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Mazatlan City Sightseeing Tour with Shopping Time and Lunch
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This lighthouse sits atop Cerro Creston, Mazatlan's highest hill.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bring water” (27 reviews)
“great hike” (20 reviews)
“light house” (20 reviews)
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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"bring water"
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"great hike"
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"light house"
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"worth the effort"
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"sewage treatment plant"
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"concrete steps"
in 9 reviews
"worth the climb"
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"wear good shoes"
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"reasonable shape"
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"degree view"
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"physical condition"
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"views are spectacular"
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"for sale"
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"take your time"
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"gets hot"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the major tourist convention teh town spruced up. This included adding a new entrance to the Faro and a glass floor extension on top of the hill. Used to be 364 steps on mainly dirt. Now it is gravel and paved stones all the...More

1  Thank El1Lobo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really worth the hike, make sure that you bring water they have done alot of work to the walk way excellent view from the top great for taking pictures.o early to avoid the full heat of the day not alot of shade

Thank Scottnmichelle
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Love hiking up to the top of the hill. The path is being worked on and it should be finished soon. It is a fun excursion. Enjoy. Take Water.

Thank atwell4
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A little exercise but the view is totally worth it. Well marked trail with both steps and paths. Several places along the way for resting and picture taking.

Thank tyro32
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I love climbing the lighthouse innthe morning. It is still under construction, but there are no problems getting to the top.

Thank Andrea L
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is the second time we have made this climb. This year (Feb 2018) we found that they are doing a lot of work improving it - stone walls, new walkway with better steps (although if wet, the stone walkway has potential to be extremely...More

Thank BGfromWenniget
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

After researching things to do for our honeymoon, we decided to make the trek up the mountain for the lighthouse. Though we enjoyed the trip, we would have brought more water with us, and we were disappointed not to actually see the inside of the...More

Thank Ashton B
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Took a taxi from the Golden Zone to the lighthouse and walked up from there. The path is currently being improved but it is in really good shape already for a good climb. Probably not for someone with a bad ticker, but if you are...More

Thank 91Beaches
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We enjoyed our hike up to the lighthouse. Spectacular views of the city. They are doing an outstanding job building a beautiful walk way in very dangerous, HOT conditions. I would suggest taking an extra bottle of water, a sandwich or snack of any kind...More

Thank Mollis M
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We took the local bus to nearly the bottom of the hill. Being the tallest lighthouse in the world is what drew us here. It’s a short walk from the bus to the start of the trail. As we went up the hill the views...More

Thank D B
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James R
10 April 2018|
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Sorry, I am not there anymore. I don't know.
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mona35
11 January 2018|
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Response from Slubby | Reviewed this property |
We took a bus downtown from El CID Marina (Sabalo Centro - green bus). I think it was about 11 pesos each.. It takes you close enough to the START of the hike to El Faro. Ask the bus driver to let you off at El Faro. It... More
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worldtraveler06
4 December 2017|
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Response from WorldTravelsTandJ | Reviewed this property |
By the way....The hike up is along Olas Altas as the pathway is definitely closed for a while yet as well. Probably same March timeframe for the trail as well.....
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