Birding for cruisers to Mexican ports
and other shore -excursions   

Procedures to make a reservation:

 #1 Please send an e-mail to

  • Which tour(s) would you like to   attend?
  • Date of your cruise 
  •  arrival / departure timing of your visit of the port   (to give you your pick up time)
  • Name of your cruise-ship   or (Boat)  
  • Number of attendees. 
#2 You will receive via e-mail a confirmation letter  with the pick-up time, confirmation code-number, the details of your reservation and be requested to make a small PayPal deposit You will be all set .
#3  Please follow directions mentioned on your confirmation's letter of where to meet us. 
#4 Please be at the pick-up time & place mentioned in your confirmation letter 
#5 when you get pick up present the confirmation letter to the driver /guide and please pay the balance. 
#6 Enjoy your tour 
#7 If you like it please post a comment in trip advisor at birding los cabos or birding for cruisers to mexican ports and/or at  cruise critics , please recommend us with your birding club , friends , colleagues   

#8  Note: in case of single travelers We require a minimum of  2 attendees to operate any tour Due the same reason we have a calendar with open dates and we are constantly advertising and promoting , in the remote case we don't have other birders booked to your tour you will be asked if you are willing to pay the minimum .  

all the tours are limited to 10 attendees 

Add a passenger : May you want to add a passenger in your tour , send us an e-mail - whats app - SKYPE or text msg. no latter that 5 pm of the day prior to your tour , It will be added to the reservation under your name to ensure that you will be in the same group.

Might we cancel the tour Due hurricane weather 100% deposit will be refund,  

No show no refund . 

PayPal account:

[email protected] 

Tours at other ports of call :

Feel yourself welcome to contact our colleagues  in other Mexican Ports , just tell them that Maria Elena Muriel from birding los cabos recommended them , thank you 

                Ports of call: 

               Sea Of Cortez: 
Cabo San Lucas
La Paz
Loreto
Puerto Guaymas
Topolobampo  

Mexican Riviera :
Cabo San Lucas 
------------------------------------Mazatlan :
Paul Beckman 
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Puerto Vallarta :
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Acapulco
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Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa
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Manzanillo
Trans Canal
Huatulco/Oaxaca 
Cornelio 
Puerto Chiapas 
Can-Cun
Cozumel 
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Panama :
Beny Wilson

If you need information or contact information for Birding  or shore excursion in other areas of Mexico please send us an e- mail with the following information:

  • your name
  • # of birders 
  • name of your cruise 
  • Port of call 
  • arriving and depart time 
  • date of your arrival 

Will be a pleasure to lead your tours 


Birding for cruisers to Mexican ports and trans Canal Panama 
as well as other shore -excursions

  • We are a network of keen Mexican Birders, Naturalist & Biologist  who also recommend birders at other ports of call in different countries.
  • Our goal is to preserve the environment of vulnerable birds giving sustainable use and offer visitors from cruise-ships an option to go birding while cruising
  • We all are native small enterprenures who offer our services to earn a living at the same time we participate in  conservation and volunteer to educate our young ones at rural schools.
so thank you for your support  

NOTE: prices might seem little higher but most of the time our services are in private basis since we have to adapt to the time-schedule of your cruise-ship.

Port of call: Cabo San Lucas- MX 

Birding Cabo endemics  


Program: B1C            Timing: 4 hrs

Description: 

We will take you birding in search of the endemics and 50+ birds from desert'shrubs , migrants , residents and vagrants will be present

Goal : birding the endemics 

Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, round transportation , bilingual tour-guide, bottled water ,permits and park entrance fees ,  use of scope & appropriate bird's book, a check-list to take home.

Does not include:

Gratuities , nor personal expenses

Price per person: 

1 passenger : US$270

2 passengers: US$135 each

3 or more passengers : US$105 each  

(when coming on cruises our service is usually  in private basis since we have to adapt to your cruise- arrival- departure time , and every body deserves to earn a living ) 

minimum 2 attendees max. 10 per group ( we can operate several groups simultaneously) Up-grades : 


NOTE: We can also extend longer after birding and take you to visit other areas such as blown glass factory , beach club , old downtown area, museum , shopping 

or any other combination  at additional cost , just let us know 

  Birding Desert Specialties  

                                           6 hrs.

Program: B1DC

Departures: Daily , reservation in advance is required 

Description:  The desert have its own beauty come discover and enjoy it , we will pick you up at your cruise-ship 's area and take you birding to the wilderness to the desert srubs around los cabos we will do easy and moderate walks to enjoy those birds. 

 Goal: to enjoy Thrashers, Hummingbirds, Cardinals, Pyrrhuloxias - Sparrows - Towhees  – Wrens – Woodpeckers- Kingbirds –Phainopeplas- Flickers- Hawks – Gnatcatchers- Verdins – Road runners,Flycatchers, interesting sparrows  and many more 

Includes : transportation & certified naturalist-guide , bottle of water, use of optics & field-guides, park fees and permits, a check-list to take home ,

does not includes: gratuities nor personal expenses   

Price per person: 

1 passenger  US$300   

2 or more  passenger US$150 each 

(when coming on cruises our service is usually  in private basis since we have to adapt to your cruise- arrival- departure time , and every body deserves to earn a living ) 

   if you want to extend it ,      US$15 per extra hr/person.     minimum 2 maximum 10 attendees 

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 Birding & whales watching combo

 on season from Dec. 15th - March 30 th 


Program: BC10           Timing: 6 hrs.

Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, round transportation , take you birding to enjoy endemics, resident , migrants & vagrants, take you whale-watching,  tour-guide, bottled water , use of scope & appropriate bird's book, a check-list to take home.

Does not include:

Gratuities , personal expenses

Price per person: 

US$250  (US$20 per extra hr/person)

(when coming on cruises our service is usually  in private basis since we have to adapt to your cruise- arrival- departure time , and every body deserves to earn a living ) 

minimum 2 attendees max. 10 


 Birding Endemics & Desert Specialties combo

                                            6- hrs. 

Program : B1ADC

Departures: 

Description:  These is a combination of birding endemics & desert especialties to enjoy both areas in focus of the highlights of the area and make your time worth the best  come discover and enjoy it , we will pick you up at your cruise's site and take you birding to an estuary and desert shrubs'  wilderness  around los cabos easy and moderate walks are included  and we will be back to your cruise.

 Goal: to enjoy  endemic's yellowthroat, Thrashers, Hummingbirds, Cardinals, Pyrrhuloxias - Sparrows - Towhees  – Wrens – Woodpeckers- Kingbirds –Phainopeplas- Flickers- Hawks – Gnatcatchers- Verdins – Road runners,Flycatchers, interesting sparrows  and many more during the day we will take you to see the endemics . 

Includes : transportation & certified naturalist-guide , regional brunch,  bottle of water, use of optics & field-guides, park fees and permits, a check-list to take home. 

does not includes: gratuities nor personal expenses   

Price per person: 

1 passenger : US $290

2 or more : US$145 each   

(when coming on cruises our service is usually  in private basis since we have to adapt to your cruise- arrival- departure time , and every body deserves to earn a living ) 

US$15 per extra hr/person.    

        minimum 2 maximum 10 attendees 

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Birding  endemics, visit cactus arboretum  

5 hrs excursion. 

 

Program: B1GC   

Description: we will pick you up at your hotel and take you birding around los cabos , easy and moderate walks we have several sites to find the birds so we will move on site A-B-C as far as Z to find them then we will visit a guided walk to the wiricuta arboretum and enjoy birds that love the nectar of cactus  present at different seasons of the year

 Goal: to see Yellowthroats, Thrashers, Hummingbirds , Pyrrhuloxia -Phoebes – Wrens –Woodpeckers- Kingbirds –Phainopepla- Flicker- Warblers – Gnatcatchers- Verdin – Orioles- in addition enjoy a guided walk to the cactus arboretum wiricuta be alert to enjoy birds and butterflies that love the nectar of cactus flowers,  and many more ......... 

               Birding - Pre/Post Cruise 

                

Ports: Cabo San Lucas - San Jose del Cabo 

La Paz  or  Loreto


program: B1C+

If you are going to disembark from a cruise at Los Cabos , La Paz or Loreto 

We will pick-you up at the marina take you birding and drop you off at the airport . depend upon your time we can also tour  around , or take you for lunch , last minute shopping  or other areas basic service last 4 hrs. 


Price per person starts at US$150                       minimum 2                      extra hr/person. US$20 

Make the best out of you visit to these area and plan to stay longer please see our multi-day travel section or ask for our expeditions that connect  and complement your cruise such as Copper Canyon - Art rock/cave paintings - among others 

contact us : [email protected] 

Port of Call: La Paz Mx

Birding La Paz 

                                       


Program:B1LAP                Timing:4hrs.


Description:
We will pick you up at your cruise-ship's venue , take you birding , our goal will be  mangrove warbler, snowy plover, blue footed booby and 70+ water flow, shorebirds, marine , passerines and desert birds
Includes :
Round transportation  , bottle of water  , permits & park
fees, guided birding,  use of scope & appropriate bird's books for the area, a check-list to take home 

 Does not include:

Gratuities , personal expenses

Price per person: 

1 passenger : US$270

2 passengers: US$135 each

3 or more passengers : US$105 each  

 (US$20 per extra hr)

(when coming on cruises our service is usually  in private basis since we have to adapt to your cruise- arrival- departure time , and every body deserves to earn a living ) minimum 2 attendees max. 10 per group ( we can operate several groups simultaneously) 


up-grades:
 we can also extend longer after birding and take you to visit other areas on your choice
maybe to a  beach club , old downtown area, museum , shopping , serpentarium 
or any other combination just let us know price extra Hr. US$10 a person ask for information 

Birding & Whale-shark snorkel


program:WSLAP             Timing:6 hrs.


Brief description:

We will Pick-up at your cruise site, and take you birding to enjoy several birds and catch a boat ride to go snorkel with the gentle giants whale-sharks 

Includes:  round transportation , boat ride , snorkel with whale-sharks , snorkel gear , mask & fins, water , refreshments,  tour-guides , permits park entrance fee. 

Does not include:

Gratuities , nor personal expenses

Price : 

1 person: US$380

2 or more persons US$190 each

in case you want to exntend your time (US$20 per extra hr/person)

(when coming on cruises our service is usually  in private basis since we have to adapt to your cruise- arrival- departure time , and every body deserves to earn a living ) 

minimum 2 attendees max. 10 per group 

Whale Shark Snorkel  4hrs


code:WSSLAP

Description: we will take you on a boat ride to enjoy the whale-sharks without getting wet , our biologist will interpret the environment , biology and conservation efforts we all make to preserve the environment , positive chances to encounter with beautiful birds, mobulas , dolphins , sea turtles and more marine life. 

Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, round transportation , boast ride,  whale-sharks' watching  ,  water , refreshments ,  tour-guide.

Does not include:

Gratuities , personal expenses

Price per person: 

US$110 (US$20 per extra hr)

minimum 2 attendees max. 10 per person 


Whale-shark watching for non swimers 


code: WSWLAP

Description: we will take you on a boat ride to enjoy the whale-sharks without getting wet , same as above but without swimming, our biologist will interpret the environment , biology and conservation efforts we all make to preserve the environment , positive chances to encounter with beautiful birds, mobulas , dolphins , sea turtles and more marine life. 

Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, round transportation , boast ride,  whale-sharks' watching  ,  water , refreshments ,  tour-guide.

Does not include:

Gratuities , personal expenses

Price per person: 

US$99 (US$20 per extra hr)

minimum 2 attendees max. 10 per person per group 

reservations: [email protected]  

Birding Blue footed boobies 



 Birding blue footed rockeries (4hrs)


Code :B6CLAP

Description:

we will pick you up at your cruise's location , take you birding some rockeries along the tour we have positive chance to enjoy marine life such as mobulas, dolphins, whales on season and many more , our biologist will interpret the environment .

Goal: brown and blue footed boobies , other nesting birds such as frigate birds & herons and enjoy 50+ birds and other marine life. 

Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, round transportation , boat ride , water , permits, park fees, the use of bird's books ,   a check-list to take home , tour-guide  

Does not include:

Gratuities , nor personal expenses

Price per person: 

US$145  (US$20 per extra hr)     minimum 2 attendees max. 10 per group.


Up-grade:Birding blue footed rockeries and snorkel with whale-sharks (6 hrs)


Code: B6C2LAP

Description:

 in addition we will take you to snorkel with whale-sharks which is another unique experience. 

Goal: brown and blue footed boobies , other nesting birds such as frigate birds & herons and enjoy 50+ birds and other marine life and snorkel with whale-sharks 

Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, round transportation , boat ride to the rockeries and snorkel with whale-sharks , snorkel , mask & fins, water , refreshments , the use of appropriate bird's books a check-list to take home,  tour-guide. 

Does not include:

Gratuities , nor personal expenses

Price per person: 

US$165 (US$20 per extra hr)     minimum 2 attendees max. 10 per group.

reservations:  [email protected]

Port of Call:  Loreto Mx. 

Birding Loreto 


Code: B1LTO               Timing: 4 hrs.

Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, birding , tour-guide, bottled water , use of scope & appropriate bird's book, a check-list to take home.

Does not include:

Gratuities , personal expenses

Price per person: 

1 passenger US$250

2 or more US$125 each 

(US$20 per extra hr/person)

(when coming on cruises our service is usually  in private basis since we have to adapt to your cruise- arrival- departure time , and every body deserves to earn a living ) 


minimum 2 attendees max. 10 

up grades: we can also extend longer after birding and take you to visit other areas 
maybe to blown glass factory , beach club , old downtown area, museum , shopping 
or any other combination just let us know 

Birding & Snorkel  Loreto   5 hrs.


Code: BSLTO               Timing: 5 hrs.

Brief description:

We will pick you up at the main dock to go birding ,  take a boat to go snorkel to a beautiful area , your naturalist will interpret the ecology and biology of species also include little of cultural information .


Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise dock,  guided birding , boat tour , snorkelling in a marine park island , park fees & permits , refreshments snorkelling gear , fins & mask ( bring towel , bathing suit ,sunblock & binoculars)

Does not include:

Gratuities , personal expenses

Price per person: 

1 passenger US$378

2 or more US$189  each  (US$20 per extra hr/person)

 max. 10 per group 


Historical buildings' walking tour Loreto 



Code: B2LTO             Timing 4 hrs.

Loreto is the cradle of the missions of California including the ones in USA , your profesional, bilingual certified guide will interpret the culture and nature of these Historical events.


Includes: 

Pick-up at your cruise site, guided-walking tour of historical sites & museum,  arts & craft center, professional bilingual tour-guide , bottle of water 

Does not include:

Gratuities , personal expenses

Price per person: 

1 passenger US$198

2 or more US$99   each   (US$20 per extra hr)

 max. 20 per group


up grades: we can also extend longer and take you to visit other areas 
maybe to  , beach club , country side , art/rock-paintings , or to enjoy a delicious , fresh seafood lunch . 
or any other combination just let us know

 San Javier mission port of call : Loreto

Country-side  4-5  hrs



program: LTOC-2

San Javier mission was founded in 1699 by Jesuit friars, is the second oldest of all the missions of Las Californias , the amazing part is that they build it at the middle of one of the steepest mountains surrounded with great vistas , Come discover the beauty , hardships, and determination they had to build these mission in addition visit a ranchero family and experience how they had survived in these environments so far.


Highlights: old mission , breathtaking vistas, local flora , art-rock from ancestors , local ranchos beautiful birds & while-life . 

Includes: transportation , bilingual professional guide , bottled water , regional lunch at a local restaurant . 

Price per person : 

1 passenger US$290

2 or more US$145 each       maximum 10 attendees per group 


Information & reservation :  [email protected]

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Port of Call: Puerto Vallarta , Mexico 

Birding with Alejandro Martinez  a Puerto Vallarta's expert 
www.birdinginmexico.com

Port of Call : Huatulco  Oaxaca , Mexico 

Birding with Cornelio Ramos , a Keen  local birder 

Huatulco National Park  4hrs.

Code:BHO1

Birding a national park to enjoy endemic birds , resident and migrants 

Includes: round transportation from your cruise-ship , bottles of water , tropical fruits, birding's bilingual tour-guide, use of scope and appropriate bird books , a check-list to take home , park entrance fees and permits.

Does not include:

gratuities , nor personal expenses 

Price per person: US$75

min. 2 attendees , limited to 10 attendees per group 



Copalita River 4 hrs.

Code:BHO2

Birding a river to enjoy endemic birds , resident and migrants mostly terrestrial and waterfowl birds

Includes: round transportation from your cruise-ship , bottles of water , tropical fruits, birding's bilingual tour-guide, use of scope and appropriate bird books , a check-list to take home , park entrance fees and permits.

Does not include:

gratuities , nor personal expenses 

Price per person: US$75

min. 2 attendees , limited to 10 attendees per group 


Eco- Archaeological park  4 hrs. 

Code:BHO3

Birding a national archaeological park to enjoy endemic birds , resident and migrants mostly shorebirds & waterfowl , also mayan ruins 

Includes: round transportation from your cruise-ship , bottles of water , tropical fruits, birding's bilingual tour-guide, use of scope and appropriate bird books , a check-list to take home , park entrance fees and permits.

Does not include:

gratuities , nor personal expenses 

Price per person: US$75

min. 2 attendees , limited to 10 attendees per group 

Port Of Call:  Panama, Republic of Panama 

Birding with Biologist Beny Wilson a Panamanian expert 

www.benywilson.com