La Paz Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour And Lunch From Los Cabos - Cabo San Lucas

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from most Los Cabos hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Test your endurance and swim alongside whale sharks, the largest known fish, in the Sea of Cortez on this full-day eco-tour. After driving through a beautiful desert to reach La Paz, sail out to warm waters rich with plankton, whale sharks favorite food. After a swim with these giants, enjoy delicious tacos on La Pazs beachfront boardwalk and visit the iconic Hotel California (time permitting). Round-trip transport from most Los Cabos hotels is included. Dont miss out on this spectacular tour available from October to April only.


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Breakfast included
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Know More about this tour

After morning hotel pickup in a plush air-conditioned van, travel past the mountains, plains and coastal dunes of Baja California Surs desert. During the ride, eat up the breakfast snacks (usuallya freshly prepared sandwich, fruit, and juice) provided by your friendly guide. With the vigorous activity that lies ahead, youll appreciate the energy boost.

Upon arrival in La Paz, get dressed in a wetsuit and equipped with snorkeling gear for a boat ride out to the Sea of Cortez, where whale sharks gather fromOctober to April. As the boat heads out, your guide shares informative facts about whale sharks and what to expect during the outing. About the size of a yellow school bus, the whale shark is considered the largest fish in the sea at 40-feet-long (12 meters).

Lucky for you, these gentle giants are filter feeders and prefer to dine on plankton. Your captain with find a spot teeming with the tiny organisms, making the chances that you'll spy the telltale white spots of a whale shark that much greater. Once you see one, slip on your snorkeling mask and fins, and leap from the boat.

In that moment, come face-to-face with one of the underwater giants. Marvel at the whale sharks grace and how it angles its yawning mouth near the waterline to feed, while the rest of its body remains tilted downward. Attempt to sneak a peek of whale shark's white belly as it lumbers along; you'll have to swim at an earnest pace to keep up. While it might be tempting to touch the sleek creature, be sure to keep your hands to yourself at all times.

Climb back aboard for a break, as your boat captain navigates to other viewing locations. Along the way, you may see schools of manta rays, dolphins and maybe even humpback whales.

Afterward your guide takes to the Malecn, the waterfront boardwalk of La Paz, where youll dig into scrumptious Baja-style tacos and cold nonalcoholic beverages as well as tequila and beer. Refueled, take a stroll and explore beachside shopping, or just relax at one of the Malecn's tiny beaches.

Then head to the small desert town of Todos Santos in the Sierra de Laguna foothills and arrive at popular Hotel California. Stay long enough and you may hear the Eagles classic hit of the same name emanating from the lobby. Go ahead and check off several items from your bucket list as you're transported back to your hotel.


  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Use of snorkel equipment
  • Towels and wetsuits
  • Boxed breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Beverages


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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

Not wheelchair accessible

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

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