Mazatlan, Shrimp Capital of the World
Get an insider's view of a ship cannery to discover how trawlers lure shrimp when you embark on this seafaring tour near Mazatlan. It's the ideal excursion for seafood lovers and culture connoisseurs alike! Explore places like Parque Bonfil, Mazatlan's downtown district, and the public square where you can buy shrimp. Your tour also comes with a tasty lunch at the popular La Marea restaurant in Lookout Hill, where you'll get to feast on Mexican cuisine.
Start your journey off heading to Parque Bonfil, where you catch trawlers reeling in shrimp and ship canneries that play a major role in making Matazlan world-renown as a premier shrimp distributor. As the world's shrimp capital, Mazatlan distributes more than 40,000 tons of shrimp across the globe and processes locally each year. You'll also find the Pacific's largest factory that makes canned tuna.
Continue your tour exploring the city's downtown district and head to Changueras; a seafood restaurant where the public can buy shrimp. Your tour also takes you to explore the popular market and Mazatlan Mural, where you'll find Latin America's largest handmade tile. Conclude your tour with a delicious shrimp lunch in Lookout Hill at La Marea before heading back to your port destination.
From seeing shrimp canneries to dining on a shrimp lunch, this wonderful tour offers an unforgettable gastronomical experience. Book your Matazlan culinary excursion today for a tasty good time in Mexico!