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Mario Cobos - Day Tours

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Address: Huatulco, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 958 587 1833

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Best tour we've taken in Mexico or the Caribbean

Mario was highly recommended by a friend . Our experience exceeded all expectations ! From the time Mario picked my husband and me up for a boat , snorkeling and sightseeing trip... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
anne d
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Mario was highly recommended by a friend . Our experience exceeded all expectations ! From the time Mario picked my husband and me up for a boat , snorkeling and sightseeing trip we had an amazing time . His captain's boat was clean and well equipped with beverages and safety gear . Within our first hour we saw a pod... More 

Thank anne d
La Mirada, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

My sister n law found this Mario on this site believing all the the good reviews. There were 4 of us and he charged us $60 each for a tour and a snorkelin trip. Turns out he wasted our whole day taking us to a bay where his friends oun a business. We were way overcharges for a few beers... More 

5 Thank MTinoco8234
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We went on the seven bay tour and really enjoyed seeing the different bays that make up Huatulco, as well as very pleasant San Agustin. Mario is a local and knows a little bit about everything and goes out of his way to please. My partner forgot to pack a swimsuit, Mario said no problem and took us to the... More 

1 Thank LuizadelaLoca
Cleveland, Ohio
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Did another 7 bay tour with Mario, he is knowledgeable, fun, and seems to know everyone in the Huatulco area. Money well spent, next time I am back with do any and all trips with Mario, you can't go wrong using him as a guide.

Thank lamarlafongCleveland
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We spent a day with Mario and it was the best part of the trip! He took us to see 7 bays, fantastic lunch on the beach, snorkeling, fishing and watching porpoises and turtles close up. Mario went way beyond the call of duty and gave our daughter very personal attention and instruction. All I can say is that if... More 

1 Thank Vickie H
St. Louis, MO
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We talked to another couple at our resort that booked a boat tour through Mario and could not say enough great things. So we were able to find another couple that was interested and we booked a day tour with him. He picked us up at the hotel via taxis. The overall price included the taxi pick up but we... More 

Thank island30
Indian Head, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

After reading many reviews we decided hey this is the guy we want to take us out on a water adventure !! Do a little snorkelling hopefully see some water life . The day started out great Mario was a ball of energy talk talk talk when we arrived at Santa Augustine we thought he was snorkelling with us turns... More 

3 Thank sasktrip
Courtenay, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Mario - contact "cobosmario@hotmail.com- describes himself as a bird guide, an impression repeated in the Moon Oaxaca Handbook 2011. The truth is that he is not a bird guide. Whenever he sees a bird he shouts and scares it away. In one dreadful outing we had to identify the birds for him. We went into the coffee plantations in the... More 

Thank tedlor
Drayton Valley, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2013

My husband and I visited Huatulco 2 years ago and did 3 day trips with Mario Cobos and had such a wonderful experience we knew we wanted to visit the area again. This trip we brought our kids and again booked a couple of days with Mario and he did not disappoint. We did a bay tour which ended at... More 

Thank thiessens2
Calgary Alberta Canada
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2013

I found Mario on the web and after discussing things he suggested the Bay Tour. The prices were very reasonable and we would rather support the proven independent operator than the charter company. We explored many Bays and beaches as well as catching some fish for an awesome lunch at San Agustin. Incredible scenery and ocean. To help pay for... More 

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