The official Humback whale-watching season commences on December 8, and ends on March 23. Whale watching is regulated by the Mexican authorities. Gilbert’s list of whale-watching tour providers mentions only those operators who participate in cooperative scientific research and whale-fluke identification on Banderas Bay, and whose operations abide by the official whale-watching regulations of the Mexican government.
Ocean Friendly Whale Watching Tours
This responsible tour operator offers daily customized trips to view whales and dolphins that live in Banderas Bay. The company is run by Oscar Frey, and oceanologist and his bilingual crew are highly qualified in responsible and safe whale watching techniques. Their tours are respectful of the marine life within Banderas Bay, and employ a unique visual and acuoustic approach.Tours are limited to 12 passengers.