Ixtapa activities, tickets and more

Cultural & Theme Tours

Xihuacan Culture, Archaeology Tour from Zihuatanejo or Ixtapa

Either from Zihuatanejo or Ixtapa take the most complete Xihuacan archaeological tour, this recently discovered ceremonial center is the only one in this continent made out of bricks and modeling clay during the Pre-Columbian period. Have a guided tour through the Cuitlateca vestiges and learn about the ethnic group who took the knowledge of pottery to a higher level.Travel in a luxury van with a small group of people and enjoy and excellent lunch on a traditional Mexican food and seafood restaurant on the country side with handmade tortillas and fresh fish, chicken or tasty shrimp.
4 hours
Water Sports

Las Gatas Beach Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour Including Lunch

Enjoy the snorkeling and kayaking at Las Gatas Beach, this tour includes transportation, kayaks, snorkel gear, lunch and a professional tour guide. Because of the sea wall the Las Gatas beach is a great place to swim and snorkel. It is also the right place to relax or maybe have a cold drink in a nice laid-back atmosphere. The tour will last approximately 5 hours.
5 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Private Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo City Tour

Discover the highlights of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo on this half-day tour with just your private group and a local guide. While traveling in a luxury vehicle, see the area's highlights like high-end neighborhoods, the La Playa wildlife reserve, the best restaurants to eat at, and various vista points. Visit a farmer's market to see where the locals shop, and enjoy the undivided attention of your private tour guide. Get plenty of recommendations from you guide, and modify your flexible itinerary as best suits you.
4 hours
Outdoor Activities

Horseback Riding on the Beach and Through a Coconut Plantation

Enjoy a great morning horseback ride through coconut plantations, mangrove trees and on Playa Larga Beach which is the longest beach of the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo area. As you ride your horse on the beach there will be a nice ocean breeze and the results of: vegetation, ocean waves, lagoon and mountain range will make the horseback ride beautiful and pleasant.The horses are friendly, well trained and very good for experienced riders and also for beginners, you will have the chance to go at your own pace and while riding on the beach you can even make the horse go at a faster pace.You will ride on the horse for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, and will have the opportunity to take pictures with your own camera and the tour guide will also offer to take pictures of you with your camera.At the end of the ride we will provide you with a good cold beer or a bottle of water.
80 minutes
Tours & Sightseeing

Ixtapa Island Tour

Enjoy the calm water of Ixtapa Island, where you will have the opportunity to swim and practice other water sports in crystal clear water.The Island has three beaches, all within a very short walking distance. Varadero and Cuachalalate beaches have calm water with sandy bottom where you can swim, and the Coral Beach on the back of the island it’s a great place to snorkel in shallow water because of its beautiful coral reef and wide variety of marine life.The amount of fish on coral beach is so good that you will be able to see them right from the shore line.On the island you will also have the chance to relax in a lounge chair with a constant breeze or take a short walk into the bushes to see the tame white tail deer.On the way back from the Island we will visit at a lagoon full of crocodiles, iguanas, lagoon turtles and beautiful birds in a natural habitat.
5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Las Gatas Beach Tour

Join us for a nice beach day at the stunning La Gatas Beach, one of Zihuatanejo's main attractions.The calm water and the very few tourist that visit the las Gatas Beach during the week days, makes it a great place to spend the day, in a nice tropical atmosphere with friendly people that will make the Las Gatas Beach Tour a pleasant experience.You will have time to relax in a comfortable lounge chair, have cold drink, maybe read a book and swim in crystal clear water.Find Jesus under water, an 18 feet statue of Jesus made out of bronze located under water at the Las Gatas Bay.The tour will last about 5 hours.
5 hours
Shore Excursions

Ixtapa Shore Excursion: Horseback Riding on Zihuatanejo Bay

When you arrive in port in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, let your hair loose and enjoy a horseback riding shore excursion in tropical paradise! Explore the breathtaking surroundings as you ride through the lush coconut groves and onto the tropical beach of Playa Larga. This is an exciting adventure, and in which no horseback-riding experience in horseback riding is necessary!
2 hours
Water Sports

Las Gatas Island Beach Break with Snorkeling

Spend a day in the beautiful and paradisaical waters of Playa Las Gatas, located a few miles from your hotel in Ixtapa. Explore the marine world of this snorkeler's paradise and enjoy fun activities like kayak, parasail and waverunners. You will also have the opportunity to admire the El Faro lighthouse, perched atop the rugged coastline and taste a light Mexican lunch with a savor a drink on the white-sand beach.
5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Ixtapa City and Countryside Combo Tour

Enjoy the perfect blend of the city of Ixtapa and the surrounding countryside in a unique combo tour. See the sights of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo and get a sense of the real Mexico with local artisans showing demonstrations of their craft and culture. Also admire a plantation of palm trees in the countryside and taste a delicious lunch with local flavors.
6 hours
Outdoor Activities

Ixtapa Baby Sea Turtle Release

Be part of this incredible 3 hours experience of digging and releasing a few just born baby sea turtles, while you ride there will be informative commentary about the sea turtles from the moment they are born and run to the ocean and until the time they come back to the beach many years later to lay eggs. This service includes Round-trip transport from the lobby of your hotel in Ixtapa or Zihuatanejo to the turtle farm, the opportunity to dig and release baby sea turtles and also a cold drink a the turtle farm.
3 hours