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Exploring Cabo San Lucas: A Comprehensive Itinerary for Tours and Activities

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

Cabo San Lucas, also known as Los Cabos, is a resort town located on the southern tip of Baja California Sur, Mexico. It is known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush desert landscape. Cabo is a popular destination for travelers from all over the world, who come to enjoy the warm weather, beautiful scenery, and variety of activities. So let's take a look at what Cabo has to offer.


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Los Cabos Day Tour with Tequila and Chocolate Tasting

A personalized way to explore the scenic beauty and cultural diversity of Los Cabos with a tequila and chocolate tasting. Discover the dazzling marine life of Cabo San Lucas Bay on a boat trip. Visit Downtown Cabo San Lucas, the Glass Blowing Factory, the viewing point, and the estuary. Tour the historical old mission, sample different tequilas, the get some free time to shop.


Duration

6 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9:30am

Price

$95 per person

Alternative


Cabo Bar Crawl

Join this top-rated party Bar Crawl across the best nightlife area of Cabo San Lucas. Party-pro Hosts will show you 5 of the best bars and clubs around on this Los Cabos Bar Crawl to give you an insanely cheap and unforgettable night out – though probably somewhat hazy! you will save some serious money and meet some seriously awesome people. Are you ready!?


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9pm

Price

$55 per person

Alternative


Mezcal Tasting and Cocktail Class

Some travelers favorite part of their Cabo San Lucas trips are the Mexican spirits, especially mezcal. Take home the basics of how to make your own mezcal and be able to enjoy this choice cocktail at home, too. You’ll go to Vas Que Vuelas Mezcaleria to learn about mezcal and taste three different ones before going to your cocktail class.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday, time TBD

Price

$60 per person

Alternative

Downtown Food and Tacos Tasting Walking Tour

Feast your senses on the explosive flavors and cultural delights of Mexico on a 3-hour culinary walking tour of Cabo San Lucas. With a professional guide, discover local foodie hotspots and traditional dishes while exploring the vibrant downtown district of Cabo San Lucas. Sample classic favorites like tacos and quesadillas while gaining valuable insight into the culture, traditions and folklore of Mexico. Receive personalized attention from your gastronome guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.



Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am, 11am, 12:30pm and 5pm

Price

$76 per person

Alternative


Mexican Legacy Cooking Class

Receive a hands-on class in regional Mexican cooking during this chef-led garden-to-table workshop at a local restaurant. Hear his comments on Mexican cuisine as you tour the on-site vegetable and herb garden, then head into the kitchen to learn how to prepare four tasty dishes. The workshops include a welcome cocktail and an after-class meal.

Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5pm

Price

$75 per person

Alternative


Sunset Mexican Dinner Cruise & Live Music

This Sunset Mexican Dinner Cruise provides an excellent view of Cabo's most breathtaking sites including the famed "El Arco", Land's End, the Sea Lion Colony, Lover's Beach, the pirate's cave and more from the upper deck of our luxurious catamaran, the largest and best-equipped in Los Cabos. An open bar and delicious Fajitas Dinner is served with exquisite service as you tap your feet to the rhythms of our live international band. We'll cruise along the coast on the Sea of Cortez, and around Land's End, the southernmost tip of the peninsula, and slip into the Pacific Ocean where a glorious Baja sunset awaits. An unforgettable experience that will be the highlight of your Los Cabos vacation!


Duration

2.5 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 5pm

Price

$95 per person

Alternative

Dolphin World

Come have a vacation of a lifetime at Dolphin World! Choose between:

  • Dolphin Encounter: Perfect for those who can’t swim, you will have an amazing interactive encounter with dolphins.

  • Dolphin Swim: Interact, swim and have a ride with one dolphin.

  • Royal Dolphin Swim: Interact, swim and have a ride with two dolphins.

  • Trainer for a Day: Along with your trainer, spend time in the training pools, enjoy a close up and one on one experience.

Other than interacting with dolphins there are several other activities to choose from like a Camel Trek. Snorkel with sharks and bicycle tour. A buffet lunch, is also included.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Monday – Saturday at 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Price

  • Dolphin Encounter: $119 per person

  • Dolphin Swim: $149 per person

  • Royal Dolphin Swim: $179 per person

  • Trainer for a Day: $249 per person

For the first 3 tours, round trip transportation can be added on for $20 per person. Its included if you choose a Dolphin/Royal Dolphin Swim tour before 3pm.


Whale Watching Brunch Cruise & Glass Factory Tour

Spot gray whales and other marine life on this 2-hour whale watching cruise from Cabo San Lucas. Sail past the dramatic El Arco (The Arch) rock formation and a colony of sea lions as you enjoy a delicious Mexican breakfast and open bar. Keep an eye out for dolphins, manta rays, and gray whales once you arrive at the Sea of Cortez. After the cruise, take a 30-minute tour of The Glass Factory. Finally, you'll visit the Municipal Handicraft Market, where you'll be able to purchase a souvenir of the experience. Roundtrip transportation included.


Duration

7 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8am

Price

$110 per person

Alternative


Snorkel Tour with Open Bar & Lunch

Soak up Cabo San Lucas’s stunning coastal scenery during this cruise. Pose for photos at the famous Arch and hit the water on a get-down stop at Santa Maria Beach, with snorkeling equipment and paddle boards included (kayaks are available on request). Tours include an open bar and a tasty lunch.



Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 1pm

Price

$73 per person

Alternative

Beginners Diving Experience

Try out diving with this lesson during your time in Cabo San Lucas. Work on your skills with your instructor, see what ocean life you can spot beneath the waves, and visit the Arch of Los Cabos.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 8:30am and 12:30pm

Price

$125 per person

Alternative


Parasailing Los Cabos Adventure

Take to the skies on a thrilling parasailing adventure over the water of Los Cabos. Enjoy incredible views from the air as you drift high above Cabo San Lucas Bay, keeping an eye out for landmark sights such as Lovers Beach and the golden-hued El Arco and snapping pics as you go. Skim the water if you like or return to the back of your tow-boat without ever touching the sea.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Monday – Saturday at 9am, 10am, 1pm and 2pm

Price

$79 per person


Jet Skiing

Have fun while getting to know Cabo! When riding the Jet Ski, you will be able to get to know Cabo's Bay and the famous Arch. A unique adventure that you will never forget! With over 20 years of experience, you are in safe hands with our tour guides. Our guides will teach you how to ride the Jet Ski so you can go anywhere you like in the bay area, Including the Arch of Cabo San Lucas!


Duration

0.5 - 1 hour

Availability

Everyday at 10am and 3pm

Price

$115 per pair for a 30 mins session

Alternative

Camel Outback Adventure and Eco Farm

Ride a camel along the beach to discover the spectacular coastal scenery of the Baja peninsula on an incredible tour from Los Cabos. Taste traditional Mexican specialties as you overlook the gentle ocean; explore the fascinating flora and fauna of the area with a knowledgeable guide; and enjoy an exhilarating off-road expedition through dramatic natural beauty. Complete your cultural experience with a tequila tasting.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Price

$109 per person

Alternative


Horseback Riding on The Beach and Through The Desert

Feel the wind in your hair and explore Cabo’s surroundings during this small-group horseback riding tour. Ride a noble steed on the beach, admiring the great waves of the Pacific Ocean, and venture into the desert for views of the mountains. After you dismount, visit a tequila museum and enjoy several samples of the Mexican libation. Roundtrip transportation included.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am, 12pm and 3pm

Price

$50 per person, plus a $20 park entrance fee paid on arrival

Alternative


Beach and Desert ATV Adventure

Set out across desert landscape on a thrilling ATV adventure in Cabo San Lucas. Head to an adventure park and board a luxury ATV for an incredible off-road drive through sand creeks and canyons en route to the white sands of Margaritas Beach. Follow an expert guide and learn about local flora along the way. You'll even have an opportunity to visit with the park's rare white lions.


Duration

2 - 3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8am, 10:30am, 1pm and 4pm

Price

$57 per person plus a $20 park entry fees paid on arrival

Alternative

ATV, Tequila, Buffet lunch & Eco-Farm Adventure - $75 per person plus a $25 park entry fees paid on arrival

Ziplines, Rappelling and UTV Adventure

Soar over the dramatic curves of desert canyons and drive a powerful ATV on off-road trails on this Canyon Canopy Adventure from Los Cabos. Glide along suspended steel cables while absorbing the unspoiled scenic beauty of the landscape, then drive through with ecological habitats on a modern ATV vehicle. Satisfy an appetite for adrenaline on this adventurous and active tour.


Duration

6 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am, 10am, 12pm and 3pm

Price

$129 per person, plus a $20 park entrance fee and $25 UTV insurance paid on arrival

Alternative


Hidden Waterfalls Adventure

Embark on a trek into the interior of Baja and discover several hidden waterfalls on this exciting adventure. Join a private guide and hike through a canyon to find these cascading waterfalls. Once you arrive, you can swim, jump, and relax in the refreshing waters surrounded by nothing but beautiful nature; a true oasis in the middle of desert landscapes.


Duration

6 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am

Price

$150 per person

Alternative


Powered Paragliding Flight

Take a 35-minute paragliding flight over the pristine beaches while looking for whales, dolphins and rays. An unforgettable personalized experience in Cabo San Lucas. Safe, thrilling and fun for all ages.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm

Price

$240 per person


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