Private Jeep tour, allowed us to decide how we wanted to spend our day. Drove around the island. Jeeps were good quality and they had standard and automatic available. We did a tequila making tour. Somewhat informative and allowed for some tasting of differing varieties. This wasn't a very long tour and it wasn't very busy at 10 am. Product was very good. Not a hard sell but they did want you to buy product. We did because we really found the product very tasty and love our margaritas. Stopped at a couple of shore line/beach options for photos. Our tour included admission to the Eco Park, saw a crocodile in the marsh area (usually there are more than one we were told by some other guests), there was a lighthouse with some good views and a rocky shoreline area as well. We also went to a Beach Club for lunch (fajitas included in tour price, drinks not included), nice beach, not too crowded until some bus tours showed up to snorkel. Snorkeling equipment and time was included in our tour as well but we didn't really want to participate. Our tour guide was Jorge and he was very knowledgeable and fun to hang out with. We enjoyed our day and thought it was a good option for our family of 4. Highly recommend.
Had lots of fun on the jeep tour. The jeeps were in very good condition and seat 5 which worked well for our group. Went through the rain forest, beautiful sights. The beach was beautiful. Took awesome photos with the water splashing high. Did Tequila tasting. Tequila very good but pricy. Purchased a bottle though.
Booked with CozumelJeepAndSnorkelTour.com online before our trip. They said we could personalize the tour and we did. Pancho was fantastic at getting us everywhere we wanted to see in the time available. Returned to the ship with souvenirs after a great complimentary lunch and had plenty of time to spare.
Jeep tour is very greedy - every stop an opportunity to buy trinkets, food, booze, or tequila. Our jeep was ragged out - marginally safe with random steering, all warning lights on all the time, no speedometer, had to open driver's door from the outside. And it was hot. If you're not good with 100 degree heat for 4-5 hours, you shouldn't go.
My husband booked this jeep tour a couple of weeks before our cruise. The response was quick. We were given instructions of where to meet. The location changed and we were alerted in plenty of time. It was easy to find the Hard Rock Café.
Francisco was our tour guide for the trip. He informed us that my husband had to at least drive out of the town limits due to taxi union rules. My husband decided to drive the entire tour.
Francisco gave us some history of the island to start the tour. He was an amiable and patient tour guide.
The nice thing about a private tour is that we got to choose the places that we wanted to go to. Francisco did suggest several places. We stopped to see Felipe’s Mayan art and where to get a ripe mango (yum!). We opted to make a couple photo op stops to take pictures of the water since it is an incredible color.
At Punta Sure Eco Park we saw a crocodile hiding under the boardwalk, a coatimundi opening a wad of foil, iguanas, and lizards. There was a small museum at the lighthouse.
We were surprised that the “free lunch” was a choice of fajitas, quesadillas, or tacos. If you wanted a drink of any kind, guacamole, or chips and salsa, you had to buy it.
The snorkeling was good at the beach at the restaurant. The equipment was part of the cost of the tour.
While it was nice not to be in a caravan of jeeps, and we were able to make our own itinerary, we felt that their website inaccurately said they offered soda in addition to water and beer and snacks. On our tour, there was only beer and water even though we told Francisco that we didn’t drink alcohol. We were also surprised the meal did not include any drink unless we paid extra.
Julio was an amazing guide!!! He made sure every minute of our excursion was filled with fun and wanted us to make the most of his excursion. We will book with them again when we visit Cozumel next time!
Jeep had no working stereo, no rearview mirror. Seats were sopping wet and mildew was growing on the floorboards of the jeep. $113.00 for a 6 hour jeep rental of this caliber was not worth the money.
The "excursion" itself was awesome. I recommend renting a car and driving around the city on your own to get a taste of everything at one's own leisure.
Had a great jeep tour. We had our own jeep and driver and were able to go wherever we wanted. The jeep was a little old and there was a strange policy about the guide not being able to drive from the port, but everything worked out. We did the tequila tour which is nothing more than a place to pressure you into buying their wares. The tour included snorkeling and lunch. Great experience overall!
Nice tour. You get a manual transmission jeep that seats 4, you are lead around by a local driver. You can pick where you want to go, or follow their recommended itinerary. We did the local Maya ruins (small but nice), some time on the wild side of the island (very beautiful, funky beach bars) , Punta Sur lighthouse and museum (worth the visit, but no crocs this trip), shore snorkeling and a very good lunch. Well worth it!
Booked outside the cruise line again, and had a wonderful time. Julio with the jeep rider excursions showed us a great time. Tequila tasting, two of the most beautiful beach spots I have every seen and then snorkeling and lunch at a great place. Would love to spend more time in Cozumel.
Exited ship, turned left, walked 300 yards, and was at Ernestos Jeep rentals. I had set this up beforehand so had reservations. No problems checking in and getting a jeep (drove like it had 800,000 miles but odometer said 200,000). It was great only one road around the island so really can't get lost. Stopped many times along the way and walked along the shore and had a great time. The eastern side of the island is a must see.
Cozumel is our favorite port. We absolutely love it there. This was the second trip we have booked through a private vendor,http://cozumelcruiseexcursions.net. It is $69.00 a person. You get a jeep and a tour guide for the day. (about 6 hours). We were almost an hour late getting off the boat due to a medical emergency, it happens and I hope whomever was involved is ok! Our tour guide, Sergio, was waiting on us with a huge smile. If you need an automatic Jeep, make sure you request it when you make your reservation. We had 2 Jeeps for our party of 6. Our first stop in Cozumel is the Marti Sports store. We have a child that plays soccer and we go there to buy her keeper gear. We left town and went to our first stop, a craftsman's store. He makes the most beautiful hand carved wood and hand painted art. It is a must stop for those who collect authentic art when they travel. We then had a beach stop,then a drink stop at Miami where we had the best margaritas ever. There are local shops to browse at many of the locations. We had lunch that was included in our tour at Tortuga Beach Club. Food was delicious. From there we snorkeled with our personal guide for about 45 minutes. There are many different things you can do on this tour, you can make your own. I can not recommend it enough. Our day is never long enough in Cozumel.
Booked with Cozumel cruise excursions for a private tour (10 members), we were met at the port with 3 Jeeps and headed on our way. Our tour guide was great, the sights they had on the "standard" tour were wonderful as well. I would def. book again with this company.
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