Baja California's Whales & Sealife - 7 Night Cruise


Explore the "World's Aquarium"

Embark on a 7-night adventure exploring the marine life, landscapes, and culture of Baja California. Departing from La Paz, you'll cruise alongside rugged coastlines, white sand beaches, and crystal clear waters. Enjoy activities like hiking volcanic trails, taking mule rides with local rancheros in Bahía Agua Verde, savoring farm-to-table meals with ingredients sourced from our partner farmers, and so much more.

Included Highlights:

  • Snorkel among colorful fish and playful sea lion pups
  • Kayak and paddleboard around secluded islands
  • Meet a local ranchero and take a mule ride in Bahía Agua Verde
  • Explore the tranquil beaches and coral reefs of Honeymoon Cove
  • Hike Volcán Coronado for panoramic views
  • Search for blue whales, fin whales, and orcas in the Sea of Cortez
  • Enjoy farm-to-table meals with ingredients sourced from local farmers
  • Search for birds: hummingbirds, cormorants, great blue herons, blue- and red-footed boobies, pelicans, and magnificent frigatebirds
  • Hike and scramble among desert shrub, cacti, and more
  • Explore rugged shores by skiff
  • Enjoy a refreshing beverage at a beach party

NAV = Navigator Cabin, TRB = Trailblazer Cabin, PAT = Pathfinder Cabin, ADM = Admiral Cabin, JCO = Junior Commodore Suite, COM = Commodore Suite, SGL = Single Cabin

Day-by-Day Details

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Day 1: La Paz Embarkation

Welcome! Upon your arrival at Los Cabos International Airport in San José del Cabo, you'll be picked up and transferred to our partner hotel. If you choose to stay elsewhere, please note that airport transfers are not included. On the morning of embarkation, everyone will meet at the hospitality area. Meet your expedition team and embark on an overland orientation transfer to La Paz, giving you a chance to take in the stunning Baja landscape and get a preview of the exciting week ahead. The captain and crew will greet you as you board the ship, just in time to enjoy a cocktail and dinner with your new companions. (D) 

Day 2: Isla San Francisco Park

Explore a playground of steep red bluffs and expansive desert beaches. Put on your walking shoes for a hike along scenic ridges with stunning views, a wonderful way to kick off your trip. Go snorkeling among colorful sea life, paddle around in a kayak, try paddle boarding, or just relax on the beach with the sand between your toes. The island's natural beauty makes it an ideal spot for outdoor adventures. (BLD) 

Day 3: Bahia Agua Verde

At Bahía Agua Verde, crystal-clear waters are framed by rugged, green-hemmed mountains. Explore the coast by small skiff, keeping an eye out for birds, seals, dolphins, and whales. Meet a local ranchero and his family and take a mule ride through the canyons and mountains to experience the “real Baja.” If you are feeling adventurous, walk to the nearby village of Agua Verde and experience this fishing and ranching area. This is a great area for hiking, small boat explorations and kayaking. Enjoy scenic vistas, exceptional exploration, excellent birding, and vibrant culture. (BLD)

Day 4: Honeymoon Cove on Isla Danzante

Today, we will visit a stunning, secluded location. The water at Honeymoon Cove is exceptionally clear with a turquoise hue, making it a great spot for snorkeling. Explore colorful coral reefs, diverse fish species, and other sea creatures. Isla Danzante is known for its spectacular white sand beaches only accessible by boat. If you need a break from the water, there will be opportunities to hang out on the beach, hike to a mountain top, or kayak in the rocky coves. (BLD)

Day 5: Captain's Choice

Rise and shine, adventurers! Early this morning, we're hiking the incredible Volcán Coronado. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll or a challenging hike, Volcán Coronado offers numerous opportunities for exploration. Our challenging hike will take you up to the cinder cone, where you’ll get 360-degree views of the surrounding ocean and landscapes. If you don’t feel up to hiking, enjoy the beautiful beaches of Isla Coronado by taking a beach walk or skiff tour, where you will have a chance to see blue-footed boobies, dolphins, and sea lions. In the afternoon, join your captain for a marine mammal search in the Sea of Cortez, or if sea conditions allow, we will anchor and take some time to explore Loreto Town, the former Capital of all three California’s. Keep an eye out from the Safari Voyager for sightings of blue whales, fin whales, orcas, and a diverse array of pinnipeds and dolphins. (BLD) 

Day 6: Los Islotes & Isla Partida Park

Get ready to snorkel with our most adorable friends in all of Baja: the playful sea lion pups at Los Islotes! These curious pups are familiar with humans and will joyfully swim alongside you and your fellow UnCruisers. We will arrive bright and early before the other tour boats, ensuring you can enjoy this activity crowd-free. Opportunities for skiff tours will also be available. In the afternoon, we’ll head to Isla Parida Park, where you will have opportunities for kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking. Or kick back with a beach party, complete with a cool drink. (BLD) 

Day 7: Isla Cerralvo, San Jose, or Espiritu Santo

Today, your captain will choose a beautiful bay to anchor in before a day filled with activities. Enjoy the feel of warm sand under your feet on a beach walk, investigate nooks and crannies in the rocks by kayak, or explore a little further afield on a guided hike. Celebrate your week at tonight’s special farewell dinner with an entertaining slideshow by your expedition team. (BLD) 

Day 8: La Paz Disembarkation

After breakfast, you will disembark the ship and transfer from La Paz to the San Jose del Cabo Airport for your flight. Thanks for exploring with us! (B) 

Passport required. Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience.