Deer Island (Isla de Venados), Mazatlan

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Island · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • Every aspect of this trip was amazing! Lovely views on the way to the island, drinks and music. What makes this a great excursion is that when you get to the island you can snorkel, kayak, go for....  more »
  • Booked this Deer Island excursion through Sunwing/Nexus Tours. We truly enjoyed this excursion...pick up at the hotel was on-time, we waited around for the catamaran to be ready to go. There was an...  more »
  • Take the kyak trip, you won't regret it!moderate hike to top of island. Wear shoes not sandles. Snorkeling is ok, but not super clear.  more »

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