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Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass-Bottom Kayak

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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
Playa Empacadora, 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 (convinient store) we can meet you there.

Cabo San Lucas Port
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 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 1 week ago

Pepe and Ivan did a great job taking care of us and showing us a good time. They were very attentive and fun. The snorkeling was wonderful we saw lots of gorgeous fish. Our photos are too big and wonderful to post, but believe me...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DiannaJPayne
Sabina M, Manager at High Tide Sea Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Dianna!!!!!! thank you so much for your words, the kayak tour its a great tour you can see marine life and enjoy the view, and if you go with Pepe and Ivan its great, they hace a lot of experience. Thank you again and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Allan picked us up promptly as agreed at our hotel in San Jose. His first concern were the conditions in the water as we had booked an afternoon tour and it was quite windy. He genuinely wanted for us to enjoy the tour. And that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Sabina M, Public Relations Manager at High Tide Sea Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Patrick!!! If you take a tour with Alan were sure you pass a fun time , hes a guide with so many experience and great service!! Thank you for share a tour with us , was a great experience for us to, and see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both Jules and Alex really know their stuff! Gave good instruction on how to manage the kayak and then led us on an incredible journey from the marina to the arch with a stop along the way at Lovers Beach. Well worth the money, the...More

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

Doing an activity like this is always a great experience, so we thank you for letting us share this experience with you. Alex and Yuules are a great guides, with a great service standards and a lot of experience. Hope to see you again !!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hugo was fantastic from start to finish including waiting for me as I was late for my pick up at the hotal after over sleeping from the previous evenings adventures. He was very knowledgeable of the area we paddled to and snorkled. Very easy paddle...More

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

Hi Jim Thanks for taking the time to write this review!! paddle to the arch usually is not complicated at all, great to hear you had fantastic experience with Hugo, he is a great guide!! Hope to see you back Regards HT Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guides were awesome, educated and kept us informed during the trip. Not something I would recommend if you aren't in shape. The afternoon waters get rough and you will be fighting motorized tour boats. But if you can handle the physicality, it's a great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 813jonathanv
Sabina M, Public Relations Manager at High Tide Sea Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write this review!! We are glad you enjoy the tour, certanly the afternoon tour is always more crowded and usually more windy, especially on summer times when we get swells !! We always recommend the 9 am tour, every...More

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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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