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Los Cabos Magazine #43

Cabo Expeditions invites visitors to enjoy not only whale watching but also an incredible whale concert at sunset. 48 Los Cabos Magazine | Spring 2016 O U T D O O R S attached to a Jet Ski by means of a long hose. When the wave runner rider revs the throttle, a surge of water gushes through the hose, propelling the flyboarder out of the water, and allowing him or her to ascend up to 45 feet above the surface, steering into flips and turns by means of subtle heel-to-toe foot pressure. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: COURTESY CABO EXPEDITIONS; COURTESY CABO FLY BOARD; FRANCISCO ESTRADA Cabo Flyboard (www.caboflyboard .com) was the first Flyboard company in Los Cabos. Its sales and checkin office is right behind Mango Deck, and it maintains a platform just offshore, in front of Cabo Villas Beach Resort. It has been offering Flyboard rentals since April 2013, making it one of the first in the world. You can be sure you are getting the most experienced instructors. The equipment is top notch: 1800cc wave runners with special impellers for a smooth ride, original Zapata Racing Flyboards, a comfortable pontoon boat, and high-quality, well-maintained life jackets and helmets. The company also recently introduced the new Zapata Racing Jetpack and Hoverboard. The Jetpack is a back-mounted propulsion system that allows one to fly through the air and maneuver with his arms instead of his feet. The Hoverboard is basically a flying surfboard that allows you to cruise at speeds up to 35 miles per hour and fly in the air by leaning back; it’s insanely fun for people who love board sports. After a quick training video and oneon one instruction, flyboarders get to show off their cruising skills in one of the world’s most beautiful settings: soaring above the glittering blue wa- FROM LEFT: The Buccaneer Queen offers snorkelers a swashbuckling good time; Cabo Flyboard is home to original Zapata Racing Flyboards (pictured), and it recently introduced Jetpacks and Hoverboards.


Los Cabos Magazine #43
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