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Zihuatanejo / Ixtapa Shore Excursion Guide

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

Sailing & Snorkeling

Three hours includes a catamaran trip off the shores of Playa Manzanillo, where you'll have have an hour to snorkel by the reefs, or just enjoy the beautiful beach nearby. A meal is typically included on your return to Zihuatanejo.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $51 to $100.
 
Booking Advice: Cruise line prices can be quite competitive for this excursion, but we do suggest reviewing optional tours via third party vendors for sailing & snorkeling. This excursion is rated as moderate on activity rating scales.

Highlights of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo

For up to 3.5 hours, enjoy the magnificent scenery and experience the areas culture as you travel through quaint fishing villages to more resort like settings on this tour. There's also some time to shop for souvenirs.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay up to $50.
 
Booking Advice: This excursion is considered to be easy in terms of physical exertion. Cruise line prices are very competitive when compared to third party vendors.

Petatlan Tour

This 4 hour excursion takes you by coach through Zihuatanejo and Agua de Correa to Petatlan, home to the Church of Father Jesus de Petatlan. The church's statue of St. Jesus de Petatlan is regarded by many Mexicans as a place where miracles occur. You'll tour this beautiful church, and explore the town's plaza before returning.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay up to $50.
 
Booking Advice: This excursion, because of the walking involved in Petatlan, is rated as moderate on activity level scales.

Ixtapa Island Excursion

Isla Ixtapa is a natural reserve boasting three enchanting beaches and some of the choice areas for snorkeling, and that's where you're headed for up to 4 hours. A meal is included in the cruise line price.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $51 to $100.
 
Booking Advice: Isla Ixtapa excursions last about 4 hours, including the 20 minutes it takes to get there round trip. The cruise line Isla Ixtapa excursion receives positive past guest reviews. This excursion receives a moderate activity rating. Third party prices are worth your consideration.

Ixtapa Canopy Zip-Line

This eco-adventure has you zip-lining your way through some of the most beautiful terrain in the world! The entire excursion lasts for about 3 hours, and typically includes a snack.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay between $51 and $100.
 
Booking Advice: Considered to be strenuous, zip-lining is not for everybody and there are restrictions. Through the cruise lines, this excursion comes highly recommended.

Third Party Shore Excursions in Zihuatanejo / Ixtapa

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo. 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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