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All in all, it's a great place to meander, and you can shop uninterrupted by touts’ invitations as you blend in to the urban vibe. The city makes a good base for day trips to Espíritu Santo, Cabo Pulmo and Todos Santos.

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$210 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Los Cabos to La Paz Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour with Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Malecon, La Paz, Baja CaliforniaVisit to La pazDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Sea of Cortez, Baja CaliforniaSwim with whale sharksDuration: 2 hoursPass By: Cabo Adventures, Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Baja CaliforniaReturn point

$700 Outdoor Activities

Isla Espiritu Santo 2-Night Camping Tour from La Paz

This adventure starts in La Paz where you will be picked up in the morning and taken to Isla Espiritu Santo in a high speed motor boat. You will move into one of the 8 beautifully decorated tents, then let the wonderful meals, exciting adventures and the luxurious exploration of nature begin! Espiritu Santo National Park in the Sea of Cortez is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is one of the best marine life viewing destinations in the world. Whales, dolphins, whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and plenty of beautiful tropical fish call the surrounding waters home, while a terrific range of bird species including Blue-footed Boobies, Reddish Egrets, Great Blue Herons and Yellow-footed Gulls frequent the island’s skies and shores.  The island itself is stunning, with magnificent towering cliffs, spectacular sandy bays, amazing lava rock formations, and rock art left by the now-extinct Guaycura and Pericu Indians. There´s even an endemic ring-tailed cat, the babisuri. The trip is fully skiff-supported and the camp has kayaks, stand up paddle boards and snorkel gear so you can adventure and explore to your heart's content. You will be accompanied by a bilingual, naturalist guide (certified Wilderness First Responders) who will plan out each perfect day with you. All of the guides are great interpretive naturalists, so not only are all the activities a total blast, but you have a font of information on everything from marine mammals, to local ecology to Mexican history and more at your disposal all day long.A daily boat ride is included in your program so you can explore the near-by sea lion colony where you can swim in an area known for sea lion puppies, check out the Blue-footed Booby and Magnificent Frigatebird rookeries, investigate the secret cove where sea turtles like to congregate, and explore great snorkeling spots all around the island.Meals start with lunch on your first day at Camp Cecil and go through lunch on the final day before you return to La Paz. Meals are all prepared fresh on the island and include delicious, fresh and healthy choices. Daily happy hour is included as well! This adventure is great for couples, groups of friends and multi-generational families. Those who normally don't like camping will be thrilled with the comfortable beds and beautifully decorated tents, and their are activities to appeal to a wide range of interests - even those who just want to spend the day in a comfortable chair with a good book! Glamping Camp Cecil on Isla Espiritu Santo - you can do it!Note: This is a 2-night tour, you may extend the tour with extra nights by contacting the tour operator directly.

$110 Water Sports

Snorkeling Adventure at Espiritu Santo Island National Park

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productWe start at La Paz Malecon, and sail directly to Spiritu Santo Island, Duration: 4 hoursLocation: Isla Espiritu Santo, La Paz, Baja CaliforniaWe stop to take a meal, ths is fresh ceviche and deli sandwiches with chips. Duration: 1 hourLocation: Ensenada Grande, La Paz, Baja California

$75 Outdoor Activities

Whale shark experience at La Paz

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: MeXplore, La Paz, Baja CaliforniaWe will meet "Marina de La Paz" 30 minutes before the departure time. This marina is located on "Topete and Legaspy" streets, just 5 minutes away from the downtown by car. Then we will give you all the gear you need: mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuit. After that we will depart to the whale shark area and start looking for whale sharks. Once we found one or more we will start the watching and snorkel activity. Our groups are 8 people maximum per boat, this ensures not crowded boats and a more profesional and personalized service. We will do the snorkeling activity in groups of 2 or 3 maximum at the same time on the water, so you have a comfortable experience. The guide will take turns with every group and you will be able to swim several times and very probable with more than one whale shark, the times you want to snorkel depends on you, we won't limit you to jump in the water just 1 or 2 times, we want you to make the best of your visit to La Paz! All the snorkeling gear and wetsuits are included in the price, as well as the whale shark bracelets (federal requirrment), traveler's insurance, a certified EFR and tour guide, boat captain and refreshments (cookies, fruit, water and sodas).

$150 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whale Sharks

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Balandra Beach, La Paz, Baja CaliforniaLunch is had hereDuration: 1 hourStop At: San Rafaelito Island, La Paz, Baja Californiaswim with sea lions and coralDuration: 30 minutes

$80 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whale Shark Adventure

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Baja Adventure Co., La Paz, Baja CaliforniaKnown as the Gentle Giants, these creatures visit the Bay of La Paz as they come here to feed in the plankton rich waters. Swimming with them can be both a humbling and exhilarating experience, particularly appealing to the young ones.Our whale shark adventures are based out of La Paz where we have our headquarters at Marina Costa Baja. From here, it’s only a 30-minute boat ride to the area where the whale sharks are found. That means less time traveling and more time in the water with the whale sharks!Duration: 4 hours