Desert activities in Los Cabos that you can’t miss!

By: Jesús Caporal | Published: 5/18/2021 | 6 Mins

Dare to live an extreme adventure on your next visit in Los Cabos!

Desert activities in Los Cabos that you can’t miss!

The Baja Desert is undoubtedly one of the most exotic and exhilarating landscapes that you will find in Mexico. Unfortunately, most travelers who visit Los Cabos aren’t instantly drawn to the beauty of the desert when they have sunny beaches right next to it, and would rather sunbath, sail toward the Land’s End Arch or experiment the vibrant nightlife by the sea. If you're already thinking of booking your next Mexican adventure in Los Cabos and have the time of your life, we've put together a list of exciting activities to add to your itinerary, some of which you may not have even considered because they're all done in the desert! Take the time to explore new alternatives and dare to enjoy the perks of the desert in ways you've never imagined before:


Off-Road Experience

Explore the bumpy roads of the Los Cabos desert in a modern but sturdy off-road vehicle, from a single-person ATV to an UTV for the whole family, you’ll surely find the most convenient option for your needs. The rugged terrain will really make you feel like you're on a roller coaster at times, except you will actually be right in the middle of all the action, making this one of the most intense yet equally thrilling activities available! At a certain point, when you approach the shore of Los Cabos, you'll have free time to step out of the vehicle and enjoy the exotic desert landscape that flawlessly blends with the tranquility and vastness of the ocean. You'll be treated to a breathtaking sight that you will never be able to forget, definitely a true highlight of this activity.


Camel and Horse Ride

Camels are among the most docile and friendly animals on the planet, they are naturally adapted to hot climates and are capable of carrying a lot of weight on their backs, including adult humans, which makes them a great option to explore the desert. To the surprise of most people who visit this destination, you’ll be able to find them here very easily! This activity is perfectly suitable for the whole family, as the gentle camels in Los Cabos are extremely peaceful and have fun personalities, so you and your kids will be able to pet them and enjoy your camel ride in the desert. Those who are more comfortable with horses could also choose to go on a horseback ride, which is the de facto alternative to explore the beautiful beaches at sunset, as horses are quite robust and they’re perfectly capable of taking you on a desert adventure too. Whichever is your choice, you’ll enjoy a smooth slow ride exploring desert trails that highlight the native wildlife.



Jeep Safari

We know that some travelers would definitely like to take advantage of the whole desert experience, but in the most comfortable and elegant possible way. If you’re one of them, you’ll fortunately be able to do so by renting a state-of-the-art jeep with all commodities inside! Simply hop on one of these refined units and start exploring the depths of the outback, where you will discover the diversity of the desert flora and fauna. You won’t need to worry about the unwanted drawbacks from other means of exploration, such as dealing with the dry hot weather, sand and dirt getting everywhere, exhaustion and so many other nuisances, as the jeeps are equipped with the latest technology and luxury amenities. This activity undoubtedly combines nature and the jet set in an unpredictable but exciting way!



If you’re a more daring adventurer, you will also be able to find a variety of self-guided hikes to explore on your own means. Venture inside the desert to observe everything that it has to offer from up close, without worrying about other people than the ones in your party, if you choose to bring your friends or family, of course. Experienced travelers who love to explore new horizons by themselves will absolutely appreciate this activity, as it has been specially planned for free spirits!


We hope that after reading about some of these, you will realize how amazing the Baja desert is and you decide to explore it in any way you want! As a GlobeQuest Members, we have excellent news for you: if you’re looking forward to participating in incredible desert activities, you will get exclusive discounts at Wild Canyon where you will find some of the activities mentioned above!


Contact our Member Service Department for bookings and additional information about these activities, and make sure to follow our social media pages.

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