The city of Veracruz has an endless number of fabulous activities to offer its visitors. With this tourist package, you will have access to all the essential attractions around this beautiful Mexican city.
When making the booking, you choose the package of tourist activities in Veracruz that best suits your preferences:
Veracruz + Mandinga Tourist Pack
This option includes access to some of the essential attractions of Veracruz:
Entry to the Aquarium of Veracruz
The Veracruz Aquarium is the largest in all of Mexico. Here you can find a great range of exotic species - 250 different kinds and more than 3500 creatures. You can access the aquarium between 10 am and 7 pm, to meet the friendly animals that live there, from penguins to various exotic birds.
Guided tour of Fortaleza of San Juan de Ulúa
At 12:30 pm on the day you prefer, you will meet the guide, who will accompany you during the tour of the Fortress of San Juan de Ulua. We will board a tram that will take you to the impressive defensive walls which have witnessed so much history. The guide will tell you all about the secrets of this fort that have served as an arsenal of weapons, a winery, and even one of the most feared prisons in the country.
Trip to Mandinga
On the chosen day, you will meet the guide at 3:30 pm and then head to the picturesque village of Mandinga. In this town, you will enjoy a pleasant boat ride on the idyllic Laguna Encantada lake. You will drift through the mangroves and take a panoramic tour of the beautiful islands.
Tourist tram ticket
You can hop on the tourist tram at any time between 11 am and 9 pm, to tour the historic center of Veracruz and discover the iconic sights of the city. The tour lasts approximately 40 minutes and starts and ends at the Plaza del Acuario square.
Veracruz + Museums Tourist Pack
This package of activities replaces the visit to Mandinga with entry to two of the main museums in Veracruz. It also includes tickets for the aquarium, a guided tour of the San Juan de Ulua fortress, and a ticket for the tourist tram in the old town. In addition, you can visit the following museums:
Entry to the Wax Museum in Veracruz
The Veracruz Wax Museum is the perfect place to meet your favorite characters and have your picture taken with them. The museum features international celebrities like Elvis Presley and Mexican personalities like Cantinflas and Frida Kahlo. Fans of Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings will also enjoy meeting characters from these famous films. You can access the museum anytime between 10 am and 7 pm.
Entry to the Ripley Museum
The Ripley Museum is a must if you are with children or if you want to feel like one again. You will be fascinated by the immense collection of curious objects from around the world, and you will learn whilst having fun with interactive games. The museum operates between 10 am and 7 pm.
How it works
The Veracruz tourist package is the best way to get to know this beautiful city and its surroundings. With just one ticket, you will have access to all the major tourist attractions of Veracruz.
To enjoy the included activities, you must redeem your voucher at the tourist tram ticket offices at the Plaza del Acuario square in Veracruz. There, you must confirm if you want to do all the activities on the same day or organize the visits in a way that suits you best.
You can visit the places in the order that suits you best. However, if you want to do all the activities on the same day, we recommend the following route:
- Veracruz + Mandinga Tourist Pack: enter the aquarium at 10 am, continue with the visit to the San Juan de Ulua fortress at noon, and the excursion to Mandinga in the afternoon, before concluding the day with the touristic tram ride at 7 pm.
- Veracruz + Museums Tourist Pack: visit the aquarium at 10 am and continue with the guided tour of the San Juan de Ulua fortress at noon. In the afternoon, visit the Wax Museum and the Ripley Museum, before taking the tourist tram tour through the historical city center at 7 pm.
The reduced rate applies to students, teachers, and INAPAM (over 60 years old). To be eligible, you will need to show the relevant credentials at the ticket office before starting the tour.
|Adults||Children from 2 to 12 years old||Reduced fare|
|Veracruz and Mandinga Tourist Pack||
|Veracruz and Musuems Tourist Pack||
Veracruz and Mandinga Tourist Pack
Children from 2 to 12 years oldUS$ 21.40
Reduced fareUS$ 26.70
Veracruz and Musuems Tourist Pack
Children from 2 to 12 years oldUS$ 21.40
Reduced fareUS$ 26.70
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more
Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Alcoholic drinks are not available.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
Entry to the places visited on the itinerary.
English speaking guide in San Juna de Ulua and Mandinga.
Transport on tram.
Food and drink.
When to book?
You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How do I know if the attractions included are open?
A - We recommend that you visit the attraction's web site to confirm availability beforehand. Some attractions may be closed or have limited opening due to Covid-19.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
Plaza Acuario square