Our Marine Mammal Center is Humane Certified™

Vallarta Adventures earns American Humane's Humane Certification™ for its Marine Mammal Center

Vallarta Adventures marine mammal center is Humane Certified

In a groundbreaking achievement for marine conservation and animal welfare, Vallarta Adventures has proudly been awarded the prestigious Humane Certification™ by the American Humane non-profit organization. 

This recognition underscores the company's unwavering commitment to the wellbeing of the dolphins and sea lions residing in our Marine Mammal Center. The certification serves as a testimony to Vallarta Adventures' dedication to upholding the highest standards of care, creating a safe haven where these remarkable creatures can thrive while educating the public about the importance of marine life preservation.

Sea lions under human care in Vallarta Adventures


The most recognized certification in animal welfare

The Humane Certification™ bestowed upon Vallarta Adventures by American Humane signifies an exceptional achievement in animal care and conservation. This accolade is only granted to facilities that meet rigorous criteria set forth by American Humane, including stringent guidelines for the animals' physical and psychological wellbeing. Earning this certification speaks about Vallarta Adventures' dedication to providing a nurturing environment that fosters the natural behaviors, social interactions, and overall health of the marine mammals in our care.

dolphin trainer playing with a dolphin at Vallarta Adventures


World-class facilities

Vallarta Adventures' Marine Mammal Center is proof of the company's dedication to protecting and preserving marine life. Situated in the stunning coastal paradise of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the center is not only a sanctuary but also a hub of research, education, and outreach, where visitors can gain insight into the lives of dolphins and sea lions and learn about the importance of conservation efforts.

Vallarta Adventures' marine mammal center in Puerto Vallarta


High Standards of Wellbeing

One of the cornerstones of Vallarta Adventures' success in obtaining the Humane Certification™ is our unwavering commitment to providing the highest standards of wellbeing for our marine residents. From ensuring spacious and stimulating habitats that mimic the animals' natural environments to implementing enriching activities that promote mental and physical stimulation, every aspect of care at the Marine Mammal Center is carefully designed to prioritize the animals' welfare.

caressing a dolphin at Vallarta Adventures

Education and Conservation

Vallarta Adventures recognizes that education plays a pivotal role in inspiring positive change. Through immersive experiences, interactive displays, and educational programs, guests are empowered to understand the delicate balance of marine ecosystems, the significance of marine conservation and our role in protecting these remarkable creatures for generations to come.

girl receiving education about dolphin care


The Ripple Effect

The achievement of Humane Certification™ doesn't just stop at the confines of Vallarta Adventures' Marine Mammal Center. This remarkable accomplishment has the potential to catalyze a ripple effect throughout the tourism and entertainment industry, inspiring others to raise our standards of animal care and welfare. By setting an example of excellence, Vallarta Adventures is not only enhancing the lives of the marine mammals in our care but also fostering a culture of compassion and respect for all living beings.

dad and son sharing a moment with a dolphin

Vallarta Adventures' attainment of the Humane Certification™ granted by American Humane for its Marine Mammal Center is a triumph for both animal welfare and conservation. The certification is a testament to the company's commitment to creating a safe haven for dolphins and sea lions while inspiring visitors to become stewards of marine life. 

As the world witnesses this remarkable achievement, one can only hope that more organizations will follow in Vallarta Adventures' footsteps, leading to a future where the wellbeing of all living creatures is held in the highest regard.

When choosing any of our dolphin swims or sea lion encounters, rest assured that you are choosing the most responsible and caring company in Puerto Vallarta.

dad and son in sea lion encounter

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