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Discover the history of a city nicknamed the Pearl of the Pacific on this tour of Mazatlán. You'll also ride a cable car up to the famous 1873 Observatory!

Discover the history of a city nicknamed the Pearl of the Pacific on this tour of Mazatlán. You'll also ride a cable car up to the famous 1873 Observatory!

Mazatlán Tour + 1873 Observatory

At the time of your choice, we'll pick you up at your hotel and set off on a panoramic tour of Mazatlán.

First, we'll take in views of the Pacific Ocean as we make our way down the Malecón of Mazatlán, the city's prized seaside promenade. Stretching several miles along the coast, it's considered one of the longest boardwalks in the world!

Once we reach Cerro del Vigía hill, we'll hop on a cable car that will take us up to the famed 1873 Observatory. This neoclassical construction, known as the Observatorio, was originally built as a military observation post. During the visit, you'll delve into the times of frequent attacks by pirates and privateers, and learn interesting historical facts about the city in a documentary.

We'll also visit the El Nido sanctuary ('The Nest' in English), where we'll see and learn all about beautiful species like macaws, parrots and flamingos!

Then, we'll take you to the area known as the Agaviary, where you'll get to know the different processes in the production of mezcal and why it has become a symbol of Mexico. But that's not all! Before we head to our next stop, we'll visit the Observatory's Sky Bar to enjoy a refreshing drink with spectacular views.

Next, the tour will take us downtown, where we'll check out other city staples like the Mazatlán Cathedral, the Mujer Mazalteca​ monument, Plazuela Hidalgo, the Church of San José and El Clavadista ('The Diver') from the comfort of the bus.

After a four-hour tour, we'll take you back to your hotel in Mazatlán.

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Adults Children 3-10 years old Children under 3
Tour in English
US$ 51.20
US$ 36
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 51.20
  • Children 3-10 years old

    US$ 36
  • Children under 3

    not permitted

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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4 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.


Hotel pickup and return transfer

Transport by minibus

English speaking guide

Entry to 1873 Observatory

Ticket for Mazatlán cablecar


When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.


Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 51.20


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.