Deer Island: An adventurous excursion in Mazatlan

Ed Walsh
March 23, 2013
posted under TMS Family Travel
Deer Island, just off Mazatlanís main beach, is a great inexpensive excursion. For about $40, including lunch and unlimited drinks, tour companies offer getaways that afford visitors up close views of dolphins and sea lions along the way. Once you get to the island, you have your choice of kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, or if all that is too slow, you can take a ride on a high speed banana boat.

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