There are so many diverse tours & excursions in the greater PV area.  Here are our Insider tips and recommendations to make sure you enjoy maximum FUN & safety!

General Tour Tips:

Be ready for FUN!!!!  & be sure to get a good night’s rest for maximum excursion enjoyment –

it is never fun to be rushed or hung over especially for a boat tour or extreme sports adventure!

We recommend you bring the following items:

  • Cash for buying souvenirs and tipping (pesos preferred but USD also ok)
  • Sun Protection: Biodegradable sun block, hat, sunglasses etc.
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Do NOT bring valuables

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Land Tours:

We recommend you bring the following items:

In addition to items for general tours also bring:

  • Insect repellent (preferably natural DEET free)

 

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Jungle Tours/Extreme Sports:

We recommend you bring the following items:

  • Insect repellent (preferably natural DEET free)
  • Comfortable shoes – that are closed to or minimally have straps that do not allow them to fall off such as flip flops.
  • Layered clothing in case cool in jungle or for added sun protection.
  • Camera or Go-Pro.

 

 

 

 

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*Please be mindful of Marina pick up information.  The Puerto Vallarta Marinas charge a $25.50 peso entry fee per person and it is advisable to arrive at the Marina 40 minutes prior to boat departure to ensure you find your correct dock and boat.  Most tours leave from the API Marina Terminal.  But there are a few specific tours that have options for pick up at the Nuevo Vallarta Marina or from the Los Muertos Pier in Old Town.  Many private fishing boats also leave from the smaller Los Peines Marina Terminal in PV.  In the northern part of the bay, some tours may leave from La Cruz Marina or Punta Mita.  Please be mindful of which Marina you are departing from, your tour name, dock # or boat name and arrive in advance. 

 

 

 

 

Bottom line – Be prepared, and HAVE FUN!!!

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About Nicole Rodekuhr

Nicole Rodekuhr: IV Chief Operations Officer Education: Graduated BA (magna cum laude) Pepperdine University with degrees in Marketing/Advertising/Creative Writing. Puerto Vallarta Insider Status: Has lived in PV full time since Feb 2017 & frequently vacationed in PV with family since 1985. Experience: sales, advertising, marketing, and multi-store management in both the advertising and sales depts. for publicly traded companies including Ann Taylor & Bath & Body Works for 25+ years. Expertise: sales, hiring, training, branding, marketing, content and campaign creation, operations management of large multi-location team projects.

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