8 Days | 2012 Departures: Dec 15, 22, 29
Free Round-Trip Air, Los Angeles to La Paz on the Dec. 15 departure only*
& $500 Off Kids Under 18
Embark on an unforgettable adventure this holiday season exploring Baja California and the Sea of Cortez aboard the 62-guest National Geographic Sea Bird. Hike a forest of gigantic cacti, kayak pure blue seas, snorkel with sea lions and explore 18th-century missions on the Baja California peninsula — plus, kids-only activities: Zodiac driving lessons and smartphone photo sessions.
Why Baja California?
Top ten reasons to explore this eco-playground of pure wildness with Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic.
DAY 1 — U.S./Los Cabos or La Paz, Mexico/Embark La Paz
Transfer from Los Cabos Airport or La Paz Airport to the ship at La Paz and embark. (D)
DAY 2-7 — Exploring the Sea of Cortez
Along with their designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the islands of the Sea of Cortez are a playground of exploration. Throughout your voyage you will have a tremendous selection of activities — from Zodiac cruising and snorkeling to kayaking and hiking. Or take part in yoga and stretching classes on deck. We’ll put our 30 years of experience in the Sea of Cortez to work and, with many options in place, find the best possible opportunities each day.
Track whales and bottlenose dolphins near Isla Danzante. Explore islands such as Isla San Jose or Isla Santa Catalina, with its giant cacti and extraordinary bird and marine life. Take in a beach barbecue beneath a starry sky. Spend time searching for whales, dolphins, sea lions and other wildlife amid the rich waters.
Explore the seaside town of Loreto and journey into the Sierra de la Giganta mountains to visit San Javier Mission, the second oldest mission in the peninsula. Kayak along the cliff-lined coast of Isla Espiritu Santo and swim and snorkel with sea lions at Los Islotes. (B,L,D)
DAY 8 — La Paz/Disembark/Home
After breakfast, disembark in La Paz and tansfer to the airport for your flights back home. (B)
*Offer must be booked by June 30, 2012 and is only valid on the December 15, 2012 departure. Free airfare is subject to availability at the time of booking. Airfare is based on round-trip economy group flights that must be ticketed by Lindblad Expeditions. In the case that Lindblad’s group flights are not available at time of booking, Lindblad reserves the right to issue an air credit. Offers are valid for new bookings only, and may not be combined with other offers. Please call your travel agent for full details.