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Contact Us:

Doug & Heather (Diving Beyond Adventures) manage this website, and provide general information and assistance with the tours and activities listed on this website. We can be contacted either in Sausalito, California (USA), or San Blas, Mexico:

Doug Storms of Diving Beyond Adventures:

Our 2012 Schedule:
We are currently in Sausalito, CA (USA). Our next trip to San Blas, Mexico is not yet scheduled. Please contact us here:

USA Main/Cell: (415) 235-3789
USA Alt Tel: (415) 331-7925

When we are in San Blas you can contact us by phone or email:

San Blas Tel: (323) 285-1418
From the U.S. dial prefix 011-52

Local Contacts

These are the people we recommend for tours and services in San Blas, and for whom we have put our hearts into developing this website. If you are in San Blas, feel free to contact one of the guides or hotels directly (all are English-speaking). Please say you found their information on our website.

Ricardo "Pato" Murillo

Email (preferred):
Tel: (323) 285-1281
From the U.S. dial prefix 011-52
Alternate: Contact Doug Storms
Direct Email:
Click here for more info, and visit Ricardo's Website: Isla Del Rey

"Jungle Man" Manuel
Contact Manuel for reservations, at:
Tel: (323) 285-0558
From the U.S. dial prefix 011-52
Alternate: Contact Doug Storms
Click here for more info

Jose "Pela" Ortiz
Telephone: Contact Doug Storms
Click here for more info, and read this Customer Recommendation

Martha Carey Gutierrez
of Hotel Posada Carey & Iguanas Ranas Restaurant
(323) 285-0985
From the U.S. dial prefix 011-52
H Batallón No 104 Col. Centro, San Blas
Click here for more info, and visit Martha's Website: Hotel Posada Carey



Need Help?

If you have the opportunity, call us when you are making trip plans for San Blas. We are able to help you discover the trips best suited for you and your group, connect you with other groups we know of, or with a tour guide if you need assistance.

Are reservations required?

reservations are not required for these trips:

La Tovara Jungle Boat Tours:
Reservations are NOT REQUIRED to take the Jungle Boat Tour at La Tovara National Park on your own. Guests may park their vehicle in the La Tovara parking lot and register at any time of day. We (San Blas EcoTours) are not affiliated with the La Tovara association, but we are able to help you hire an outside guide such as a "Naturalist" to accompany you, and additional fees will apply. For trip notes and and driving directions, click here to open the Itinerary page in a new window.

Waterfall Hikes (On Your Own)
(Or guide may be hired, see below)

Kayaking in Mantanchen Bay
Kayaks are often available at one of the beach restaurants

reservations are ADVISED for these trips

Many tours and trips in the San Blas area can be arranged spontaneously, but take note that during the tourism season (November-May), guides may be booked. Depending on the time of year or local festivities, we advise to make reservations, especially if you have limited time in San Blas; reservations can be made for the following trips, subject to availability, and weather conditions permitting.

• Paraje Del Rey (estuary/lunch destination)
• Whale-watching trips: Contact Ricardo Murillo
• Waterfall Hikes* (depending on road conditions, you may drive your own vehicle or hire a taxi)
• Snorkeling and Diving on the coast (conditions permitting)
• Jungle Discovery Hikes with a naturalist
• Team-building Zipline Adventure
• Whale-watching trips
• Guided Kayaking in San Blas
• Guided La Tovara Jungle Boat Tours, with a Specialized Guide/Naturalist

reservations are usually required for these trips:

In most cases, hiring a specialized guide requires advanced reservations, particularly if you have limited time in San Blas. For a guide, reservations must be made for the following trips, subject to availability, and weather conditions permitting.

• San Cristobal Estuary Crocodile and Bird Watching Trip (North of San Blas)
• Waterfall Hikes (Guided)
• Sport Fishing
• Trips with a certified Bird Guide, or a Naturalist (all estuary, or land locations)
• Snorkeling or Scuba Diving on the San Blas coast (conditions permitting)
• Hiking, Snorkeling, or Scuba Diving at Isabela Island (conditions permitting)
• Guided/Customized day-trips to Santiago, Mexcaltitán, Tepic, or other local sites

Reservations are required 2 or more weeks in advance for:

Camping at Isabela Island

Minimum 2-3 weeks in advance, subject to availability, conditions permitting. Camping requires a licensed, permitted guide with experience. Contact us, or Ricardo Murillo for more information.

EcoTours in San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico
» Birding & Mangrove Estuary Boat Trips
» Diving & Snorkeling
» Historic Sites
» Incentive Travel : Team Building Adventures
» Isabela Island National Park: Diving & Camping Trips
» Jungle Discovery Hikes
» Kayaking
» Sport Fishing
» Waterfall Adventures
» Whale Watching
» Custom Trips & EcoTour Packages


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