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Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours

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Since 2008, Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions is a tourism company dedicated to providing up close and personal, fun and truly memorable experiences for our wonderful guests. All our tours and excursions are private and custom; we focus all our...more
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Calle 27 and 82, Progreso, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not even sure where I want to start this tour. So many people told me NOT to book away from the cruise line! I am here to tell you this was the BEST think I could have ever done for our family. Yes, this...More

1  Thank jenjen112569
BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much!! What a great review - Daniel and Freddy are a great team and I'm so glad you enjoyed their company as much they enjoyed yours. The family meal on that tour is something we started a while back and has proven...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We picked Lawson excursions due to great reviews and were so glad we did. We met our guide, Angel L, at the Progeso bus station. He was holding a piece of paper with my name on it and he was easy to spot once we...More

1  Thank hbflip
BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the detailed review! This really gives people an idea of what their day will look like. And yes, we stop at the market for a bit; it's always interesting to see what daily life is like in a small town...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling to Merida for a wedding and wanted to add on a couple of days rest and relaxation in Tulum. We looked at options for transportation and were down to bus, rental car, or find a private tour. We found Lawson's and I...More

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BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much! I'm glad you had a relaxed and stress-free transfer with stops, which is the way traveling should always be. Waiting for buses and connections and all that is so lame. And Freddie is the best! We also enjoyed moving the wedding...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Angel was a fantastic guide and driver, he took my husband and I throughout the city and shared with us the history, architecture, cemetery and food of the area. It was a fun filled day that showed us what Merida was all about. Angel's knowledge...More

1  Thank Traci D
BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Traci! So good to hear that your experience here in Merida was this good and that Angel behaved himself :) Seriously though, thank you for taking the time and Angel will be happy to see this as well. Happy travels!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Angel and driver Martin were both excellent on our trip to the Uxmal ruins and cenote, with a meal included. We enjoyed this private excursion much more than some of the big bus excursions we've been on. They had plenty of drinks on...More

1  Thank John W
BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Muchas gracias John for taking the time to write this! I am so pleased you and your family enjoyed your trip and the Yucatan, which has so much to offer and is so different from the rest of the country. Consider us your friends in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Progresso in October as one of our port stops on our Carnival cruise. We had been rerouted due to hurricane Michael, and arrived in Progresso two days ahead of our scheduled excursion with Lawson's (and had no way to contact them prior to...More

2  Thank brittanykoehn
BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you Brittany for this wonderful review. It's great to see that you really got an up close and personal look at what makes the Yucatan great, including the people - of which Martin and Angel are great examples. There really is nothing like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm so happy I booked a tour with Lawson's! Truly there's not much to see in Progreso so getting out of town is a requirement if you want to make the most of your cruise ship stop. We booked a private tour and Angel was...More

2  Thank joylobb
BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Joy - so glad to hear your day out with Angel was as good as what you have written. He is a great host and we are glad to have him as part of our excellent team. Happy travels to you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Angel was our guide and Daniel was our driver. The pick up at Progresso was very easy. The van was clean, cool, and the stocked drinks cold. They started by taking us to Merida where we got to get away from the tourist and see...More

1  Thank Austin G
BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Muchas gracias Austin for taking the time to write! I'm glad we were able to source that official shirt for your son!! Happy travels to you all...

Reviewed October 11, 2018

Private van tour. Just the 4 of us went. left Lawson's Excursion going inland. Stopped at a local church. Then visited the Mayan Ruins for almost an hour. Next we went to a cave Cenote. Fantastic!!!! You are in the middle of no where, No...More

4  Thank Francis K
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Tour guide Angel and driver Gabriel were fabulous!! We saw and learned SO much from this tour! Will definitely go back with Lawsons!!

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Donna G
October 10, 2018|
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Response from BillLawson | Property representative |
We don't have spots. All our tours are private and need to be booked in advance. Sorry
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April H
September 17, 2018|
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Hi April, all our tours are customisable and personalized to your tastes and likes. Nothing is set in stone! On the website we have some set tours especially for cruisers, to help them with the decision making process, but... More
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Kat F
September 1, 2018|
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Response from BillLawson | Property representative |
Tours all private and custom and the price per person changes according to the destination and what we all do. Larger groups will result in a lower per-person price!
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