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8 Days Cruise Baja California
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Baja: A Remarkable JourneyNext Trip
15 Days Cruise Baja California
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Baja California: Among the Great WhalesNext Trip
8 Days Cruise Baja California

The peninsula of Baja California, Mexico, and its Sea of Cortez are a lesson in contrast. Sparse desert landscapes are fringed by spectacular white beaches, peaceful bays and imposing cliffs. The Baja peninsula is one of the most diverse geographical areas of the world and is still very much a frontier, creating ideal options for travelers wanting to avoid the crowds. All of our unique Baja trips and tours get you away from the bustle and bring you up close to wildlife, into authentic cultural towns and onto empty beaches and bird-filled islands.

Play with the sea lions, swim with the whale sharks, watch mom and baby gray whales and hike among the giant cordon cactus forests on a Baja trip with AdventureSmith. Our expert team is here to assist you. Choose scheduled Baja California travel adventures or design your own Baja travel experience with custom itineraries. Discover your perfect way to explore this remarkable region.

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Why Choose a Baja Trip

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9 Cruises
2 Land Tours
13 Offers

Why choose a Baja trip? Travel to Baja is filled with wonders; familiar yet unique. Our Baja trip options include small ship cruising through the relaxed, wildlife-filled Sea of Cortez and/or along the Pacific’s stunning cliffs and whale-filled bays. Baja cruises sail you to small towns, uninhabited islands and remote bays to take you bird watching, hiking, kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling, whale watching and more.

Other Baja travel options include incredible land-based trips that are perfect to add on to your cruise or as stand-alone experiences. These land options include glamping on Espiritu Santo, a protected island filled-with wildlife, or active filled-days on a multi-day choose-your-own-adventure trip staying in a boutique hotel in the artsy town of Todos Santos where you will dine well, relax poolside and adventure with naturalist guides.

Mix and match, experience each trip or just embark on one, our Adventure Specialists can help you create your ideal Baja California travel experience via land and/or sea. Days filled with relaxation, white sand and shimmering water lay just ahead.

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6 Day Cruise
The Whales of Magdalena Bay

Experience several days in the company of California gray whales on this Baja whale watching cruise while also exploring mangrove forests, desert landscapes and pristine beaches aboard the 62-guest National Geographic Sea Lion.

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From $3740USD
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9 - 12 Day Cruise
Westward Voyages in the Sea of Cortez

Actively cruise between La Paz and Loreto aboard the 8-guest adventure yacht Westward, stopping at remote islands and beaches for hiking, kayaking and snorkeling. Venture to premier sites along Baja's Sea of Cortez for up-close encounters with gray whales.

From $6550USD
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5 Day Cruise
Serenity & Sea Life in the Sea of Cortez

A wild Baja escape, the 5-day Serenity & Sea Life in the Sea of Cortez cruise is active and relaxing with award-winning wellness programs. Yoga, stand-up paddleboard, kayak, snorkel, hike, stretch and meditate aboard the 100-guest floating base camp National Geographic Venture.

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From $2780USD
Jan Dec

Baja Travel

This "Blog from the Sea of Cortez" takes you aboard the historic Westward in Baja. Visit the famed gray whale lagoons, swim with whale sharks and learn why this "trip with mum" was so unforgettable.
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Baja Travel

It’s only fitting that when you visit the Sea of Cortez—the body of water that Jacques Cousteau dubbed the aquarium of the world—that you travel by water. Lis reviews her 8 days aboard the Safari Endeavour.
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Baja Travel

A travel writer recounts her 8 days aboard the Westward, sailing in the Sea of Cortez and visiting a gray whale lagoon on the Pacific coast of Baja California.
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Baja Travel

An AdventureSmith Specialist reviews his 8-day Baja and Sea of Cortez expedition with National Geographic guides.
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