Day Trips – No age limits and family friendly

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Snorkel with Whale Sharks in the Sea of Cortez THEN release sea turtle hatchlings on the Pacific Coast

Only offered October, November and December and if sharks are present in the bay.

The whale shark is the world’s largest fish (a toothless, plankton feeding shark) and they are often found feeding just 10 minutes by boat from La Paz from October to March. This excursion offers travelers a rare opportunity to observe this magnificent animal up close and unobtrusively in its natural environment. Snorkel with the sharks in the morning returning to La Paz by noon for lunch in La Paz (on your own). At 2:15 we provide transportation on a 4 lane highway across the peninsula (just over an hour) to the Pacific Coast near Todos Santos. Here you’ll have the opportunity to mingle with a local turtle conservation group that releases turtle hatchlings from their nursery each evening at sunset.
Hours: 8:30am to 12pm (whale sharks) then sometime from 3 to 7:30pm (turtles). The turtle release takes places at sunset so this time will vary with the season.
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), boat and land transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $130usd/per person (4 person minimum) If you are a party of 1-3 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

Snorkel with Whale Sharks in La Paz Bay

Offered when sharks are present in the bay, approximately October to March. Check with our La Paz office for current conditions.

The whale shark is the world’s largest fish (a toothless, plankton feeding, harmless shark) and they are often found schooling just 10 minutes by boat from La Paz from October to March. This excursion offers travelers a rare opportunity to observe this magnificent animal up close and unobtrusively in its natural environment.
Hours: 8:30am to 12pm
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), snack, boat transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $70usd/per person (3 person minimum) If you are a party of 1 or 2 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

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Snorkeling wildlife safari. Snorkel with whale sharks and sea lions near Espiritu Santo Island

Offered when sharks are present in the bay, approximately October to March. Check with our La Paz office for current conditions.

Begin the day just outside of La Paz snorkeling with the worlds’ largest fish (a toothless, plankton feeding, harmless shark) from October to March. Combine this with another excursion to Los Islotes just north of Espiritu Santo Island where you can snorkel with friendly sea lions. This comprehensive snorkeling trip offers travelers a rare opportunity to observe two magnificent animal species up close and personal in their natural habitat.
Hours: 8:30am to 4pm
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), lunch, park fee, boat transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $115usd/per person (4 person minimum) If you are a party of 1-3 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

Snorkeling Los Islotes and Kayaking Espiritu Santo Island

Snorkel with friendly sea lions at Los Islotes and then kayak from a beach on Espiritu Santo Island.
Hours: 8:30am-4pm
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), double kayaks & associated gear, drinks (soda & water), lunch, park fee, boat transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $115usd/ per person (4 person minimum) If you are a party of 1-3 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

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Kayaking Espiritu Santo Island

Learn to kayak or tone your skills. Kayak in protected bays exploring coves, beaches and mangrove estuaries on Espiritu Santo Island. Snorkeling optional.
Hours: 8:30am-4pm
Includes: Double Kayaks and associated gear, snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), lunch, park fee, boat transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $95usd/per person (4 person minimum) If you are a party of 1-3 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

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Los Islotes & Espiritu Santo Island (snorkel trip)

Snorkel with friendly sea lions at Los Islotes and more snorkeling from a beach on Espiritu Santo Island.
Hours: 8:30am-4pm
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), lunch, park fee, boat transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $85usd/per person (4 person minimum) If you are a party of 1-3 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

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Kayak and Snorkel the Beaches of La Paz

Kayak from the beautiful beach of Balandra or Tecolote (depending on winds) south to Pichelingue exploring the many hidden coves and beaches and outlying islands. Expect to see sea lions, blue footed boobies and tropical fish with a relaxing break on a beach where you’ll have lunch and snorkel.
Hours: 8:30am-3pm
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), snack, lunch, vehicle transport (boat transport when available), English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $85usd/per person (3 person minimum) If you are a party of 1-2 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

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Kayaking La Paz Bay

Learn to kayak and explore mangrove communities teaming with bird life and the sandy peninsula of El Mogote.
Hours: 8:30am-12pm
Includes: Bottled water, kayaks and associated gear, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $40usd/per person, 2 person minimum. If you are a party of 1 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

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Hiking OR Biking Rancho Cacachilas

Stretch your legs while exploring a secluded desert mountain Eco-Ranch. Explore the beautiful remote desert of this 10,000 acre working ranch only 45 minutes from La Paz. Choose from biking or hiking day trips with professional experienced guides and locally sourced farm to table cuisine featuring artisan cheeses paired with craft beers and wine.
Hours: 9am-5pm Biking / 8am-6pm Hiking
Includes: Transportation between La Paz and ranch and bilingual guides / Bicycling the Santa Rosa Trail – bike, helmet, water, refreshments & lunch. Hiking the Middle Mountain – Mule bar, artisan cheeses paired with wines & lunch.
Price: $160usd/per person, 4 person minimum. If you are a party of 1 to 3 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

Bicycling Option – If you are a group of 8 or more we can arrange a Santa Rosa ride, BBQ and craft beer day at the ranch for $100/person from 8:30-6pm.

Your Own Private Trip – Espiritu Santo Island

For groups that want a private skiff to plan their own combination of two activities maximum of their choice. Activities to choose from include snorkeling with whale sharks OR sea lions, sea kayaking or hiking. Please contact the La Paz office for more details.
Hours: 8:30am-5pm
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), lunch, park fee, boat transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: Dependent on the number of people and activities. Maximum 9 people/boat.

Bookings

Our La Paz office in Baja, Mexico arranges all our day trips. Day trips can be booked in advance BUT please be aware trips can be postponed OR cancelled due to unfavorable weather conditions OR the absence of wildlife.  We require a Visa or MasterCard to reserve a day trip in advance. Your card will NOT be charged unless you cancel less than 48 hours prior to trip departure OR don’t show up without notifying us in advance. In this case you will be charged 50% of the trip cost per person reserved as a cancellation fee. If we need to cancel a day trip due to unfavorable weather or absence of wildlife you will NOT be charged.

All our day trips are family friendly and can accommodate persons of any age. Most of our own boats have a 9 passenger maximum capacity. Although during busy times we often hire other boats to provide day trip services and they can add their own clients as well and sometimes use boats with larger carrying capacities of up to 12 or 15. We often provide a discount for groups of 6 or more depending on the trip and availability. Please consult with our La Paz office regarding group discounts.

To schedule your day trip, you may email our La Paz office or call (from the USA and Canada): 1-406-522-7596
(In Mexico): 612-122-7039. Payment in full is due in La Paz prior to your trip. There is a 5% charge for payments made with Visa or MasterCard. To avoid this charge, you may pay with cash. If we need to cancel a trip due to bad weather, you will be given a full refund. Please arrive at our office by 8:30am for your day trip.