The Directory – LCM 50 Winter 2019

The Directory

Welcome to the ultimate guide to Los Cabos activities

By Fernando Rodriguez


Get ready for adventure! Los Cabos was seemingly designed for exploration—by land, sea, and water—with a plethora of activities catering to the multitude of visitors we welcome each year. Whether you’re feeling like a daredevil or craving some liquid courage, you’ll find the just-right adventure for you.

For an even more complete listing of activities, please visit www.loscabosguide.com. And to find out which businesses participate in our discount prepaid voucher, visit www.los cabosguide.com/discounts.

For now, read on to choose your own adventure and find what’s most suitable this vacation.

Bungee Jumping

Get your thrills as you jump from a glass-bottom gondola 300 feet in the air! Wild Canyon also offers round-trip transportation from hotels. Wild Canyon (www.wildcanyon.com.mx)

Cabo Pulmo Expeditions

The natural marine park reserve located about 60 miles northeast of Cabo San Lucas is home to one of only three living reefs in North America. Whether you’re snorkeling or diving there, expect to see many of the 300-plus fish species that earned the region its reputation as the world’s aquarium. Cabo Expeditions (https://www.caboexpeditions.com.mx/)

Camel Rides

A favorite for families, Wild Canyon’s Camel Quest features a tour through the El Tule oasis. It was designed especially for families (children 4 and older can participate), and there are dedicated camels for wee riders. Plus, small groups can pet, feed ,and interact with the gentle and friendly animals. Wild Canyon’s Camel Quest (www.wildcanyon.com.mx)

Dolphins

The San José del Cabo Dolphin Discovery excursion is an unforgettable activity for children of all ages and adults: Wade in and interact with dolphins in their own saltwater cove. Professionally photographed memento images are immediately available at the end of this heart-warming experience. Dolphin Discovery (www.dolphindiscovery.com)

Sunset Dinner Cruises

The beauty of a Los Cabos vacation is how unique the experience can be for each visitor, but if there’s one activity we would recommend to everybody it’s a trip around the Cabo San Lucas Bay. Check out landmarks like Pelican’s Rock and the arch at Land’s End. There are different types of sunset cruises that cater to different folks’ preferences: wine and jazz on Tropicat, fajitas on Cabo Mar, five-star dining on Caborey. Read on for more options. Cabo Escape (www.wildcabotours.com), Cabo Mar (www.pezgato.com), Caborey (www.caborey.com), Cabo Sails (www.cabosails.com), Eco-Cat (www.ecocatcabo.com), Pez Gato (www.pezgato.com), Tropicat (www.pezgato.com), SunRider Tours (www.sunridertours.com)

Fishing

With three of the world’s most famous deep-sea fishing tournaments held every October in Los Cabos, the  Baja Peninsula offers the most incredible fishing area in North America. First time anglers and seasoned fishing professionals are guaranteed a memorable time in Los Cabos from any outing aboard these crews. Gaviotas Sportfishing (www.gaviotassportfishing.com), Silverados Sportfishing (www.silveradosportfishing.com)

Flyboard, Hoverboard, and Jetpack

Channel your inner superhero with the popular water adventures (Flyboard, Hoverboard, and JetPack) at Cabo Flyboard. The professional and bilingual staff offer expert instruction and will have you flying in no time. Children ages 7 and older can participate. Cabo Flyboard (www.caboflyboard.com)

Kayaking

The calm waters of the Cabo San Lucas Bay plus the scenic surroundings and year-round good weather make kayaking in Cabo an absolute must. Paddle out to Lover’s Beach for a daylong adventure. EcoCat (www.ecocatcabo.com)

Motorcycle Adventures

Southern Baja California’s mountainous terrain, desert-like sand dunes, river beds, trails, and scenic routes are all the reasons one needs to hop on a motorcycle and visit the ghost towns and abandoned gold mines in the nearby historic towns of the Los Cabos-La Paz area. Baja Dirt (www.bajadirt.com)

Off-Road Runners

The Honda 450 quad-runners available with Wild Canyon are a thrilling joyride of adventure, zooming around the popular eco-park with rugged desert terrain, canyons, and mountains, following their professional guides. Wild Canyon’s Off-Road Runners (www.wildcanyon.com.mx)

Parasailing

Get a bird’s-eye view of the arch and Lover’s Beach. You’ll fly like an eagle, lifting off from the back of a boat, either single or tandem, and you don’t even have to get wet. Cabo Expeditions (www.caboexpeditions.com.mx)

Party Boats

Like the sunset cruises, the Los Cabos party boats are all about fun, fun, fun. Ideal for bachelor and bachelorette soirees. An always-exhilarating wild and boisterous time with DJ music, plenty of alcoholic beverages, and tasty hors d’oeuvres treats aboard a classic pirate ship. Buccaneer Queen (www.buccaneerloscabos.com), Cabo Escape (www.wildcabotours.com), Cabo Legend (www.wildcabotours.com)

Pirate Ships

Cabo San Lucas sports two antique pirate ships: the Buccaneer Queen black-and-yellow-painted galleon and the 100-foot twin-masted brig known as the Cabo Legend. Their two-and-a-half-hour ocean tour is great fun for all ages. Buccaneer Queen (www.buccaneerloscabos.com), Cabo Legend (www.wildcabotours.com)

Sailing

The ideal opportunity for any sailing enthusiast, whether an avid pro or for those enjoying their first time. Private and overnight charters available. Cabo Sailing (www.cabosailing.com), Cabo Sails (www.cabosails.com)

Snorkeling

Explore the Sea of Cortés with snorkeling tours at Santa Maria and Chileno Bay. It’s a great opportunity to see the dizzying array of beautiful underwater life, hidden reefs, and 600 dazzling species of marine life (eels, manta rays, puffers, angelfish, blowfish, and florescent fish, among them). Big Mike Sea Adventure (www.bigmikeseadventures.com), Buccaneer Queen (www.buccaneerloscabos.com), Cabo Escape (www.wildcabotours.com), Caborey (www.caborey.com), Cabo Sailing (www.cabosailing.com), Cabo Sails (www.cabosails.com), Eco Cat (www.ecocatcabo.com), Pez Gato (www.pezgato.com), SunRider Tours (www.sunridertours.com)

Submarine Rides

A 60-foot semi-submersible yellow submarine takes guests underwater to witness the interesting underwater sea life. Great for all ages. Cabo Expeditions (www.caboexpeditions.com.mx)

Sunset Wine & Jazz Cruise

Enjoy smooth jazz, calm waters, incredible views, and delicious canapés and cocktails. Tropicat (www.tropicatcabo.com)

Scuba Diving

The uninhabited Espíritu Santo Archipelago in La Paz is fabulously famous for not only scuba diving but snorkeling, swimming and kayaking. Cabo Expeditions (www.caboexpeditions.com.mx), SunRider Tours (www.sunridertours.com)

Weddings at Sea

Celebrate your wedding or anniversary, aboard a the ocean breeze comforts of a

beautiful boat. SunRider Tours (www.sunridertours.com)

Whale Sharks Adventures

Whale sharks have been deemed the largest fish in the world and can grow up to 40 feet, while most average around 18-feet. The slow-moving and docile creatures account for a safe and exciting swimming adventure. Cabo Expeditions (www.caboexpeditions.com.mx), SunRider Tours (www.sunridertours.com)

Whale Watching

Known as the most spectacular whale watching destination in the world, with more than 10,000 annual visitors, Los Cabos offers an up-close-and personal look at the mammoth-sized gentle creatures during their mating and birthing season December 15–April 15. Buccaneer Queen (www.buccaneerloscabos.com), Cabo Expeditions (www.caboexpeditions.com.mx), Cabo Rey (www.caborey.com), Cabo Sailing (www.cabosailing.com), Cabo Sails (www.cabosails.com), SunRider Tours (www.sunridertours.com)

Ziplines

Whether solo or in tandem, ziplining from peak to peak at Wild Canyon over scenic canyons is an unforgettably thrilling adventure. The Monster Zipline is the longest. Wild Canyon (www.wildcanyon.com.mx)