Cabo San Lucas cruises

While growing as a popular tourist destination, Cabo still retains an uncrowded feel with warm hospitality to match the sunshine. Nestled on the Southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, it is famous for its casual atmosphere, exciting nightlife and stunning beaches and scenery. 

Excursions

Please note: The shore excursions listed are typical for this port. The full programme of shore excursions available for your cruise will be displayed on Cruise Personaliser at least 12 weeks prior to departure.

  • Lands End & Cabo View

    Capture the best views of Cabo San Lucas from both sea and land.

    Lands End & Cabo View

    Join your double-decker power catamaran for a short but delightful trip to Land’s End, the southern-most tip of the Baja Peninsula.

    Relax and take in the coastal views as you enjoy a refreshing drink and listen to a pre-recorded informative narration. View the famous arch rock formation, the sea lion colony and the vast expanses of pristine white beaches and towering cliffs.

    After the boat ride, you will return to the pier where your mode of transport changes. Enjoy a short drive through the heart of charming Cabo San Lucas. View the highlights and discover why Cabo has become known as the hidden jewel of Mexico.

    A stop at Da Georgios’s Restaurant allows you to enjoy soft drink refreshment whilst taking in the splendid views, before the return drive to the pier.


    This excursion will operate by bus and on foot involves around 5-10 minutes of walking to and from the modes of transportation and to reach the restaurant, all of which, is over relatively flat ground. There are approximately four steps to board the boat and approximately six steps at the restaurant. Guests must also be able to negotiate some steps on to and off the bus. Comfortable, non-slip shoes are recommended.

    Tour code

    SJD_002

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    2½ hours

  • Resort Getaway

    Enjoy a few hours of relaxation at the oceanfront beach resort of Villa del Arco.

    Resort Getaway

    Leaving the pier, take in the lovely views of Cabo San Lucas Bay as you take the short drive to Villa del Arco. Upon arrival, you will have around three hours to enjoy the resort facilities at your own leisure.

    During your stay, relax in the sun around the pool, enjoy a swim or take a leisurely stroll along the beach (swimming in the ocean is not permitted). A Mexican buffet luncheon will also be available and a complimentary refreshment.

    Your short return drive will offer a final opportunity to take in the surrounding scenery, before arriving at the pier.


    ACTIVITY EXCURSIONS
    You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by bus. The amount of walking during this tour is at guests’ own discretion, however guests must be able to negotiate some steps on to and off the bus, within the resort and to access the beach. Flat, comfortable shoes are advised. Please remember swimwear, sunscreen and a towel. Sunchairs and umbrellas are included but are subject to availability. There may be some on site activities at an additional cost and are payable locally. This is a hotel resort and can become busy. Due to strong currents guests are not permitted to swim in the ocean. All participants taking part in water based activities must be competent swimmers. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to any swimming activities. US Dollars and local currency are accepted for purchases.

    Tour code

    SJD_009

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Meal included

      Meal Included

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    4 hours

  • Santa Maria Sail & Snorkel

    Relax in the sun as you sail along the beautiful coast of Baja California to the palm-studded Cove of Santa Maria.

    Santa Maria Sail & Snorkel

    Step aboard your catamaran where you will be greeted by experienced crew, ready to take you on a delightful coastal journey. As you set sail, you will pass the famous Lovers Beach and catch a glimpse of the sea lion colony. Your journey takes you onto Land’s End, which is dominated by towering rock formations. Sail across the bay and east towards the tropical Santa Maria Cove.

    Upon arrival at Santa Maria Cove, the captain will anchor off-shore, ready for you to explore the clear Mexican waters. Don your snorkel gear and discover the underwater world or enjoy a cooling swim. You may prefer to simply relax on board, soak up the sun and take in the surrounding beauty.

    Refreshments will be available throughout your tour and you can enjoy a Mexican cocktail or local beer, which will be offered on the return sail to Cabo San Lucas.


    ACTIVITY EXCURSIONS
    You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by catamaran and on foot. Children under eight may not participate. There is a short walk along the pier to join the catamaran and an inclined gangway to negotiate when boarding. Flat, non-slip shoes or water shoes are advised. Snorkel equipment is included and all participants must be competent swimmers. Please remember swimwear, sunscreen and a towel. Depending on sea swells, an alternative anchorage may be used. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to any swimming activities.

    Tour code

    SJD_003

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3¼ hours

  • Salsa & Salsa

    A wonderful opportunity to be a part of an interactive cooking show like no other!

    Salsa & Salsa

    A brief transfer takes you to a quaint Mexican restaurant, where upon arrival you’ll tie on an apron, don a chef’s hat and join your ‘dancing chefs’ as they lead you in a hands-on cooking experience.

    You will be shown how to make a variety of authentic Mexican salsa’s, as well as how to make a traditional Margarita and a frozen strawberry Margarita; the perfect accompaniment to a tasty homemade salsa! Indulge in your delicious culinary creations with accompaniments of tasty quesadillas, crispy taquitos and tortillas.

    After you’ve mastered your cooking skills and sampled the final product, it’s time to join your chefs on the dance floor as they teach you in four easy steps, how to dance the salsa.

    Salsa making has never been so much fun!


    This excursion will operate by coach and on foot. It involves very little walking, however there is some standing involved. You will also have the opportunity to join the chefs in dancing the salsa, if you wish.

    Tour code

    SJD_011

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3½ hours

  • Whale Watching

    A wonderful opportunity to discover whales in their natural habitat and to take in the beautiful coastline of Cabo San Lucas.

    Whale Watching

    Head out from the pier through the Bay of Cabo San Lucas and onto the Sea of Cortez. Thousands of whales migrate here, to the warmer climate, from the cold waters of Alaska.

    The species found here can range from Californian Gray Whales, Finbacks and Humpbacks to the mighty Blue Whale. Keep your cameras poised as you lookout for these incredible mammals. During your scenic cruise, you will also have the opportunity to admire the beauty of the surrounding coastline.

    During your tour refreshments will be served on board.


    This excursion will operate by boat. Whilst every effort will be made to find whales, sightings cannot be guaranteed. If you are prone to seasickness, please take the necessary precautions. This tour is not suitable for children under the age of four. Guests are advised to take a camera, binoculars, a hat and plenty of sun protection. Toilets are available on board. The crew will follow the International Fund for Animal Welfare Code of Conduct when operating this tour.

    Tour code

    SJD_004

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    2 hours

  • Highlights & Scenery

    Enjoy dramatic desert scenery and rugged coastline, along with an introduction to some of the region's attractions.

    Highlights & Scenery

    Just a short drive will take you to a local glass-blowing factory where you will discover this fascinating century-old art. Observe the talents of native craftsmen first hand, as they twist and turn the heated glass. You will also have the opportunity to purchase some of the finished products.

    Enjoy a panoramic drive through the residential districts and beach side hotel area which ends at a local cliff top restaurant. Relax with welcome refreshment whilst savouring the sweeping view of the bay of Cabo San Lucas.

    Your journey continues north to San Jose del Cabo, the more colonial sister city of Cabo San Lucas. Enjoy a visit to the old mission church, browse the downtown shops and soak up the local atmosphere.

    A scenic drive will return you to downtown Cabo San Lucas where you’ll pause at the Main Square. Here your guide will enlighten you with stories of the history of Cabo San Lucas and the flora and fauna of the region.


    This excursion will operate by bus and on foot. This tour involves approximately 30 minutes optional walking over some uneven surfaces. Guests must be able to negotiate steps onto and off the bus and 12 steps upon entering the church. Comfortable, flat walking shoes are recommended.

    Tour code

    SJD_001

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3½ hours

  • Breathless Resort Retreat

    Relax and enjoy the chic Breathless Beach Resort on an all-inclusive day of relaxation for adults only.

    Breathless Resort Retreat

    Enjoy around 4½ hours at the Breathless Beach Resort, a tropical paradise on the soft sands of Medano Beach.

    Take a dip right from the beach, or try the serene infinity pool. Sip premium domestic cocktails and tropical drinks from the open bar, or, better yet, have your cocktail brought to your spot on the sand!

    During your visit, a delicious buffet luncheon will be available serving Mexican specialties and popular favourites.

    You may also choose to take a break from the sun and stroll nearby boutiques for some of the best shopping in Cabo. You’ll even enjoy free Wi-Fi should you wish to post some snapshots of your time in paradise.
    More than anything though, relax and enjoy your day.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by coach. This tour is inclusive of transfers, sun lounger and umbrella. Children are not permitted to participate. Guests are reminded to take swimwear and sunscreen with them. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to swimming. There may be independent suppliers on the beach that offer water sports, these are provided by parties unconnected to Cunard.

    Tour code

    SJD_013

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Meal included

      Meal Included

    Duration

    5 hours