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Mexico Sea of Cortez Cruises

Mexico's Sea of Cortez Cruises

A small ship adventure cruise to Mexico's Sea of Cortez, or "The Galapagos of the North" allows you to experience the rich abundance of wildlife and plant life like no other. Observe humpback, gray and blue whales and dolphins, up close, like no other place on earth. You'll explore where the desert meets the sea, over 6,000 animal species and over 3,000 plant species in the nearby desert, some species which grow nowhere else on earth. Expedition leaders, naturalists and regional specialists will guide you onboard ship, Zodiacs and kayaks to experience Mexico's Sea of Cortez completely, and help turn curious travelers into lifelong explorers.

Mexico's Sea of Cortez Small Ship Cruise Statistics

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
 
Sailings              
Avg Temp 74/54°F 77/55°F 81/56°F 86/58°F               77/58°F
Avg Precip (in) 0.20 1.10 0.00 0.00               1.10

Mexico's Sea of Cortez Cruise Itineraries

Among The Great Whales
Baja California: Among The Great Whales

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National Geographic10 day Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales cruise sailing between La Paz to San Carlos Mexico aboard the National Geographic Venture. Each year California gray whales pause during their migrations to birth and nurse their calves in the birthing lagoons on the Pacific side of Baja California.

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Wild Baja Escape: Serenity & Sea Life in the Sea of Cortez
Wild Baja Escape: Serenity & Sea Life in the Sea of Cortez

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National Geographic5-day Wild Baja Escape: Serenity & Sea Life in the Sea of Cortez cruise sailing roundtrip La Paz, Mexico aboard National Geographic Venture. Lindblad Expeditions has teamed up with Exhale to create a 5 day Wildness + Wellness adventure in Mexico’s shimmering Sea of Cortez.

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Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay
Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National Geographic6-day Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay cruise sailing roundtrip San Carlos, Mexico aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion. Spend several extraordinary days in the company of majestic gray whales in Mexico’s Bahía Magdalena, one of the best places in the world to witness interactions between gray whale mothers and their curious calves.

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A Remarkable Journey
Baja California: A Remarkable Journey

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National Geographic16-day Baja Mexico Cruise: A Remarkable Journey sailing from San Carlos to La Paz, Mexico aboard National Geographic Venture. This itinerary offers the most comprehensive Baja California and the Sea of Cortez experience available. A photo expedition that begins in the gray whale birthing lagoons on the Pacific side of the Baja Peninsula and then ventures into the Sea of Cortez for over a week of exploration.

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From Southern California to Baja: Sailing the Pacific Coast
From Southern California to Baja: Sailing the Pacific Coast

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National Geographic13-day From Southern California to Baja: Sailing the Pacific Coast cruise sailing from Los Angeles, California to La Paz, Mexico aboard the National Geographic Venture. Be among the first to enjoy this exclusive Pacific coast voyage. Experience the splendid and surprising diversity of the Pacific coast as we explore from Los Angeles to La Paz, Mexico.

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Whales & Wildness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez
Whales & Wildness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez

Lindblad Expeditions, in partnership with National Geographic8-day Whales & Wildness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez cruise sailing roundtrip La Paz, Mexico aboard National Geographic Venture. The Sea of Cortez in spring is among the best times and places to see a great variety of whales—humpback, sperm, fin, Bryde’s, and blue whales—plus large aggregations of dolphins. Sail the Sea of Cortez, exploring its many islands free from tourist infrastructure and designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. An expedition of pure discovery, a flexible itinerary means we’re free to follow the seasonal movements of wildlife to optimize sightings.

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Baja's Bounty
Baja's  Bounty

Uncruise Adventures8 day, 7 night Baja's Whale Bounty Mexico cruise sailing roundtrip San José del Cabo aboard either Safari Endeavour. Kayak, paddle board, snorkel, sail, and ride a skiff in impossibly brilliant turquoise blue waters. Swim with playful sea lions, watch whales, and join a local ranchero for a BBQ on the beach or a mule ride into the arroyos.

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