Coastal Sea Kayaking
WHY WE LOVE THIS ADVENTURE
EMBRACE THE CHALLENGE
Designed for those who love to paddle, this trip will provide approximately 6 hours of kayaking per day and a new campsite each night.
Grey whales, dolphins, orcas, humpback whales, mobula rays, sea lions, and sperm whales make this area rich in wildlife viewing.
TRAVEL THE COAST
Paddle along 65 miles of untamed coast between Loreto and La Paz and explore remote coves and inlets, snorkel colorful reefs, hike hidden canyons, and visit local villages.
Our outfitter has been leading expeditions for over 40 years and has a history of environmentally responsible expeditions in Baja.
In addition to your expert guides, a motorized vessel accompanies your group for the duration of the trip, giving you the option to tie up your kayak if you want a break.
A BIRD LOVER’S PARADISE
With over 200 kinds of birds in the area, you will be completely captivated by the variety and number of different coastal bird species.
COASTAL SEA KAYAKING
Coastal Sea Kayaking Inquiry Request
Your Baja sea kayaking adventure will start in Loreto, Mexico. You will need to arrange a taxi ride from the airport in Loreto to the Hacienda Suites. The rest of the day is yours to explore Loreto at leisure and experience the local culture. Early the following morning you will meet your group and your guide in the lobby where you will take a shuttle to Puerto Escondido to board the Pez Sapo, which will transport you to your first campsite. The next 7 days will be spent exploring the coastline of Baja California Sur between Loreto and La Paz, including UNESCO Natural Protected Areas. On Day 9, you will be transported on Pez Sapo from your last campsite at Espiritu Santo, to the town of La Paz where your trip will check into your hotel arranged by the outfitter. The next morning you will need to arrange a taxi ride to transfer you from your hotel to the airport in La Paz, where you will depart and return home.
Your Baja sea kayaking adventure will begin in Loreto, Mexico where you will meet your guide and fellow travelers at the Hacienda Suites for your first night’s stay. The next day, you will travel to the Baja coast for your first camp and kayaking lessons.
After a final paddle and boat ride back to La Paz, your adventure will end at the Hotel Marina for your final night’s stay. The next morning, you will be able to take a taxi to El Alto International Airport for your flight home.
Your first and last night’s stay at a hotel arranged by our outfitter. All camping gear including tents, Therm-a-Rest mattress, sleeping bag, liner, and pillow. All meals and beverages while camping, including beer, wine and a happy hour cocktail each evening. All activities such as diving, snorkeling, kayaking, paddleboarding, and the equipment. Guide service and support.
Weather & Water Temperature
Trips run in October, November, and April. October is the end of the summer season with temperatures averaging 88°F and water temperatures around 80°F. November’s temperatures will start to drop down into the low 70’s with water temperatures ranging between 68°F to 77°F. April brings temperatures in the high 60’s with water temperatures in the same range.
The Sea of Cortez
Abundant wildlife, natural wonders, and warm clear waters make the Sea of Cortez one of the best ecotourism destinations. Dubbed “The World’s Aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau, these waters are home to over 900 species of fish and nearly 32 types of marine mammals that gather to mate and feed in the warm waters of this oceanic paradise. Biologically speaking, the Sea of Cortez is the richest body of water on our entire planet, making it a must-see for anyone who loves the ocean.
Trip sizes are intimate and usually run between 8 and 16 people. There is one guide for every 8 guests.
You will enjoy settling into a variety of different campsites along the coastline, offering a change of scenery and a chance to see something new. Camp conditions are comfortable with fresh water showers and a soft bed. A clean, private camp toilet is set up first thing upon arrival at camp and it is the last thing to be dismantled the next morning. The crew handles most camp chores and prepares all meals, leaving you free to explore these unique and wondrous islands.
Meals are prepared daily by the camp chef. A tantalizing mix of local ingredients and Mexican flair combine to make delicious meals such as freshly caught fish prepared Veracruz style, chicken in mole sauce, and traditional Mexican Carne Asada. Plenty of cold refreshment and snacks are offered throughout the day. Our outfitter is able to accommodate most special dietary requirements.
On The Move
The Coastal Sea Kayaking expedition moves at a faster pace, and is considered a more challenging adventure. Approximately 6 hours a day are devoted to paddling along the coastline and making way to the next campsite. This is typically between 7-14 miles each day with one overlay day where you will stay two nights at a campsite.
Although you may set out with a general itinerary, your group and guides have the freedom to change course. Weather, kayaking and snorkeling conditions, as well as seasons of marine life in the area will shape the days and make each one optimal, showcasing the best of Baja.
We’ve been connecting our clients to water adventures around the world since 1987. We partner with select outfitters who share our values and are pros at creating exceptional experiences. There is no fee for our service; we earn our commission from the outfitters we represent, and the cost of your expedition is the same as booking direct.
Length: 10 days
Price: $1,650 per person
Season: November &
March – April
Min. Age: 12 years
Activity: Sea Kayaking
Adventure Level: Strong
Overview of Baja California, Mexico