditional chocolate drinksMake your own chocolate to take with youDescriptionPartake in a unique cultural experience with this chocolate workshop. Learn the process cacao beans go through as they are turned into delicious chocolate sweets. During this hands-on, ...

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Puerto Vallarta: Canopy Tour with Zipline and Speedboat Ride

44 Reviews

HighlightsExperience 19 exciting zip lines going through the mountain jungleBe guided by the staff and learn how to use top-of-the-line safety gearEnjoy water slides, kayaking, and swimming in natural river poolsDiscover the Animal House with monkeys, toucans, guacamayas, and moreBe exhilarated with a speed boat or jungle truck ride across the bayDescriptionLet the thrill of your adventure tour be...

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Puerto Vallarta: City Tour, Tequila and Coffee Factory Tour

115 Reviews

HighlightsWalk by the Malecon of Puerto VallartaTake in panoramic views of the cityVisit a tequila distilleryTaste the delicious coffee of the regionAdmire the beauty of the Church of Lady of GuadalupeDescriptionEnjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in either Puerto Vallarta, Bucerías, Nuevo Vallarta, Conchas Chinas. Ride in a comfortable air-conditioned van through the city. T...

Puerto Vallarta: Dolphin Swimming and Aquaventuras Park

9 Reviews

HighlightsExperience the excitement of the dorsal fin tow and foot push activitiesEnjoy the extreme activities like: climbing wall, challenge and zip lines.Play with dolphins, shake their fins, and get a dolphin peck on the cheekIndulge in a delicious dish from the 'swimmers menu' and a soft drinkEnjoy extreme activities like the climbing wall, challenge and zip linesDescriptionPlay and swim with ...

Puerto Vallarta: Evening Taco Adventure Tour

48 Reviews

HighlightsExperience Puerto Vallarta by nightDine at 8 authentic restaurants and street food standsLearn about the city from your local guidesDescriptionIntroducing you to more than just street tacos, your guides are foodies and understand your cravings. For a truly authentic experience, they have added a few other regional dishes to your list of tasting locations, and promise that you won’t be ...

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Puerto Vallarta: Guided San Sebastian Tour

30 Reviews

HighlightsExplore the traditional Mexican town of San Sebastian with an expert guideVisit a local distillery and organic coffee factory in this “Pueblo Magico”Marvel at the incredible landscapes of the Sierra Madre MountainsTaste authentic Mexican delicacies for lunch at a traditional restaurantSee a coffee and tequila gallery and sample local tequilas with your guideDescriptionA guided tour o...

Puerto Vallarta: Full Day Hike to 6 Hidden Beaches & Snorkel

70 Reviews

HighlightsDiscover six of the best hidden beaches in the coastal town of Puerto VallartaFollow a trail and hike along the lush jungle and mountains of the areaLearn about local fauna and flora as you hike with your local guideSwim and snorkel in blue waters where you can also observe some marine lifeTake stunning pictures at Colomitos Beach, Playa las Animas, and moreDescriptionExplore six hidden ...

Puerto Vallarta: Hop-On-Hop-Off City Bus Tour

175 Reviews

HighlightsSee the primary landmarks of the city across the 20 official stops on this hop-oDiscover some of the most scenic locations of Puerto VallartaLearn about the history of the city from the audio guideDescriptionDiscover the magic of Puerto Vallarta aboard the VallarTour Bus! Feel the sea breeze and the warmth of the sun as you immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of this vibrant city....

Puerto Vallarta: Horse Riding Tour w/ Optional ATV & Zipline

61 Reviews

HighlightsExplore the Sierra Madre JungleCross rivers and hanging bridges in the rainforestSwim in a clear river by a beautiful waterfallLearn how to make salsa, guacamole and handmade tortillasDescriptionEnjoy an action-packed day in the beautiful Mexican countryside with this horseback riding tour. Ride alongside the river, then dismount to walk up to a waterfall, crossing rope bridges and climb...

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Puerto Vallarta: Humpback Whale Research Adventure Tour

9 Reviews

HighlightsSee majestic humpback whales in its natural habitat and explore Banderas BayLearn about the whales lives and behaviour from a biologist/guide on each tourEnjoy an educational session on humpback whales before setting out on the boatListen to whales or other marine mammals' sounds through the boat's hydrophoneParticipate in a research project while observing whales' behaviour in the bayDe...

Puerto Vallarta: Jorullo Bridge ATV and Zipline Tour

3 Reviews

HighlightsChannel your inner adventurer with a variety of extreme outdoor adventuresDrive an ATV across Jorullo Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the worldHit the trails and swim in a refreshing waterfall hidden in a jungle oasisFly across the sky on a remarkable course of 11 adrenaline-pumping ziplinesAdmire outstanding views of the lush Sierra Madre and enjoy a tequila tastingDescriptionE...

Puerto Vallarta: Jorullo Bridge Guided ATV Tour with Tequila

17 Reviews

Highlights100X100 AdrenalineDrive an ATVThrough the longest suspension bridge in the worldDescriptionPass through the longest suspension bridge in the world on board of an ATV, driving through exciting dirt trails across the Sierra Madre Occidental contemplating the beautiful scenarios that surround the eco-park and enjoying the crystalline waters of a cascade.Includes Shuttle Service. Complimenta...

Puerto Vallarta: Las Caletas Beach Hideaway Experience

18 Reviews

HighlightsRelax in a hammock at this beautiful, tropical paradiseEnjoy snorkeling, paddle boarding or kayaking in a secluded coveFly through the air on challenging obstacles at our Teen Adventure CoveWatch your children zoom through the air on our built-for-kids zip lineJoin in cooking lessons, mezcal tasting, or clay modelingDescriptionUpgrade your vacation by visiting this exclusive, private bea...

Puerto Vallarta: Los Arcos Snorkel & Beach Private Boat Tour

14 Reviews

HighlightsEnjoy pick up at Los Muertos PierSnorkel at Los Arcos National Marine ParkEnjoy lunch at the beach at Playa Las Animas, only be reachable by foot or by boatDescriptionMeet your guide at the City Center Los Muertos Pier and let them whisk you away on your private boat tour to the famous natural landmark “Los Arcos”, where you will be given time to snorkel at this amazing site.   Then...

Puerto Vallarta: Luxury Catamaran and Snorkeling Tour

HighlightsSnorkeling: Dive into the vibrant marine world of Puerto Vallarta.Taste the Tropics: Satisfy your cravings with our mouthwatering coconut cevicheBar Delights: Quench your thirst with a diverse selection of beveragesBeach Vibes: After snorkeling, bask in the serenity of hammocks and lounge chairLuxury Catamaran: Enjoy large spaces to relax and danceDescriptionExplore Puerto Vallarta's Und...

Puerto Vallarta: Luxury Day Sailing Tour of Bay of Banderas

15 Reviews

HighlightsEnjoy a relaxing day out at sea and discover many oceanic wondersSail to many of Vallarta's most scenic and spectacular waterfront locationsSwim, paddleboard, and snorkel at beautiful secluded spotsDescriptionExperience a unique sailing tour of the Vallarta coastline aboard a luxurious sailboat or catamaran. Designed for maximum comfort and maneuverability, the sailboats and sailing cat...

Puerto Vallarta: Luxury Yacht Tour with Lunch and Open Bar

6 Reviews

HighlightsExplore the Bay of Banderas and the coastline around Puerto VallartaDiscover some of the most spectacular waters in all of MexicoSwim, snorkel, or paddleboard at spectacular locationsLay back and relax on deck, and let the crew do the restLookout for marine life such as dolphins, turtles, and tropical fishDescriptionDepart from Puerto Vallarta and set off into the Bay of Banderas, which ...

Puerto Vallarta: Mega Yacht Whale Watching Sunset Cruise

16 Reviews

HighlightsWhale Watching in StyleExperience the Spectacular Puerto Vallarta SunsetPremium Open BarAll Inclusive!Description🐋 Whale Watching in Style on Chica Locca’s Mega Yacht Sunset Tour! 🌅 Are you ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime? Join us on Chica Locca’s Mega Yacht for a breathtaking Whale Watching Sunset Tour that will leave you awe-struck and inspired. Picture yourse...

Puerto Vallarta: Mole Poblano Workshop

8 Reviews

HighlightsLearn the origin and history of Mole PoblanoVisit to the local market to buy the ingredientsMake your own Mole with various nuts, spices, vegetables and cacao beansEat a delicious Mole mealTake a jar of your own Mole with youDescriptionJoin a 3-hour Mole-making workshop at 10:30 AM from Monday - Saturday. Start with a visit to the local market, where you’ll be able to select and buy t...

Puerto Vallarta: Los Arcos Islands Boat Tour and Snorkeling

56 Reviews

HighlightsImmerse yourself in the waters of Los Arcos National Marine ParkLearn about the flora and fauna of Los Arcos' 5 islands from your guideMarvel at the fish, birds, coral, and more that call this marine park homeEmbark on an adventure to Puerto Vallarta's best snorkeling spotSail into natural caves where birds nest during your boat cruiseDescriptionSnorkel in the beautifully warm waters to ...

Puerto Vallarta: Nogalito EcoPark Zip Line, Swim, & Tequila

25 Reviews

HighlightsVenture through 11 zip linesTake in the lush greenery of Puerto VallartaMarvel at views of the Sierra Madre MountainsDip into the river and enjoy a tequila tastingDescriptionTake in beautiful views of the Sierra Madre Mountains as you zip line down 11 of the highest, safest, and fastest zip lines in Puerto Vallarta. Swim in the river and join a tequila tasting for even more fun. Meet you...

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Puerto Vallarta: Pirate Cruise with Dinner and Show

28 Reviews

HighlightsParty on a Puerto Vallarta pirate shipEnjoy live entertainment onboardChoose from a range of tasty food options for dinnerSail on an elegant 700-ton galleonHelp yourself to the open barDescriptionEmbark on a pirate cruise in Puerto Vallarta for an exciting night of eating, drinking, and being very merry at sea. Board a stunning replica galleon and be welcomed by your crew of pirates. The...

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Puerto Vallarta: Rhythms of the Night Cruise & Dinner Show

177 Reviews

HighlightsSail through the sparkling waters of the Pacific on a sunset cruiseImmerse yourself in the mystical world of ALMA during a mesmerizing showIndulge in a tantalizing feast by candlelight, crafted by a masterful chefRelax with a tranquil evening on the secluded area of Paradise ShoresSync your heartbeat with the rhythms of the night with the Symphony of EmotionsDescriptionEmbark on a Mesmer...

Puerto Vallarta: Sierra Madre ATV Mountain Adventure

19 Reviews

HighlightsTravel into the Sierra Madre on this off-road adventureVisit quant Mexican VillagesDiscover the Cuale RiverDescriptionYour adventure starts when you meet your group and guide at the meeting point for a short safety briefing. Climb onto your ATV and ride along the scenic Malecón and through old colonial Vallarta, catching a glimpse of the city's famous contemporary bronze sculptures...

Puerto Vallarta: Sun Buggy Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

15 Reviews

HighlightsVisit the best sights of Puerto Vallarta in your very own Sun BuggyAdmire tropical birds and plants in the famous Botanical GardensShop for the finest tequilas at the El Baston Del Rey tequila factoryEnjoy lunch by the waves at the secluded Mismaloya beachSnorkel at Los Arcos or just relax by the beach with a cocktailDescriptionEnjoy a day of fun in the sun while learning about Puerto Va...

Puerto Vallarta: Yelapa Falls Yacht Cruise All-Inclusive

43 Reviews

HighlightsCruise through picturesque coastal scenery with possible dolphin and whale sightRelax on the breathtaking Yelapa beach or snorkel in the clear watersDiscover Yelapa Falls, relax on white sand beaches & snorkel in stunning watersTreat yourself to the Luxury Premium Open BarEnjoy a relaxing complimentary massageDescriptionAdmire the picturesque coastal scenery, where dolphin encounters and...

Whale Watching Guaranteed Experience in Puerto Vallarta

HighlightsWhale WatchingSpeed Boatsighting guaranteeDescriptionTake the opportunity to observe humpback whales in their natural habitat - watching these marine mammals as they live undisturbed in their natural habitat. You can observe the whales in their natural environment on a 3.5-hour tour from the Puerto Vallarta marina on board our large high speed boats known as an APEX boat. The boats are ...

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