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La Bufadora & City Tour

5 Stars

Calafia Valley Wine Country

Canopy Tour in Ensenada (Las Canadas Park)

Canopy Tour

Tuk Tuk and Horseback Combo

Tuk Tuk and Horseback Combo

Ensenada Tuk Tuk, Beach and Bar

Ensenada Tuk Tuk, Beach and Bar

4.5 Stars

Tuk Tuk and Street Gourmet Experience

Ensenada by Bike

Ensenada by Bike

Mountain Horse Back Ride Adventure

Mountain Horse Back Ride Adventure

Kayak Adventure

Kayak Adventure

Private Tequila Tasting and City Tour

Private Tequila Tasting and City Tour

Exclusive Wine Tasting with Lunch

Exclusive Wine Tasting with Lunch

Ensenada Highlights

Ensenada Highlights

Baja Beer and Tequila

Baja Beer and Tequila

Surf Lesson at Playa Hermosa

Surf Lesson at Playa Hermosa

Ensenada Craft Beers Tour

Baja Craft Beers Tour

La Bufadora and Horseback

La Bufadora and Horseback

A Taste of Mexico

A Taste of Mexico

Zip Line Adventure in Wine Country

Zip Line Adventure in Wine Country

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Ford Model T Vintage Voyage of Ensenada

Ensenada cruise excursions are a gateway to experiencing the vibrant culture and natural beauty of Mexico, offering activities like wine tasting in local vineyards and exploring scenic coastal areas. Ensenada cruise excursions also provide opportunities for adventure, such as zip-lining and off-road tours, appealing to thrill-seekers and cultural explorers alike.

Ensenada Excursions to Baja, California

As the third-largest city in Baja California, Ensenada, a coastal city in Mexico, is locally referred to as La Cenicienta del Pacifico, "The Cinderella of the Pacific."

If visiting during the end of December through the end of March, witness a spectacular phenomenon as the gray whales of the Bering and Chukchi seas migrate to the offshore waters of Ensenada for a limited time. Our whale watching excursion will allow you to see these magnificent creatures that were once on the brink of extinction.

If craving a glass of wine, head to the countryside in the northeastern region of Ensenada. This area serves as the grounds for several wineries, due in part to the original Russian immigrants who planted the vineyards back in the early 1900s.

With its whale watching excursions and wineries, it's no wonder why Ensenada has emerged as a popular cruise ship destination. Whether you're taking a tour of La Bufadora, enjoying the sites by bike, golfing by the shore or embarking on any of our other amazing tours, you'll be having a great time in Ensenada with Shore Excursions.

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6 Enchanting Ensenada Day Trips

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By Mary Luz Mejia | Published on August 24, 2022

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1. Walk In The Ensenada Sunshine

Harbor city in Ensenada with a Mexican giant waving flag. Mexico.

2. Meet Mexico's Founding Fathers

Make your way to the considerable Plaza Civica, and head toward the gleaming trio of golden head statues (from which the locals derived the name La Plaza de Las Tres Cabezas — the plaza of three heads).

The statues represent three historically significant Mexicans, starting with Venustiano Carranza, El Primer Jefe, the "First Chief" who was instrumental in the Mexican Revolution. Next, Manuel Hidalgo, a Catholic priest who also played a leading role in the Mexican Revolution. Finally, Benito Juarez, arguably the most powerful Mexican in history, was Mexico's first indigenous president, serving for 14 years. The golden statues and glinting sun combine to present a unique Instagrammable photo op.

3. Reel In The Freshest Mexican Seafood

Plate of shrimp tostada the best street seafood in Ensenada. Mexico.

4. Visit The Birthplace Of The Margarita

Tasting a classic lime margarita cocktail in Ensenada. Mexico.

At around 125 years old, Hussong's is one of the oldest bars in Baja California , and even has a sister outpost in Las Vegas. Like many during the late 1800s, original owner Johann (John) Hussong arrived in Ensenada in search of gold. A series of events put John in the position of running a bar just temporarily. Long story short, it still stands today.

Hussong's is also the (likely) birthplace of the much-loved and consumed margarita. Legend has it that barkeep Don Carlos Orozco mixed equal parts tequila, damiana and lime and served it over ice in a now-iconic salt-rimmed glass to none other than Margarita Henkel, the daughter of the German ambassador to Mexico. Take yourself down to the cantina, avoiding the strutting pigeons as your feet crunch across the peanut shell-covered floor, and enjoy the live music (as well as a two-for-one drink if your timing is lucky).

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