Other Info: Optional rental gear: snorkel set ($30), wet suit ($30), sleeping bag ($30)

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in the net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

Imagine waking up to the sound of water lapping up against the shore and opening your tent to take in the breathtaking sunrise on a pristine beach on one of the Gulf of California’s most beautiful islands, Espiritu Santo. You then enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast featuring local produce and begin to get ready for another amazing day of sea-kayaking on the brilliantly turquoise and tranquil Sea of Cortez. This is just a peek at what you can expect from your Baja, Mexico Multisport Adventure.
We begin our adventure in La Paz, the capital of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. The next morning we are transported to Espiritu Santo Island where for the next few days you’ll experience the perfect balance between nature and comfort by kayaking from shore to shore, while the local staff carries your equipment, cooks your meals, and caters to your every need. Each day we’ll be treated to meals and snacks that are a mix of Mexican dishes and camping favorites, utilizing local ingredients and produce. We paddle for about 3 hours each day, leaving plenty of free time to snorkel and explore one of the world’s most diverse natural aquariums and hike into the interior of the island to discover the fascinating rock formations and remarkable plant life.
Baja is well known for gorgeous aquamarine tranquil seas with stunning beaches for camping and world famous marine-life. The Archipelago of Espiritu Santo Island is a part of the “Gulf of California Islands” Flora and Fauna Protection Area which works to preserve the natural splendor of the island. While on the island you will have the chance to observe over 200 species of plants and more than 70 species of animals including the juancinto (little squirrel), the babisuri (ring-tailed cat), the black hare, and the sand snake. While on the water, there are over 50 species of aquatic birds and more than 15 species of marine mammals that we might come across during our paddling voyages.

⇒ Need some reasons to join this trip? Read Kris’s blog post about the Baja to gain some perspective!

Daily Itinerary

DAY 1: Your Zephyr guides will meet you at the airport in Los Cabos, Mexico, and transport you to the town of La Paz, the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. La Paz boasts a wonderful waterfront with world class beaches. Tonight we’ll celebrate the beginning of our trip with a delicious welcome dinner, followed by a walking tour of the historic downtown…SEE FULL ITINERARY

Real People, Real Experiences – What To Expect On This Trip

As on all of our adventures, we want to ensure you have the best experience possible – which is why we like to set expectations appropriately for every trip. Check out What To Expect On This Trip .

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  • TO BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE: You can book online or by calling us at 888.758.8687. Zephyr Adventures requires a 500 deposit (payable by check or credit card) at the time of booking. The remaining balance is payable by check or credit card no later than 60 days prior to the start of the trip.

  • WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? We will send you a confirmation email after we receive your booking, as well as a link to detailed printer-friendly pre-departure documents: arrival and departure information, suggestions for making travel arrangements, a packing list, an invoice, information about your trip location and guides. It will also include a link to an information form and liability waiver. We will also provide you with a link to information about travel insurance. We highly recommend you purchase travel insurance because it protects you if you have an unexpected change in travel plans. Please do not purchase airfare until you have received your pre-departure documents.

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Trip Highlights

>> Sea-kayak in the beautiful Sea of Cortez.

>> Take in the stars and listen to the waves as you camp each night on a different beach.

>> Swim with baby sea lions and magnificent 30-foot whale sharks.

>> Snorkel through one of the world’s most diverse “natural aquariums."

>> Explore canyons with amazing rock formations and discover fascinating plant life.

Trip Accommodations

Nights 1 & 6 >> Hotel Catredal / La Paz

Comfortable hotel with lots of charm and character, located in the heart of La Paz.

Nights 2, 3, 4 & 5 >> Camping on the beach

Each day we’ll be kayaking to a new breathtakingly beautiful beach campsite.

Travel Details

On the first afternoon of the trip, our Zephyr guides will meet you at the Los Cabos airport (airport code SJD). Los Cabos is one of Mexico’s premier resorts so there are a good number of airlines offering flights from many different cities all over the US and Canada.

We will then shuttle to La Paz, the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. We’ll return to the Los Cabos airport on the last afternoon of the trip, giving you time to fly out that evening and return home or extend your stay. We'll give you specific details upon booking.

What's Included

>> A Zephyr guide, plus local guides will accompany you on the trip.

>> Double occupancy lodging is included. If you are traveling solo, we will match you with another traveler of the same gender. However, you may pay a single supplement to have your own room and/or tent.

>> All meals once you meet the group are included.

>> All your transportation is included once you meet your guides on the first day.

>> All group camping equipment is included.

NOT INCLUDED Beverages, desserts, gratuities to your guides, personal expenses, travel to and from the destination, sleeping bag, wet suit and snorkel gear.