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Cabo San Lucas

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Cabo San Lucas: Whale Watching Catamaran Experience

1. Cabo San Lucas: Whale Watching Catamaran Experience

Hop aboard the catamaran and sail out to the Pacific to observe the annual migration of Baja's whales. Enjoy a close encounter with the gray, humpback, and/or blue whales as they swim to the tropical waters surrounding Los Cabos. It is here that they give birth to their young during their yearly migration. Listen to the beautiful song of the whales with the help of new hydrophones. Observe mothers with their calves as the crew helps in identifying the different species and behaviors of these majestic beasts. The tour will also cruise by Cabo’s famous landmarks, Lover's Beach, the Arch, and Land's End. Make sure to have your camera ready as this excursion presents excellent photo opportunities with unique land formations and, of course, some of the world’s largest animals.

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Cabo San Lucas: Snorkel Tour with Open Bar & Snacks

2. Cabo San Lucas: Snorkel Tour with Open Bar & Snacks

Depart from Cabo San Lucas onboard a catamaran and set sail onto the stunning Sea of Cortez. Cruise along the south coast of Cabo San Lucas, passing by picturesque beaches including Paya del Amor and El Medano Beach. Stop at two idyllic swimming locations, Santa Maria Bay and Chileno Bay, where you can make a splash and cool off from the heat. Get kitted out with your snorkel gear then go in search of colorful marine life, including angel fish and parrot fish. You might also catch a glimpse of sea turtles, dolphins, manta rays, and whales (during whale season.) Back onboard the catamaran, soak up the glorious Mexican sunshine while admiring the view. Sip on a selection of refreshing alcoholic beverages and soft drinks from the open bar, and snack on tasty treats. At the end of an unforgettable adventure, sit back, relax, and marvel at the last of the sea views as you head back to port.

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Cabo San Lucas: 4-Hour Snorkeling Cruise with Open Bar

3. Cabo San Lucas: 4-Hour Snorkeling Cruise with Open Bar

Sail past Lover’s Beach, The Arch, and the Sea Lion Colony on your way to the beautiful Santa Maria Bay, on Cabo’s premier snorkeling tour. Dive in and swim in the azure waters among an abundance of colorful tropical fish. Or, if you prefer, lounge on the deck, basking in the warmth of the Cabo sun while sipping on an icy margarita or cold cerveza. All the while, look out over the unique and spectacular coastline. Then, enjoy a lunch of fresh fruit, deli sandwiches, and chips served on the return voyage.

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Cabo San Lucas: Glass Bottom Boat Tour to Land's End

4. Cabo San Lucas: Glass Bottom Boat Tour to Land's End

Once you check in, board this one-of-a-kind glass-bottom boat and meet your guide. Experience the sea environment in total transparency. As the glass vessel heads towards Land's End, get a glimpse of Empacadora beach, then Pelican Rock. After feeding and enjoying photo opps with the exotic tropical fish, sail to Lovers' Beach, Neptune's Finger, and the famous Arch. Then ride over to the sea lion colony to watch them in action. Finally, it's back to the marina, where the excursion ends.

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Cabo San Lucas: Sunset Party Cruise with Open Bar

5. Cabo San Lucas: Sunset Party Cruise with Open Bar

The adventure begins with pickup from your hotel and transfer to your party boat where an evening of fun awaits. Hop onboard and grab yourself a drink from the open bar, then dance to the beat of club classic hits. As the boat sets sail on the stunning Sea of Cortez, admire panoramic views of the Baja California Sur coastline. Cruise by some of Cabo’s most famous landmarks, including Lover’s Beach and the Arch, as well as a sea lion colony. The highlight of the trip is an epic sunset across the Pacific Ocean. Sip on a refreshing margarita or cold beer as you watch an unforgettable sunset before beginning the return journey back to port.

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Cabo San Lucas: Sunset Pirate Ship Cruise

6. Cabo San Lucas: Sunset Pirate Ship Cruise

Hop aboard the only pirate ship in Cabo for a 2-hour sunset sail through the stunning Sea of Cortez. After boarding the ship at 5:45 PM, set off into the crisp blue sea, all the while being entertained by a crew of rowdy pirates, who dance, chant, and climb amongst the ropes of the massive ship. While being entertained by sea shanties and antics, you’ll learn about Cabo’s maritime history through the pirates’ eyes — and maybe even pick up a few pirate phrases. As the sun goes down amidst Cabo’s famous rock formations, enjoy a delicious spread of BBQ ribs, chicken, and pork, served with all the fixings: mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, coleslaw, and more. Wash it all down at the open bar, well-appointed with local beer, a bevy of cocktails, and soft drinks. As you head back to the private dock, chanting along with the pirates, reflect on the timeless beauty of Cabo’s sights, while heading back to present day as you disembark.

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Cabo San Lucas: Los Cabos Beach and Desert ATV Adventure

7. Cabo San Lucas: Los Cabos Beach and Desert ATV Adventure

Your ATV experience begins with pickup from your hotel in a brand new air-conditioned van. From there you will head off with your local guide into Migriño Park, just 25 minutes from Cabo. Once there, you will be run through a brief training session before mounting your own ATV and travalong dirt roads. You'll travel through wild desert scenery, slowly making your way to the beautiful, undeveloped expanses of Migrino Beach. You can ride along the water's edge, stopping for glorious photographs whenever you see fit along the way. Both beginners and experts are welcome, and following your ATV experience you will be transferred back to your hotel.

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Cabo San Lucas: 4-Hour Private Catamaran up to 12 People

8. Cabo San Lucas: 4-Hour Private Catamaran up to 12 People

Take a cruise around the bay, and see numerous interesting land marks in the most comfortable and exclusive way. Listen to music of your choosing on board.  Safety, privacy and exclusivity are part of the benefits of this tour. Use La Isla as your base, from where you can relax, sunbathe, use paddle boards or take an interesting walk to Lover’s Beach and Pelican Rock – where snorkeling is a must. Anchor on a semi private beach, where swimming is safe and there are no crowds, vendors, or anyone to distract you from enjoying your day.

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Los Cabos: The Arch and Lover's Beach Kayaking + Snorkeling

9. Los Cabos: The Arch and Lover's Beach Kayaking + Snorkeling

Head out on a kayaking and snorkeling adventure in the bay of Cabo San Lucas, and paddle around the most southerly point of the Baja Peninsula into the Pacific Ocean. Marvel at the famous Arch, visit a sea lion colony, and see exotic marine life when your snorkel. Enjoy a hassle-free transfer from your accommodation in San José del Cabo or Cabo San Lucas to the starting beach in the heart of Cabo San Lucas. Listen to your expert guide's short briefing on kayaking techniques and safety procedures before getting into the water. Embark from the bay of Cabo San Lucas along Land's End, where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean. Admire one of Cabo's most well-known landmarks, The Arch, then watch sea lions frolic in the water as you glide past their colony on your kayak. Land at Lover's Beach for time to explore the granite rock formations that jut abruptly from the sea. Be aware of the crashing Pacific waves as you approach the Divorce Beach side of Lover's Beach, as the ocean here is rough. Then, put on your snorkeling gear and wade into the water off Lover's Beach to snorkel around Neptune's Finger. Or, slip off your kayak and snorkel around Pelican Rock to marvel at the schools of tropical fish and exotic marine life that make these craggy environments their home. Finally, take a short kayak trip back to the starting for return to your accommodation.

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Los Cabos: Camel Safari Adventure

10. Los Cabos: Camel Safari Adventure

Explore the white sands of Mexico on this camel safari adventure around Los Cabos. Interact with this unique species and enjoy views alongside tacos, drinks, and a tequila tasting. Benefit from a complimentary kids club service so you can enjoy your camel ride worry-free. After getting picked up from your accommodation, get taken to the location where you will check in and be assigned your tour guide. Then, take a safari truck to the Camel Sanctuary. If you have young ones, drop them off at the new complimentary kids club beforehand, where board games, video games, a theater, and certified nannies await. At the Camel Sanctuary, meet the first born camel in Baja named Choyerito. Get familiar with the animals and learn about the local area’s cactus species and fauna. Then, set out on your camel ride along the white sands of the pacific. Upon returning from your camel ride, enjoy a tequila tasting along with tacos, a horchata, and Jamaica water. Check out your pictures from your trip and grab a souvenir before transportation takes you back to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Cabo San Lucas

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 663 reviews

Casey and Carlos were awesome guides. They were highly knowledgeable about the area and the equipment. Kayaking was a blast. The snorkeling part was ok, but that wasn't the fault of the tour, it was just busy. Overall, I would highly recommend scratching this one off your bucket list. You will not regret it.

Super easy instructions from the verification email, really great and attentive staff, car was immaculate and comfortable. I would recommend highly

Perfect itinerary. Perfect balance of assistance/independence from guides. Would return.

Great time! Fun machines! Spectacular ocean views! Would definitely recommend!

Great fun, great food and wonderful crew. Highly recommend the adventure!