Outdoor Adventures in and around Los Cabos
Collected by Julie Schwietert Collazo, AFAR Local Expert
Always a popular image, riding horses on the beach is one of the most attractive things one can imagine. And it’s easy to do. There are lots of freelance horse companies on the beach, but we did a couple of rides through the Cuadra San Francisco...
San Ignacio, Los Cangrejos, 23473 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
It's amazing to think that the gray whale trundles its massive body—an average weight of 26 tons and an average length of 40 feet—on the longest migration journey of all mammals: nearly 10,000 miles from the Arctic to Mexico's Baja California...
Boulevard Paseo de la Marina S/N, Centro, Marina, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
Guides take you off the beaten path—literally—for a scenic desert drive in an open-wheel vehicle you pilot yourself. Tours range from one-third- and half-day options to four-day trips that show off Baja California's rugged beauty and uncover...
Camino viejo a San Jose, El Medano Ejidal, 23479 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
Ever try hang gliding over the sea-strewn rocks and arches of Land’s End? If not, then strap yourself into a Cabo Sky Tours–powered flying machine and go ahead and look down as you soar over Pirate's Cove and Lover’s Beach. Keep an eye out for sea...
Carretera a Todos Santos Km 111, Rancho San Cristobal, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
Among the many outdoor activities to enjoy in Los Cabos, there's mountain biking. Outfitter Cabo Adventures provides all the gear, including bikes, along with a guide to lead the way among cactus-lined tracks in the Baja desert. From the topmost...
Plaza Aramburo, Lázaro Cárdenas, Centro, Ildefonso Green, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
"Airplanes are mainstream: Why fly when you can swing?" is the tagline of the giant swing, one of several outdoor, adrenaline-fueled adventures offered by Wild Canyon. Hanging in a glass-bottomed gondola, looking 300-feet down into the canyon...