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Camel riding safari beach and desert experience in Los Cabos
You want a different way to get to know Los Cabos, well how about on the back of a camel, where we will visit a splendid desert, then walk in front of the pacific Ocean. It also includes traditional mexican food, nature walks, tequila tasting and mezcal, tortilla class, hotel transportation.
A unique experience that only here in Los Cabos is possible, of course we offer the best price on the market.
This is information in general terms, for people who are very busy and are only quoting quickly.
However, if you want to know more, it is important that you read the detailed description of the excursion, to avoid misunderstandings.
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Camels originate from the Middle East and North Africa. However, believe it or not the country with the most camels is Australia, they were imported in the 19th century from Arabia, India and Afghanistan, to help in the transportation and mining sector in the desert.
In the American continent the most similar animals are the so-called "llamas" in South America. They are very distant relatives, however, the type of desert vegetation of Baja California Sur, makes it an accessible place for these animals to live in a environment similar to what they are used to
Important: The company in charge of making this excursion, is a 100% social and responsible company. Let me tell you that all these camels are rescued from circuses, and in this way you are helping these animals to survive because otherwise they would have to be slaughtered.
The animals are healthy, clean, in very good spirits, because they are cared for with great affection. We still cannot communicate with them, but they seem to enjoy the adventure very much, they love carrots.
If you have always been curious to feel the sensation of riding a camel like in the movies of the caravans in the desert, Then here in Cabo San Lucas this can come true and we combine fantastic views of the sea and the desert , one of the best excursions that Los Cabos has to offer.
We have a pickup service in the vast majority of hotels in San José del Cabo, the tourist corridor, and Cabo San Lucas.
The only way that we can not pick you up is if the hotel does not allow the entrance of external vans, or that they are a very remote point or without access from the road. So you just have to sit back and relax, we will take care of making sure you have a memorable day of your vacation
Rancho Tierra Sagrada
We have a road trip to the place where all our facilities are and where our camels live. The place is called TIERRA SAGRADA, it is a very nice trip in a van which has air conditioning and water in case you are thirsty, our purpose is that you are as comfortable as possible.
First, we have to give a detailed explanation of how camels behave, how to ride them, what they like, what we can do and what they don't like. We have to be very respectful because they are living animals that feel.
Later, we will put on an outfit more suited to this adventure that is a turban, similar to the one worn by the Arabs, do not worry our staff will teach you how to put it on and if necessary they will adjust it themselves.
To get on the camel there is a platform and in the part of their hump they have a kind of specially secured saddle, so it is quite interesting, but very safe.
Camels can hold very heavy weights, their large broad legs are designed for walking on the desert sands and here in Cabos the ride is on the beach, which is the closest thing to the desert.
However, despite being very strong animals, there is a weight limit in the participants of this excursion, the camel can carry two adults of normal build without any problem.
During the entire journey and for greater safety, the camel will always be under the care of a person who will be guiding through a rope, to always keep it under care.
At the end of the journey, the most adventurous people will have the opportunity to kiss and hug our new friend, a staff person will be taking photos of this beautiful experience
Mexican Style Buffet Food
As a complementary part of this excursion you have a buffet meal included in the price. The food is delicious and is focused on typical dishes of the region such as roast meat, chicken with mole, rice, cheese, quesadillas, beans, etc.
They will also have a brief explanation of tortilla making and a tasting of tequila, mezcal and damiana (liquor from a plant that grows in the desert)
Guided nature walk
If you are interested in knowing the secrets of the desert, let me tell you that this tour will amaze you with all the things you can know, Deserts have many medicinal plants in addition to explaining the way in which many of these species survive in this inhospitable climate.
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It is incredible to ride the camel and enjoy the wonderful view of the sea and the sky in communion with the desert.
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This is an excursion considered luxury for everything it has included, and as it is a low-volume activity, because there is only a limited number of camels. It is an activity considered as a boutique excursion, a once in a lifetime experience.
The price we have is:
- Price per adult (+12 years): $85 USD or $1700 mexican pesos per adult person
- Price per child (5-11 years): $65 USD or $1300 mexican pesos for each child
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As this excursion is considered a luxury activity, it includes transportation from the comfort of your lobby, whether it is in hotels in San José del Cabo or the tourist corridor of Los Cabos and Cabo San Lucas.
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We include everything you need to have a unique experience, from transportation to food and of course the camel ride, If you have any doubt send an email
- Ride the camel
- Traditional Mexican buffet food
- Guided walk through nature
- Hand Made Tortillas Class
- Tequila and mezcal tasting
- Beers and tequila
- Hotel Transportation
Just as there are things included, there are also things that are not included, as anywhere in the world there will be souvenir photos for later purchase, remember that these photos are optional.
- Payment of access to the ranch
What To Bring
Below, we offer you a short list of the things that we consider most necessary for the proper development of the activity. However, take into account that it is the responsibility of the client to bring everything necessary for you. So this list is not complete and varies from person to person.
- Comfortable and fresh clothes
- Tennis or walking shoes
- During the winter we suggest a sweater winds can be chilly
- Sunglasses, cap, sunhats before the sunsets
- Full charge cell phone or camera
- Cash (for tips)
- Bug Spray
- Backpack or bag to store your things
We have all the payment methods available in the market
- Bank deposit
- Wire transfers
- Payment by credit card (5% for bank fees)
Frequently asked questions
1.- Do you come to my hotel to pick me up?
Yes, as long as the hotel is within our pre-established routes, keep in mind that this service has an extra cost
Send an email with the name of the hotel and we will be happy to confirm the estimated time that we will pick you up.
2.- I am in an AIRBNB. Can you come pick me up?
Unfortunately if you are not in a hotel, it is very difficult for us, however, we can establish a nearby meeting place where we can meet.
3.- I want you to pick me up at a specific time, is it possible?
Unfortunately no, we have schedule pickup times
4.- At what time would they stop by us?
Depending on your hotel location, when you make formal reservation, you will be sent a confirmation receipt of services with all detailed information such as estimated pick up time, we ask you to be ready 5 minutes before you pickup time
5.- How do I recognize who will pick me up?
When your service confirmation receipt is sent, all of the detailed information will be sent to you, but it is easy, we will call out names to locate you.
6.- In which vehicle would you pick me up?
Usually in Toyota Hiace trucks or sprinters, but may vary depending on the availability of the vehicles.
7.- I am late. Can you wait for me?
Sometimes we can wait about 5 minutes. Remember we have other pickups and often people already aboard who will be upset waiting longer that the promised time, we strongly ask you to be on time at the meeting place
8.- I'm already at the meeting place, but I don't see anyone, what should I do?
Immediately call the contact number that will be printed on your service confirmation receipt, they will inform you where the van is or if there is any delay.
1.- Because of the rush, I couldn't print the service confirmation receipt. What happens?
Nothing happens, you can show it on your cell phone screen or request a receipt directly to your WhatsApp or even just with your name and your confirmation number that will be on your service confirmation receipt
2.- Can I show my receipt on my cell phone?
Yes. In fact, it is the most recommended, please do not waste sheets as much as possible, we are in the 21st century, right?
3.- How should I be dressed?
Comfortable clothes, a small coat if it is winter, and comfortable shoes
4.- Do you have any place to store my things?
Yes. we have lockers available for you
5.- Which days are the least people listed on the excursion?
Usually the beginning of the week, however, in holiday season, there is a good flow of visitors, it can vary
6.- Can I bring my baby's food?
Unfortunately, the minimum age for this excursion is 5 years.
1.- What is included if I reserve Camel riding safari beach and desert experience in Los Cabos?
- Ride the camel
- Traditional Mexican buffet food
- Guided walk through nature
- Hand Made Tortillas Class
- Tequila and mezcal tasting
- Beers and tequila
- Hotel Transportation
2.- Does it include lockers?
Sure, we have lockers for the security of your belongings
3.- We have an open bar, all we want to drink
No, there is a tequila tasting, which you can taste but it is not an open bar excursion.
4.- How long does the excursion last?
Usually 4 hours.
1.- Can I pay by credit card?
Yes, however, please be aware there may be extra bank fees charges, so we prefer cash
2.- can i pay in cash when you come to get me
Yes. We have that option, however, you have to demonstrate to our online operators it is a serious reservation, to avoid wasting resources on fetching them and not showing up.
3.- Do you have any credit card interest-free month promotion?
Unfortunately, no. However we have great prices and good promotions when in big groups.
4.- What is the adult price?
$85 USD per person, adults over 12 are considered
5.- How much do the children pay?
$65 USD for each child, children are considered from 5-11 years, children under 5 are not allowed.
5.- You have special prices? Let's say for older adults, locals, people with different abilities, travel agents
Yes, we have a 10% discount, in the comments field it is necessary to mention it and ask for the special price for them.
6.- Do you have any promotion available?
Sure, if you are more than 7 people, we have a 10% discount
1.- How can I make the reservation?
We make it easy for you, we have this website, it can also be by WhatsApp, email or phone call
2.- How do I know that the reservation is already made?
If a service confirmation receipt was sent to you, with your confirmation number the reservation is already formalized, but if any questions please send an email
3.- What hours do you have for customer service?
We are available 24 hours a day, however, the hours we guarantee the service are
- Monday to Friday 07:00 am – 10:00 pm hora local
- Saturday & Sunday 07:00 am – 08:00 pm hora local
4.- How far in advance can I make my reservation?
The reservation framework where we can guarantee you the same price, is from 1 month to 1 night before the excursion
5.- Can I pass my reservation to another person?
Yes, as long as you notify us and give us the other person's information
6.- Can I change my reservation date?
Yes, as long as you notify us as soon as possible, at least 2 hours before so those spaces can be occupied by another client.
7.- I don't feel good, Can i cancel the excursion?
Yes, of course we are aware that sometimes things do not go as planned, just let us know as soon as possible
8.- What are the cancellation and refund policies?
Usually the following criteria, but may vary, please send an email
- 100% refund within 24 hours
- No Show, No Refund
9.- Can I cancel or change the date of my visit?
Yes, just let us know as soon as possible, to make the necessary adjustments
10.- How far in advance can I make my reservation?
We recommend no more than 1 month in advance and at least one night before the excursion
Camels are very docile and calm animals, however, being animals over 2 meters high, it is necessary to meet certain requirements for the safety of people and animals.
Check this list:
- To apply the "payment on the day of the excursion" it is only for groups of less than 4 people. If you make two reservations we cannot guarantee that you will go on the same group
- There is a tax of $20 USD per adult / $10 USD for each child per entrance for the use of the facilities of the ranch. Please note that this is not included and will be paid at check-in.
- This excursion is not available for cruise guests
- The minimum age to participate in this excursion is 5 years
- Maximum weight for the excursion is 265 pounds or 120 kilos of weight per person
- The use of cameras, cell phones or gopros is prohibited during the camel ride for your safety
- For safety reasons our guests must hold onto the saddle handlebars with both hands at all times during the camel ride, for this reason it is not allowed to have a camera or phone in your hands
- It is important to be on time at the meeting place, out of respect for other guests, remember it is a shared excursion
- The use of the turban is mandatory because it is a protective helmet, remember that we are responsible for your safety.
- Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult responsible for them.
- Cannot board with obvious effects of alcohol or drugs.
- Not recommended for pregnant women or those with back or neck problems
- Be physically and emotionally well
- Have a feeling of tolerance and respect for other people
- 24 hour cancellations without penalty
- No Show No refund
"Our guide Jon was excellent as was our driver Sergio. Living in NZ we hadn't been in a deset before. Enjoyed the walk with Jon giving us heaps of info, then the camel ride by the sea. Great lunch with tequila tasting which even my partner enjoyed even though he is a non drinker. Would recommend this tour to anyone."
"My husband and I recently visited Los Cabos for our honeymoon. One of our tours was the Camel Safari by Cabo Adventures led by Ted, Sergio and their crew. Cabo Adventures sent a shuttle to our hotel at 7:40 a.m., and we headed to their main office at the marina in Cabo San Lucas for a few minutes before going to the ranch. I was a little apprehensive at first, fearing the camels would be exploited day and night for the sake of tourism. To my surprise, we learned about how they have been rescued, the health controls offered to them, their schedules resting every other day or more and with additional care of the environment such as the turtle nesting protected spaces around the ranch. We had a wonderful time walking through the ranch and learning all kinds of new info about cacti and the natural herbs grown in the area. We also had a delicious lunch in which Ted showed us how to make tortillas from scratch and tasted mezcal, tequila and licor de Damiana and took A M A Z I N G pictures beachfront and throughout our walk. I definitely recommend this tour and special thanks to Ted and Sergio for making us laugh so hard all morning!"
"Make sure you know what you are going in for. You ride the camels for only twenty minutes of the three hour tour. We got a nature tour from Arturio who was a wonderful tour guide and knew a lot about the land and plants - we just didn't know this was part of the tour when we signed up. After the nature tour - we were taken back for an all you can eat dinner. Food is fantastic!!! Compliments to the cook who made mole chicken, beef fajitas and a mexican pork dish. All were fantastic. Only downside was the only drink we were offered was hibiscus water. It was not bad but it was not very cold either. They told us part of the tour was going to the bird zoo too. However we finished dinner to go to the bird zoo and it was already closed. Guess the afternoon tours do not get this part. The last portion of the three hours was spent sitting around waiting on our shuttle. For over an hour. During that time we could have bought things from the store $, bought some tequila from the tequila room $, bought drinks and candy from the store up front $ or my favorite part - bought pictures of us on the tour $$$$$. They take away your phones and cameras and do not let you take pictures. For a small fortune - you can have all the pictures they take for you. We looked at our pictures and many of them were terrible with our eyes closed, heads turned, hair in our face. If you are going to spend hard earned money on a tour - make sure you know what you are getting and that you will need a lot of money on the back end of you want to take advantage of everything they offer."
"Riding the camels was interesting. Getting to interact with the picture camel, Juan, was fun. The meal was tasty and filling. The highlight was our guide Luis and his knowledge of the camels and the local desert life."
"Interesting information on Camels while waiting for our turn, professionally run and nice they take such great care of the Camels. The lunch was better than expected with amazing Chicken with Mole.. as good as any restaurant I have been to."
"I'm a huge animal lover and I really try and avoid supporting places that abuse and treat the animals poorly (Circuses, Sea World etc..) Luckily, someone on here mentioned that they rescue camels and alternate their working days. I think there are about 18 or so camels in the ranch? We visited on Oct 26th. It was super hot and i was a bit worried about the camels being overworked and having to carry us heavy humans and walking for about 20 some mins in the hot sand... Shortly after the walk, the camels went back to their den to "rest." I just hope what they're telling people is true and that they do keep and take good care of the Camels..."
"not sure what to expect as we had never ridden (or kissed) a camel. . Our guide was very knowledgeable about camels and the flora of the area. The short walking tour through the brush was quite nice as was the ride on the camels on the beach. Made for a very nice break from the pools and beach."
"We had an amazing time riding the camels and exploring the outback. Our tour guide Ted was extremely friendly, knowledgable and super fun to be around. The camels seemed to be really well taken care of and were magnificent to look at. Their welfare wasnt in question and would highly recommend this tour and highly recommend asking for Ted!"
"We had an excellent tour with Christian as our guide. The transportation was very easy. The guides were very informative and personable. The tour was very organized. The camel riding was great. The meal was great and the tequila tasting was excellent. I would definitely recommend the experience. You will have to buy your pictures; however they take a lot of great pics. I understand there are complaints on the reviews about the cost of the photos but amusement park photos are equally as expensive. The photos taken were great and I bought the video as well."
"Our family of 3 enjoyed the camel safari. It was a pleasant drive to the ranch. We had an interesting photo session with the camels and our guide Chris was very informative. After a fun 20 min ride on a camel we were taken on a short nature walk to see different types of cacti. Lunch was delicious and the lunch area was by the ocean - we could see whales in the ocean as we were having our lunch. It was a well spent half a day.."