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Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver

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USD 51.25
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Enjoy a private sightseeing shore excursion tour with a driver/guide in Cozumel. Visit some of the most important landmarks and attractions in Cozumel (the name comes from the Mayan word "cuzamil" which means Island of Swallows), which include a city tour, a small local chocolate factory, a Tequila tasting,plus you will see the west side of the Island with time for lunch, visit Mayan ruins, snorkeling, shopping and some time for relaxing on the beach.
  • Travel around the island’s dispersed locations with ease, in an air-conditioned minibus, with pier pickup and drop-off included
  • Benefit from the undivided attention, insights and recommendations of your private guide
  • All entrance fees (except San Gervasio Mayan ruins) included in the price
  • Savor a taste of Mexican culture with tequila tasting, and learn more about the island with a range of activities
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your arrival pier at a convenient time. With your party, head off on a tour of Cozumel’s attractions by air-conditioned vehicle. Begin with a tour of the town’s landmarks, then visit a chocolate factory to learn how chocolate was produced and used by the Mayan people. Next, get a taste of tequila, a Mexican specialty, before heading to the historic San Gervasio Mayan ruins (entry not included). Then, cruise the Coastal Highway and enjoy the views, stopping to take pictures as you wish. Pause for lunch based on your guide’s recommendations (own expense), before finishing your day on Palancar beach, where you can snorkel, swim or snooze in a “hamaca” between the coconut trees. At the end of your adventure, be dropped off back at the pier for your ferry to the mainland.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Coastal Highway South, Carretera Costera Sur, Quintana Roo, Mexico
2: Coastal Highway South, Carretera Costera Sur, Quintana Roo, Mexico
3: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar, Av. Rafael E. Melgar, Centro, San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R., Mexico
4: Avenida Rafael E. Melgar, Av. Rafael E. Melgar, Centro, San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R., Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Tour departs from Punta Langosta Pier, International Pier, Puerta Maya Pier or the Downtown Ferry Pier
Address: Note: Please let us know a what time (on ship time) do you want to start the tour (please remember that you will have to get off the ship and walk to the meeting point at the parking lot of the pier)
Departures are available every 30 minutes from 8am to 3pm.
Directions: IMPORTANT in Cozumel there are 4 cruise ship terminals (piers). Once your ship is docked please ask in which one is at and follow the respective instructions.
Puerta Maya Pier: The driver is not allowed a sign there, so look for a man with a yellow cap. He'll be at the head of the taxi line as you leave the pier shopping area. Punta Langosta Pier: Your driver will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name, wearing a yellow cap at the head of the taxi line in front of the Sr. Frogs bar/restaurant, which is directly across the street from the pier. As you leave the pier, you will be obliged to take an escalator up to the 2nd floor of the mall (so the store owners get foot traffic). You have to make your way back to the ground floor again, but it's a small mall, you won't get lost. There is another taxi line at the back of the mall, but just ignore it. Your driver will be waiting for you in front of Sr. Frogs. International Pier: Please leave the pier and cross the street, driver will meet you in front of Diamonds International jewelry store at Royal Village Plaza, so look for a man with a sign with your name, wearing a yellow cap! . Downtown Ferry Pier: Your driver will meet you upon arrival at the ferry pier under the swallow birds statue so look for a man with a sign with your name wearing a yellow cap.

Punta Langosta Pier, International Pier, Puerta Maya Pier, Downtown Ferry Pier
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local taxes
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Playa Palancar
  • Entry/Admission - Mi Mexico Lindo Tequila Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Cozumel International Airport
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • San Gervasio Mayan Ruins fee ($10.50 USD per person),
  • Guide inside San Gervasio ($20USD)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Pueblo del Maiz
  • Entry/Admission - San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Important: At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Important: Departures are available every 30 minutes from 8am to 5pm. Please contact the local tour operator to advise of your chosen time.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would like to thank Enrique for a great day, he was on time and he gave us a wonderful tour of Cozumel, Mexico, he also took us tequila tasting, shopping, and to Tequila Beach. He is very punctual, polite , funny, and he answer...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 8 from NZ looking for a private guide for the day. Tours Plaza was exactly this and more. Gerry was waiting exactly as pre-advised. After a quick city tour and refreshment stop we went to a chocolate factory, Tequila tasting,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 67oldfolkshome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just getting out the shopping area by the boat was a challenge! They want you to shop there or use them for tours. This was a better choice. Sergio picked us up, we went over a list of things to do, and off we went....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank indianawantsyou
Reviewed 14 September 2019

From our initial booking and confirmation through arrival, meeting our guide, his services and our day in Cozumel, I am very, very impressed with Tour Plaza and will be using them again when we return with friends on another cruise. Our tour guide, Leo, was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank FreeInFlorida
Reviewed 13 September 2019

We wanted a relaxing day away from the cruise ship crowds that cluster around the pier and downtown area of Cozumel (there were 5 ships docked the day we were there). I had some ideas of where to go and our driver was open to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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sarah l
4 October 2019|
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Response from indianawantsyou | Reviewed this property |
We left at 9 AM, and we’re having so much fun we extended an extra hour and a half so I would certainly say the earlier the better
22 June 2019|
Response from Mspms100 | Reviewed this property |
We did not take the ferry.
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  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
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