Day Trips – No age limits and family friendly

Snorkel with Whale Sharks in La Paz Bay

Available ONLY with optimal conditions including the presence of whale sharks (approximately October to May), relatively calm seas and the abundance of other people/boats participating in this activity. Check with our La Paz office for current conditions and availability.

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: 8:00am to approximately 12pm
Includes: Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit), drinks (soda & water), snack, boat transport, English speaking naturalist guide.
Price: $90 usd/per person (4 person minimum) If you are a party of 1 or 3 we may be able to combine you with others to partake in this trip. Check with our La Paz office.

Whale Shark

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: $140 usd/ per person (4 person minimum, 6 person maximum) 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.

esi-snorkeler-with-camera-slide-show

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: $140usd/per person (4 person minimum, 6 person maximum) 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.

ESI kayaking

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: $110 usd/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.

esi-snorkeler-sea-lion-slide-show

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: $95usd/per person (4 person minimum, 6 person maximum) 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.

ES-Trip

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: $50 usd/per person, 4 person minimum, 6 person maximum. 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.

dt-double-kayaks-mangroves-9x6

Your Own Private Trip – Espiritu Santo Island

For groups that want a private skiff to plan their own combination of activities of their choice (maximum of 2 per day trip). Activities to choose from include 1) snorkeling with whale sharks, 2) snorkeling with sea lions, 3) sea kayaking or 4) 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: $700/boat for up to 5 people. Each extra person pays the price of the day trip based on the trip and activities they choose. 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.

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. 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 (unless informed otherwise) for your day trip.