Fun on the water is a staple of vacationing in the Baja Peninsula. Fishing and surfing are two of the most popular ways to have fun in the water. But there are also water sports such as kiteboarding and sailing as well.
Marlin Fishing Tournament in Cabo San Lucas
The Black and Blue Marlin tournament takes place in Cabo San Lucas every October.
Baja Big Fish Company
Get the latest fishing reports and tournament schedule dates with the Baja Big Fish Company.
Ensenada Fishing Charters
Ensenada is home to some of the best sport fishing in the world! And there are numerous options available if you want to charter a boat.
Pangas – Ensenda
Rosarito –Ensenada Fishing
Enjoy the beauty of the region by going on a whale watching tour. During the winter months, it’s prime season for the gray whales as the migrate to the Baja Peninsula in search of warmer waters for mating purposes.
Sergio’s Whale Watching
Tours begin at 12 p.m. and go until 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for children. Advance purchasing is recommended because tickets go fast.
Whale Watching at San Ignacio Lagoon
Pachicho’s Eco Tours
See these majestic specimens up close with Pachico’s Eco Tours. Their goal is to provide a spectacular whale watching experience while also informing you about the whale’s behavior and environment.
Ensenada Ocean Adventures
Get all you need for your fishing trip at these area supply stores.
From rods to reels, to fishhooks and sunglasses. Complete your preparations for a day on the water by ordering from Fish Co.
Cabo San Lucas
Minerva’s Baja Tackle
Book a trip, take lessons or get the supplies you need with Minerva’s.
No matter where your surfing in Baja, each town has surf shops to provide anything you need. Below are a few of the notable ones.
K-38 Surf Shop
Located about 300 yards south of the statue of Jesus in town. The surf shop owner, Jacinto, offers surf lessons.
San Miguel Surf Shop
Av Lopez Mateos 560
Find surf boards and other gear at this shop, owned by Eduardo Echegray who’s been building long and short boards for 20 years.
First Stop Surf Shop
Cabo San Lucas
Cabo Surf Shop
Located on the premises of the Cabo Surf Hotel, they have a large rental fleet of surftech boards, and offer a surf school with private and group instructions.
Mario’s Surf School
Lessons are held at Los Cerritos Beach and available for all skill levels. They also have a surf shop that rents boards and sells all kinds of accessories including wax, leashes and fins for all types of boards.
Sailing and Kayaking Day Trips and Excursions
Sail or kayak through the sparkling sea of Cortez!
Plan a trip to Baja California Sur with Ventana Windsports. They offer windsurfing and kite boarding equipment rentals.
They also have instructors to give lessons in English and Spanish for those who want to give either sport a try.