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Cozumel Scenic Tour | Off-the-Beaten-Path

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Take control of your very own adventure in this fully customizable, Cozumel Scenic Tour. This Off-the-Beaten-Path tour lets you see the highlights, while getting away from the crowds. Experience the island the way you want to!

Most Cozumel excursions require you to walk to a meeting point, but with this excursion you'll have a guide, with your name, awaiting you at the cruise port for pickup. Price is per vehicle, not per person.

This 1-3 person private tour will pair you with a local, bilingual guide and vehicle who will take you around the island to show you the best views, attractions and hidden gems that make Cozumel so unique. Have more people in your group? No problem! Checkout our Cozumel Highlights Private Van Tour that accompanies up to 8 people.

Customize the tour based on areas of most interest to you. Or, if you aren't sure what you want to see then the local guide will take you to their favorite local sites.

Learn how to make tortillas, watch baby turtles hatch (in season), visit Cozumel's hottest bar, go to an exquisite Caribbean beach or visit other quiet corners of the island that are typically less explored.

For three hours, you'll be driven around Mexico's most famous island while you learn and explore the most unique aspects of Cozumel. Make multiple stops to learn about the history of the island or enjoy a fresh coconut water. Take a dip in the azure blue waters of the Caribbean sea or sea Cozumel's Mayan ruins. And if you want more time you can easily extend the time with your guide to keep the adventure going!

If you've arrived on the island via cruise ship, the Cozumel off the beaten path tour is ideal for you, as our tour guides will pick you up at the cruise terminal with your names on a sign in an easy-to-find location. The tour is three hours, but many people choose to extend it 1-2 hours as they're having so much fun. There are zero issues with ensuring you're back to your ship on time.

What's Included?

  • Personalized pickup & drop-off at the cruise port
  • Air-conditioned vehicle for up to 3 passengers
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Kid Car Seats (upon request)
  • 3 Hour Tour Duration

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • Restaurants or entry into specific attractions
  • Additional time can be purchased with your drive for ~$28/USD per hour

What's Included

Pick-up/drop-off at cruise docks or ferry docks Island tour
Waters and snacks
Vehicle with air conditioning
Bilingual driver/guide (Spanish and English)
Lunch (For Purchase)

Frequently Asked Questions

What are some of Cozumel's best destinations?
Some of the most popular choices for Cozumel Off the Beaten Path tour goers are: San Gervasio Ruins, Palancar Beach, Tequila Tasting, El Mirador, Punta Sur, Pueblo del Maíz, Farmacia Dori, Coconuts Bar & Grill. To better take advantage of your time, we recommend you do your own research and itinerary, then discuss it with the guide to see what works best for you.
What does a typical Cozumel scenic tour itinerary look like?
The Cozumel Off-the-Beaten-Path tour is completely customizeable and, as such you can choose where to go and how long to spend there. You can ask your tour guide to take you to Cozumel's greatest highlights, or if you plan ahead, you can visit any special interest you might have!
How long does this tour take?
The minimum duration of the Cozumel Off the Beaten Path Tour is three hours. However, if you'd like to extend the duration of your tour, all you need to do is talk to your guide and pay them directly at a rate of $27/hr. Say you've gone to Punta Sur to enjoy the pristine beaches after a fun tequila tasting and would like to spend a couple of hours there, but your 3 hours are almost up. All you need to do is talk to your guide and explain the situation, and you'll be able to extend your time at the beach.
What should I bring to this tour?
Because the Cozumel Off the Beaten Path tour is a customizable tour, what you should bring depends entirely on where you're going. However, there are a few things you should always bring with you, like: Sunscreen, hat & sunglasses, comfortable shoes, money for personal expenses, water. Note: While Cozumel is a popular beach destination, it's not recommended to only wear a swimsuit, particularly if you're planning to visit the chocolate factory or tequila tasting tours.
How many people can come on this scenic tour?
This tour is ideal for 1-3 guest. If you have a larger group you can checkout our Cozumel Highlights Van tour which accomodates up to 8 people.

Quick Facts


3h 00min

There is no minimum age to participate in this tour.

Your tour costs are refundable if canceled 24 hours before the tour departure. If booking using the Book Now, Pay Later option, the 5% deposit is non-refundable under all circumstances.

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