Things to Do in Puerta Vallarta

Things to Do in Puerta Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta offers a host of activities for everyone. While the major tourist zone is all about shopping, nightclubs and bars, there is still plenty to see and do for the more active visitor to this resort community, including lots of water sports and exciting outdoor activities.

El Eden Canopy Tour

Canopy tours are an exhilarating way to experience the Mexican jungle. The El Eden Canopy Tour is along the Mismaloya River, where the movie "Predator" was filmed. This tour features 12 suspension lines and zip lines and covers more than two miles of jungle treetops. El Eden is a member of the National Association of Climbers and Rapelers. Your experience begins with a safety demonstration and ends with an optional tasting of local tequila and raicilla.

El Eden Canopy Tours
Ignacio L. Vallarta # 228
Int. 1, Col. Emiliano Zapata,
Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico.
011 (+52) 322 222-2516
www.canopyeleden.com

Mismaloya Divers

At the southern end of Mismaloya Beach, near the rock formations called Los Arcos, lies one of Mexico's underwater national parks. Mismaloya Divers offers reasonable rates for guided tours of the park, for beginners and veterans. Explore shallows teeming with aquatic life, including moray eels, angelfish, puffer fish and even the occasional manta ray. Beyond the shallows lie craggy rock and coral formations, leading to the edge of a continental shelf, which drops away to a depth of 1,800 feet.

Mismaloya Divers is at the Marina on Mismaloya Beach.
011 (+52) 322 228 0020
www.mismaloyadivers.com/en/mismaloya_scuba_diving.php

Eco Ride Mountain Bike Tours

Eco Ride offers mountain bike tours for cyclists with all levels of experience. From simple three-hour trips through the country, past local villages and scenic rivers, to intense cross-country single track rides and cycling on suspension bridges, Eco Rides offers several different local tours. Learn more about the people, the country, the culture and the environment from your tour guide as you explore Puerto Vallarta by bike.

Eco Ride Mountain Bike Tours
Miramar #382, Colonia Centro
El Cerro, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
011 (+52) 322 222 7912
www.ecoridemex.com

Article Written By Beau Prichard

Beau Prichard has been a freelance writer and editor since 1999. He specializes in fiction, travel and writing coaching. He has traveled in the United Kingdom, Europe, Mexico and Australia. Prichard grew up in New Zealand and holds a Bachelor of Arts in writing from George Fox University.

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