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

1. 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.

Cabo: 2-Hour Whale Watching Boat Ride with Free Pictures

2. Cabo: 2-Hour Whale Watching Boat Ride with Free Pictures

Climb aboard a super-fast and comfortable RIB boat and embark on your whale-watching adventure, starting with a boat ride past Cabo's most important landmarks. After a quick safety briefing, your captain and onboard marine biologist will take you to Land's End, one of Cabo's most famous rock formations. From here, admire Pelican Rock, Lover's Beach, Neptune's Finger, and of course the famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas, where you will stop to take some photos. You will also be able to spot a friendly colony of sea lions along the way. Afterwards, head out to either the Sea of Cortez or the Pacific Ocean to spot some humpback whales. Keep an eye out for other marine animals such as blue whales, orcas, dolphins, and many other animals. Once you have spotted one of these majestic creatures, learn more about them from your expert guide. Use a hydrophone to listen to their breathtaking song for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  

Los Cabos: Glass Bottom Boat Cruise

3. Los Cabos: Glass Bottom Boat Cruise

Take a glass bottom boat cruise departing from Los Cabos and discover the beautiful scenery of the coastline and the various marine species that live along the shoreline. Gaze through the glass bottom of the boat and spot a variety of colorful fish and other marine life in a thriving ecosystem. Spot the colony of sea lions basking in the sun along the shores. Admire the golden sands of the Beach of Love and the Beach of Divorce where the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez meet at the tip of the Baja California peninsula. Sail by various rock formations dotted along the shore, including the iconic Arch of Cabo and Pelican Rock.

Los Cabos: Kayaking and Snorkeling in Two Pristine Bays

4. Los Cabos: Kayaking and Snorkeling in Two Pristine Bays

Take an included short transfer from San José del Cabo or Cabo San Lucas to arrive at Las Viudas, a secluded beach along the tourist corridor. Get geared up, receive kayaking instructions from your experienced guide, then head out on your adventure in the Sea of Cortez. Kayak near the picturesque coastline, and follow your guide to Santa Maria Bay while keeping an eye out for whales or rays. Put on your snorkeling gear when you reach the beach, and wade into the azure waters to explore the sea life in the rocky, reef-like environment below. Once you are well rested, paddle the next stretch around the point with spectacular cliffs, caves, and waves splashing up into geysers. Stop at the white sandy beach of Chileno Bay, and relax with a welcome blanket and umbrella. Finally, gear up again and venture back into the crystal blue waters for another glimpse of the tropical underwater world to end your adventure.

Cabo San Lucas: Whale Watching Catamaran Experience

5. 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.

Los Cabos: Shared Sunset Sailing Cruise

6. Los Cabos: Shared Sunset Sailing Cruise

Sunset off Cabo is magical, but your spirits will really soar when we cut the engine and unfurl the sails. Your sunset sail begins with some sightseeing as you cruise past Lovers' Beach, Land's End and the Arch on your way out to the Pacific, as the sun goes lower in the sky. Then we switch from the engine to wind power. Enjoy the wine we have selected for you, or order your favorite drink from our premium open bar, accompanied by delicious appetizers. Surrounded by Cabo’s breathtaking sunset and unique rock formations, you will have the experience of a lifetime. Smaller groups and personal service is our specialty on these laid-back, romantic trips. You won't want to leave Cabo without the experience.

Cabo San Lucas: Sea of Cortes Guided Jet Ski Tour

7. Cabo San Lucas: Sea of Cortes Guided Jet Ski Tour

Set out from the Cabo San Lucas marina on an inflatable fast boat and head to the famous Arch of Cabo. Take a quick stop for great photos at the sea lion colony and lover's beach before heading out into the open ocean. Hop on your jet ski at the private area of Punta Ballena. After a short play around, head off in a guided formation and explore the stunning coastline. Enjoy the views of the sandy dunes and deep blue Sea of Cortes as you cruise past homes of the rich and famous. Once you have experienced the beauty of the bay, open up the throttle and take a fun, thrilling journey back towards Cabo. During the winter months, don't forget to look out for giant humpback whales breaching in the ocean. Back onboard the fast boat, head back to the marina where sandwiches and ice-cold beverages await you.

Cabo San Lucas: SunRider Whale Watching Tour with Buffet

8. Cabo San Lucas: SunRider Whale Watching Tour with Buffet

Be amazed with one of the most impressive experiences that Baja California Sur offers, and sail in search of humpback, gray, and with luck, also blue whales. You also stand the chance of catching sperm whales, as well as killer whales and many dolphins. Throughout your search, listen to the whale's songs, as your guide provides you with the most interesting data of these huge cetaceans that travel from the icy waters of Bering to the coasts of Baja California Sur. On-board the Sunrider 100 catamaran which boasts total stability and comfort, you will enjoy a 360-degree view that will allow you to fully appreciate the beautiful landscapes. Later on in the cruise, you can enjoy a Mexican-buffet lunch, prepared on the spot by a chef. You can also relish in fresh drinks from the national open-bar, that your bartender will prepare as you request it.

Cabo San Lucas: Whale Watching Breakfast Cruise

9. Cabo San Lucas: Whale Watching Breakfast Cruise

Get close to nature onboard of a twin-level power catamaran. After meeting your sailing vessel at the pier, you will begin your tour with a company with a reputation for strictly adhering to the "Whale Watching Guidelines", as well as respecting wildlife viewing ethics. The experience will begin with a scenic view of Cabo’s famous "Arch", along the beautiful coastline. As you cruise, you will also enjoy a delicious Mexican-style breakfast, consisting of fresh fruit, juice and coffee, bacon and egg burritos, chorizo and egg burritos, bean and cheese burritos, chilaquiles, scrambled eggs, pancakes, and bacon. Your breakfast will also be accompanied by an open bar complete with mimosas, bloody marys, cold beer, margaritas, and juice and soda for the kids. You will also have an experienced marine biologist onboard, who will be available to share with you all of their knowledge throughout your whale watching experience.

Cabo San Lucas: Full-Day Whale Shark Swimming Experience

10. Cabo San Lucas: Full-Day Whale Shark Swimming Experience

Take a dive with whale sharks in the waters of Baja California on a full-day tour from La Paz or Los Cabos. Whale sharks are filter feeders, not hunters, so it's perfectly safe to admire these gentle giants from a respectful distance with an experienced guide. The day begins with pickup from Los Cabos. From here, drive down the Pacifico Highway crossing Todos Santos on your way to La Paz. Sail to the observation point where you can spot the 30-foot fish feeding on plankton and other microorganisms. Dive into the blue waters of the Mar de Cortes and capture the perfect shot of these amazing creatures in their natural habitat.  Lunch and snorkel equipment are provided onboard, as well as bottled water and soft drinks. Be sure to bring an underwater camera to capture this amazing experience.

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What people are saying about Cabo San Lucas

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Good activity-based outing. Kayaking part of the trip was a reasonable amount of time and enjoyable. Snorkeling locations were good. While visited by motorized boats, they were less busy than the Cabo marina area.

This was a GREAT day!!! Dellis and guerimo were fantastic! They made the excursion fun, easy, and comfortable. They even took the time On our way back to explore a pod of playing dolphins! Recommend 110%!!!

This was a great tour. I understand that it is the end of the season for whales but we got to see a mama whale and her cub. Guides were great!

Our tour guide was awesome, and we also seen whale while we was Jet Skiing. One of the Best tours I ever have done

Incredibly smooth, seamless experience. Felt so easy and blissful. Absolutely recommend!!