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Paddling South

#10 of 25 Tours in Loreto
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Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Loreto to La Paz April 2018

OMG! I would do this trip with theses people(Paddling South/Loreto Kayaking) again in a heart beat... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Nancy T
Athabasca, Canada
Great guides...great kayak expedition to uninhabited islands

Just returned for Paddling South's Island Hopping tour of Bahia de Loreto Marine Park. Totally... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
New York City, New York
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Blending natural history with great outdoor adventures since 1983! Join us! Discover beautiful beaches, sparkling blue water and red rock ridges of the magnificent Baja Peninsula. We give you more than just a tour. Our local staff combine knowledge...more
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Loreto 94515, Mexico
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

OMG! I would do this trip with theses people(Paddling South/Loreto Kayaking) again in a heart beat! Amazing guides, tasty food, fabulous beaches, fabulous scenery and just plain great paddling! We may have had a couple of not nice paddling day with wind and waves, but...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Just returned for Paddling South's Island Hopping tour of Bahia de Loreto Marine Park. Totally self-supporting, we traveled in tandems stocked with tents, gear, food and everything else needed for camping from beach to beach. The exact itinerary is set by the guide based on...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I did the El Serpiente trip (7 nights) in March 2017, after doing a 4-night cave paintings trip in 2016. This trip is much more demanding, but is much more scenic. We camped at a rancho at the trail head the first night (after going...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Paddling South was one of the most memorable and exciting trips my students have ever been on! Jorge and Antonio are outstanding guides that really made the trip! Their local knowledge of geology, biology, culture, and conversational Spanish, plus their willingness to answer questions, created...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Six of us from Reno, NV, booked a mule trip with Trudi after meeting her two years ago at the Cowboy Poetry Festival at Elko, NV. After driving down to Loreto we started the mule trip on 1APR and finished on the 16th. Never knew...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

This four day kayaking trip far exceeded expectations. Knowledgable, friendly guide with great paddling skills took us to many pristine spots, made us feel totally safe, and even made us yummy meals. We camped on empty beaches, slept with the sunset and sunrise, and laughed....More

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Still feeling the glow of a recent kayak trip to the islands and down the coast from Loreto. I used to guide trips there and felt this was a very smooth and wonderful adventure! Nadia and Stephanie were incredibly professional as well as being lovely...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

I've wanted to see these cave paintings for a long time and finally located Saddling South, a tour company that spends more than a day or two in the canyons. I went with 2 friends on the 5-day tour (4 nights camping). Pre-trip communication was...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

Two friends and I did the 5 day (4 night) rock art pack trip with 5 other guests to the painted "caves" (they are actually overhangs). It was a great experience but much harder than my two friends expected (we are in our late 60s...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Hey nature and adventure lovers. If you are in Baja... you must go for a kayak paddle with Paddling South. And activity enthusiasts will enjoy peddling (bicycling) through Baja's environs. English-speaking guides are so knowledgable, customer-driven and fun. And, for something different, contact SADDLING SOUTH...More

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Four of us from Reno drove down to Loreto. We took a seven day mule trip West of Loreto. Another couple flew down. The mule trip was truly a trip of a lifetime.