You are invited…

Join us on a paddle through magnificent sea caves and crystal clear islet grottos to catch stunning views of endemic flora and fauna. Dive in and explore the turquoise waters of the coral reef, guest to hundreds of sea creatures all around you.

This experience is a particularly fantastic way of merging ecology, adventure, and exceptional service.

snorkel los arcos puerto vallarta

The basics

WHAT • A three-hour guided paddle + snorkel excursion

WHEN • Available Tuesday through Sunday at 9am, 12pm, and 3pm

WHERE • Paddle Zone in Mismaloya to Los Arcos National Marine Park

COST • 1200 MXN pesos per person

The details

Our team will welcome you 30 minutes before the time of your scheduled departure from our little surf shop on Mismaloya Beach, seven miles to the south of Puerto Vallarta. Once you arrive, we will introduce you to the ways of the water with an introductory paddle lesson and then gear up for a brief paddle from Mismaloya to the neighboring islands of Los Arcos National Marine Park. Once in Los Arcos, you will spend some time exploring the caves and grottos of the area while receiving historical and biological information from your guide. You will get an opportunity to experience the park and have a chance to snorkel—if you choose.

Our Snorkel Eco-Adventure lasts for about three hours and logs a total distance of about 2-3 nautical miles. This tour is offered at 9am, 12pm, and 3pm. The cost for this experience is 1200 MXN pesos per person.

Snorkel Paddle Los Arcos Puerto Vallarta


  • Equipment rental (board, leash, paddle, or kayak, lifejacket + mask and snorkel gear)

  • Professional tour guide with personalized service

  • Snack bar and refreshments on the water

  • Freeh iced Hibiscus tea and a tropical fruit plate upon your return to our shop

  • One digital GoPro photo souvenir taken on your excursion (with additional photo packages available for purchase)

  • A secure place to store your belongings during your tour

  • PLUS, a complimentary paddle boarding lesson is included to you at no additional cost


  • Comfortable bathing suit or water clothing to move and get wet in

  • Dry change of clothes

  • Towel to dry off

  • Earth-friendly sun protection (ie. hat, inexpensive sun glasses, long-sleeved rash-guard, coral-friendly biodegradable sunscreen)

  • (Optional) A cellphone with sufficient space, should you choose to take home our photo package


Just a heads up…

Ages 15+ on their own equipment.
Children and Minors Aged 5-14 are allowed if accompanied by guardian on the same equipment (Age 18 or older) and receive half-off the price of the full tour.

Gratuity is not included in the price of your tour.

Please refer to our company’s terms and policies for additional details on the conditions of your booking.