Antarctica & Arctic
Swim with whale sharks, travel overland to the Pacific coast and observe an array of marine wildlife on this fascinating cruise.
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Seven nights cruise accommodation, all meals, premium spirits, wine, microbrews and non-alcoholic beverages, wellness amenities, transfers, port taxes and fees, entry fees to national parks and preserves, all adventure activities and equipment.
Selected Saturdays, Dec '18 - Mar ' 19 & Dec - Mar '20
A clear expression of the passion Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck felt on his 1940 respite from writing, collecting biological specimens in the Sea of Cortés. After an overland orientation transfer, you’ll put in at La Paz and head out to sea. Stocked with supplies and a bountiful sense of adventure, follow Steinbeck’s path into the protected waters of Cousteau’s “world’s aquarium.”
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Watch for whales, mobula rays, dolphins, and birds
Hike, kayak, paddle board, and explore by skiff
Snorkel with sea lion pups and colourful reef fish
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You will be met at Los Cabos International Airport and transferred to UnCruise’s San Jose del Cabo hospitality area. Joined by your expedition team, transfer to La Paz. (D)
In a playground of steep red bluffs and sweeping desert beach, kick off your weeklong adventure with a day of play. Don some flippers for a snorkel among colourful sea life, put on your walking shoes for an exploratory hike, grab a paddle or relax on the beach with the sand between your toes. The rugged beauty of the island makes it an ideal spot for escapades. (B)(L)(D)
Explore the coast by small skiff, visit with a local ranchero and his family and take to the canyons and mountains on a mule ride and experience the ‘real Baja’. Scenic vistas, outstanding exploration, excellent birding and unmatched camaraderie are the order of the day. (B)(L)(D)
Your expedition team will be at-the-ready with more adventurous options to choose from: kayaking, hiking, paddle boarding or beachcombing. Discover nature’s diversity and learn about the geologic forces that formed these islands. (B)(L)(D)
Mid January to early March is when the grey whales arrive each year on Baja’s west coast. Ride in a panga and observe these mammals and their babies in the lagoon. From November to mid January and March, the whale sharks are known to frequent the bay. There will be opportunities to swim alongside the sharks or observe them from a skiff. (B)(L)(D)
Observe a sea lion colony from the boat and skiff or slip into a wetsuit for an early morning snorkel with curious, agile young sea lion pups. Afterwards, set sail for Isla Partida for an afternoon of water play or island hikes along desert beaches or into rocky arroyos. (B)(L)(D)
Spend your last full day enjoying the feel of warm sand under your feet on a beach walk, investigate nooks and crannies in the rocks by kayak or explore a little further afield on a guided hike. Celebrate your week at tonight’s special farewell dinner. (B)(L)(D)
After breakfast, you’ll be transferred from La Paz to Los Cabos International Airport. (B)
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