This exploration cruise takes you to stunning Baja California peninsula. We sail to islands rich in natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Enjoy the chance to unwind on white sandy beaches, swim in turquoise waters, and visit the charming towns of the Mexican Pacific coast.
10 days

Blue Seas, Beautiful Coasts

Baja California is the world's second-longest peninsula, stretching more than 745 miles south of the California border, flanked on the west by the Pacific ocean and on the east by the warm blue waters of the Sea of Cortez.

The Sea of Cortez is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most diverse marine environments on the planet. The French explorer, Jaques Cousteau, referred to it as the “world’s aquarium,” due to the abundance of marine wildlife.

Island Activity Paradise

This expedition cruise starts in La Paz and sails to explore remote islands where will use our expedition landing craft to go ashore for hiking, wildlife- and birdwatching, enjoying water activities and relaxing on white sandy beaches.

Charming Towns

We will also visit the charming and historic town of Loreto, as well as enjoy two relaxing days at sea.  On the Pacific coast, we will call on the vibrant city of Ensenada before ending the cruise in San Diego, California.




Hurtigruten offers unique expedition cruises to some of the purest and most remote waters of the world. As with all expeditions, nature prevails. Safety is always our top priority. We continuously evaluate our cruises to adapt to unexpected weather, ice and sea conditions, and exciting nature opportunities. That’s why we call it an expedition.