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Los Cabos Magazine #43

Los Cabos Magazine | Spring 2016 49 O U T D O O R S ters of the Sea of Cortés, framed on one side by the evocatively shaped granitic monuments that stretch to Land’s End, and on the other by the sun-bronzed bikini- and board shorts– clad crowds that throng the beach. In the wake of flyboarding’s popularity, a host of new adrenaline-fueled, wave runner–propelled adventures have also sprung up, including a few that seem straight out of science fiction. Sea Cabo Activities (www.seacabo activities.com) is Los Cabos’ home for the X-JetPack, as well as innovative high-octane activities options like the JetBlade and FlyBike. The JetBlade is similar to the traditional flying board; it has power and maneuverability. So if you tumble from the sky like Icarus, you can easily submerge and ascend again to resume your high-flying acrobatics. The FlyBike, meanwhile, is, as the name suggests, a kind of flying bicycle. Jet thrusters funnel water at high-speeds to achieve takeoff, and the seat and handlebars provide balance as one navigates willy-nilly into airborne twists and turns. The first ascent engenders the surge or pure joy children get when learning to ride a normal bike, but in this case the learning curve doesn’t involve any training wheels. Sea Cabo Activities is located right on Médano Beach, between Pueblo Bonito’s luxurious Blanco and Rosé resorts. Sea Cabo has its own offshore platform, and some of its powerful 1100cc Yamaha wave runners— the propulsive agents for its trio of aerial adventures—can be rented by the hour or half-hour, with guided tours available. Cabo Expeditions (www.caboex peditions.com.mx) has pioneered eco-friendly tourism in Baja Califor-


Los Cabos Magazine #43
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