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May 21, 2019
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Details

  • 5 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Take your Mexican fiesta on board a decorative floating barge for a 3-hour evening cruise in Xoximilco — a Cancun attraction modeled after the pre-Columbian Aztec region of Xochimilco. Ride a flat-bottomed boat called ‘trajinera’ through the canals and enjoy a tasting menu of typical cuisine, including beer and tequila, along with traditional Mexican music. Numbers are limited to 20 people, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights
  • Free drinks included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Food tastings
  • Unlimited tequila, beer and flavored water (open bar)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local English- and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Xoximilco Cancun
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Cancun, Riviera Maya, Tulum and Playa del Carmen hotels

Departure Time

6:30 PM

Please note:

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details

Returns can start at 11:30 pm to original departure point.

Operates

Monday-Saturday

What to Expect What to Expect

After hotel pickup in Cancun, drive to the nearby attraction of Xoximilco — a tribute to the beauty and grandeur of the original canals and floating gardens of Xochimilco in central Mexico.
Hop aboard a picturesque trajinera and float past other colorful flat-bottomed barges, traversing a network of canals with your guide by night. Decorated with motifs from the 32 states of Mexico, these famous boats are replicas of those once used for transporting flowers, fruit and vegetables grown in the Aztec city’s floating gardens.
Enjoy the festive ambiance on board as you celebrate a Mexican-style fiesta with traditional live music. Your evening cruise includes delicious distinct flavors of Mexican cuisine , — plus tequila, beer, soda and fruit drinks. (See menu options in
Itinerary below.)
Observe canoe-like boats called
chalupas approach the barge with food. These charming vessels also bring along musicians to liven up the mood as various ensembles play traditional tunes. You’ll be enchanted by the mariachi, bolero trio, jarocho quartet and marimba bands that entertain your small group.
Your guide will host your celebration and narrate the legends of Mexico as you coast along, then return you to Cancun with drop-off at your selected hotel.

Itinerary

Sample MenuAppetizers
• Mayan pumpkin seed
• Guacamole and chips
• Squash blossom
• Huitlacoche
• Annatto seed
First course
• Corn on the cob and pear squash
• Tamales 
• Oaxacan cheese balls
• Fried silversides
• Baby crickets
• Cactus salad
Second Course
• Pork in green salsa
• Shrimp with tamarind sauce
• Beef roll with corn sauce and cotija cheese
• Barbecued Mutton
• Chicken with mole sauce
• Steamed fish with wormseed
Dessert
• Oaxaca milled chocolate
• Amaranth sweets
• Pine nut milk fudge
• Milk caramel
• Corn flan 

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • For pick up arrangement you must call to confirm your reservation at least 24 hrs before your visit day.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Important: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Reviews

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debstarin

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18, February, 2018

This was great fun. The food is really the least of the experience. The main tasting course was not warm. I enjoyed the fish and the chicken mole the best. The dessert tasting course was a selection of Mexican candies. What is really great is the music. The boat has many stops where you get to listen to the fantastic, authentic music while you are seated or dancing - your choice. The two staff members on board encouraged an extremely hedonistic ending to the evening, which some people laughingly participated in and others said, Oh my God, and looked away. I looked away. My 91 year old dad laughed. Its definitely a party night. The grounds are beautiful but you cant see much at night. I would like to go back during the day and enjoy the lush, tropical landscapes. I cant tell you how many staff people it takes to put on such a production of food and entertainment, 100? 200? More? Our transportation arrived on schedule. We had over half an hour at the site to taste some authentic cuisine, play games, go through the gift shop, etc., before we were called to our boat at 8 pm. The got off the boat for the last time at 11:30 p.m. Our transportation departed at 12 a.m. and we were the first stop, so all that was very easy. I have been waiting to see and hear authentic Mexican music and this was a great evening for music.

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Angelica G

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31, October, 2016

I enjoyed very much this night Tour. Its a must when you visit Cancun !!! great party ...Food ..drinks and Music. Live the real Mexican culture with this Tour.

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Denise V

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11, October, 2016

My husband and I had a great time so I do recommend the Xoximilco Cruise. Make sure when paying for the cruise that the transportation is picking you up near where you are staying. We paid 20 each for transportation however had to pay for 60 30 min. drive for transportation to get to the paid shuttle. When I made the reservation with Viator I entered the address where I was staying and if I would have been informed I would have saved my 40 60 and hired a shuttle from my Condo straight to the Cruise. This information was not given to me by Viator. It was a little scary to have to find a shuttle at midnight.

Denise

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Amy G

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24, September, 2016

Great night out. Everyone one was friendly and the host made sure you were having a good time. Food was good. Music was good. We danced a lot. One of the best nights we had there.

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yaz1_m2001

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11, July, 2016

love it..

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yaz1_m2001

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07, July, 2016

angel was the besttt.... love this.. if you go to cancun dont miss this experience!

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Marisol D

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21, June, 2016

It was a lot of fun. Great party and atmosphere.

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waltersja

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06, June, 2016

My wife and I were both very happy in taking the Xoximilco cruise tour and highly recommend. We loved the music, food, and entertainment. This tour definitely depends on who you have on your boat and what level of energy you have that night. Be sure you're well rested and come there ready to dance and have fun! I wasn't a big fan of how they push you into purchasing all or none of the pictures. We will remember the experience forever!

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Karen D

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09, May, 2016

It was very fun. On time pick up. Lots of music and drinking. The food was not impressive but the whole mariachi and music was great. Over all it was a great time. Hotel delivery is past midnight. If you are going for the food not the tour for you

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ldsfolly

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09, February, 2016

The tour was excellent! Jesus was wonderful on the bus very personable. The event was great fun. Our guide on the boat, Jordan, absolutely made the evening with his enthusiasm and sense of humor! I do think the food could have been better.

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brandt44

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08, January, 2015

It's a fun evening, listening to Mexican music and eating Mexican food. Mucho cerveza and tequila
We got to sing, dance, and sway to the music. The employees are very amiable.

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Mark F

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09, May, 2014

We had a great time! Raul was great at getting everyone involved. The music was great, food was interesting and tasty and we had no complaints.

Mark and Doris

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Anonymous

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22, May, 2014

Great nighttime experience in Cancun. It was fun to meet other people and the food was delicious as well!

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