Contactours is Alaska Airlines Vacations local representative in Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo. With a professional bilingual staff, Contactours offers the finest optional tours and excursions in and around the Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo area. Prices and tours vary, and Contactours is happy to assist you in choosing an excursion that's just right for you. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance by calling Contactours locally at 755 553 2232.
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Put that perfect start or finish to your vacation in Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo when you depart from the harboring bay of Zihuatanejo off into the sunset, relaxing on deck sipping your favorite drink, stargazing and listening to soft background music. Included with the Sunset Cruise is an open bar, snacks on board and transportation from your hotel.
Have you ever dreamed of communicating and sharing moments with dolphins? Have you ever wondered why dolphins and humans get along together so well? Delfiniti gives you the chance to swim with dolphins and find out more about this magnificent species. Start with a 15-minute educational course followed by 45 minutes of swimming among them. An unforgettable experience.
Enjoy a popular outing by boat to charming "Isla Ixtapa" for swimming and relaxing on a sheltered beach that faces the mainland just north of the main Ixtapa beach. The island's beaches are excellent for snorkeling and practically free of surf. There is also a selection of open-air palapa-style restaurants serving fresh fish and cold beer. Transportation, lunch, a soft drink or beer, water taxi, and English speaking tour guide service are included.
Challenge big game fish such as Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Tuna & many more. Be the king of the ocean and reel 'em in. Boat includes bait, tackle, fishing license, soft drinks, and a few beers. A box lunch can be arranged for an additional fee if requested.
Discover the "real" local way of life when you visit a tropical plantation, view natural wonders, and savor exotic tastes. Witness the ancient workmanship of "Terra Cotta," venture to the mangroves of a bird sanctuary, then relax at a remote beach at the fishing village of Barra de Potosi. Includes lunch and a soft drink or beer.
A full orientation excursion of the old village of Zihuatanejo and the modern resort development of Ixtapa. You will tour through its modern hotel zone, residential and commercial areas, then end at the flea market for souvenirs. 4 person minimum.
Ride your horse on Ixtapa's beautiful "Playa Larga." Let your hair down, hang on, and gallop your cares away! Playa Larga Ranch is located near the international airport, where trained horses will take you for a pleasant 1-hour ride along the beach. Round-trip transportation is included to the ranch location.
With its white coral sand and crystalline water, Las Gatas Beach is considered one of Mexico's most attractive coves. It is only accessible by boat. A rock wave breaker creates a tranquil spot for swimming, snorkeling, and diving. Beachfront restaurants offer fresh seafood and other local cuisine. Transportation, lunch, a soft drink or a beer, water taxi, and tour guide service are included.
Most excursions vary from day to day, please check with your Contactours representative upon arrival for more information. Tours subject to change without notice.
Contactours provides airport transfers from the Ixtapa International Airport to your hotel. Transfers are per person and children under 3 are free. Shuttle departure times coincide with your flight arrival time. Contactours vans are not equipped to accommodate disabled passengers needing wheelchair accessibility. Wheelchairs may be stowed in the baggage compartment of the van.