Deer Island (Isla de Venados), Mazatlan

3.2
#3 of 8 in Nature in Mazatlan
Escape the nearby resorts and enjoy the unspoiled beaches on Deer Island (Isla de Venados). The calm waters in this ecological reserve make the island perfect for snorkeling, swimming, and kayaking. Numerous tour companies offer excursions from Mazatlan; if you prefer to explore on your own, you can rent a boat with a driver to take you to the island. You'll find little shade once there, so ask in advance about borrowing an umbrella. The food service on the island is limited to those on the tours (and some reports cite poor quality), so pack a cooler full of drinks and snacks to keep you going. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Deer Island (Isla de Venados) and many more Mazatlan attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Mazatlan trip itinerary website .
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  • We spent the better part of a day on Isla de Venados during a recent trip. For 200 pesos per person we got a boat ride from the beach near the Holiday Inn out to the island (and back). Once there we e...  more »
  • We booked a day trip to snorkel at Deer Island since the surf is pretty fierce at our hotel. Had a great boat trip down the coast of Mazatlan and got to see two doliphins surfing in front of our boat,...  more »
  • If you enjoy scuba diving snorkeling and kayaks and water sports you can find this on the catamaran sensation to take you to the best spots in all of Mazatlan  more »
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