Acapulco Nature & adventure

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Baby Turtle Release, Lagoon Boat Ride, and Crocodile Farm

1. Baby Turtle Release, Lagoon Boat Ride, and Crocodile Farm

The lagoon is approximately 45 minutes from your hotel. Before getting there, the tour will make a stop at a Sea Turtle Conservation Camp where, after being explained about their mission to preserve this endangered species, you will proceed to an area inhabited by liberated baby turtles. On arrival at the lagoon, you will board a typical motorboat for a cruise of no less than one hour through the lagoon. This sanctuary is home to many species of exotic birds. You will see mangrove tunnels, virgin lagoons and a natural garden of wild flowers during the cruise. This is a rare opportunity to explore this type of tropical nature preserve. Begin your tour admiring the mango trees, the coconut and palm groves as well as the delicate water hyacinths floating along the shores. There is a bird sanctuary that is home to grey and white herons, pelicans, marabous, storks and more. After the lagoon ride, it's lunchtime where you'll savor the internationally renowned "Pescado a la Talla", Charcoal Chicken or Mexican Cuisine, (the Pescado a la Talla has become a must for the Mexican tourists in Acapulco). After lunch you can walk along the lagoon side, or go to the ocean beach within walking distance. Finally, enjoy a visit to a newly opened crocodile farm.

*6-Hrs Diving Show - Baby Turtle Release All The Attractions

2. *6-Hrs Diving Show - Baby Turtle Release All The Attractions

Your guide will be waiting for you right after the last security gate before you reach the street and next to the police station. Once on-board, head to a beautiful beach located about 30 minutes from the pier where you will have the opportunity to learn all the important facts about liberating a baby turtle into the Pacific Ocean. Then, your tour will head to the Chapel of Peace perched atop the pricey Las Brisas Hotel with the most exquisite view to the Bay of Acapulco. On your way, you will have the opportunity to admire the exclusive residential area in town. Afterwards, you will be driven along the main avenue to see the housing areas of the middle and poor classes and to make one more stop in the north of the city of Acapulco. Afterwards, your tour will head to the city market, the source of vegetables, fruits, beef, chicken and pork, as your guide explains and elaborates all there is to know about the fantastic market. Afterwards, your trip will head to "La Quebrada" to see the diving exhibition (included). You will also make another stop for pictures on the west coast of the city and then drive right next to the mural of Diego Rivera, one of the most remarkable plastic artists of Mexico. Finally, the tour will go to La Cabaña Restaurant, where you will have time for lunch (not included) before being driven back to the departure point.

Acapulco: Coyuca Lagoon Trip with Turtle Liberation

3. Acapulco: Coyuca Lagoon Trip with Turtle Liberation

Board a motorboat and cruise around the river and canals of the Coyuca Lagoon. Spot different wild bird species that are hidden between the exotic mangroves. Head to a turtle camp, where you might have the chance to release baby turtles into the sea. Take part in conservation and help reduce the risk of extinction of these amazing creatures. From here, visit a typical coastal restaurant with excellent service. Taste specialty food from the region such as the famous fish a la Talla, shrimps, fish fillet, or chicken. Explore the area's culture and history with an expert local guide, who is happy to answer all your questions. Breathe in the fresh sea air and cruise around a place of natural beauty on this fantastic guided day tour.

Acapulco History Tour & Cliff Divers Show with Lunch

4. Acapulco History Tour & Cliff Divers Show with Lunch

Your friendly and knowledgeable private tour guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel or port and your journey through the history of Acapulco will start. First stop is San Diego Fortress, which bears witness to the history of the city. Each of the chambers tells the story of different episodes of Mexico´s history, since the first civilizations that settled in the area, the battles with the corsairs, the glamorous days of La Nao de China, the evangelization of natives, the battle for independence and revolution. All of these Mexican history chapters are located in one monumental fortress.  Acapulco embraced prominent personalities who made the city their own home such as Johnny Weismuller, the actor who played Tarzan and owned a property located at the highest cliff in Acapulco. Eventually this place became Los Flamingos Hotel but still keeps its history and fame as the house of Tarzan. You will get to see this building during your tour with a hall of fame to visit and lovely point in the history of Acapulco. These days, Acapulco is probably most famous for its cliff divers at La Quebrada. These brave men risk to their lives to offer you an incredible performance.You'll also enjoy this wonderful show before returning to your hotel.

Acapulco Bay 1-Hour Paddle Boarding

5. Acapulco Bay 1-Hour Paddle Boarding

Start the adventure with a quick registration process and safety briefing.  Receive an oar and life jacket and watch a quick demo from your instructors on how to get on the board, and use the paddle to move forward, stop or change direction. Practice a little bit before entering the sea, this is the time to resolve any questions before starting your journey. In the water, the instructor will accompany you to ensure you have a fun and safe adventure.  Paddle around the Islote el Morro, an iconic landmark in the Bay of Acapulco. Do not forget to pose for the camera so you can take home photo memories. 

Lucha Libre Wrestling Experience Tacos - Beer & High Divers

6. Lucha Libre Wrestling Experience Tacos - Beer & High Divers

Choose from either a shared or private experience to enjoy a night of tacos, beer, and Lucha Libre. Your English and Spanish-speaking guide will punctually be at the lobby of your hotel for you and take you to a stop at the best taco place taqueria for a delicious tacos al pastor dinner and beer with your meal.  Witness the world-renown, death-defying, high cliff divers of La Quebrada. Afterwards, spend a thrilling evening in Acapulco, enjoying a true Mexican wrestling match in a crowd of local Mexican fans. Kick off the festivities with a cubetazo, 4 to 6 beers per person and then settle into your seat to enjoy the match. See the masked "luchadores" come out to the ring dressed like Mexican comic book superheroes, warriors or saints and cheer on your favorite.  Feel the atmosphere and thrills as they spin inside the ring with the help of ropes. Once the match is over you will be dropped off back at your hotel where the tour ends. 

Acapulco: Dinner, Drinks and High Cliff Divers

7. Acapulco: Dinner, Drinks and High Cliff Divers

Your driver will punctually pick you up at the lobby of your hotel and take you to one of the best restaurants in Acapulco, where you will enjoy a great three-course dinner and two drinks with a fantastic view of the bay of Acapulco.  Afterwards, your tour guide will drive you to see the high cliff divers of La Quebrada, explaining some interesting facts about Acapulco along the way. Once there, you will be able to enjoy two complimentary domestic drinks. After the diving exhibition, you will be dropped off at your hotel. This is a truly magical and romantic evening in Acapulco.

Beach Horse Riding Turtle Release Crocodile Farm Experience

8. Beach Horse Riding Turtle Release Crocodile Farm Experience

After a pick-up from your hotel or port, board your vehicle for a 45 minute to one hour drive to your horseback riding adventure outside of Acapulco and a baby turtle release session. Once on board, visit the Vallarino Turtle Camp, where you'll learn all about their mission in the camp which strives for the conservation and well-being of the sea turtles. You will then help release turtles into the ocean and then continue the tour to an Afro-Mexican Village that we will use as a base of operations to in time when it suits you well go horseback riding along a paradise-like deserted beach. The ride will be suitable for every level and you will receive a safety briefing and basic instructions. Then, set out on the trail through the jungle surroundings, passing coconut palms and other native plant and animal life along your journey. Ride for about 1 hour along the beach before returning to the base. Finally, visit a crocodile farm to learn all there is to know about these prehistoric reptiles. During the tour you’ll have plenty of photo opportunities so keep your eyes peeled for the perfect shot of the Pacific Ocean. Your tour will end with a drop‐off at your hotel or cruise ship.

Acapulco: Baby Turtle Release Tres Palos Lagoon Eco w/ Lunch

9. Acapulco: Baby Turtle Release Tres Palos Lagoon Eco w/ Lunch

Upon arriving at Tres Palos Lagoon, you will board a private, typical motorboat to begin a breathtaking exploration of the lagoon where many exotic species of tropical birds call this sanctuary their home. See mangrove tunnels, a natural floating garden of wild flowers, visit a turtle preservation camp, adopt a baby turtle, release it to the ocean and much more. Your tour will leave right from the lobby of your hotel, where your friendly, fun loving and knowledgeable tour guide will pick you up with a sign with your name written on it. The tour will head south along the coast in route to Tres Palos Lagoon, approximately 45 minutes from your hotel. Before getting there, the tour will make a stop at a Sea Turtle Conservation Camp where, after being explained about their mission to preserve this endangered species, you will proceed to a baby turtle liberation. On arrival at the lagoon, you will board a typical motorboat for a cruise of no less than 1-hour through the lagoon. This sanctuary will be home to many species of exotic birds. See mangrove tunnels, virgin lagoons and a natural garden of wild flowers during the cruise. This will be a rare opportunity to explore this type of tropical nature preserve. Begin your tour admiring the mango trees, the coconut and palm groves as well as the delicate water hyacinths floating along the shores. There will also be a bird sanctuary home to gray and white herons, pelicans, marabous, storks and more.  After the lagoon ride, go for lunch where you will savor the internationally renowned Pescado a la Talla, charcoal chicken or Mexican cuisine, (the Pescado a la Talla has become a must for the Mexican tourist in Acapulco). After lunch, walk along the lagoon side or go to the ocean beach which will be within walking distance.

*Private High Cliff Diver Show & Round Trip Transportation

10. *Private High Cliff Diver Show & Round Trip Transportation

Once on board, you will head to the older part of town, driving all along the main avenue as your guide will thoroughly be sharing with you all there is to know about this iconic show. If you come to Acapulco and you do not see the divers, you did not come to Acapulco. Learn about how this great spectacle was originated. You will be able to see at least 5 divers jumping from different heights and at least one from the top of a 136 feet (~41 meters) high cliff, the others will be doing the dive from different altitudes. Your knowledgeable guide will personally show you where you can see the show better. Whenever the show is over, your guide will head back to the hotel or your cruise ship terminal where you started.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 34 reviews

Such a wonderful experience! Our guide was punctual and knowledgeable. The horses were very gentle. The turtles were heart warming. The crocodiles were amazing! The lunch at Caleta beach was fantastic. I would highly recommend this tour!

Our guide was punctual, friendly and accommodating. Unfortunately due to Covid, we had to skip the Fort. But I don’t think any of my group noticed. It was a great experience and a wonderful time was had by all. Highly recommend!!

Had a great time. Our guides were knowledgeable and fun. Rudy and Santiago went the extra mile to ensure a fun trip

Very romantic experience! ❤️ Knowledgeable guide. Highly recommended.

A very relaxed tour to interesting places proper Mexico.