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Glass-Bottom Kayak and snorkel at the Arch and Playa del Amor, Los Cabos

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Soak up the natural beauty and wildlife around the iconic peaks of El Arco on this 3-hour kayak and snorkeling tour from Los Cabos. With expert guides leading the way, paddle right up to the rock formations and watch a colony of sea lions sunbathe. Enjoy an ever-changing underwater tableau of marine life through the kayak’s glass bottom. Schools of tropical fish swirl around as you snorkel near Pelican Rock. Cap off this memorable seeing Playa del Amor (Lover’s Beach), from your kayak.
  • Paddle around El Arco in a glass-bottom kayak 
  • Snorkel near Pelican Rock and spot marine life
  • Learn about local ecology and geology from your guide
  • Round-trip transportation from hotels and cruise ship pier is included
What to Expect
After being picked up at your Los Cabos hotel or at the cruise ship pier, head out to Medano Beach where you’ll be able to catch views of El Arco (or the Arch), a jagged rock formation that symbolizes Cabo. While on the beach, receive safety instructions and learn basic paddling techniques. Then, be outfitted with a life jacket and snorkeling gear and head out in your glass-bottom kayak. Your guide will help you maneuver the waters of the southern end of Cabo San Lucas, known as Land’s End. As you paddle around, spot pelicans and seabirds, as well as schools of fish, manta rays, and sea turtles through your kayak. Then, dock at Pelican’s Rock, a protected marine area, for snorkeling; here you may see lobsters, angelfish, puffers, and schools of stingrays. After, return to Medano Beach to board your vehicle for the trip back to your hotel or cruise ship port.
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Departure Point
PLAZA GALI, Blvd. Paseo de la Marina 36, Centro, Marina, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
For a cruise ship passenger:

Once you arrive to the dock walk to the cruise ship terminal, cross it and you will be in Plaza Gali parking lot just in front of Sandos Finisterra hotel ,on the exit of the parking lot there is an oxxo (convenience store) we can meet you there.

Cabo San Lucas Port, Cabo San Lucas Marina
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PLAZA GALI, Blvd. Paseo de la Marina 36, Centro, Marina, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
  • Professional guide
  • Glass-bottom kayak and gear
  • Snorkel gear
  • Wet suit (optional)
  • Bottled water and granola bars
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Please bring a beach towel, sandals, a hat, sunscreen and a camera
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

my boyfriend and i did this and it was amazing. get great views of el arco and the snorkeling is great by pelican rock

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Miranda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Snorkel air tube leaked and my cargo compartment had a leak so all my shirts and towels were soaked. The glass bottom is false. There are 2 storage compartments with plastic inserts. I love to kayak, but unless you consider yourself “athletic”, I would not...More

Thank Mike T
Sabina M, Public Relations Manager at High Tide Sea Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mike Thank you for your feed back, we are very sorry you did not enojoy the tour as much as we would have liked, let me clarify some points with you, *we do have fix prices, some times the time share hotels offer some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a fun experience!!! The tour guides really made sure everyone was well attended! Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank vnelida
Sabina M, Manager at High Tide Sea Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi !! Thank you for you words and were glad to enjoyed the tour. Our guides work hard every day for give the best service to all customers. Thank you again and see you in your next trip for another adventure!!!! high tide team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This kayaking tour was so much fun! Alex did an excellent job of preparing us for all parts of the trip. We got to see beautiful schools of fish at Pelican Rock and a sea lion near the arch most ready for his photo op!...More

Thank TheArdster
Sabina M, Public Relations Manager at High Tide Sea Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The snorkel in pelican stone is beautiful to be very close with the fish as well as the sea lions in the arch, this is the adventure in the kayak, our certified guides will make the activity an unforgettable trip always to the care of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, Alex, was fantastic. He was patient, encouraging and gave us good instructions. Our tour was in the afternoon when the water was pretty choppy but Alex remained calm, pleasant and professional and guided us to the arch safely. We had a few good...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank aiveem
Sabina M, Public Relations Manager at High Tide Sea Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our guides are qualified to face these types of situations, especially when the wind and waves are a bit strong, the morning tour is always quieter, we also recommend it. Thank you for choosing us for your vacation and for sharing your fun experience, we...More

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13 October 2019|
Response from Jessica S | Reviewed this property |
I can't anwser that, but email them directly
13 September 2019|
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Response from 813jonathanv | Reviewed this property |
No, they picked us up in a van at our resort and put the kayaks in at a public beach.
11 August 2019|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
We were on the water about 75 minutes.
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
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