5 Ways to Explore the Iconic Arch of Cabo

Find out how the Arch of Cabo San Lucas was created and how you can get the best views. Book a tour with Cabo Adventures and come visit The Cabo Arch today!

The Arch of Cabo San Lucas

The Arch of Cabo San Lucas, which you may also know as “Land's End,” is a travel icon commonly seen on postcards and brochures for Cabo vacations. This majestic rock formation is situated on the southernmost tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula and is roughly three stories tall. The arch was naturally carved by wind, waves, and erosion millions of years ago.

The Cabo Arch attracts tourists due to its scenic appeal, but also because it is often a hot spot for sea lion colonies and, in the winter, migrating whales. Plus, it is an incredible snorkeling and scuba diving location with an abundance of tropical fish and coral.


Discover 5 fun ways to visit The Arch

The best way to see the Arch of Cabo San Lucas is by booking a tour with Cabo Adventures. Our expert guides will show you the best views, teach you about the history, and make sure you don't miss a thing. Check out some of the tours available below!


1. Luxury Day Sailing Los Cabos Tour

Enjoy a relaxing ride in luxury on one of our French-made sailing yachts, and make the day one to remember in Cabo San Lucas complete with hors d'oeuvres and an open bar. Get up close for a great view of the famous Cabo Arch, sea lion colony, and Lover's Beach.

Keep an eye on the water as you sail and you might catch a glimpse of dolphins, rays, or even whales (in the winter). We'll also take a break in a secluded cove for swimming, snorkeling, paddleboarding, or sunbathing before a gourmet lunch is served onboard the boat.

sailing tour in cabo with cabo adventures


2. Cabo Snorkel & Sea Adventure

The Cabo San Lucas coast is one of the best places in the world to try snorkeling. The clear water is home to a wide variety of coral, tropical fish, and other marine life. Cruise along the coastline with us for views of the Cabo Arch, sea lions, and the famous Lover's Beach before diving in for the snorkeling adventure of a lifetime.

Our experts will be there to assist you or answer questions while you swim, or snorkel among the colorful fish. You can also paddleboard or kayak if you'd like. Whatever water activity you want to try most, we'll have the equipment ready and waiting.

cabo snorkel and tour to the arch in cabo


3. Luxury Two-Bay Snorkel Adventure

Embarking on an aquatic journey to discover the Arch of Cabo's splendor, many adventurers find their way aboard the Luxury Two Bay Snorkel tour. This experience is not just about glimpsing the famous natural wonder from a distance but about immersing oneself in the vibrant sea life that flourishes beneath the waves of Santa Maria and Chileno Bay.

The adventure begins with a touch of exclusivity, as participants are offered a convenient hotel pickup service. Upon arrival at the dock, guests are welcomed aboard a French-designed catamaran that promises both comfort and style. The vessel itself is a gateway to luxury, crafted to provide an intimate connection with the sea while ensuring an atmosphere of elegance.

As the catamaran sets sail, the clear blue waters beckon. Guests are provided with high-quality snorkeling gear to prepare them for the underwater exploration ahead. The Sea of Cortez, known as 'The World's Aquarium' by legendary oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, does not disappoint. It offers an array of marine biodiversity rarely seen elsewhere – from playful schools of tropical fish to serene gardens of coral.


snorkeling at lands end

4. Scuba Diving at Land’s End and the Arch

Scuba dive with local experts in one of the best scuba diving locations you can imagine. Explore Neptune's Finger both above and below the surface, swim through the Arch, and visit an underwater canyon thousands of feet deep.

You'll be joined on your adventure by an abundance of tropical fish, and if you're lucky you might come across dolphins or sea turtles. The best time to visit is between June and December when the water is warmer, the weather is calmer, and visibility is better. This tour is great for both seasoned divers and beginners.

scuba diving around the arch of cabo san lucas baja california mexico


5. Los Cabos Luxury Sunset Sailing

Mexico has some of the most spectacular sunsets in the world, and with this luxury sunset cruise, you get the best view available. Watch the sun sink below the horizon at the edge of the sea from the comfort of a French-made luxury sailboat.

You'll also get to see some of the most picturesque sights along the Los Cabo coastline. You can use this opportunity to get gorgeous photos with the one you love in front of a stunning sunset backdrop and enjoy the romantic atmosphere on this adults-only cruise.

luxury sunset sailing in the arch of cabo san lucas


BONUS: Los Cabos Arch and City Tour 

In the bustling heart of Mexico's Baja California Sur, there lies a tapestry of culture and history that is best explored through the City Tour Los Cabos. This tour is not merely a journey through the streets; it's a deep dive into the soul of a region where every corner tells a story.

The City Tour Los Cabos begins with the promise of discovery, as guests are conveniently gathered from their accommodations, setting the stage for an intimate exploration of the city's charm. The tour unveils the multifaceted personality of Los Cabos, from its colonial architecture to its modern-day vibrancy.

As participants navigate through the historic district, they encounter echoes of the past in buildings that stand as proud monuments to bygone eras. The city's heartbeat can be felt in its bustling markets where artisans display their crafts, offering a colorful palette of local traditions and craftsmanship.

One cannot speak of Los Cabos without mentioning its gastronomic delights. The tour indulges its guests with authentic Mexican cuisine, providing a taste of the rich flavors that are as integral to the culture as the cobblestone streets are to its landscapes.

The narrative of Los Cabos is also painted by its natural wonders. The tour takes adventurers beyond the city limits to where the majestic desert meets the sea. Here, at scenic viewpoints, visitors are encouraged to capture moments with their cameras, securing memories against the backdrop of unparalleled natural beauty. You will witness the beauty of the Arch, filling your day with the perfect memory of your Cabo trip.

Visit to the arch of Cabo including a swim with dolphins experience


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Reserve your spot on one of these unforgettable tours today. Check out Cabo Adventures to learn more about the amazing experiences you can add to your Cabo vacation.

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