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Join us one of these 11 wildlife experiences to Central America & Mexico in 2023 or 2024. Plan your Central America & Mexico nature adventure with visits to La Paz, Loreto, San Jose, Isla Espiritu Santo, and Bahia Magdalena exploring diverse ecosystems in between. Wildlife and safari trips to Central America & Mexico start at $1,820 for a adventure in nature. Contact one of our Central America & Mexico wildlife and nature travel experts for help planning your next trip.
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Holding a baby sea turtle
$2,421
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Turtles & Rainforest Pacuare Reserve

Pacuare - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Assist biologists on turtle rounds
  • Learn about rain forest ecology
  • Ride horseback through family farms
  • Raft down the Pacuare River
Starts / Ends:
San Jose / San Jose
Activities:
Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Rainforest Exploration, Volunteering, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Conservation of Costa Rica's pristine nature is an important job, and this 8-day tour allows you to join biologists for two nights of research at the most important nesting ground of leatherback turtles in the country. Pacuare Reserve is located a few miles south of Tortuguero, but with a group …
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Nicaragua's volcanic landscape
$3,369
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Nicaragua Wildlife and Nature

9 Day Itinerary
  • Search for wildlife while hiking
  • Summit Mombacho Volcano
  • Explore Granada with your guide
  • Tour through tropical wetlands
Activities:
Land, Local Market, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this nine day tour, travel through pristine tropical forests, explore majestic volcanoes, and float down peaceful waterways, obtaining a rare glimpse into the wilderness of Central America. Throughout your journey, get up close and personal with Nicaragua's exotic animal life, encountering …
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Macaw in the jungle
$5,845
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Unveiled Wonders: Panama and Costa Rica

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Cruise among the Gulf of Panama
  • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Explore the Curú National Refuge
  • Hike in a birder´s paradise
  • Enjoy San José or Panamá City
  • Search for untamed wildlife
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Uncover the wonder of jungles, mangroves, national parks, preserves, and the Panama Canal - this 8-day voyage has it all to make you adventure unforgettable. From the capital city of San José travel all the way to the rich land ofCosta Rica and discover its vast flora and fauna. Hike, …
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Desert Landscape in Baja
$3,030
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Sea and Sierra National Parks Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore diverse Sierra de la Laguna
  • Experience rancho culture
  • Snorkel Cabo Pulmo National Park
  • Swim with sea lions & colorful fish
  • Discover and be awed by Baja
Activities:
Hiking, Land, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
This 7-day Baja Mexico journey takes you into the heart of nature and the wildest parts of the Baja California peninsula. Exploring national parks and immersing yourself in rancho culture will provide life-changing experiences. Visit the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve, the only pine and oak …
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Cabo Pulmo
$6,590
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Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Observe California gray whales
  • Hike across desert islands
  • Experience the Baja California
  • Snorkel with sea lions
Starts / Ends:
Puerto San Carlos / Loreto
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience Baja in full with visits to lively La Paz and lovely Loreto. La Paz invites you to follow your curiosity into a maze of quaint streets and sun-drenched promenades, promising discoveries of all kinds. Loreto, a charming coastal town spectacularly backed by the Sierra de la Giganta …
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Spot stunning wildlife in the tree canopy
$4,190
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Wild Costa Rica Escape

6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Navigate Costa Rica’s Guanacaste
  • Discover diverse tropical ecosystem
  • Enjoy Isla Tortuga’s beaches
  • Explore volcanic landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Caldera / Puerto Caldera
Activities:
Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the treasures of Guanacaste, one of Costa Rica’s richest regions, on a six-day voyage aboard National Geographic Quest. Snorkel and kayak among untouched corals and palm-lined beaches in the Guanacaste Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Hike, ride horseback, and zipline …
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Scenic Landscape
$3,890
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Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Bird
  • Discover whales in Magdalena Bay
  • Hike through island landscapes
  • Kayak on the glassy waters
  • Learn about ecosystems
Starts / Ends:
Loreto / Puerto San Carlos
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spend six days with majestic gray whales and their curious calves in Mexico's Bahia Magdalena, one of the best locations in the world to observe gray whale mother-calf interactions. From the luxury of National Geographic Sea Bird, take in the sights and sounds of the bay before embarking on an …
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Gray Whale sighting
$1,820
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Gray Whales and Espiritu Santo Island

The Perfect Combination - 5 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Baja & the Sea of Cortez
  • Observe curious gray whales
  • Snorkel with playful sea lions
  • Feast on freshly caught seafood
Activities:
Hiking, Land, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover "the world's aquarium", the Sea of Cortez and Mexico's Baja California, on this 5-day trip. Travel to scenic Magdalena Island, on the Pacific coast of the peninsula. Gray whale mothers and calves travel close to shore on their northbound migration, providing excellent …
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River trip
$395
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Tortuguero

3 Day Itinerary
  • Cruise La Suerte & Tortuguero river
  • See exotic widlife
  • Observe green sea turtle breeding
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Land, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this three day excursion to the Tortuguero region, passing Banana plantations and traveling through lush tropical rainforest. Take a scenic boat ride on La Suerte River and through the Tortuguero Canals, offering lovely views of the Costa Rican forest and mangrove swamps. Enjoy two nights on …
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Collected a starfish while snorkeling.
$5,595
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Baja California's Whales & Sealife

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Snorkel with young sea lion pups
  • Hike around rugged islands
  • Go gray whale watching
  • Kayak around coastal rocks
Starts / Ends:
San Jose del Cabo / La Paz
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Baja island-to-island on this 8-day cruise of Mexico's Sea of Cortez.Your journey begins in San Jose del Cabo where you join the Safari Voyager for an 8-day exploration of the Sea of Cortes. Your adventure includes wildlife watching, hiking, kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling with sea …
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Snorkeling among the coral reef system
$6,990
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Exploring the Gulf of California: A Living Sea & Desert Isles

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Explore the islands and caves
  • Search for marine animals
  • Snorkel among fish and sea lions
  • Visit the town of Santa Rosalia
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Visit Isla Rasa
Starts / Ends:
Loreto / Loreto
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Designated by UNESCO as a marine world heritage site and dubbed “the world’s aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau, the waters and islands of the Sea of Cortez are places of legendary biodiversity. This is an expedition of pure discovery, sailing to islands that lie in close proximity to …
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