The Directory – LCM 46 Spring 2017

The Directory

Your guide to
Los Cabos Activities
By Beto Haro

The Directory - LCM 46 Spring 2017Los Cabos offers an astonishing abundance of things to do and adventures to be had. Located at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, the region boasts incredible weather year-round as well as a plethora of stunning places to visit. Whether you want to explore the region by land, air, or sea, you will find activities that excite and thrill. Adventure outlets offer everything from action-packed ATV tours to jet pack and submarine rides, sportfishing charters, ziplining and whale watching aboard fast-as-can-be Zodiacs. Our activity guide will help you plan your Los Cabos adventures, and you can visit our website ( to learn about ways to save.

Big Mike Sea Adventure:
You can choose your own (sea) adventure with Big Mike Sea Adventure, a fairly new addition to the Cabo San Lucas Marina. Live it up with a VIP experience that includes an exclusive, private outing and a meal of your choice. You can also opt for a more traditional snorkel or sunset tour on its trimaran. Dock G, Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 168-0418, Major credit cards accepted. V $$–$$$

Buccaneer Queen:
Step aboard the Buccaneer Queen, and you’ll feel instantly transported to your favorite pirate movie. The black galleon impresses with its grand size and authentic pirate look (before making its way to Los Cabos, the ship did appear in a couple movies). Join the Buccaneer Queen’s gregarious crew for snorkeling and sunset tours. Check its website for seasonal offerings, like whale watching. Dock 1, Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 144-4217, MasterCard and Visa accepted. V $–$$

Cabo Escape:
You’re guaranteed a good time aboard Cabo’s resident party ship. Cabo Escape pioneered the floating nightclub concept, and it continues to set sail Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. But the fun’s not limited to night. Part of the Wild Cabo Tours fleet, Cabo Escape also offers daytime and sunset tours. Snorkel. Enjoy whale watching in season. And make sure to try the endless fajitas! Cabo San Lucas Marina, (624) 105-0177, Major credit cards accepted. V $$–$$$


The Directory - LCM 46 Spring 2017Cabo Expeditions: The team at Cabo Expeditions is at the very forefront of socially conscious tourism. Its lineup includes everything from whale watching to whale shark exhibitions, parasailing, kid-friendly rides atop a yellow submarine, explorations of the UNESCO World Heritage site Espíritu Santo, and diving at Cabo Pulmo. But the reach of the Cabo Expeditions team goes even further; they’ve been known to participate in whale rescues and to lead educational talks on recycling and conservation in area schools. Cabo San Lucas Marina, (624) 143-2700, MasterCard and Visa accepted. V $–$$$

Cabo Flyboard:
Fly like a superhero over the Cabo San Lucas Bay with professional Flyboard, Hoverboard, and Jetpack lessons. If you are looking for a cool and unique experience, then you have to try this. Cabo Flyboard pioneered hydro flight in Los Cabos, and it offers lessons for kids 7 and up. Behind Casa Dorada Hotel and Mango Deck at Médano Beach, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 1430146, MasterCard, Visa, AmEx, PayPal accepted. $$$–$$$$

The Directory - LCM 46 Spring 2017Cabo Legend:
The seas off Cabo San Lucas are home to not one but two pirate ships, and both are members of the acclaimed Wild Cabo Tours fleet. That means guests are in for an extra special treat when Cabo Legend and the Buccaneer Queen unite for an epic show. This mighty 100-foot-long twin-masted brig accommodates groups big and small. And, if you have ever wondered what pirates get up to after dark, you can find out during the Los Cabos Pirate Night Party. Cabo San Lucas Marina, (624) 105-0177, Major credit cards accepted. V $$–$$$

Cabo Mar:
Finding the just-right-for-you sunset cruise can feel a little daunting in a destination as diverse as Los Cabos, but we find that Cabo Mar’s nightly fiesta offers the perfect blend of laid-back fun, ocean views, and delicious food. The crew is friendly and attentive, the vibe festive without getting too scandalous for Facebook. Camino del Cerro 215, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-3797, AmEx, MasterCard, and Visa accepted. V $–$$

For the grandest experience available on the Cabo San Lucas Bay, treat yourself to an evening aboard the CaboRey. This regal-looking catamaran wows with its five-star cuisine and excellent floor show, a fire-filled affair that draws inspiration from Las Vegas and Latin America. Depending on the season, CaboRey also offers snorkeling and whale watching tours. Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-8260, $$–$$$

Cabo Sailing:
Los Cabos is known for its snorkeling, whale watching, and sunset tour options, and you’ll find all this and more at Cabo Sailing. But we’re especially fond of its more unique offerings, like private overnight charters on a luxurious sailing yacht and sailing lessons. Dock H, Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-8485, AmEx, MasterCard, Visa, and PayPal accepted. V $$$$

Cabo Sails:
Dreaming of setting sail in Los Cabos? The fantastic crew at Cabo Sails is eager to help your sailing dreams become a reality. The Cabo San Lucas company boasts a lineup of public and private charter options. Opt for a snorkeling or sunset cruise or design an experience exclusively for you and your guests. Private charters can accommodate group sizes as small as two people or up to 20 and of all ages. Bonus: Children 9 and younger sail free. Cabo San Lucas Marina, (624) 355-6386, Major credit cards accepted. $$–$$$$


Camel Quest: Whale season comes to an end in the spring, but there are still some pretty spectacular animals to see in Los Cabos. Wild Canyon’s Camel Quest is home to eight camels, four of which have been trained especially for children to ride. The whole family will love Camel Quest’s action-packed camel ride through the El Tule oasis with local guides. El Tule Bridge, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 144-4433, All major credits cards accepted. V $–$$


The Directory - LCM 46 Spring 2017Dolphin Discovery: You’ll feel like a child again when you visit Dolphin Discovery, a state-of-the-art facility in San José del Cabo that includes a 75,347-square-foot ocean cove where families can swim with dolphins in their natural habitat. The socially conscious Dolphin Discovery is recognized for its policy to train dolphins using only positive-reinforcement training. Marina San José del Cabo, San José del Cabo, (866) 393-5158, Major credit cards accepted. V $$$–$$$$


Off-Road Runners: It’s time to exchange that pent-up road rage for some off-road exhilaration. Explore Wild Canyon’s 100-acre biosphere atop powerful Honda 450 quad-runners. The three-hour tour includes round-trip transportation, professional guides, and some serious excitement. El Tule Bridge, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 144-4433, All major credits cards accepted. V $$–$$$$


Pez Gato: A perennial favorite, Pez Gato offers twice-daily snorkeling adventures that take guests to the Santa María Bay, which is known for its beauty and rich sea life. Swim in the warm tropical waters and enjoy some of the best snorkeling in the area. And, come sunset, the Pez Gato crew is back with one of the most popular tours in town: The endless drinks and delicious eats don’t hurt. Dock 4, Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-3797, AmEx, MasterCard, and Visa accepted. V $–$$$$


Sea Cabo Activities: Want to break the internet? Or at least fill your Facebook friends with envy? Sea Cabo Activities offers four of the most exciting water sports activities currently available: Make like the Rocketeer and soar with an X-JetPack, surf the sky with JetBlade, ride the air on an easy-to-use FlyBike, or tame the waves with a powerful wave runner. And you get it all captured on camera because Sea Cabo has a professional photographer there for every outing. There’s no beating that profile pic! Médano Beach in front of Pueblo Bonito, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 159-8517, Major credit cards accepted. V $$–$$$


Silverados Sportfishing: The expert—and award-winning—crew at Silverados Sportfishing has helped many new and experienced anglers bag impressive catches. Look to them for helpful tips, fantastic prices, and an exceptionally good time every time. Cabo San Lucas, (624) 144-4903, AmEx, MasterCard, and Visa accepted. V $$$$


SunRider Tours: This popular company—so popular, in fact, that it has offices in Los Cabos and La Paz—specializes in eco-friendly entertainment boats. Join in one of their popular tours—whale watching (in season), swimming with whale sharks, snorkeling—or charter a boat to celebrate a big occasion or your wedding. Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-2252, MasterCard and Visa accepted. V $–$$$$


Tropicat: Spend an evening enjoying smooth jazz, calm waters, and incredible views aboard the Tropicat catamaran, the third member of the well-known fleet that also includes Cabo Mar and Pez Gato. Cabo San Lucas Marina, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 143-3797, AmEx, MasterCard, and Visa accepted. V $–$$


Wild Canyon: In addition to its Camel Quest and Off-Road Runners attractions, the Baja’s premier eco-park boasts an adrenaline-spiking array of activities in a scenic canyon location between Playa El Tule and the Sierra de La Laguna. At first glance, it seems the sort of place where Indiana Jones would keep in shape between adventures: Zipliners fly rapidly from peak to peak, ATVs race across a hanging wooden bridge that swings precariously over a yawning chasm, and a large gondola is suspended high above the canyon, allowing would-be bungee jumpers to stare hundreds of feet down through a glass floor before committing to the ultimate leap of faith. El Tule Bridge, Cabo San Lucas, (624) 144-4433, All major credits cards accepted. V $–$$$