Humpback whales are seen on the boardwalk of Puerto Vallarta

Humpback whales are seen in Puerto Vallarta's Malecón
Humpback whales were observed near the Puerto Vallarta boardwalk by tourists and locals. Photo: Puerto Vallarta Municipal Presidency

A group of Humpback whales was captured near the pier of Vallarta Port, Jalisco, by tourists and locals, who were excited to see the natural spectacle what the greats offer cetaceans just a few meters from the city center.

This time the images They were taken from the councilor’s office Juan Solis, in the municipal Presidency, who pointed out that it is a privilege that from their workplace they could observe this type of wonders of nature.

Year after year a good group of Humpback whales up to the bay Of flags to reproduce and that the calves that were conceived a year earlier.

Gestation lasts eleven months, so the pregnant females arrive at the coast of Mexican pacific for their young to be born and they remain in the waters nayaritas and Jalisco three to four months in which the balenato learn to swim.

Humpback whales are seen in Puerto Vallarta's Malecón
Humpback whales were observed near the Puerto Vallarta boardwalk by tourists and locals. Photo: Puerto Vallarta Municipal Presidency

Whale watching season

It should be noted that each December 8 officially begins the season of sighting of Whales, this is when Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources grants the necessary permits to providers of travel services to carry out said activity.

However, since the middle of November the vast majority arrive and behaviors change as the sightings, which officially ends on 23 of March, although many females continue for a while longer, until the young are ready to make the long journey to Alaska.

As of the aforementioned date, no boat You can get close to cetaceans, since it is the time when the calves they have to learn to swim to be able to perform the migration towards the northern part of the American continent.

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