SHORE EXCURSIONS

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    Town, Country & Tequila

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 5 hrs

    This excursion combines the charm of both the old and new Mexico. Begin with a drive through the Marina Vallarta area and a stop at the small village’s local church. Continue to Hacienda Dona Engracia, one of the finest tequila factories in the area for a first-hand look at the manufacturing process of tequila and some free time to explore the grounds of this working hacienda. A short shopping stop will be made on the way into the center of Puerto Vallarta where you can walk along the popular Malecon, visit the Cathedral of our Lady of Guadalupe and see Old Town City Hall, while taking in fantastic views of the waterfront and the charm of the cobblestone streets. You may choose to stay in town on your own or return to your ship.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Short pants are not permitted in the cathedral. Tequila samples are only given to guests 21 and older.
    • Adult from: $86.77 NZD
    • Child from: $57.35 NZD
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Hiking, Villa & BBQ Sunset Fiesta

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 4 1/2 hrs

    Board your motor coach and leave the city behind as you head to the Sierra Madre Mountains where your hiking tour awaits.


    This half day excursion offers nature lovers and thrill seekers the opportunity to enjoy a day in the jungle!


    We will hike for about 45 minutes. Along the trail, your guide will explain about the great diversity of local plants and tropical trees. The trail leads to spectacular views for your selfie photos. Once you arrive to “La Dulce Vista” Villa situated 984 ft. above sea level you will have time to play volleyball, soak up the sun while lying in the hammocks, sunbeds or simply sit in the jacuzzi or swimming pool as you cool off with unlimited drinks. Enjoy an open- air patio BBQ lunch. End your fun and relaxing day with a drive on an open- air vehicle through the lush mountains as you head back to your ship.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring comfortable walking shoes, sun screen, Hat, camera, bathing suit and towels.
    • Adult from: $110.29 NZD
    • Child from: $110.29 NZD
    DURATION 4 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Meal
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    Puerto Vallarta City Sights

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 4 hrs

    Experience Puerto Vallarta in all its glory. Travel along the main highway to Old Town, along the city’s cobblestone streets for a stop at City Hall and the Cathedral of the Lady of Guadalupe. Pass the elegant area of Conchas Chinas on your way to the southern end of town. Finally, stop at a charming restaurant for a complimentary beverage before heading to Old Town for some shopping. You’ll be assigned a time to rejoin your coach for the return trip to your ship. You may choose to stay in town on your own or return to your ship.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Short pants are not permitted in the cathedral.
    • Adult from: $72.06 NZD
    • Child from: $42.65 NZD
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Discover Puerto Vallarta

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 4 1/2 hrs

    Discover Puerto Vallarta´s charming Downtown and Oldtown districts with the help of your friendly, bilingual guide. You´ll ride in air conditioned comfort to the center of downtown where you´ll have a chance to stroll the length of our Malecon (seawall) to see our collection of sculptures by local and international artists.


    You´ll visit the main square, where your guide will take you through the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe and keep you entertained and informed along the way. Enjoy a stroll down the Cuale River Island's colorful garden pathway. Re-board the coach briefly to ride to our refreshment/restroom and shopping stop. Complimentary beverages are offered as well as free tequila tastings, as you shop or observe the local artists at work. Afterward, we'll make the short walk to Vallarta's newest attraction, Mosaic Park, which has become one of the most impressive collections of urban art, anywhere. The entire area shimmers and sparkles with Mexican themes, covering everything from the columns to the benches. We'll spend about 40 minutes there, before returning directly to the ship.


    Need to Know:

    Note: No athletic wear allowed in the church.
    • Adult from: $27.94 NZD
    • Child from: $22.06 NZD
    DURATION 4 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Family Recommended
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    Mexican Fiesta & Lunch

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 5 hrs

    Would you like to enjoy a day of authentic Mexican fun? At Hacienda Dona Engracia, there’s a real Mexican Fiesta waiting for you, with colors, displays, contests and more. Upon arrival enjoy a guided tour of the hacienda and tequila factory, with free tequila samples. During lunch you’ll be entertained with music, displays of dancing horses, a traditional Mexican folkloric ballet and of course, typical Mexican food. After the party there will be time for some contests, prizes and fun.


    Then you’ll head to the downtown area for a city tour and some shopping in the heart of Puerto Vallarta. Passing through the charming downtown area you’ll see the famous waterfront Malecon, the ever popular statues and the beautiful Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral before you head back to your ship. See you at the Mexican Fiesta!


    Need to Know:

    Note: Short pants are not permitted in the cathedral. Tequila samples are only given to guests 21 years of age and older.
    • Adult from: $116.18 NZD
    • Child from: $72.06 NZD
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
    • Meal
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    Pirate Boat Adventure

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 6 hrs

    Enjoy some swashbuckling fun, snorkeling, beach time and water sports. Join your friendly Captain and 'his pirates' aboard the pirate ship 'Marigalante' for a relaxing, fun day of adventure. Following a delicious Mexican buffet-style breakfast and entertainment onboard, you’ll stop at Majahuitas beach. Here, you can take a banana boat ride, kayak, snorkel, ride boogie boards, play volleyball or just relax and soak up the sun. Kids will enjoy the treasure hunt along with the buried pirate treasure chest.


    Board the pirate vessel for a delicious lunch and a fabulous pirate show with exhibitions of swordsmanship and acrobatics, all in a festive atmosphere. Watch the pirates walk the plank and jump into the ocean in front of your eyes! There are also contests and prizes to win. Relax as you enjoy the scenic coastal views along the way back to the pier.

    • Adult from: $183.82 NZD
    • Child from: $116.18 NZD
    DURATION 6 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Meal
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    Countryside Horseback Ride

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 4 hrs

    Discover the Mexican countryside on horseback. Arrive at Hacienda Dona Engracia where your guide will conduct a short orientation, then match each rider with a horse that suits his or her ability. Riding along the Mascota River, you’ll pass through quaint little villages, viewing local scenery and vegetation. Wear a swimsuit under your riding clothes because if conditions permit, you may enjoy a swim on horseback or relax at the hot springs. Then you’ll head back to the hacienda to explore before you rejoin the transportation back to your ship


    Need to Know:

    Note: Participants must be at least 12 years of age, weigh no more than 220 lbs. and in good physical condition. Wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes. During certain times of the year, the river rises and forces the tour to follow the mountain trail, cancelling the swim. Snacks are available at your own expense at the Hacienda.
    • Adult from: $116.18 NZD
    • Child from: $57.35 NZD
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Weight
    • Age
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    ATV Adventure & Village Tour

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 4 hrs

    After a detailed safety orientation, follow your guide in convoy-style, on a drive through Puerto Vallarta and on your way to the off-roads. There is no better way to explore Mexico’s countryside than on your own semi-automatic, four-wheeled ATV. While skirting the edges of the Bay of Banderas, ride into the beautiful, yet dusty foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. You’ll have some free time to explore the grounds before you head back to your ship.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Note: Participants must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license and weigh no more than 350 lbs. Wear long pants and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Not recommended for pregnant women or guests with neck or back problems. Helmets are mandatory and provided, goggles are a must, and bandannas are optional. Snacks are available at your own expense at the restaurant.
    • Adult from: $145.59 NZD
    • Child from: $145.59 NZD
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Weight
    • Age
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    Jeep Safari & Beach Adventure

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 5 hrs

    This exciting half-day excursion begins with a short walk to your four-person, manual transmission, open-air Jeep®, before you depart caravan-style to explore the scenic countryside of Puerto Vallarta. Your experienced guide will lead you up the Sierra Madre Mountains, passing through typical Mexican villages along the way. Make a short stop at Hacienda Dona Engracia, the only tequila factory in the area where you’ll receive a short briefing on the process of making tequila and enjoy a complimentary snack.


    Continue your adventure by passing fruit and tobacco plantations and taking in the spectacular natural beauty of the area. After your adventurous ride, drive straight to a beautiful beach. Here, you’ll have time to swim, bask in the sun, play volleyball or simply relax before it’s time to get back in your Jeep® and drive back to your awaiting ship.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Participants must be at least 12 years of age. Driver must be at least 25 years of age and provide both a valid driver’s license and credit card. All vehicles must remain with the group throughout the tour. Bring your swimsuit, towel, comfortable shoes and appropriate clothes as you may get dusty or wet depending on the season. Any additional food or drinks ordered will be at your own expense.
    • Adult from: $130.88 NZD
    • Child from: $86.77 NZD
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Age
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    Off-road Bicycle Adventure

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 4 hrs

    Explore the essence of Mexico at a pace set to match your riding ability. On 21-gear, full-suspension bikes, this beautiful, yet dusty ride, passes fruit plantations and rustic towns with an enormous diversity of vegetation. Your experienced guide will make sure that you are properly outfitted, point out the sights and answer all your questions. During your ride the tour will be followed by a relief vehicle in radio contact with your knowledgeable guide at all times. Then you’ll head back to the hacienda to explore before you rejoin the transportation back to your ship.


    Need to Know:

    Note: Participants must be at least 12 years of age, weigh no more than 220 lbs. and a minimum height of 5 feet. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. Mandatory helmets are provided, along with elbow, knee and wrist protection. Snacks are available at your own expense at the Hacienda.
    • Adult from: $80.88 NZD
    • Child from: $60.29 NZD
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Weight
    • Age
    • Height
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    Tropical Jungle & River Walking Tour

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 5 hrs

    It’s a jungle out there - and we’ll guide you through it.


    Your journey begins heading to the beautiful downtown area for a brief guided tour of the highlights in the heart of Puerto Vallarta and enjoy some time for shopping. Then drive along the south part of town to reach the tropical forest of EDENVA, a unique and unspoiled location where you will witness a numerous endemic species of birds and tropical plants while as you walk upriver.


    In this jungle paradise the staff will receive you with a Margarita (a welcome drink), you’ll have plenty of time to explore the surroundings with a guided walking tour, take a swim in the natural pools for

    Need to Know:

    Note: Bring your towel and your swimsuit if you plan to swim. Wear comfortable shoes. The road up to this location may be bumpy – just sit back, relax and enjoy the view as we go up! Additional drinks are available at the location at your own expense.
    • Adult from: $101.47 NZD
    • Child from: $72.06 NZD
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 3
    • Meal
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    Tequila, Tiles & Shopping

    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Duration 6 hrs

    Begin with a scenic drive through downtown Puerto Vallarta, to a local tile factory for an introduction to the tile manufacturing process. Witness the forming, painting and firing of the ceramic, one of the many colorful items for which Mexico is famous for. You’ll have ample time to see the displays and purchase all the ceramics you can carry. Then, continue to the downtown area for some sightseeing and shopping.


    A short stop will be made on your way out to visit Hacienda Dona Engracia, one of the finest tequila factories in the area. Here you’ll have an opportunity to see a working ranch, learn about the tequila manufacturing process and enjoy a delicious homemade Mexican lunch. Visitors over the age of 21 will be invited to indulge in free samples of tequila.

    • Adult from: $101.47 NZD
    • Child from: $72.06 NZD
    DURATION 6 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
    • Meal
    • Shopping

Please note: The information in this document was current at time of printing. Tour descriptions and prices vary by ship and sailing date and are subject to change without notice. Log into My NCL for the applicable information specific to your cruise.

Printed on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 at 10:07pm