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Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) Tours and Activities

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The Sea of Cortez (or Gulf of California) lies between the Baja California Peninsula and mainland Mexico. This stretch of the Pacific, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most diverse seas in the world and home to more than 3,000 marine species, including hammerhead sharks, sea lions, and sea turtles.

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Snorkelling and Sailing with Lunch in Los Cabos

Snorkelling and Sailing with Lunch in Los Cabos

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Sail on the Sea of Cortez aboard a catamaran built with green technology and solar power. This snorkeling cruise from Cabo San Lucas includes a delicious taco lunch and unlimited drinks from the open bar, with exceptional service from the onboard crew. Snorkel with marine life and visit the Arch at Land´s End.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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Half-Day Snorkeling or Swimming with Sharks in Cabo San Lucas

Half-Day Snorkeling or Swimming with Sharks in Cabo San Lucas

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Swim or snorkel with sharks in the Sea of Cortez and Pacific Ocean during this half-day tour from Cabo San Lucas. Your guide ensures a memorable and safe experience in the waters of Baja California as you look for blue sharks, silky sharks, mako, smooth hammerheads, and other marine life, and get a close look at the Arch of Cabo San Lucas and sea lion colony. Includes use of snorkeling gear, guide, refreshments, and boat transportation from a central marina.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group or Private Tour of Los Cabos

Small Group or Private Tour of Los Cabos

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Enjoy scenery, shopping, and culture on this Los Cabos combo tour. Choose to begin by either souvenir-hunting at Puerto Paraiso mall or riding a glass-bottom boat to El Arco, watching for fish and sea lions on route. Then, enjoy the ocean-lined Tourist Corridor to San Jose for a sightseeing walk and tequila and Mexican chocolate tastings.
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  • 5 hours
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$59.00
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Kayaking in the Sea of Cortez

Kayaking in the Sea of Cortez

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Prepare your paddle for a kayaking tour of Baja's stunning Sea of Cortex, departing from Todos Santos. Set out to explore this natural wonder: one of the most biodiverse bodies of water in the world, with hundreds of fish species. Drift past rocky islands housing nesting blue herons and blue-footed boobies, then hop in the sea to experience its incredible wonders first-hand, snorkeling in spots that are unaccessible by motorized vehicles. There's also an easier Balandra Bay kayak option, though both include a delicious and relaxing picnic lunch.
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  • 4 hours
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Snorkel at Sunset with Open Bar

Snorkel at Sunset with Open Bar

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Combine dinner and a snorkeling cruise to one of Los Cabos' two preferred snorkeling locations, Chileno Bay or Santa Maria. Swim among the local marine life, then refuel with a buffet dinner and open bar. Use of snorkel equipment included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Clear Glass-Bottom Boat Cabo Tour

Clear Glass-Bottom Boat Cabo Tour

A must-do experience in Los Cabos! Join us in the amazing crystal clear boat watching amazing colorful fishes and nature the entire tour. You will visit the rock formations around the Iconic Arch of Cabo and experience the Colony of Sea Lions. You will have the amazing opportunity to see the popular Beach of Love and The Beach of Divorce where the pacific ocean and Cortez sea meet during your experience in the boat. You will also enjoy spectacular landscapes such as the bay of Cabo San Lucas with a clear boat watching all amazing life through the boat. Tour lasts 1 hour and you will have the opportunity to take pictures inside the boat in all these popular Cabo places. We promise you will create memorable moments with your family and loved ones.
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  • 1 hour
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"Aquarium of the World" Glass-bottom boat tour at the Arch of Los Cabos

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This is a complete tour of the most popular sites in Cabo San Lucas, enjoy the flexibility of this tour, you can choose your return schedule (13:00 hrs, 15:00 hrs, 17:00 hr)
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  • 3 to 7 hours
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Open Water Diver Referral Course in Los Cabos

Open Water Diver Referral Course in Los Cabos

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Receive your certification for open water diving in one of the most biodiverse undersea worlds on the planet. Your Los Cabos referral course includes 4 open water dives over 2 days alongside a certified PADI instructor. Test your skills in the calm, clear waters of Cabo San Lucas Marine Park. A small-group size helps ease nerves and allows for a more personalized and stress-free experience.
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  • 2 days 4 hours
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$360.00
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Diving in the Los Cabos Arch

Diving in the Los Cabos Arch

Meet The Arch of the End of the World in Los Cabos The Arch of the End of the World in Cabo San Lucas is home to stunning beaches and landscapes. What many travelers do not know is that this region also houses a series of natural treasures beneath its maritime surface. On our diving trip to the Arc, experts from the region will guide you to some of the most spectacular underwater sites in the area. Dive around the impressive finger of Neptune, a rock formation that dramatically extends both above and below the sea. Swim through the Arch of Cabo San Lucas and enjoy the diverse marine life that inhabits there and its surroundings. Keep your eyes attentive to spot sea turtles, dolphins, tropical fish and many other creatures! Dives: 2 Boat: 46 'Newton Special Water temperature: 62-86 ° F / 17-30 ° C Average visibility: 45 ft / 14 m Depth: 30-100 ft / 9-30 m
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  • 3 hours
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Snorkel in the Sea of Cortez

Snorkel in the Sea of Cortez

The Sea of Cortez is a magnificent and legendary wonder and home to exotic marine life and extreme beauty. Our Snorkeling Tour in the Sea of Cortez. You will find yourself surrounded by blue crystalline waters, and white sand beaches, and you will enjoy panoramic views that you will never forget. But that's not all, Jacques Cousteau called the Sea of Cortez the "aquarium of the world" for good reason. This aquatic environment is full of an extraordinary marine life that you cannot find anywhere else in the world. On our snorkeling adventure in the Sea of Cortez, you will have the opportunity to experience close encounters with dolphins, exotic fish banks, sea lions, stingrays and whale sharks, among many more impressive marine creatures.
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  • 10 hours
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Cabo San Lucas Private 38 ft Sailing Tour with Snorkeling

Cabo San Lucas Private 38 ft Sailing Tour with Snorkeling

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Get out on the waters of Cabo San Lucas during this private 3-hour sailing tour on a yacht. You'll have the chance to go snorkeling with native marine life and enjoy use of a stand-up paddleboard. Snacks, an open bar, and bottled water are included. When booking, select a morning, midday, or sunset departure time based on your travel date.
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  • 3 hours
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$630.00
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Whale Watching Tour in Glass Bottom Boat (VisitA Cabo)

Whale Watching Tour in Glass Bottom Boat (VisitA Cabo)

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Cabo San Lucas is the quintessential destination worldwide, when it comes to whale watching. This is because the waters surrounding the Cabo are the breeding and migration areas of humpback whales in the Pacific Ocean. In which you will get as close as possible to these magnificent creatures so that you can photograph them and treasure in your memory this fascinating moment. Witness the impressive enormity and grace of humpback whales, between 12 and 16 meters (40-50 feet) in length. Live the thrill of watching them shoot out from the depths of the ocean, jump into the air and return to the sea! Private tours available.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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Land's End Tour Basic

Land's End Tour Basic

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Explore both the Pacific Ocean off of Los Cabos and the Sea of Cortez on this tour of Land's End. Get a comprehensive tour of all the area's top sights, such as the San Andres Cave, Pelican Rock, Lover's Rock, and the Arch. Traveling via glass-bottom boat will allow you to see the underwater life as well as the impressive rock formations; then end with a shopping expedition in town.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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 Whale Shark Swim Adventure in La Paz

Whale Shark Swim Adventure in La Paz

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Head out on the Sea of Cortez aboard a catamaran to swim near the natural habitat of whale sharks on this excursion from La Paz. With certified guides, slip into the water, wearing the provided snorkel equipment, to get a look at these huge creatures in the waters they call home.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Certification of Advanced Diving in Open Waters

Certification of Advanced Diving in Open Waters

Enjoy while learning new skills! One reason why you will love the PADI Advanced Open Water course is that you and your instructor choose from among the different types of adventures to complete it. You can measure your skills with a deep dive in a huge canyon, navigation, fish identification in the World’s Aquarium, maximum buoyancy performance and much more. What you learn: The knowledge and skills of the course vary according to your interests and the adventures you choose, but include: Practical aspects of deep dives. Physiological effects of deep dives. New ways to use your underwater compass. How to navigate counting your kick cycles and visual landmarks. How to improve the use of your dive computer and the electronic Recreational Dive Planner (eRDP).
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  • 4 days
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Land's End Tour

Land's End Tour

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Glide over the stunning, wildlife-filled waters of Land’s End—nicknamed the “world’s aquarium” by oceanographer Jacques Costeau—during this relaxing ride in a glass-bottomed boat. Get a peek at the famous Los Cabos Arch, and keep an eye out for sea lions. Hotel pickup is included, and your cruise includes free time to hit the water at a nearby beach, plus handicraft shopping along the marina.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Pirate Ship Breakfast and Snorkel Cruise in Los Cabos

Pirate Ship Breakfast and Snorkel Cruise in Los Cabos

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Venture out on to the seas around Cabo San Lucas for snorkeling and breakfast on this morning cruise aboard a pirate ship. Snorkel in the waters of Baja and have breakfast back on board comprised of chilaquiles, coffee, juice, and mimosas.
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  • 3 hours
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Sunset Party Cruise

Sunset Party Cruise

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Get the party started for the evening with a cruise in the Sea of Cortez. Take in the best possible views of the sunset over the Pacific Ocean and snap photos of friends and family. Unlimited drinks from the open bar are included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Jazz and Wine Sunset

Jazz and Wine Sunset

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Get the best possible views of the Cabo sunset on this catamaran cruise from Cabo San Lucas. Book this evening cruise to make the most of your vacation time; you'll get great photo ops of the setting sun and be back on land in time for dinner. Sip drinks from the open bar and snack on appetizers as you relax with your loved ones and new friends.
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  • 2 hours
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Fiesta Dinner Cruise

Fiesta Dinner Cruise

Experience Cabo San Lucas from the water on this scenic dinner cruise. View the region’s natural landmarks such as the Arch of Cabo San Lucas, Lovers Beach, and a resident sea lion colony. Aboard the luxury catamaran, enjoy an open bar, buffet dinner, music, and dancing. The outing is suitable for couples, families, groups, and solo travelers.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Snorkeling Tour

Snorkeling Tour

Mix adventure with relaxation on this half-day snorkeling cruise through the Sea of Cortez with guide, equipment, and crew included. Put on your gear and jump in to the waters at Lovers’ Beach and swim among schools of tropical fish, coral, and vegetation. Afterwards, relax back on the boat with a Mexican lunch and sail away while sipping your favorite cocktail. 
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  • 4 hours
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Discover Scuba Diving Around Los Cabos

Discover Scuba Diving Around Los Cabos

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Learn the basics of scuba diving in and around Los Cabos. You'll receive both video and onsite instruction before dipping into the Sea of Cortez under the supervision of a pro PADI certified instructor. Discover what it's like to linger beneath the water's surface along with 800 fish species and get a taste of the undersea adventures that await.
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  • 3 hours
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Catamaran adventure & Snorkeling with Open Bar & Meals in Los Cabos

Catamaran adventure & Snorkeling with Open Bar & Meals in Los Cabos

Immerse yourself in the opportunity to admire the marine life in one of the best beaches for snorkeling, while enjoying the comfort of the services that our Catamaran gives you.
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  • 4 hours
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Whale Watching Tour in Cabo San Lucas

Whale Watching Tour in Cabo San Lucas

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Spot humpback whales in the waters near Cabo San Lucas on this 2.5-hour whale-watching tour by Zodiac boat. A seasoned captain leads the boat to Land’s End (Cabo Arch) and prime viewing locations where you can spot gray whales, dolphins, and even orcas. Learn about the wildlife and local geology as you go from a marine biologist on board. This tour is limited to 15 people, but you can opt to upgrade your experience to a private outing for just you and your group.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 34 Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) costs USD 30.00. Guided Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) tours start around USD 30.00 per person. See all 34 Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) tickets and tours on Viator.
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