Mazatlan Excursions & Mazatlan Shore Excursions, Mexican Riviera, Mexico
Come and explore Mazatlan and discover why this lovely area has become known as the Pearl of the Pacific and opportunity for great Mazatlan Excursions from Mazatlan Cruise Port such as our Mazatlan El Verde Sea Turtle Conservation Park Excursion!
Mazatlan has all that you could want, from seemingly endless beaches to the Zona Dorada (the Golden Zone) that includes shops, cafes, bars and diverse restaurants. Take in the culture and the history by visiting Old Mazatlan, or the Centro Historico (Historic Center) where you can experience life as it was back in the day, our Mazatlan Shore Excursions are designed for cruise ship passengers! You will discover historic churches and colorful local plazas as you meander through the traditional neighborhoods, check out our Mazatlan Discovering the Old and New City Excursion and our Mazatlan Las Labradas Petroglyphs Excursion.
Greet the Mazatlecos, what the locals call themselves, and dance to their traditional music, the Banda, a music that combines both Latin and German influences. View the restoration of 19th-century mansions that is reminiscent of New Orleans with a touch of southern Florida. This style has been referred to as tropical neoclassical. But, it's all a mixture of the best here in Mazatlan, which can be seen while on our Mazatlan Private Driver Customized Sightseeing Excursion. You might even have a chance to experience Carnaval, unrivaled by all but the one in Veracruz, where you can expect to see all the energy, colors, and tropical beats that the Mazatlecos can offer.
Enjoy the many varied restaurants that can be found in Mazatlan. Whether you want to taste a cold local cerveza at a beach shack or relish spectacular food prepared by master chefs, it is all here for you. Shrimp is a favored dish and here you will find it prepared in a vast variety of ways. You can try them breaded in coconut, marinated in ceviche, sauteed in a garlic sauce, or try them simply steamed, the choice is yours. Maybe you want to try your hand at some deep sea fishing which is popular year round. While on our Mazatlan All About Tequila Excursion at La Noria you will take a step back in time and visit a tequila distillery.
You'll be happy to hear that Mazatlan has wonderful weather. Since Mazatlan is located just south of the Tropic of Cancer it offers semi-tropical weather year round with an average of 300 sunny days a year. Make sure to pack your cameras and sunscreen, you'll have the opportunity to use both regularly!
Watersports are popular from snorkeling to diving to just heading out on a boat, check out our list of Excursions in Mazatlan; some great options are our Mazatlan Whale Watching Research Excursion and our Mazatlan Swim with Wild Dolphins Excursion!
Fun Fact: Mazatlan's lighthouse, called El Faro, is the second highest in the world (after Gibraltar).
Enjoy our Mazatlan Excursions and Mazatlan Shore Excursions in Mexico by Shore Excursioneer! Enjoy your Mexican Riviera cruise!