Tour code: 6140XOXI
Cruise through Xoximilco, modeled after an ancient Aztec city, on this 5-hour evening on a flat-bottomed boat. Xoximilco is a modern replica of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, criss-crossed with canals that bear these traditional boats called trajineras. Enjoy a tasting menu of authentic Mexican food, including tequila and beer. Listen to traditional Mexican mariachi and marimba music while you enjoy personalized attention from your guide during this small-group tour, limited to just 20 people. 


  • 5-hour Xoximilco dinner cruise from Cancun
  • Board a festive trajinera with an informative local guide
  • Explore the canals of Xoximilco, a modern replica of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city
  • Taste typical Mexican dishes served on board with tequila, beer and fruit-flavored water
  • Enjoy traditional live music like mariachi and marimba
  • Complimentary pickup and drop-off from selected hotels
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 20 people ensures a personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Xoximilco Cruise: Cultural Mexican Fiesta in Cancun

Xoximilco: Cutural Dinner Cruise in Cancun

Following evening pickup at select hotels in central Cancun, take a short ride to Xoximilco. This attraction is a replica of the ancient Aztec city of the same name, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Mexico that basted a network of canals and floating gardens.

Climb aboard your trajinera, a traditional flat-bottomed boat once used for carrying produce from the Aztec city's floating gardens. Cruise down the network of canals, enjoying the festive atmosphere and learning the legends of Mexico from your guide. Traditional canoes, called chalupas, will approach your boat bearing mariachi and marimba players. Dine on a traditional Mexican tasting menu accompanied by tequila, beer and soft drinks. (See a sample tasting menu in the Itinerary below.) After your festive evening, enjoy drop-off at your hotel.


Sample Menu
  • Mayan pumpkin seed
  • Guacamole and chips
  • Squash blossom
  • Huitlacoche
  • Annatto seed

First course
  • Corn on the cob and pear squash
  • Tamales 
  • Oaxacan cheese balls
  • Fried silversides
  • Baby crickets
  • Cactus salad

Second Course
  • Pork in green salsa
  • Shrimp with tamarind sauce
  • Beef roll with corn sauce and cotija cheese
  • Barbecued Mutton
  • Chicken with mole sauce
  • Steamed fish with wormseed

  • Oaxaca milled chocolate
  • Amaranth sweets
  • Pine nut milk fudge
  • Milk caramel
  • Corn flan 

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Great nighttime experience in Cancun. It was fun to meet other people and the food was delicious as well!

Mark F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

We had a great time! Raul was great at getting everyone involved. The music was great, food was interesting and tasty and we had no complaints.

Mark and Doris

Karen D

4 star rating: Recommended May 2016

It was very fun. On time pick up. Lots of music and drinking. The food was not impressive but the whole mariachi and music was great. Over all it was a great time. Hotel delivery is past midnight. If you are going for the food not the tour for you


4 star rating: Recommended February 2016

The tour was excellent! Jesus was wonderful on the bus very personable. The event was great fun. Our guide on the boat, Jordan, absolutely made the evening with his enthusiasm and sense of humor! I do think the food could have been better.

brandt44 USA

4 star rating: Recommended January 2015

It's a fun evening, listening to Mexican music and eating Mexican food. Mucho cerveza and tequila
We got to sing, dance, and sway to the music. The employees are very amiable.

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