Puerto Vallarta

You are most likely thinking that your toddler will only be able to have fun at the hotel pool or the beach while you are away on vacation in Puerto Vallarta, but that’s not the case. There are other options for you if you want your toddler to explore more places where he or she can have so much fun. Just check out some of the options below for things to do with young infants in Puerto Vallarta that are sure to be great adventures for your toddler while staying in the Banderas Bay area.

Things to do with Young Infants in Puerto Vallarta

The Marigalante Pirate Ship

The pirate ship has two tours in Puerto Vallarta. One during the day and one at night. Infants aged under 4 years old are free children under 12 years old receive a discount. The day tour includes beach fun, snorkeling and treasure hunts while the night tour is a fun packed show and dinner. Both include an open bar and the best entertainment in Puerto Vallarta.

Pirate Ship

The Zoo

Situated between the jungle and mountain region between Mismaloya and Mismaloya Beach lies El Zoologico de Puerto Vallarta. The zoo which is about 20 minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta will allow your toddler to touch and feed some of the animals while on this visit. It only takes a few hours to complete one trip around the entire zoo, but your toddler will spend hours of fun taking in all the colors and sounds of the animals found here in Mexico. Certainly one of the best things to do with young infants in Puerto Vallarta if you do not have any ethical issues with zoos.

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Equestrian Bucerias

Just 30 minutes outside Puerto Vallarta is a small farm town in Bucerias that is committed to teaching young children about animals. Your young infant is sure to enjoy spending a couple of hours petting and feeding these lovely animals. They may even get a chance to ride one of the ponies while there! This affordable activity—less than $8 per toddler—is a great way to explore the natural beauty of Mexico without being on the beach.

Water Parks

There are two water parks in Puerto Vallarta that are also suitable for young infants. The first water park is called Parque Aquatica that has a shallow water section with smaller slides made for toddlers. The other water park has a pirate ship with adult and older children slides. The man-made beach is a perfect spot for parents to watch their toddlers at play. Both parks also have sea animals like dolphins, sharks, and seals that will also entertain your toddlers.