- 7-11 Day Expeditions All Inclusive
- Comfortable Mobile Camps
- New & Improved
- Sea Kayaking
- Turtle Release
- Whale Sharks
- Wildlife Abundance
Activities: Sea kayaking, snorkeling (including friendly sea lions and whale sharks), hiking, fishing and turtle release.
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights: 5 nights camping, 2 nights hotel
Begins and Ends in La Paz
Number of guides/crew: 2-6
Minimum age: 8 – This is a generalization of age appropriateness for this trip, but please note we make exceptions depending upon your child’s personal experience.
Single supplement fee: $100 hotel and tent, $25 for tent only and shared hotel
Approximate: min/max distances per day 5-12 miles.
Espiritu Santo Island is the quintessential paddling paradise! We combined this with some of Baja’s extraordinary marine wildlife for the journey of a lifetime. Paddle, hike, fish, snorkel with whale sharks (October through mid-March), sea lions and tropical fish and release sea turtle hatchlings into the Pacific (October, November and December) or witness humpback whales breaching (March and April) and manta rays flying from the sea’s surface!
This extraordinary, desert island national park has over 20 white sand beaches, volcanic cliffs with towering cactus all surrounded by the wildlife rich waters of the Sea of Cortez. Kayaking and camping along the shores of this island paradise allow us the opportunity to explore ancient archeological sites, canyons adorned with hanging fig trees, freshwater wells, classic desert arroyos, prime fishing holes as well as snorkel among friendly sea lions and tropical fish. Weather permitting we’ll attempt to paddle its unique east coast of sheer rock walls, caves and towering spires.
This is the perfect escape for the novice to advanced sea kayaker seeking some scenic paddling combined with snorkeling, hiking and fishing. Our skiff-supported trips allow our professional guides some flexibility in providing each participant the level appropriate activity they desire in a flexible and relaxed environment. If you want a challenging day of paddling, they’ll provide you with that experience. If you prefer to take a day off from paddling and want to snorkel, hike or hang at camp that can also be arranged!
We will camp on 2 to 3 beautiful white sand beaches while exploring this island paradise. Our motorized support skiffs are used to carry heavy equipment from camp to camp so your kayaks are light and easy to paddle. The motorized skiffs also come in handy to pick up tired paddlers (we throw your kayak on a roof rack). We also use the skiffs to take folks snorkeling with whale sharks and sea lions or for opportunistic whale watching in the spring months when a humpback whale might be spotted off shore.
There is no other island in the Sea of Cortez quite like Espiritu Santo! If you love to camp at the water’s edge, paddle, snorkel and/or hike and fish while enjoying a spectacularly scenic national park with abundant wildlife, this truly is your dream vacation!
March through April trips: Depending on the presence of whale sharks we may leave camp after breakfast and snorkel with the sharks en-route back to La Paz (IF we were NOT able to do this on day 2) OR stay on the island for a morning activity of paddling or snorkeling, lunch at camp then return to La Paz early afternoon. B/L
B/L/D indicates meals included with trip cost.
Although we do our best to adhere to the above itinerary, it is subject to change for reasons beyond our control including weather and presence of wildlife. We attempt to provide you with at least one encounter of snorkeling with whale sharks when they are present (in general this is from October through mid to late March, sometimes even into April).
Tour Calendar for Island Kayaking & Marine Wildlife (8 days)
|Mar 18 - Mar 25, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Mar 24 - Mar 31, 2018||7 nights|
THIS TOUR IS FULL.
|Apr 1 - Apr 8, 2018||7 nights|
THIS TOUR IS FULL.
|Apr 7 - Apr 14, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Apr 15 - Apr 22, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Oct 20 - Oct 27, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Oct 28 - Nov 4, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Nov 3 - Nov 10, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Nov 11 - Nov 18, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Nov 17 - Nov 24, 2018||7 nights||$1195|
|Nov 25 - Dec 2, 2018||7 nights||$1195|