snorkeling in Los Cabos

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Snorkeling tours in Cabo San lucas

  • Cabo San Lucas Marine Reserve
  • All year

The natural rock formations that form the bay of Cabo San Lucas provide a sheltered home for an abundance of amazing fish life. Tropical fish families we can find easily on our snorkel trips include angelfish, parrotfish, butterfly fish and pufferfish – just to name a few.

The canyon attracts larger wildlife such as dolphins, mobula rays, turtles, sea lions and even humpback whales! This is not surprising considering Land’s End point, just minutes from the snorkel area, is the most southern tip of Baja California Sur where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez.

We operate this as an afternoon tour during high season when the dive boat is back. Contact us separately to check for morning availability!

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Tour Outlines

There is one designated snorkel spot in Cabo San Lucas marine reserve called Pelican Rock. It is beautiful and full of life. Boat traffic is not permitted to enter the snorkel area meaning you get to see the wildlife in safe and controlled conditions.
You can even jump off the rock if you’re feeling brave!

What's inclued

  • Private Guide
  • Private Boat Boat upgrade
  • Snorkel gear & Life jackets
  • Snorkel lesson if needed
  • Go Pro footage ** ON REQUEST
  • Cooler with refreshments


Every day


Check in 1.30pm
2pm - 3.30pm Boat time


2 hours

Price & Booking

Cabo San Lucas Marine Reserve

Price in USD | Cash discount available

Private Boat 1 -4 People

$ 125 pp

Special Small Group Price
1 - 4 People

28ft Panga with shade

Boat upgrade : See option


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Private Boat 5 - 8 People

$ 575 Full boat

Extra snorkelers $75pp

28ft Panga with shade

Boat upgrade : See option

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Tour infos & Requirement

Transportation & Hotel pick up
In option, add a private transportation. Inquire about Hotel pickup availability.

Professional photographer
In option, add a private professional photography service for any local tour.

Snorkeling Reviews

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Private snorkeling trip

We had a great family experience. Our guide Felipe did a great job of taking care of us. The entire crew was enjoyable to be around and felt we got great value for the cost of the trip. Thank you, Richard

By Richard J on TripAdvisor

Excellent snorkeling with friendly and informative professionals

This was an excellent service with a professional staff and ambience. The experience itself include a nice ride up to and around Lands End with a lot of information and then returning to a beautiful snorkeling experience. Went with spouse and adult…

By A_Wandering_Wonderer on TripAdvisor

Best guide group in cabo!

We did a private snorkel to Lovers Beach and Pelican Rock with Jenny and loved it! Being picked up at our hotel by Juan Pablo and doing the paperwork at the office was a breeze. They are located right by the Marina…

By Danielle H on TripAdvisor

Private guided snorkeling with Felipe!

What an amazing experience! When I booked it was quick & easy. We arrived & Felipe got us suited way before our time to set out. He took us to a safe location that he knew we would see lots of wildlife.…

By Haillie T on TripAdvisor

Guaranteed amazing experience

I went on a snorkeling trip and all the experience was superb. From the easy booking online, to the actual snorkeling with an awesome guide and captain who found the best spots.

By Jose E DA on TripAdvisor

Amazing time!

We had a great time on this tour. We could tell that the guide and captain were doing everything in their power to make sure we had an amazing time since we were the only people on the tour. We were able…

By Chloe M on TripAdvisor

Great Hassle Free Snorkeling Experience

Laura and the crew were great snorkeling guides. I was traveling with my girlfriend and her son who aren't the strongest swimmers. Laura was fantastic with them both and we had a great time. We visited both Chileno Bay and Pelican Rock…

By Arnaud Lemaire on TripAdvisor

Top notch snorkeling

Our group went out snorkeling with Jenny on a private boat, so glad we chose this excursion with these ladies. The communication was great from booking to end. Our group had a great time and got to see tons of fish in…

By Tasha O on TripAdvisor

Snorkeling tour!

Great experience with guide Felipe! My girlfriend and I enjoyed our very first snorkeling adventure and I'd recommend a private guide for beginners and veterans. You can't beat the knowledge, attention and patience. It's nice to snorkel at your own pace. Would…

By Matthew G on TripAdvisor

What you can see on a Cabo snorkeling tour

In addition to snorkeling you can enjoy a tour of the Cabo San Lucas bay where our guides will show you a number of interesting landmarks. As we leave the marina, past all the big yachts and impressive sail boats, the first area we pass is the old cannery at the local’s beach: on the other side the popular tourist Medano Beach. Continuing along the bay you will see Balcony Beach, Pelican Rock and Lover’s Beach. Visit the Pacific Window rock formation that allows you to peep through the impressive volcanic rock and see the Pacific Ocean.

Next stop is the famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas. Ask us to take a photo!

Finally, before returning to Pelican Rock, we can go and see the sea lions on top of their colony at the most southern tip of Baja California Sur: Land’s End.

The best time to snorkel in Cabo San Lucas

You can snorkel in Los Cabos year-round because there is an abundance of life all year. Conditions do change!


From August to November :

You will not need a wetsuit from August – November although you can always request one from us free-of-charge for the tour. This is also the time that it is clearest and warmest and so your guide will be able to get some very nice photos and videos in clear water.


From May to August :

If you want to snorkel with big animals aim to get here for May – August when we may have the Mobula ray migration passing through. It’s common to see them right in the bay by Pelican Rock and if you’re willing to start early we can even make a slight detour to go and look for them around the bay.


From December to April :

You may also hear some whale song between December and April while snorkeling in the bay! Such a treat.

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