In Chico's Dive Shop we take you to know the underwater natural reserve of Puerto Vallarta, where we have great excursions mainly diving and snorkel through more than 20 different places, such as Mismaloya, Los Arcos, Caletas, Colomitos, Caletillas, Majahuitas, Cerro Bola, among others.
We take you to the best dive sites available in the bay, we look for the best conditions for diving and snorkeling and where marine life is abundant so that you can fully enjoy this experience . The marine life of Puerto Vallarta itself is incredible and worthy of admiration on these underwater excursions . We can do them in shallow reefs, coves, volcanic rock formations, drift diving or in caves .
Our company was founded in 1968 so we have extensive experience allowing us to offer you services and tours of quality and with the best service. We have been growing and diversifying, so in addition to offering you diving and snorkeling experiences , we have many more options for you to discover Puerto Vallarta and its surroundings.
Our other activities include:
Likewise, at Chico's Dive Shop we offer you diving classes and courses to obtain PADI and NAUI certifications, and thus, you can progress and expand your diving knowledge.
Wait no more, come and meet us and reserve your place in one of our activities, we assure you a day full of fun and great experiences.
At Chico's Dive Shop Diving we want to take you to discover more than 20 spectacular places on the southern Costa Azul , located in the underwater nature reserve of Puerto Vallarta. Some of these destinations are Los Arcos , Mismaloya, Playa Las Animas, Boca, Colomitos, Quimixto, Caletas, Caletillas, Playa Majahuitas, Cerro Bola, Yelapa and the impressive Islas Marietas.
We have carried out our diving expeditions since 1968 so we know the area perfectly and we will take you to the key points so that you can fully enjoy and discover the best of the marine life of Puerto Vallarta on every dive you make.
Thanks to the excellent climatic conditions of Puerto Vallarta, we can offer you our diving tours throughout the year and we will carry them out for half a day in the morning to take better advantage of the weather and that you can observe in the best way it forms the spectacular flora and marine fauna of each place we visit.
We have departures from Puerto Vallarta and Nuevo Vallarta so you will have the option to choose what suits you best depending on where you are staying, and our adventure begins aboard a wonderful 38-foot catamaran that will take us to each of the scheduled destinations.
And if you have never dived and want to try this fascinating adventure, we have the Discover Scuba program, where you will learn basic diving principles for an hour to be able to make your first dive in the water under the supervision of a certified instructor.
In addition, if you want to obtain a diving certificate, at Chico's Dive Shop Diving we have courses that will offer you the PADI or NAUI certification.
Do not miss the opportunity to live a great diving experience on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta.
In Chico's Dive Shop Snorkel we take you to explore the best sites of the underwater nature reserve of Puerto Vallarta Here you can admire the beauty of the marine life of this area of Mexico. Our tours are designed for you to enjoy a great day and make the most of this great experience.
The destinations we handle to snorkel are:
In the tours we offer at Chico's Dive Shop Snorkel we include:
Thanks to the privileged climate of Puerto Vallarta, we carry out our snorkeling expeditions every day of the year, where in addition to enjoying snorkeling you will be able to appreciate beautiful natural landscapes during the journey aboard one of our boats.
The snorkeling activity is an experience to share with the whole family or friends, no previous experience is required and it is for all ages, so it is the ideal option to include in your vacations in Puerto Vallarta.
Have fun in the rainforest of the Sierra Madre with the daily tours of Chico's Dive Shop ATVs, that have two departures, at 9:00 am and at 2:00 pm, and excellent ATVs or ATVs that will make you feel the speed of the vehicle.
Thus, in Chico´s Dive Shop ATVs we will take you to pass along the banks of Banderas Bay, cross rivers or rocky roads, in a quad bike that is suitable for all types of terrain. A very exciting adventure.
All four-wheeled tours last approximately three hours, where you will drive a 5-kilometer journey, and you can also choose to drive on alternate roads to get to know the typical Mexican towns of Vallarta.
Our ATVs have a maximum capacity of two passengers and the person responsible for driving must present their driver's license, for the safety of all adventurers. Also, children under 6 years old will not be able to participate in the four-wheeler tour.
Drive along the edge of the Bay of Banderas in Puerto Vallarta on a spectacular Chico's Dive Shop Buggies tour, where we will take you through jungle paths and part of the mountains to enjoy a great day of adventure and adrenaline .
Our adventure begins with a journey of approximately 5 kilometers full of challenges through the Sierra Madre , in your path you will find winding roads, settlements, streams mountain and dirt roads, you will have a great time with your companion since our buggies are for two people.
During the journey we will visit a town nestled in the Sierra where we can visit one of their families and learn about their traditions . Then we will go into the forest to carry out a walk and you can carefully explore the wonderful flora and fauna of the place. In our tours you will be able to contemplate spectacular natural landscapes. The green of the vegetation of the mountains and the jungle, with the blue of the sea of Puerto Vallarta are a perfect combination.
Our expert guides will accompany you at all times and will take you along the best paths so that you can enjoy this experience . We carry out buggy expeditions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the year. The only requirement that we will ask of you is to have a driver's license since our buggies have a manual gearbox ( standard ) and of course a lot of desire to have fun and enjoy a great day.
At Chico's Dive Shop Pesca we take you to experience sport fishing days on the shores of Puerto Vallarta , touring the Bay of Banderas, arriving to beaches such as Mismaloya, Los Arcos, Caletas, Colomitos, Caletillas, among others.
We are a center specialized in water sports since 1968 so our extensive experience supports us, we know perfectly this area of the Pacific Ocean and rest assured that we will take you to the key points so that your fishing adventure to be a success. You can choose different types of boats based on the number of people per boat and your budget, we will be happy to help you choose the best option.
We will include all the fishing tools and tackle to go out into the open waters in search of your catch. Puerto Vallarta is a recommended and well-known place to carry out sport fishing since thanks to its location in the Mexican Pacific it has a great marine wealth. You will be able to find lobsters , goldfish, marlin , tuna, sierra, snook and between the months of November and May you can find the impressive sailfish.
Among the different types of sport fishing that exist, with Chico's Dive Shop you can practice underwater fishing since, in addition to being excellent fishermen, they have PADI certified divers. You can also choose between spear fishing or fly fishing .
All fishing excursions include fishing equipment, the rental of the boat with crew and specialized guides . Come and meet us and you will see why we are your best option to carry out sport fishing in Puerto Vallarta.
If you want to witness the impressive spectacle of the arrival of whales to the shores of Puerto Vallarta, Chico's Dive Shop invites you to see them up close on an organized Whale Watching excursion.
Every year, hundreds of gray and humpback whales come to the shores of the Pacific of Mexico in search of warmer water currents. Seeing them arrive at the beach, approaching the boats jumping and playing is a spectacle and a life experience.
For this reason, Chico's Dive Shop , a center specialized in aquatic activities, organizes guided excursions along the coast of Puerto Vallarta. The specialized guides of the center have excellent training to explain the route and expand your knowledge about this great marine specimen.
Don't forget the photo camera , as seeing a whale up close in its natural habitat is an adventure that you will remember for a lifetime.
At Chico's Dive Shop Guided Tours we want to take you to discover the most spectacular corners of Jalisco with our guided tours that will allow you to go to unusual tourist places and that maybe you didn't even imagine that they exist.
One of our destinations is the Magic Town of San Sebastián del Oeste , located in the heart of the Sierra Madre , a place full of history that dates back to the 18th century and is very interesting to know. In this small town that once had 30,000 inhabitants, now only 600 people live who will give you a warm welcome and will be proud to show you their town and its traditions. In addition, they have been in charge of preserving the colonial style with which it was founded.
During our guided tours, our expert guides in the place will talk to you about this mining town that was founded in 1605 where the main extractions were silver and gold, which made the town have a maximum point of prosperity in the 1700s. As in all magical town there are places that we cannot miss, such as the central square and its kiosk, the church, its picturesque white houses and the impressive haciendas that surrounded the town.
All this surrounded by spectacular mountain landscapes , an ideal place for photos where the green slopes take center stage. Don't think twice and add a guided visit to a town in Mexico to your vacation calendar.