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Mazatlan Cruise Reviews

Mazatlan Cruise Port
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Mazatlan Overview
Long a favorite of cruisers (the port was one of the original Princess stops made famous by "The Love Boat"), Mazatlan hopes to reclaim its position as the Mexican Riviera's "pearl of the Pacific." ...
DesignedMyLife
05/15
A relaxing day on board. Did more resting than anything else. Enjoyed some sun, and later finally got into ... Read more
Sdfun111
05/15
Very friendly people. We wished we would have taken an excursion as we did t feel there was much to do. Had a ... Read more
cnicholson
04/15
A good place to actually see Mexicans! Skip the over-priced swim with the dolphins and pirate cruises and ... Read more
SharonBill4
04/15
Didn't like Mazaltan at all. I probably should have taken an excursion to visit the out skirts of town but ... Read more
dahvinski
04/15
The first time I came to Mazatlan, I didn't get off the ship. When I did this time, I realized why. Not ... Read more
rkreilly
04/15
The port in Mazatlan is very far away from any of the shops or activities they promote. Please be aware that ... Read more
cruzngthrulife13
04/15
There are blue-shirted volunteers who meet you on the tram to the cruise port area. They seem to be local ... Read more
Alexv500
04/15
Very nice town, lots of historic charm in downtown and great beaches in the Golden Zone! Took a taxi to the ... Read more
Wheel n Idaho
04/15
The expatriates in Mazatlan and the local police have created a safe and secure pathway for cruise guests to ... Read more
traveling2
03/15
This is another great walking port. We followed the blue line route to the city central. All along the ... Read more
dshefter
01/15
Rented a waverunner at El Cid Beach Hotel in Golden Zone. 30-minute rental was $59. Also got to use hotel ... Read more
thumpersmom
01/15
We LOVED this port. We followed the 'blue line' into town, and asked the 'blue people' (our term for the very ... Read more
eclectictaste
01/15
We knew there weren't any specific excursions we wanted to do in Mazatlan, and we found a vendor offering to ... Read more
dgia
12/14
Absolutely horrible. Police and machine guns everywhere. Blight abounds. I felt very unsafe and ... Read more
wh2222
12/14
Mazatlan had a bad reputation of having Narco issues, As soon as you get to port their are American and ... Read more
CLRWTRTOM
10/14
wasn't much to see Read more
ejincali
04/14
Fantastic! Ziplining, very safe and professional followed by Tequila Tasting and tour. One of the best one ... Read more
BJzink
03/14
We just wanted to see how Mazatlan had changed from when we were there 10 or so years ago. We wanted to have ... Read more
sunnyvegas
01/14
The tour is about 3 hours in length and covers about a mile. You take a bus to the old center of Mazatlan ... Read more
randylee3
11/13
Double decker bus tour of downtown, historic district, lighthouse and cliff divers. Our ship was the first to ... Read more
Jgcorpgypsy
06/13
Wonderful walking area in the centro district and the Malecon. We purchased some lovely artwork and had a ... Read more
Hal San Diego
03/11
Gave Mazatlan a "one" only because they didn't offer a "zero"...the ship should not have gone there with the ... Read more
paulfpb
03/11
A great lunch, we feel very sorry for the people of Mazatlan. Re security, we did not witness anything or ... Read more
mpslaw
03/11
I'm afraid that Mazatlan like Acapulco is fading like an aging former NFL football player. If you like the ... Read more
ajpmom
03/11
We did not get off the ship. Everywhere you looked you saw men with machine guns and I DO NOT believe this ... Read more

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