San Jose del Cabo Water activities

Our most recommended San Jose del Cabo Water activities

Cabo: Jazz & Wine Sunset Luxury Cruise

1. Cabo: Jazz & Wine Sunset Luxury Cruise

The evening begins with pickup from your hotel in Cabo San Lucas, San José del Cabo, or Los Cabos Corridor. Hop onboard a 65-foot sailing catamaran and receive a friendly welcome from the crew. Feel the wind in your hair as you set sail onto the glistening Sea of Cortez, and admire panoramic views of the coastline. Sip on a selection of premium alcoholic drinks and enjoy an array of gourmet appetizers. As you cruise, watch an unforgettable sunset across the shore, while listening to soothing jazz music. The catamaran also passes by the famous Land’s End and Lover's Beach, two of the most scenic locations in Mexico. 

Los Cabos: The Arch and Lover's Beach Kayaking + Snorkeling

2. Los Cabos: The Arch and Lover's Beach Kayaking + Snorkeling

Head out on a kayaking and snorkeling adventure in the bay of Cabo San Lucas, and paddle around the most southerly point of the Baja Peninsula into the Pacific Ocean. Marvel at the famous Arch, visit a sea lion colony, and see exotic marine life when your snorkel. Enjoy a hassle-free transfer from your accommodation in San José del Cabo or Cabo San Lucas to the starting beach in the heart of Cabo San Lucas. Listen to your expert guide's short briefing on kayaking techniques and safety procedures before getting into the water. Embark from the bay of Cabo San Lucas along Land's End, where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean. Admire one of Cabo's most well-known landmarks, The Arch, then watch sea lions frolic in the water as you glide past their colony on your kayak. Land at Lover's Beach for time to explore the granite rock formations that jut abruptly from the sea. Be aware of the crashing Pacific waves as you approach the Divorce Beach side of Lover's Beach, as the ocean here is rough. Then, put on your snorkeling gear and wade into the water off Lover's Beach to snorkel around Neptune's Finger. Or, slip off your kayak and snorkel around Pelican Rock to marvel at the schools of tropical fish and exotic marine life that make these craggy environments their home. Finally, take a short kayak trip back to the starting for return to your accommodation.

Los Cabos: Kayaking and Snorkeling in Two Pristine Bays

3. Los Cabos: Kayaking and Snorkeling in Two Pristine Bays

Take an included short transfer from San José del Cabo or Cabo San Lucas to arrive at Las Viudas, a secluded beach along the tourist corridor. Get geared up, receive kayaking instructions from your experienced guide, then head out on your adventure in the Sea of Cortez. Kayak near the picturesque coastline, and follow your guide to Santa Maria Bay while keeping an eye out for whales or rays. Put on your snorkeling gear when you reach the beach, and wade into the azure waters to explore the sea life in the rocky, reef-like environment below. Once you are well rested, paddle the next stretch around the point with spectacular cliffs, caves, and waves splashing up into geysers. Stop at the white sandy beach of Chileno Bay, and relax with a welcome blanket and umbrella. Finally, gear up again and venture back into the crystal blue waters for another glimpse of the tropical underwater world to end your adventure.

Cabo San Lucas: Hip Hop Boat Party with Unlimited Drinks

4. Cabo San Lucas: Hip Hop Boat Party with Unlimited Drinks

Join the ultimate boat party and make the most of your vacation in Cabo San Lucas. Dance to hip-hop with a live DJ, enjoy your favorite beverages (alcoholic and non) and socialize. Take pictures by the Cabo San Lucas Arch and snorkel and swim as you please. Board the stylish boat and be welcomed by the irresistible beats of the guest DJ. Once you're on the boat, you can enjoy all of the drinks you can drink from the bar, plus a wide variety of delicious snacks. Start the party during the day and dance until the sun sets, with champagne showers along the way. Dock at a beach where you can jump into the water to swim and snorkel. As the sun sets, head back to the starting point for a seamless transition to on-land nightlife which is just beginning.

Cabo San Lucas: Sunset Party Cruise with Open Bar

5. Cabo San Lucas: Sunset Party Cruise with Open Bar

The adventure begins with pickup from your hotel and transfer to your party boat where an evening of fun awaits. Hop onboard and grab yourself a drink from the open bar, then dance to the beat of club classic hits. As the boat sets sail on the stunning Sea of Cortez, admire panoramic views of the Baja California Sur coastline. Cruise by some of Cabo’s most famous landmarks, including Lover’s Beach and the Arch, as well as a sea lion colony. The highlight of the trip is an epic sunset across the Pacific Ocean. Sip on a refreshing margarita or cold beer as you watch an unforgettable sunset before beginning the return journey back to port.

Cabo San Lucas: Cabo Pulmo Snorkeling Expedition

6. Cabo San Lucas: Cabo Pulmo Snorkeling Expedition

Discover the stunning marine park at Cabo Pulmo on a full-day snorkeling tour from Cabo San Lucas or San Jose del Cabo. Visit different natural sites in this world-renowned snorkeling location, as you look out for turtles, fish, and other marine life.  After pickup from your hotel, enjoy a scenic 2-hour drive to Cabo Pulmo. Meet your local captain and guide, before heading out into the Sea of Cortez on a small motor boat. Explore a variety of snorkeling locations in the protected marine park, home to a wide variety of sea life.  Admire the stunning coastline and stop to explore a 20,000-year-old reef close to the shore. See starfish and brightly colored corals, as well as turtles, giant schools of fish, and sea lions, if you're lucky. Complete your tour with a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, before being dropped off at your hotel.

From Cabo: Cabo Pulmo Marine Park Snorkeling and Kayaking

7. From Cabo: Cabo Pulmo Marine Park Snorkeling and Kayaking

Your full day excursion begins with morning pickup from your accommodation, followed by a 2-hour scenic drive to Cabo Pulo National Marine Park. Along the way, your expert local guide will keep you entertained with priceless stories and facts about the region. Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park is a series of protected marine sanctuaries that form a bay around 1 of the 3 living coral reefs in North America. Established as a protected park in 1995, studies recently have shown an increase in biomass of almost 500% — and it shows. Tropical fish abound, with schools of grouper and jacks parading next to rays, eyes, and the occasional shark. Upon arriving in Cabo Pulmo, marvel at the landscape as the mountainous desert meets the brilliant turquoise sea. As you get geared up at Los Arbolitos beach, you’ll be informed of the park regulations and given an instructional kayak lesson. Paddle out to La Sirenita beach, a remote sea lion colony, before hopping into the water to begin snorkeling amidst plentiful aquatic life. You’ll spend around 4 hours exploring the vibrant coral reefs, stopping at 2-3 snorkeling locations. After a thrilling day on the water, head back to the small community of Cabo Pulmo for a delicious local lunch, before heading back to Cabo.

Los Cabos: Sunset Dinner Cruise with Transportation

8. Los Cabos: Sunset Dinner Cruise with Transportation

Enjoy a delicious selection of tacos as you cruise the coast of Cabo toward the blue waters of the Sea of Cortez on this sunset dinner cruise from Los Cabos. See some local sights such as the Arch and Land's End along the way. Board your catamaran in Los Cabos and set sail. Admire the picturesque sunset from the boat. Savor some authentic Mexican tacos as you take in the sights. Pair your food with drinks from the open bar, including beer, soda, mixed drinks, juice, and water. Sail past the Arch on the southern tip of Cabo San Lucas. Keep your eyes open for sea lions living at a local sea lion colony, spot Lover's Beach, and the Neptune's Finger rock formation. Take the tour in the winter season and have a chance to spot some whales around the boat. Get dropped off back at your hotel after an evening of dinner, sailing, and sightseeing.

Cabo San Lucas: Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise and Tequila Tasting

9. Cabo San Lucas: Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise and Tequila Tasting

Ride on the only one Crystal Clear Boat and pass by the famous Arch, the Lovers Beach, and the Pelican´s Rock The pick up at your hotel. The activity starts at the marina where you will board a Transparent Boat towards the sea of Cortez and visit the famous rock formations and the emblematic Arch of Cabo San Lucas passing by the last point known as the end of the earth. You will also visit The Sea lions Colony right next to The Arch and finally, you will visit the Pacific Ocean side and the great views of the best resorts in Cabo. After the tour, you will have free shopping time and a tequila tasting activity included in the tour price. It is optional. If you prefer you can return to the hotel right after the tour boat ride.

Cabo San Lucas: Snorkeling & Boat Trip with Open Bar

10. Cabo San Lucas: Snorkeling & Boat Trip with Open Bar

See all the sights of Cabo from your boat, swim and snorkel with tropical fish, and kick back on deck with lunch and an open bar. Take advantage of pickup from your hotel, then hop on board an inclusive boat adventure from Cabo San Lucas. Sail past Lover’s Beach, the Arch, and the Sea Lion Colony as you make your way to the beautiful Santa Maria Bay. Jump into the azure waters to swim and snorkel alongside colorful tropical fish. Alternatively, lounge on the deck and bask in the warmth of the Cabo sun. Sip on an icy margarita or cold Cerveza, and watch the spectacular coastline go by. Feast on an inclusive lunch of fresh fruit, energy bars, potato chips, baguettes or burritos served on the return voyage.

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What people are saying about San Jose del Cabo

It's a workout but so worth it! Stopping at Lover's Beach was the highlight. Our guides gave us plenty of time to relax and take in the views. Definitely recommend.

We had the best time ! Great knowledgeable guides, beautiful location, and fair price. Thank you so much we couldn’t have asked for a better tour!

Great activity with awesome guides. Best way to see The arch and Lover’s beach. The snorkeling spot was amazing! Worth every dollar!

Gilbert was our guide. He was excellent. We really enjoyed all of the different sea life we were able to see.

Casey was a great guide. This excursion was awesome!