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Mazatlan Boats & yachts

Our most recommended Mazatlan Boats & yachts

Mazatlan: Whale Watching Adventure

1. Mazatlan: Whale Watching Adventure

Join a team of marine biologists, ecologists, and naturalists who will guide your whale watching adventure. Listen to outstanding commentary about the local environment. Gain real-time insight into the whales’ ecology and behavior while collecting scientific data for ongoing research and conservation projects. During your encounters, observe whales spouting while cruising along, or powerfully breaching and tail slapping while playing or fighting. It is breeding season in the Mexican Pacific so there is a lot going on! If you're lucky enough, you may find females nursing their calves, or maybe listen to the intriguing songs performed by males as part of their courtship ritual. By taking part in this expedition, you are contributing directly to marine research and monitoring activities led by Onca Explorations and its partners for the conservation of whales and dolphins in this important region of the Mexican Pacific and the Gulf of California.

Mazatlan: All-Inclusive Party Boat/Deer Island Tour

2. Mazatlan: All-Inclusive Party Boat/Deer Island Tour

Board your boat 15 minutes before the tour departure time at Marina Mazatlan. As soon as you step onboard, savor a freshly-made drink by a super-skilled bartender or a cold beer from the open bar. Then, cruise through the marina, the Golden Zone and its hotels, and take in great views of Valentinos and the Malecon. Afterward, head to Deer Island where, after putting a life jacket on, you will disembark to perform as many water activities as you like from the ones offered. Once you've had your fun in the water, get ready to enjoy a variety of local dishes served by one of the crew members. On the way back to the marina, dance on the upper deck or simply relax lying down on the lounge sofas.

Mazatlán: Whale Watching Tour

3. Mazatlán: Whale Watching Tour

In winter, it's possible to view the gentlest giants of the ocean, humpback whales. On this tour, you'll enjoy a fun ride along the bay in which you may also find dolphins, turtles, sea lions, manta rays, and other forms of sea life. This adventure is sure to be the highlight of your holidays. Guided by passionate sea experts on board a high-speed, semi-rigid boat, the experience is perfect for the whole family and allows you to experience these majestic creatures in comfort and safety. The local partner's team is unique in the region and the boats are internationally certified.  Don't forget your camera, so you can relive all the special moments in the years to come.

Mazatlan: Deer Island Eco Tour with Snorkeling and Hiking

4. Mazatlan: Deer Island Eco Tour with Snorkeling and Hiking

Your ecological adventure begins with pickup from your hotel then heads towards the 3 islands of Mazatlan. Perhaps the most iconic symbols of Mazatlan, the islands are named after the main species that inhabit or once inhabited them. The destination of today’s tour, Deer Island, is nestled between Bird and Wolf Island, and is the largest and most popular island of the 3. There’s plenty to see and do on Deer Island, thanks to its natural attributes and terrain which provide a fantastic recreational space. Spend the day snorkeling in the warm waters in search of colorful marine life, relaxing on the white sandy beaches, and kayaking around the shoreline to soak up incredible views of both Mazatlan and Deer Island itself. You can also follow your expert guide on an ecological hike around the island, to see and learn about native flora and fauna that grow and live here in abundance. At the end of a fun, adventurous, and educational day, head back on board the boat for the return journey to Mazatlan, and then drop-off to your hotel.

Mazatlan: Ten Islands Boating Expedition

5. Mazatlan: Ten Islands Boating Expedition

The insular areas (islands, islets, and rocks) of the Gulf of California represent approximately 50% of the insular territory of Mexico. On this route, you will get to know the most important islets of Sinaloa, which are in front of the port of Mazatlan. On board a high-speed, semi-rigid boat, you'll cross the bay whilst discovering different islands, islets, rocks, and beaches. This will give you the opportunity to take photos while your guides share the history, geology, and life of each of these landmarks. During your tour, you'll be surrounded by diverse types of birds, such as gulls, frigates, and ducks, among many animals such as dolphins, turtles, and with a bit of luck, stingrays. On the morning tour, snorkel and spend some free time on the famous Deer Island. On the afternoon tour, enjoy a beautiful sunset show.

Mazatlan: River Kayaking with Lunch & Tequila Tasting

6. Mazatlan: River Kayaking with Lunch & Tequila Tasting

Take a relaxing journey down the Presidio River by kayak. Afterward, enjoy a local lunch and a tequila tasting tour. Your experience starts with pickup at your hotel in Mazatlan. From there, travel approximately 40 minutes to the quaint village of Veranos. Upon arrival, you will be provided with all the required equipment for your kayaking experience. Float down the Presidio River to see beautiful surroundings and notable landmarks such as the Picachos Dam. The ride lasts approximately 90 minutes and crosses 12 kilometers. Afterward, enjoy a regional meal before your ride back to Mazatlan. Your lunch includes tequila, cheese, machaca burritos, beans, salsa, tortillas, and a beverage of your choice. Following lunch, you will be taken to a tequila tasting. Taste different types and flavors of tequila and learn about the tequila production process.

Mazatlan: Private Kayak Tour with Snorkeling

7. Mazatlan: Private Kayak Tour with Snorkeling

On this adventure you will enjoy a journey through its natural and geological history interpreted by our team of naturalist guides and visit beautiful beaches for swimming, and the best reef locations for snorkeling in the bay of Mazatlan. Our guides are passionate about natural history and the ocean, they will take you to some of the best reef locations most tourists never see! Kayaks for all levels: Single for the most experienced and adventurous, Double to share, or Tandem Double (with guide) a great option for children and beginners. Your guide carries a GoPro camera to document your adventure like a pro!

Mazatlan: Private Bay of Mazatlan Snorkeling Adventure

8. Mazatlan: Private Bay of Mazatlan Snorkeling Adventure

Immerse yourself in warm waters on a snorkeling tour in the Bay of Mazatlan. Enjoy exploring the bay, and spot different species of wildlife while snorkeling on this private snorkeling experience with guides. Discover a new side of Mazatlan, far from crowds and perfect for family. Start the tour with pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Mazatlan and travel to the bay for your snorkeling adventure. Receive your snorkeling equipment once you arrive at the bay, and receive a brief lesson on basic snorkeling skills before setting out into the bay. Spot different aquatic species, explore the underground landscape, and enjoy the clear water in the bay. Learn more about the local environment and species from a highly qualified crew, and enjoy fun interpretation about sea life as well as the Bay of Mazatlan's marine environment and natural history.

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What people are saying about Mazatlan

Great vibes all around. Friendly people, attentive staff, good music and drinks. My friend and I didn’t do any water activities but we loved the beach! Such beautiful water. A perfect start to our trip.

We had such a wonderful time - loved everything!! Deer Island is beautiful! Our guide was sweet, supportive, funny and knew a lot about the island and history of the area. Would highly recommend!

The guides & the river experience was fantastic! The whole experience was great! Oh! And, the food at the end was unbelievable!!! Highly recommend this trip!

A fun, well organized and safe trip. Lots of beverages throughout. The lunch comes at the end so Ho ahead and have breakfast before you get there.,

well organized, everything prepared, nothing missing. highly recommended.