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    Whale Sharks: Swimming with The World’s Biggest Fish in Baja

    The word “shark” often strikes fear into the minds of those who hear it, conjuring legendary scenes from Hollywood movies. A notable exception to the shark infamy, whale sharks are gentle giants that cut a graceful figure swimming through the Sea of Cortez in Baja California Sur. There are only a few places in the world where visitors can view these majestic creatures up close, and La Paz, Mexico happens to be one of them. From early winter to late spring, excursions are offered to view whale sharks accompanied by expert guides. You can cross the experience of swimming with whale sharks off your bucket list when you take a tour with the team of…

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    Flying to Baja in the 1970’s & 1980’s

    Today, millions of international visitors flood into Baja California Sur each year in search of sun-swept beaches and luxury resorts. However, prior to the construction of international airports and the transpeninsular highway snaking down the Baja, travelers reached what was then a sleepy destination via private plane or yacht. Coming in search of great sport fishing and the laid-back vibe, these travelers got to experience a tranquil golden age in Baja. We talked to Keith Peterman who spent many years flying to Baja California Sur. Here, he shares some memories and historic photos of these trips dating back to the 1970’s and 1980’s…

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    Sailing with Cabo Adventures in Los Cabos, Mexico

    Sailing is a great way to see the sights in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Whether you prefer a daytime sailing adventure or a romantic sunset cruise, Cabo Adventures offers a variety of excellent excursions. See the breathtaking waters of the Sea of Cortez, feel the ocean breeze in your hair and view the famous “El Arco” – the famed stone arch marking the meeting of the waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez. Along the way, you may catch glimpses of seals, dolphins, whales and sea birds. More Information: Cabo Adventures CaboVillas.com ⛵️ Sailing with Cabo Adventures is an unforgettable way to see the sights in Cabo San…

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    Annual Bisbee’s East Cape Fishing Tournament August 4-7

    Baja California Sur is known the world over for outstanding big game sport fishing for marlin, dorado (mahi mahi), tuna and more in the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez. Each year, anglers head to these scenic waters to compete for the chance to make a record catch and win a substantial cash prize. The East Cape Offshore Tournament is the first of three annual Bisbee’s tournaments in Baja California Sur (with the Los Cabos Offshore and Black and Blue tournaments occurring later this year in October).  Taking place on August 4-7, 2015, the East Cape tournament is conducted near the Hotel Buena Vista (approximately 67 miles from Cabo San Lucas) with an exciting 7 AM shotgun kickoff as fishing vessels race…

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    A Whale Concert Under the Stars: Unique New Tour in Los Cabos!

    Listen to a clip of a humpback whale song recorded by Cabo Expeditions:  Already well-known for their outstanding whale watching tours in Los Cabos, the team of Cabo Expeditions has now added a truly unique new way to experience these gentle giants up close. Their new Whale Concert Under The Stars is a tour that combines a sunset whale watching cruise along with the rare opportunity to listen to the haunting underwater sounds of humpback whales. A hydrophone is dropped into the water to capture the complex songs of these majestic creatures who migrate to the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez to mate each year. These captivating songs are sure to…

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    Cabo’s Wild Locals – Experience Sea Life with Cabo Expeditions

    Baja California Sur is known for its natural splendor, with the incredibly vibrant waters of the Sea of Cortez hosting a spectacular variety of marine life. Cabo Expeditions offers a range of incredible tours that let you get up-close views of some of Cabo’s most memorable ocean critters, from whales and dolphins, to sea turtles and rays. Cabo Expeditions is headed up by Oscar Ortiz who also happens to be a talented photographer. Here he shares some recent shots of Cabo’s photogenic sea life.

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    Sandsational: Our Favorite Beaches in Los Cabos & Beyond!

    Whether you’re getting your daily dose of vitamin D, keeping an eye out for frolicking whales or catching a wave, you’ll find plenty of beachside fun in Baja Sur. Boasting pale sands and brilliant turquoise-colored waters, the stunning beaches of Los Cabos are among the world’s most photographed. Explore via kayak, hop on a stand-up paddleboard, surf or snorkel with the breathtaking marine life and stroll the beach to glimpse an amazing ocean sunset. Here are a few of our favorites:

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    Sand under the Arch! El Arco Beach Appears Again in Cabo San Lucas

    From time to time (sometimes years may go by between appearances), a sandy beach is unveiled under the natural stone arch at Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas. This spot marks the meeting of the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez at the tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. Different marine conditions affect the unveiling of the sand under the arch, including tides and seasonal currents. Seeing the sight of the beautiful beach at this iconic spot is truly unforgettable and glimpses can be had aboard a cruise or panga ride. Cabo Sails is an excellent local tour provider offering cruises in this area. The arch is located in the…

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    Baby Whales in Cabo

    Every year, migrating whales visit Los Cabos to give birth to the next generation of gentle giants. During the winter months, there’s no better place to view these amazing creatures than in the Sea of Cortez, as the whales swim, eat, breed and play in the warm waters of Baja California Sur. As this year’s whale watching season draws to a close, here are some fantastic shots of some of our recent visitors bidding goodbye to our shores before they begin their migration up north, including a mother humpback whale with her young calf. Oscar Ortiz, a talented photographer and head of Cabo Expeditions (providing outstanding eco-tours on the waters of Los Cabos) shares…

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    Newly Protected Area at Pelican Rock / Lover’s Beach in Cabo San Lucas Bay

    Our friends at Cabo Sails report that buoys have been set up around Pelican Rock in Cabo San Lucas Bay as part of the National Marine Park effort to protect this precious marine habitat from motorized boats. Placement of the buoys originally began in November, but now the buoys completely prevent access by motorized boats in the area between Lover’s Beach and Pelican Rock.  Buoys also extended from Pelican Rock along the Lover’s Beach shoreline. This will help preserve a beautiful and pristine marine ecosystem. According to the Cabo Sails team, “They have designated an area where the water taxis drop people off and pick them up at Lover’s Beach but they…