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Mexico: eSIM Mobile Roaming Data Plan

1. Mexico: eSIM Mobile Roaming Data Plan

Choose the data plan and validity period that suits your travel needs, then purchase it. Download a QR code, and print or scan it to another device. Next, connect to the internet on your smartphone, via WiFi or mobile data, and scan the QR code to install the eSIM package to your device. Following this, connect to the local data network in Mexico and start using your favorite apps. Browse the web, update your social media, and more. Buy another plan if you use up all the data and need to top up. Also, follow the troubleshooting guide if you have any problems using it.

*6 Hr All The Attractions Cruise Terminal Pickup & Drop Off

2. *6 Hr All The Attractions Cruise Terminal Pickup & Drop Off

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 and to make one more stop in the north of the city of Acapulco. Afterward, 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. Later, your trip will head to "La Quebrada" to see the diving exhibition (admission included if specified). 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. We do not waste your time in shopping stops. No tourist traps.

Acapulco: Acarey Catamaran Cruise with Party

3. Acapulco: Acarey Catamaran Cruise with Party

Experience the beautiful bay of Acapulco from the water aboard a luxury catamaran. Get on board the Acarey, which has a capacity for up to 450 people, and use all the amenities that this boat offers you to have an unforgettable time at sea. Grab a drink at the open bar and enjoy live music entertainment and tropical fun contests. Experience a tour on board whine you listen to a professional guide who will point out the homes of celebrities and other interesting places in the bay. You can choose between enjoying the evening admiring the beautiful sunset or enjoying a boat ride at night. Acapulco is world-renowned for its romantic and incredible sunsets, which are the ideal occasion to intensely enjoy its exuberant and warm bay aboard the Acarey pleasure yacht. The afternoon ride is a tour around the bay, where we mention important tourist spots such as El Fuerte de San Diego, La Isla De La Roqueta, La Quebrada and we make note of the houses that rich and famous people have or had in the port of Acapulco. You will be able to take great pictures since from the boat you will enjoy a 360° view of the most beautiful landscapes of the port. And regarding the night ride, it is the most fun and requested tour due to the hours it operates, the party atmosphere, and the romantic night view of the bay, as Acapulco at night is magical. This tour is ideal to enjoy the national open bar and music. Enjoy the disco on the first deck and live music is available on the second deck, alternating between them at any time you wish. In addition, you will enjoy a music and dance show, which is exclusive to Acarey.

Afternoon Tropical Cruise from Acapulco

4. Afternoon Tropical Cruise from Acapulco

Set sail for an afternoon cruise to the tune of live tropical music and your choice of open bar drinks. Enjoy breathtaking views of the bay, see movie stars´ private beachside estates, and the world famous cliffs of La Quebrada where the high cliff divers take their plunge. This tour is a truly unforgettable way to experience an Acapulco afternoon!

Acapulco: Baby Sea Turtle Release Experience with Pickup

5. Acapulco: Baby Sea Turtle Release Experience with Pickup

This activity must be done under the guidance of a certified professional so as not to damage them in the process. It is important to follow the instructions correctly, not to touch them in the process or make a lot of noise when releasing them. According to biologists and specialists, turtles fix and retain information about the beach where they are born; In this way, years later, as adults, they will return to that same spot to spawn. You may have seen it in movies or read it in magazines but have you ever experienced an up close look at hatching baby turtles making their way to the sea to begin their new life that is something not everyone can boast witnessing but just up the shore from an Acapulco Beach, you may be able to see this incredible scene. There are four different types of sea turtles that can be found along the shores: Leatherback, Olive Ridley, Black. Leatherbacks and the hawksbill turtle .

*4 Hours Shore Excursion With Cruise Ship Terminal Pick Up.

6. *4 Hours Shore Excursion With Cruise Ship Terminal Pick Up.

Choose from a shared or private day of exploring Acapulco. Your friendly English-speaking guide will drive you along the Costera, passing by the Chapel of Peace located on the east coast of Acapulco and in the middle of the most exclusive and wealthy residential area of the city. After 30 minutes, the tour will continue to Costa Azul, a typical middle-class neighborhood in Acapulco. The tour will continue in the downtown and La Quebrada area, where you will see the high cliff diving exhibition (admission included if option selected). Later, the tour will make one more stop for pictures at the Casa Blanca Hotel. You will then visit the mural of the famous Mexican painter, Diego Rivera. The tour will end at the cruise pier where you will be dropped off.. We do not waste your time in shopping stops. No tourist traps.

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

7. .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.

.6Hr Tour Diving Show Baby Turtle Release & All Attractions

8. .6Hr Tour Diving Show Baby Turtle Release & All Attractions

Kindly contact your friendly supplier for pick up details of your tour option. When on a Cruise your friendly guide will be waiting for you right after the last security gate before you reach the street and next to the police station. Drop off included as well. Kindly contact your local supplier to define exact time and place of pickup When staying in a Hotel you guide will look for you at the lobby of your resort, Air B&B property or Condominium. Kindly contact your local supplier to define exact time and place of pickup 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 if private option selecte). 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 (if option selected), where you will have time for lunch (not included) before being driven back to the departure point.

.Beach Horse Riding Turtle Release Crocodile Farm Experience

9. .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.

*Afro-Mex Village Horse Ride, Turtle Release Crocodile Farm

10. *Afro-Mex Village Horse Ride, Turtle Release Crocodile Farm

We kindly ask you to contact your local supplier to define exact time and place of pick up. We offer FREE pickup and drop off service to all hotels, condos & air b & b properties in town. Your friendly and professional tour guide will punctually come meet you at your hotel or cruise ship terminal. Once on board, the excursion will head to The Vallarino Turtle Camp where, after a short but very complete explanation of their mission in the camp, you will proceed to help release every one of the turtles into the ocean. Your leisurely trek begins with basic riding technique and getting to know your horse. Fear not! This trip is for riders of all experience levels, so don’t hesitate to ask questions. The expertly trained guides will happily explain all you need to know. Once you’re in the saddle, enjoy a leisurely ride through the stunning landscape surrounding Acapulco. Your entertaining guides will offer information about the unique terrain, and you’ll have plenty of photo opportunities. Keep your eyes peeled for the perfect vista shot of the Pacific Ocean or just unwind and enjoy the ocean breeze on your face. Finally, visit a newly opened crocodile farm. Your tour ends with a drop off at your hotel.

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4.7
(186 reviews)

It was a real pleasure to be shown around Acapulco by Alfonso. He was a fantastic tour guide - so knowledgeable. He really brought the place to life, to look past the damage wrought by the hurricane. Highly recommend.

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Very good service, they always responded to my needs for access. Good coverage. Thank you!

The tour guide Daniel was very nice and funny. It was fun exploring Acapulco with him.

Wonderful and above all kindness of the people who served us all excellent