Things To Do In Cabo For Kids
Cabo San Lucas is most often thought of as a party
destination, and not without good reason. People flock to it from all over
the world for the friendly locals, the wild nightlife and the superb
However, more and more, families are also
travelling to this jewel at Land’s End, and not just for the fabulous Medano beach!
To respond to that trend, local tour operators
have stepped up to the plate and can offer a huge variety of trips and
tours for children and young adults of all ages and tastes.
You can use iTravel-Cabo.com to research all of these,
but here is a small selection to
get you started.
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California Gray whales make their annual migration
from Alaska to the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez to give birth to
their babies. Whale watching in Cabo San Lucas during the winter months
with an experienced guide is a truly unforgettable experience that will
move visitors of any age.
There is no better place in the world, it has been said, than
Los Cabos to see these magestic creatures up close and
personal. The main reason being that they travel in such large
numbers so close to shore - on occassion they can even be
seen in the bay at Medano beach!
> More on whale watching
A Trip on a Pirate Ship!
What can be more fun for kids than this! The
“Buccaneer Queen” is a magnificent tall ship that has appeared numerous
times in both films and on TV. A variety of tours are on offer,
including sunset sails, whale watching and snorkeling. Your kids will
love the onboard pirate fight.
Swimming With The Cabo Dolphins
You can get up close and personal with these amazing
marine mammals right here in Cabo San Lucas
and now in San Jose Del Cabo in custom built facilities. Cetacean
educational programs at Cabo Dolphins, located at the Cabo San Lucas
Marina, allow visitors to learn about and interact with these amazing
and even, for teh more adventurous, get in and swim with them.
> More on Dolphins
Every year, several species of endangered sea
turtles nest in the warm sands on the many beaches around Los Cabos.
Conservation efforts focus on helping the fragile, tiny hatchlings
safely into the sea. Many of the local tour operators offer trips to see
this wonderful natural spectacle in season.
Enjoy an exciting and fun day in a variety of
different landscapes, normally trekking through sections of the desert
ending on the beach at Migriño where you can enjoy the surf and even
see whales. NB – this activity has strict age limits and you should do
some research before booking to ensure it is suitable for your children.
Located on the tourist corridor, km. 4
transpeninsular highway, open from 12:00pm to 10:00pm every day. Karts
can be hired by the hour for a fun-filled high speed race. NB. age
Explore the pristine beaches and beautiful desert
scenery as you ride with a professional horseback riding operator in
Cabo San Lucas. Stunning desert cacti and beautiful ocean views await
you on this ride to remember.
Zip-line tours are a new addition to the Cabo
landscape and have become an instant success. They will have your kids
(and you, if you’re brave enough!) soaring over desert arroyos as you
admire the dramatic Los Cabos scenery. Highly trained guides help ensure
a fun-filled and safe experience.
There are a huge number of wave runner operators on
the beach at Medano. Whilst care should be taken at all times when
operating and renting these high-speed watercraft, the general safety
record is good and provided common sense is exercised it is a great way
for your kids to have fun in the water.
What a thrill this can be! If your kids are over 16
years old they can be strapped to a professional sky diver and plunge
from 11000 feet above Medano beach, falling the first 6000 feet in a
jaw-dropping 30 seconds! Not for the faint-hearted!