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Mazatlan Shore Excursion Guide

Cruise lines offer a number of shore excursions for sale when visiting Mazatlan. For your convenience, we have provided a sample listing below of the shore excursions typically sold by cruise lines that visit Mazatlan. You may wish to check out 3rd party shore excursions in Mazatlan to get a wider variety of options to choose from.

Beach Escapes and Beach Resorts

Gathering rays while lounging or playing on the beaches of this “Pearl of the Pacific” is quite the popular pastime! These excursions get a bit pricier when you're opting for time at a resort, but keep in mind that you'll have use of resort facilities including the pools, a and more secluded beach. Also, most resort beach excursions include lunch and drinks. Most of these cruise line excursions last about 6 hours.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $59 to $120.
 
Booking Advice: Beach excursions are rated as easy in terms of activity level. Stone Island tours through third party vendors also include beach lounging, lunch, a choice of two activities including horseback riding, and cost significantly less.

Colonial Tours

For 5.5 to 6 hours, these tours take you to interesting places including Malpica, where you will see tile work, experience pastries made the old fashioned way, and learn how adobe bricks are made. You'll experience an incredibly scenic drive and learn about country life in Mexico. Most tours include a complimentary beverage, as well as entertainment options upon your return to Mazatlan.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $59 to $69 through the cruise lines.
 
Booking Advice: This excursion is rated as easy in terms of exertion level. You'll find excellent prices for tours that combine colonial and city tours through third party vendors online.

Horseback Riding

Including the hour for round trip time to and from the ranch, horseback riding adventures are usually from 4.5 to 5.5 hours in length, and many include opportunity for a swim. Lunch is at your own expense.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $80 through the cruise lines.
 
Booking Advice: This excursion is not for everyone, and usually receives a moderate activity level rating. Stone Island Tours and Stone Islan Horseback Riding adventures through third party vendors are less expensive.

Deer Island Tours

Deer Island is a 100 acre nature reserve off Mazatlan's coast, and is fast becoming one of the more popular shore excursions from Mazatlan. Hiking, kayaking on guided tours, and swimming are among the activities at your disposal during the 2.5 hours you are there. Lunch is frequently included on these tours.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $59 to $79 through the cruise lines.
 
Booking Advice: Because of the walking involved, Deer Island excursions are rated as moderate in terms of physical exertion. Third party vendors offer this tour combined with a city tour for a fairly competitive price. It's good to keep in mind that it's 70 minutes (25 minutes to the marina plus 45 minutes to sail to the island) one way to Deer Island.

Huana Coa Canopy Tours

Forty five minutes away from Mazatlan, you'll begin your journey above the forests in the foothills of the Sierra Madres. Your guide will be there with you as you traverse 12 platforms and 9 zip-lines, and a flex walk bridge. Your repel from the last platform lands you safely to the ground. Visiting the Los Osuna tequila distillery might be included at the end of this tour.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $130.
 
Booking Advice: This activity is difficult, so there are age requirements and physical restrictions. Third party vendors are highly competitive with the cruise lines for this excursion.

Third Party Shore Excursions in Mazatlan

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in Mazatlan. These links will launch in a new browser window and are external sites. We bear no responsibility for the content or services offered at these sites.
3rd party shore excursions often have advantages over shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Third party shore excursions can be less costly and feature smaller groups than shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Often, the vendors you buy from directly are the same vendors used by the cruise lines themselves.
 
The benefit of buying shore excursions from the cruise line is that the vendors and pre-screened for safety and reliablity. While cruise lines shore excursions can be more expensive than buying direct from a local vendor, there is certainly peace of mind that the cruise line will be using a reliable, safe and trusted vendor. If you experience a problem with the vendor on a cruise line-sold shore excursion, the shore excursion managers onboard the cruise ship will likely be an invaluable resource to help settle disputes.

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