Mazatlan offers all kind of tours, the many nearby villages make it a very important Mexican beach destination.
There are many tours and activities for everyone as: Kayaking, horseback riding, parasailing, kanopy, bay cruises, stona island tours, tours to the villages of copala, concordia, mesillas, villa union, la noria, el habal, puerta de canoas, el quelite, el quemado, elota, san ignacio, san javier, cabazan, piaxtlan, estacion dimas, culiacan, altata, cosala, el rosario, teacapan, escuinapa, san blas, mexcaltitan, magdalena, el recodo, el roble, el refugio, el walamo, puerto vallarta, guadalajara, morelia, tepic, morelia, isabel island, altata, maviri, las glorias, etc.
There are many tour companies that offers tours to different colonial destination for days as: Guadalajara mariachi land tour, puerto vallarta tour, magdalena fire opal tour, isabel island tour, the monarca butterfly tour, the mexican independence route, san miguel de allende and dolores hidalgo tour, zacatecas mining tour, oaxaca gran tour and copper canyon tour.
Other activities available is the mexican fiesta at the hotel playa mazatlan and at el cid hotel, el kolonahe bay tour departing from el cid resorts, biking tours offer by Mazatlan sport center offering kayaking and mountain bike tours as hiking tours to different mountains in the area.
Banana boat rides, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing trips, deep sea fishing tours, bottom fishing tours, bass fishing to salto lake and parasailing in many of the different beaches along the ocean side avenue in Mazatlan.
There is a daily tour to deer island depsrting from el cid resort beach begginning at 10:00 a.m., every half hour going in the amphibious boat.
There are other activities can be made as visiting the bullring for bull fights that are posted on Sundays between the months of december and january or watching a baseball game which season starts in the beggining of october of each yars and is called "Liga Mexicana del Pacifico" and ends in the end of january.
If you love surfing, there are excellent point to practice this water activitie, you can go to "Punta del Camaron" which is located between Fiesta Land - Valentino discoteque and Hotel Posada Don Pelayo Howard Johnson, another zone for practicing surfing is by "Los Pinos Beach" betwwn the Marine biology state university and "La Casa del Marino" or "Fuerte Carranza" , another good spot in on "Olas altas" which means high waves due to the excellent waves forms in this area.