Sea of Cortez Snorkeling Adventure

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Sea of Cortez Snorkeling Adventure

  • 10 Hours

  • Families

  • Min 5 years old

  • Best Price Guarantee

  • Active

  • Small Groups

Enjoy a relaxing cruise and explore the Sea of Cortez on this amazing Cabo snorkeling excursion!

This full-day tour begins with a complimentary hotel pick-up in an air-conditioned van that will take you to the Pichilingue Marina in La Paz (note: travel time is approximately 2 hours). From there, you will hop aboard our catamaran and enjoy the scenic cruise to Espiritu Santo Island along with a light breakfast.

Upon arrival, we’ll provide you with all the snorkeling gear you’ll need to explore the Sea of Cortez and its gorgeous marine life, including a sea lion colony*!

After that, we’ll cruise further along Bay where you’ll have another opportunity to swim and snorkel as our crew prepares a delicious deli-style buffet lunch. After lunch, we’ll return to the Marina where our driver will pick you up and return you to your hotel.

Sea of Cortez tours are popular for those who want a little bit of everything including great food and drinks and amazing wildlife, along with lots of sun.

From the minute your full-day tour begins, you will bask in luxury and comfort. With a light breakfast and deli-style lunch buffet, along with an open bar after snorkel activities, you won’t have to think of the details, and we even provide snorkeling equipment.

Our experienced, bilingual guides will ensure that you have fun the whole day, and they can even help you put on your snorkeling equipment and life vest.


  • Enjoy a relaxing, scenic cruise on a luxury catamaran
  • Witness gorgeous views of beaches, crystal coves, and marine wildlife of Cabo
  • Swim and snorkel with expert guides amid tropical fish, corals, sea lions* and more
  • Explore the Sea of Cortez, a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve brimming with gorgeous marine life
  • Relax in the warm sun at a beach paradise, Isla Partida, with an unlimited open bar

Snorkel into the “Aquarium of the World”

The Sea of Cortez is a legendary and magnificent wonder full of exotic marine life and extreme beauty.

Being surrounded by pristine, azure waters and white sandy beaches will provide calming panoramic views you will remember for a lifetime. But that’s not all.

Jacques Cousteau called the Sea of Cortez the “aquarium of the world” for a good reason. This aquatic habitat is brimming with extraordinary sea life you can’t find anywhere else, which has earned it the UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

Take part in an Ocean Safari

On our Sea of Cortez snorkeling tour adventure, you’ll have the chance of close sightings with dolphins, schools of exotic fish, sea lions*, manta rays, and even whales, among other breathtaking undersea creatures. Discover some of the most extraordinary and remote wonders of the world in this exciting Cabo expedition on your next trip to Cabo San Lucas!

Our tour stretches from Cabo to La Paz and starts on land, where you’ll get an intimate introduction to the Baja landscape on your way to the water. Experience a scenic two-hour drive to La Paz and receive a back-door tour of Baja California Sur on this ecological adventure.

Cabo Snorkeling in Espiritu Santo Island

If you seek vast exploration of Cabo San Lucas and seize adventure at every corner (all while enjoying a little relaxation in the process), then our snorkeling tours are the right choice for you. The tour starts with a scenic and relaxing cruise aboard a luxury catamaran to reach the snorkeling destination, the Sea of Cortez.

However, the journey toward Espiritu Santo Island is only half the fun as you cruise past exquisite beaches and crystal blue coves brimming with marine life. On the cruise itself, you’ll have the opportunity to witness exotic marine and sea life freely roaming the waters around you.

When our yacht reaches its destination, the Sea of Cortez Wildlife & Snorkeling Adventure begins. Swim and snorkel in this natural sanctuary among sea lions* and an awe-inspiring array of brightly colored tropical fish, sea stars, corals, turtles and occasionally playful sea lion pups!

Glimpse a myriad of incredible marine wildlife, swim safely among friends and family, and make memories to last a lifetime. Of the many Cabo expeditions available in the region, none is better or more rewarding than the Sea of Cortez snorkeling adventure at Cabo Adventures.

Sit back, relax, and bask in the warm sun as we anchor at a breathtaking bay. Treat yourself to a fresh lunch and an unlimited open bar. Experience total immersion in incredible natural beauty as you board our luxury catamaran for a world-class tour.

Best Snorkeling in Sea of Cortez: Go Private

Enjoy this amazing Cabo experience in your own private group.

So, what separates our Cabo snorkeling tour from other snorkeling trips? Simple: the staff, the amenities, and the experience overall. Our tours are led by friendly and knowledgeable locals who are passionate about what they do.

Our yachts and snorkeling supplies are some of the best in the industry and are regularly maintained to ensure the highest level of safety during tours at any time of the year. And most importantly, at Cabo Adventures, we care about your experience.

We go the extra mile to ensure that you are always at ease, having fun, and getting several opportunities to make memories that will last a lifetime.

What's included in this experience

  • Light breakfast onboard the catamaran
  • Deli style lunch buffet and soft drinks
  • Open Bar after snorkel activities
  • Professional bilingual guides
  • Round trip transportation in an air-conditioned van from Los Cabos to La Paz (approximately 2 hours each way)

What's excluded

Available for purchase

  • Photos
  • Towels
  • Private tour available

What do you need to know before you book

  • *As part of the conservation policies to protect the sea lion colony in the area of Espíritu Santo (La Paz), the local authorities (CONANP) have restricted the possibility of swimming with Sea Lions during June, July, and August.
  • Entrance Fee to Espiritu Santo National Park: $20 USD per person
  • Minimum age: 5 years old
  • Previous snorkeling experience recommended
  • Guests with respiratory problems, limited mobility, and expectant mothers may not participate
  • We check the weather and sea conditions every morning. We reserve the right to cancel a tour without previous notice due to safety reasons.
  • Round-trip transportation is included from select hotels exclusively for our guests who book their tours at least 24 hours in advance.

What to bring

  • Money for entrance fee to Espíritu Santo National Park
  • Towels
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Non-slip shoes
  • Change of clothes
  • Light jacket or sweater
  • Money for photos and souvenirs


What is the Sea of Cortez?
Los Cabos unites together the waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez (also called the Gulf of California). UNESCO declared 244 islands and protected areas of the Sea of Cortez a World Heritage Site.
Do you provide snorkel equipment?
Yes we provide lifejackets masks and snorkel gear.
Can I participate if I have never snorkeled before?
No problem! Our guides can teach you how to use the equipment and they will take you to the best locations. You will use a life jacket at all times.
I have snorkeled before and I like to free dive. Can I free dive on this tour?
Unfortunately federal regulations prohibit free diving. Only snorkeling with a life jacket is allowed.
Is there a season to snorkel with sea lions?
To optimize the protection of the Sea Lion species in the area of Espiritu Santo (La Paz) one of the world’s most famous Sea Lion Colonies the local authorities (CONANP) have restricted the possibility of swimming with the Sea Lions during June July and August.
Where does this tour take place?
This tour takes place in La Paz the capital city of Baja California Sur and situated 2 hours away from Cabo San Lucas.
Do I need to know how to swim to participate in the snorkeling tour?
Embarking on a Sea of Cortez snorkeling adventure is an exhilarating experience that enables you to plunge into the underwater world and encounter magnificent marine life. When considering the importance of swimming skills for such an adventure we can't emphasize the significance of being comfortable in the water enough. Although you don’t have to be an expert swimmer for our Sea of Cortez adventures having a basic understanding of swimming techniques can significantly enhance your snorkeling experience. Luckily whether you’re a great swimmer or not we have life vests to give peace of mind while out on the water. We will even help you put it on if you need help!
Can guests bring their own snorkeling gear?
Absolutely! While we take great pride in offering our guests high-quality safe and reliable snorkeling gear including life vests snorkels and masks we understand that some may prefer to use their own equipment for a variety of reasons. We fully support this choice and encourage guests to bring along their personal gear if it makes them feel more comfortable and confident while exploring the underwater wonders. Snorkeling is all about enjoying the experience and creating unforgettable memories and using your gear can certainly add to your overall satisfaction. So pack your favorite snorkeling essentials and embark on an awe-inspiring Sea of Cortez snorkeling excursion.
What type of marine life can I expect to see on the snorkeling tour?
If you're looking for a snorkeling adventure like no other head to the Sea of Cortez in Mexico for our Sea of Cortez wildlife & snorkeling adventure tour. It's one of the most biodiverse ecological regions in the world designated a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005 and home to incredible sea life! There you'll find an array of sea mammals sea turtles and fish with 39% of the world's known marine mammals calling it home. The water is populated with sea lions and other curious wildlife such as swordfish seahorses and giant squid. Plus there is teeming sea life like totoaba fish Californian octopus stingrays sardines and shrimp. With its warm waters and low surfaces protecting coral reefs plankton and algae what's not to love about this magical sea?


Cabo Adventures
Blvd. Paseo de la Marina (esquina Malecon), Lote 7-A, Cabo San Lucas, México CP 23410