Marietas Islands Excursion

Imagine an exclusive stand up paddle safari through one of the most exotic tropical islands in Mexico


Surrounded by clear blue water, colorful fish and spectacular scenery, what better place to learn how to Stand Up Paddle? SUP is easy to learn no matter your age or size. In just two minutes, you’ll feel like you’re walking on water in a true tropical paradise. Eco-friendly, SUP is gas and motor free, allowing you to interact with nature in an incredibly unique way. And with just four people to each guide, your experience is refreshingly exclusive. Climb aboard!


As the gem of Puerto Vallarta and the Pacific Ocean’s largest and deepest inlet, the Bay of Banderas is home to whales, dolphins, turtles, manta rays and hundreds of beautiful fish. Our safari tour begins on a panga boat as our small group travels through the Bay of Banderas on the way to the Islas Marietas. Our first stop? Dolphin and whale watching in the bay!


The thrill of a lifetime! From the safety of the panga boat, witness majestic humpback whales and wild dolphins in their natural habitat. Watch playful, intelligent dolphins frolic while giant whales soar into the air and sing their unique, beautiful song. Very often there are even newborn whales swimming among the others. Intimate and breathtaking, you’ll talk about this dolphin and whale watching excursion for a long time to come.


Beneath incredibly clear water is a whole other world abundant with colorful marine life. Our guides take you on a snorkeling adventure through archways, caves and craters to reveal the hidden beauty under-the-sea. Discover the picturesque coral, fish in colors beyond the rainbow, giant manta rays and sea turtles. You’ll understand why Jacques Cousteau fell in love with the islands and began the movement to protect them.


As Mexico’s Premier SUP Company, we employ only certified instructors with plenty of experience and passion. We absolutely love what we do and are eager to share our knowledge with you so you can get the most out of your safari tour. Our groups are small, with one SUP guide to every four people allowing for more intimate, customized trips. Pacific Paddle is truly where SUP safari began, so let us guide you through an incredible eco-adventure!