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This four-story platform above the ocean is known to locals as...

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
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Fremont, California
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3,247 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Watching these skilled cliff divers on our Best of Mazatlan Tour was amazing. We had watched divers in other parts of the world, and these are some of the best. They have good form. Donations are encouraged. The bus tours do a good job of arriving on time to see them from a good viewing area.

Thank mini
Jacmel, Haiti
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9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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.

Thank Doug M
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 543 helpful votes
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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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