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Adventures Afloat: Journeys in the Sea of Cortez

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Program #20182RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
So rich with wildlife that it has been called Mexico’s Galápagos, the Sea of Cortez is truly a living sea. Experience the most vibrant of its 37 islands and kayak, snorkel and swim in its pristine waters. Search for pods of dolphins and marine mammals and observe them under the sea via bow-mounted camera. Onboard naturalists and horticulturalists share insights into what makes this ecosystem unlike any other.


Highlights

• Explore Isla San Jose’s varied habitats during Zodiac and kayak excursions into the mangrove channels.
• Enjoy two days of ship-based exploration on the Sea of Cortez, experiencing its many beautiful bays and peaceful beaches.
• Swim and snorkel in the turquoise waters of Los Islotes and Isla Espiritu Santo, home to many playful sea lions.


Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day on uneven, rocky and sandy surfaces. Climbing in and out of Zodiac boats.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival San Jose del Cabo, 1 night; embark National Geographic Sea Bird, 7 nights (ports of call include Cabo Pulmo, Isla Espiritu Santo, Todos Santos, Los Islotes, Bahia Agua Verde, Isla San Jose, Isla San Francisco, ); disembark La Paz, departure.

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8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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