This fishing town, just south of the border on the Baja California Peninsula, has become a primary port of call for three- and four-day cruises to Mexico. Considered to be the country's wine capital, Ensenada has more than 25,000 acres of vineyards and is responsible for 90% of Mexico's wine production. Tours often set out to sample sips from the regions many wineries, and other popular excursions include horseback rides in the mountains or along the beach, deep-sea fishing, zipline adventures and trips to see La Bufadora, the world's second-largest marine geyser famed for launching streams of water nearly 100 feet into the air.
Currency: Mexican peso (MXN), US dollar (US$)
Driving Directions and Parking Information
Port of Ensenada
Blvd. Teniente Azueta No. 224, Recinto Portuario C.P. 22800
Ensenada, Baja California
The Port of Ensenada is located on the Baja Peninsula, approximately 80 miles south of San Diego, California. Most cruise lines operate motorcoach transfers from the San Diego airport to Ensenada. Ask your Vacations To Go cruise counselor for more details.
Traveling From the North - Take Interstate 1 (I-1) Southbound. Continue on I-1 until you reach the town of Ensenada. You will be able to see the port and the cruise ship from the interstate.
Traveling From the South - Take Interstate 1 Northbound. Continue on I-1 until you reach the town of Ensenada. You will be able to see the port and the cruise ship from the interstate.
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