Palo Maria Hidden Waterfall Hike

Embark on a thrilling exploration with the Palo Maria Hidden Waterfall Hike, an enchanting journey that takes you deep into the heart of nature in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

The trail leading to the Palo Maria Hidden Waterfall winds through lush jungle terrain, providing a feast for the senses. Listen to the enchanting melodies of exotic birds and the soothing rustle of leaves as you journey deeper into the wild, forging a profound connection with the natural world.

The culmination of your hike is the awe-inspiring Palo Maria Hidden Waterfall, a hidden treasure that offers a refreshing escape from the tropical heat. Take a dip in the invigorating, crystal-clear waters of the waterfall pool, surrounded by the lush canopy of trees and vibrant flora. It’s the perfect spot for a revitalizing swim or a tranquil moment of contemplation in this serene oasis.

Palo Maria showcases the raw, untouched beauty of nature, and as you explore this hidden gem, you’ll gain a deep appreciation for the unspoiled landscapes of Mexico’s coastal region.

This hike is an opportunity to connect with the pristine wilderness, engage with the vivid flora and fauna, and discover the tranquil haven of the Palo Maria Hidden Waterfall. Don’t miss the chance to experience the splendor of this natural wonder and create lasting memories in the heart of Jalisco, Mexico.

What we’ll do

This is a 3-4 hour tour that includes hiking to a hidden waterfall, bus fare & photography. We will start at the Pier in Puerto Vallarta at 9am and walk to the BUS STOP where we will catch the Orange bus to Palo Maria (15 min). Once we arrive we will walk the hiking path & through the river to the waterfall. (ALTERNATIVE OPTION TO KEEP GOING UP TOO SEE MORE WATERFALLS) will stay at the waterfall for about an hour before heading back on the bus for a short 15 min ride back to the old town Puerto Vallarta

What I’ll provide

Bottle of water

Bus transportation

Photography (10 per group)

A snack for the hike

What to bring




Comfortable hiking shoes

Snorkel Gear if you want to snorkel

Water shoes/flip flops

Swim Suit

Small Beach Towel

Minimum 500 pesos for drinks, lunch & tips


$35 USD PP