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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
Description: This four-story platform above the ocean is known to locals as "Divers...
This four-story platform above the ocean is known to locals as "Divers' Point."
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Great stop on the Malecon

These young men are amazing...what courage they have to dive off headfirst into some dark rocks. While enjoying a leisurely walk down the Malecon, find this place and watch these... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2014
Shari505
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Jacmel, Haiti
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

it's a stupid ploy to rip white people off. keep walking down the boardwalk and get a coffee at el faro.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

When you go to watch these guys dive walk up to the top of the tower they dive from and check out the little pool they have to hit. One hell of a way to earn a living but they do, tip well and enjoy the experience. Try a shaved ice from one of the vendors....my favoroute is the truck... More 

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Mazatlan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Well, yeah, sure we watched a young teen dive into the ocean and survive but that was only after watching him prep by chugging a couple of Pacificos to gather up the courage. He shouldn't have been allowed to dive and we facilitated it by paying first.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

These young men are amazing...what courage they have to dive off headfirst into some dark rocks. While enjoying a leisurely walk down the Malecon, find this place and watch these guys! They are trying to eek out a living by doing something incredibly dangerous... please don't forget to tip generously, it's worth every pesos you spend! Enjoy and watch closely,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

It's a great spot off the malecon, lots of open space with a tower, which a man will collect you donations and then dive off of into the sea. We watched it at night during a street fair, which was cool because he held flaming torches as he dived so you could see, but at the bottom it looks like... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My husband and I got married here in March 2013. The permit office says we were the first couple EVER to do so! I chose it because we have so many great memories here. It's beautiful at any time of the day, cliff divers or not. Also, a lot of people want to get married on the beach but, I... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Watching cliff divers is Mazatlán is a must-do thing when you are in this friendly beach town. Take your time to observe several dives and where they dive into and you will understand how courageous and skillful these divers are. It actually requires a lot of skills and not any world champion divers could do it like they could in... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Punta de Clavadistas (Diver's Point) is about a 15 minute ride from the center of town. It is a part of many tour stops. Bus loads come and go all day long. If you are not on a tour every bus driver knows where the young cliff divers jump. Souvenir merchants of all kinds hang out waiting for tourists. Food... More 

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Tollhouse, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

The area was beautiful! Got to see a cliff diver dive, but he was so quick, I couldn't get my camera ready in time to take photos. He was very quick to come around to ask for tips.

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Columbus, GA
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38 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

We have been here several days and have been able to view the cliff divers in action. These men do a great job and work for tips. Please be aware that they share their tips, so be generous!

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