At Vallarta Adventures, we feel proud of our participation and commitment with some of the most recognized non-profit associations joining efforts in pro of the environmental conservation. Our company has also been granted with important certifications recognizing our dedication to sustainability and animal welfare. Finally, we are pleased to share some of the awards and accolades received for the quality of our adventures and experiences.
The American Humane Association recognizes with the Humane Conservation™ certificate the work done by Dolphin Adventure for providing the highest standards of care to our dolphins and sea lions and in inspiring our visitors to protect wildlife and the environment.
Our company Dolphin Adventure has been certified as a Clean Tourism Company by the Bureau for Environmental Protection of the State of Nayarit (PROEPA) and the Ministry of Rural Development and Environment (SEDERMA).
Dolphin Adventure successfully approved the Environmental Audit performed by the Federal Agency for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), that recognizes our efforts towards sustainability, water conservation, nature protection, and carbon footprint reduction.
AMHMAR represents the main companies like Dolphin Adventure that integrate the habitats for the interaction and protection of marine mammals. The commitment is to keep a fixed and permanent infrastructure, that complies with the regulations and certifications of the authorities.
IMATA is dedicated to advancing the human care of marine animals through training, research and conservation. The active participation of Dolphin Adventure guarantees that our marine biologists are trained in the highest standards of animal care and welfare.
Vallarta Adventures is an active member of Bahía Unida, a civil society organization dedicated to the environmental conservation and sustainable management of the natural resources of Bahía de Banderas, with special attention to the Marietas Islands nature reserve and humpback whales.
Dolphin Adventure is part of the State Committees of Jalisco and Nayarit, which under the supervision of the Federal Agency for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) and the National Commission of Protected Natural Areas (CONANP), are trained to attend strandings of marine mammals.
RABEN is an interagency team of people trained to perform rescues of whales entangled in fishing gear and other waste in the sea. The marine biologists at Vallarta Adventures are part of the First-Response team in charge of attending entanglements in Nayarit and Jalisco.
Vallarta Adventures, as a certified PADI Five Star Diving Center, stands out for the quality and maximum safety standard in its diving excursions, the best techniques in teaching and diving certification and the protection of the underwater environment.
Vallarta Adventures is a member of DAN -Divers Alert Network, the largest association in the diving industry dedicated to dive safety. Through its educational resources, our dive instructors have been trained in the latest techniques of accident prevention and first aid.