Acapulco
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Acapulco: Acarey Yacht Cruise with Party

1. Acapulco: Acarey Yacht Cruise with Party

Experience the beautiful bay of Acapulco from the water aboard a luxury catamaran. Climb aboard the Acarey, with capacity for up to 450 people and make use of all the amenities you need for an unforgettable time at sea. Grab a drink at the open bar and enjoy live music entertainment and tropical fun contests. Watch the sun set over the Pacific Ocean as you cruise along the coast. Benefit from the services of a guide who will point out the homes of celebrities and other interesting places in the bay.

Acapulco: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

2. Acapulco: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Acapulco Bay or the Diamond hotel zone, and then travel by air-conditioned van to see what the city has to offer. Start with a visit to the popular Chapel of Peace, and then venture into the residential area of Las Brisas. Continue along the city's main avenue for commercial activity and get the chance to stop and shop in some of the stores. Benefit from some complimentary beverages, such as margaritas, piñas coladas and sodas. Visit a diving exhibition at 13:00, and then take a look at a famous mosaic mural by the prominent Mexican painter, Diego Rivera, known for his large frescoes that helped establish the Mexican mural movement in Mexican art. Lastly, get 3 separate stops to enjoy incredible views of the city from different perspectives.

Acapulco: 2.5-Hour Acarey Yacht Cruise

3. Acapulco: 2.5-Hour Acarey Yacht Cruise

Experience the beauty of Acapulco Bay and see the celebrity houses from the comfort of the "Acarey" yacht. Spend the afternoon admiring the spectacular views before the magical sunset. Cruise out into the bay to see sights such as La Roqueta Island. Alternatively, opt for an evening cruise to experience the bay by moonlight. Look at the moon, the stars and the ocean as the DJ serenades you. Sip tropical cocktails and live the high life for the night as you sail past the homes of the rich and famous. Relax with your friends and family aboard a vessel equipped with all necessary amenities.

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: Baby Turtle Release Tres Palos Lagoon Eco w/ Lunch

5. 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.

Round-Trip Shuttle: Quebrada Cliff-Dive Watching

6. Round-Trip Shuttle: Quebrada Cliff-Dive Watching

Watch the best show in Acapulco at La Quebrada, where native high-cliff divers risk their lives in the most amazing display of bravery. Your knowledgeable tour guide will tell you about the different sectors you will pass through on the way to see the dives and will share with you all there is to know about this unmissable show. You will watch 5 divers jumping from different heights, including one from the topmost cliff, standing at 136-feet high.  Your guide knows the best spots to watch the diving so you don't miss a thing. Enjoy a drink as you watch the show. When the show is over, head back to either your hotel or the cruise ship terminal from where you started.

From Acapulco: Romantic Day Trip to Taxco with Meals

7. From Acapulco: Romantic Day Trip to Taxco with Meals

The tour will make a first stop in Chilpancingo (capital of the state of Guerrero) for you to have breakfast (not included) and after a 3 hour ride, visit Taxco, a city with a unique architectural style. Walk down its cobblestone streets and see white stucco houses topped with red tiled roofs. Visit the baroque Santa Prisca Cathedral and enjoy some free time to get lunch and see the city at your leisure before returning to Acapulco. Enjoy the different vegetation along the way to this beautiful mining town. Taxco is a small colonial city located in the mountains of the North Sierra. Wrought iron balconies, a common adornment, are usually spilling over with beautiful flowers. Enjoy plenty of time for shopping at this Silver Capital of Mexico while you enjoy its fabulous weather. Taxco is a world known tourist destination and the friendly and hospitable character of its people has not changed. Taxco has been declared a national monument to be conserved to look like it did in the XVIII century. Visit the baroque Santa Prisca Cathedral and enjoy a delicious lunch in a nearby restaurant.

Diving Exhibition & Baby Turtle Release 6-Hour Tour

8. Diving Exhibition & Baby Turtle Release 6-Hour Tour

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 City Tour

9. Acapulco City Tour

See and learn about the most beautiful places of the 3 areas of the port of Acapulco: Acapulco Diamante, Acapulco Gold and Traditional Acapulco. Take the best photos of the bay during the tour. Throughout the tour you will get some interesting information about Acapulco, from its beginnings to the present day. Discover some of the most important places in Acapulco. Finally enjoy the Diving Show "La Quebrada."

Acapulco: Mangrove Adventure Tour

10. Acapulco: Mangrove Adventure Tour

Explore the mangrove swamps and abundant bird life of Tres Palos Lagoon on a tour from Acapulco. Following a pick-up and transfer from your hotel, discover a lagoon that is 3 times the size of the Bay of Acapulco. Experience the flora and fauna of the lagoon by motorboat and then purify your skin by enjoying the application of a mud mask loaded with minerals from the area. Next, taste the famous fish specialties of the region with a traditional fish carving at a typical restaurant on the coast. Continue to a tortugeuro (turtle) farm to help release the turtles back into the sea. Then transfer back to Acapulco for the end of the tour services.

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What people are saying about Acapulco

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5.0 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Great expierence, intelligent excellent english speaking tour guide. Perfect communication. If someone wants to get to know more about the history of acapulco and its most beautiful places- this tour is a must. More than recommendable!

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!!

Great day out with Jesus, a lovely mature man that has lived and breathes Acapulco. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Acapulco and use Get Your Guide. It's so much better having a personalized tour

wonderful,loved the participation atmosphere beautiful beach wonderful guide wonderful food AAA . comedy see for yourself discover a new Paradise.

great experience ! so fun ! highly recommend ! open bar!