Islas Marietas are located at the mouth of Banderas Bay 26 miles west of Puerto Vallarta. They are a protected marine area since 2005 and most recently a World Heritage Site. There are over 90 different species of resident and migratory marine birds on the Islands besides the reefs with there extensive, teeming sea life. The underwater diversity is one of the greatest within the Bay, There are shallow coral reef bottoms with many tunnels tunnels and swim throughs.
Jacques Yves Cousteau made the islands famous thru his films. Dolphins and Humpback whales (in season) are common. This is also the most likely place to encounter Giant Manta Rays.
This tour includes:
2 dives, all diving gear, federal park fee bracelets, purified water, sodas, seasonal fruit and a ham and cheese baguette.
What to bring: Certification card, bathing suit, sunblock, towel, light sweater (winter and spring season), hat, sunglasses and $25.50 Mexican pesos to cover the port fee entrance at “Los Peines” pier, gratuities are not included in the price (normally 10%-15% of the cost of your tour)
Dive trip duration: 8:45 AM to 2:45 PM (Aprox)