Hike, Paddle and Snorkel in Baja: “Mexico’s Galapagos”
Learn about unique flora and fauna in one of the world’s most ecologically rich locations as you snorkel, kayak and hike your way along Mexico’s Baja Peninsula.
Rating (4.5)
Program No. 22075RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Mexico’s Baja Peninsula—one of the longest peninsulas in the world—is home to craggy mountains and gorgeous coastline. Between the peninsula and mainland, the nutrient-rich Sea of Cortés hosts incredibly diverse marine life. Jacques Cousteau called it the “Aquarium of the World.” Let your curiosity run wild on this adventure cruise, discovering the remarkable human and natural history of fascinating Baja.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to 2 miles over uneven terrain; paddling and snorkeling.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Snorkel, kayak and hike among diverse wildlife—sea lions, sea turtles, boobies, frigatebirds, iguana.
  • Explore Baja by burro, riding through desert arroyos with a local ranchero.
  • Experience San José del Cabo's historical and cultural offerings on a walking exploration of Baja Peninsula's charming resort town.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Willow Zuchowski
Willow Zuchowski lives in Monteverde, Costa Rica. In 2004 she founded ProNativas, a native ornamental plant network. Willow regularly leads walks and presents talks to visitors exploring the tropics. Born in Massachusetts and educated in the Northeast, she worked in the fields of botany and environmental education. After many years of field work, she authored one of the main guide books to plants of Costa Rica. Her small ship cruise experiences range from polar regions to the Sea of Cortez, the Caribbean and Central America.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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