• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Cabo San Lucas Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: Oct 27

Located in the Southern most tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is rated as one of the top five places to visit in Mexico. It is know for its pristine beaches, water activities, the sea arch El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, and abundant marine life. So take a look at my collection of things to do while in Cabo.


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 are when booking for a single adult and 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.

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.

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, 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Price

  • Dolphin Encounter: $119 per person

  • Dolphin Swim: $149 per person

  • Royal Dolphin Swim: $179 per person

  • Round trip transportation can be added on for $20 per person. Its included if you choose a Dolphin/Royal Dolphin Swim tour before 3pm.


Sunset Party Cruise

This sunset party cruise on the Sea of Cortez takes you aboard the Pez Gato, the perfect party catamaran. Set sail from Cabo San Lucas in the evening and sip drinks from the unlimited open bar, accompanied by appetizers served by an expert crew. Dance to top hits while you soak up the beautiful surroundings


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5pm and 6pm

Price

$66 per person


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

Every Tuesday at 5pm

Price

$85 per person

Alternative

Pirate Ship Sunset Dinner Cruise and Show - $89.10 per person

Whale Watching Brunch Cruise

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 of spicy eggs and aromatic coffee. Keep an eye out for dolphins, manta rays, and gray whales once you arrive at the Sea of Cortez. A marine biologist will accompany you on board to provide commentary on these impressive creatures. Includes unlimited open bar.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am

Price

$69 per person


Sunset Snorkeling Tour

Explore Cabo San Lucas’s most iconic coastal attractions during this scenic shared ride aboard a comfortable trimaran. Get a first-hand peek at Lovers’ Beach, the local sea lion colony, and the famous Cabo arch while lounging comfortably on the restroom-equipped boat, with both open-air decks and shaded areas. Tours include complimentary refreshments with open bar and snacks.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5pm

Price

$50 per person

Alternative


Parasailing Los Cabos Adventure

Enjoy Land’s End, the Arch, Lovers’ Beach, and the entire Cabo shoreline – all from a bird´s-eye view. You will soar up to 600 feet, depending on wind and water conditions. Cabo San Lucas weather is blessed with nearly year-round sunshine. The great weather provides near-perfect conditions, with clear blue skies, warm temperatures, and light winds. There’s no better way to see Cabo San Lucas than from the air! And don´t forget your camera to record your memories and prove to your friends that you really did it.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Monday – Saturday at 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Price

$55 per person

Alternative

If you'll be staying in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, this parasailing tour for $69 per person may be more convenient for you.

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

  • $80 per group of 2 for a 30 mins session

  • $120 per group of 2 for a 1-hour session


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



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

$65 per person plus a $20 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


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 8am, 10am, 1pm and 4pm

Price

$70 per person, plus a $20 park entrance fee paid on arrival


Mexican Legacy Cooking Class

Live this incredible cooking adventure that will take place in one of the best and most exclusive Mexican restaurants in Los Cabos. You will have a reserved table where our Master Chef will teach you the secrets of authentic Mexican cuisine. Groups are small, which allows a more personalized attention to each visitor. Learn step by step how to cook four delicious typical dishes of Mexican cuisine. You will even learn an original recipe to mix the perfect cocktail! You will have the opportunity to visit and learn all about natural ingredients that delight the most demanding palates in our own garden. Ideal for the whole family or as a couple, if you are tired of the same flavors in the typical buffet, enjoy, discover and savor new ingredients and ways of cooking them. From good aroma to exquisite seasoning, please your senses by learning from our expert local chef!


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5pm

Price

$55.99 per person

Mezcal Tasting and Cocktail Class

You will arrive to Vas Que Vuelas Mezcaleria an authentic mezcal bar with more than 50 Mezcal brands including their own bottles. We will first start with an explanation on how mezcal is made followed by a tasting of 3 different mezcals, each made of a different agave plant or from different regions within Mexico, you will be able to taste the variety of flavors and notes of each plant and region in which they grow. After the tasting we will finish with a quick class on how to prepare a delicious mezcal cocktail which of course you can drink!


Duration

1.5 hrs

Availability

Everyday, time TBD

Price

$53.34 per person


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

$62.50 per person