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La Paz Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour and Lunch From Los Cabos

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US$ 210.00
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    What to Expect
    Depart from your Los Cabos hotel in a plush, air-conditioned minivan and sit back during the scenic journey to La Paz; admire the undulating dunes and picturesque plains of the Baja California Sur desert, feasting on a fulfilling breakfast of peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches as you ride. 

    Arrive at La Paz, and don your professional wetsuit and snorkeling gear. Sail over the shimmering surface of the Sea of Cortez until you reach the natural habitat of the whale sharks. It won’t be hard to spot the enormous animals, whose size compares directly to a yellow school bus; however, don’t fear the 40-foot (12-meter) stature as whale sharks are considered the sea’s most gentle giants.

    Submerge yourself in the warm water with a supervised guide, and then marvel at the whale shark’s agile elegance in spite of their size. Follow the direction of your guide as you swim the waters near the natural habitat. Climb back on board for a refreshing rest and observe the water for manta rays, dolphins, and even humpback whales.

    Next, venture to the stylish Malecon, a blissful beachfront boardwalk, to pleasure your palate with crunchy tacos, refreshing soft drinks, and tangy tequila. Revitalized, stroll and enjoy the bespoke boutiques of the beach before setting out to explore the traditional town of Todos Santos.

    Visit the popular Hotel California, famed for its potential inspiration of the Eagle’s classic hit, and then return to your minivan for the relaxing journey back to Los Cabos.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Towels and wetsuits
    • Boxed breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 8 years
    • Minimum age to drink alcohol is 18 years
    • Not recommended for pregnant women and participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
    • Must be fully mobile and have strong swimming skills
    • Previous snorkeling experience recommended
    • Important: This tour is not available for passengers arriving on a cruise ship
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 September 2019

    The road trip was a long wish one But worth the experience Our guide was excellent He went above and beyond to make it the best for us The lunch was not the best...but thats ok

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Kathleen T
    TheAdventuresGroup, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cabo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello Kathleen, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about Cabo Adventures. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your adventure and appreciate your comments regarding our service. We are looking forward to welcoming you on many more trips!

    Reviewed 28 May 2019

    We ended up booking this excursion a bit last minute and caught one of the last days tours are permitted in the season. We were so lucky that we got to swim off and on for about 30 minutes with a baby whale shark! Everything...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank arndtaly
    TheAdventuresGroup, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cabo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2019

    Hello, arndtaly Thank you for having taken the time to post your wonderful review of Cabo Adventures and sharing how much you enjoyed our Whale Shark Encounter. We were truly honored to read that everything you experienced was exceptional and we appreciate your detailed feedback....More

    Reviewed 6 May 2019

    Be ready to GO GO GO! Eric was an incredible guide and I could rave about him forever. The actually snorkeling with whale sharks was a lot more difficult than I expected, but it was an adrenaline rush and a lot of fun. A wonderful...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank LikeSandOnMyFeet
    Reviewed 29 April 2019

    My dream has always been to swim with a Whale Shark and Cabo Adventures did such a great job. We had the best tour guide named Alex who always made sure you knew exactly what was happening and felt safe and comfortable. He made sure...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank bkampa
    TheAdventuresGroup, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cabo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2019

    Hello, Brooke Thank you for your time and visit! We are delighted to read that your experience at our Whale Shark Encounter was an amazing one; especially that Alex displayed great service and made you feel very comfortable. All of us here at Cabo Adventures...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2019 via mobile

    We were able to snorkel with the whale sharks and had an amazing time. We were staying in Cabo so it was a full day, but the staff were excellent and did a very good job on the bus as well as the activity itself....More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank SlcWorldTraveler
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    Response from OnTheGo531 | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think so...websites state their dates. You might get lucky, but it might be too early? It is VERY strenuous (I'm in my 60s and did it) and well worth it. We went in April and there were only a couple around by... More
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