Beginning in December 2013, Un-Cruise Adventures’ 64-guest Safari Voyager will offer four new Mexico cruise itineraries in the marine-life rich waters of the Sea of Cortés. Two different weeklong itineraries sail roundtrip from San José del Cabo, another sails roundtrip from Guaymas and a two-week cruise sails between San José del Cabo and Guaymas. The vessel will sail Luxury Adventures year-round in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés.
This is also the inaugural season of the newly acquired Safari Voyager which is undergoing renovations before joining the Un-Cruise Adventures fleet. To celebrate, travelers making a new reservation by Aug. 2, 2013 for a Mexico cruise departing December 2013-June 2014 earn a $400 travel credit per couple.
Cousteau’s Aquarium of the World
Sailing roundtrip from San José del Cabo in Baja, Mexico, the weeklong cruise visits two ports—Loreto and La Paz. On this route, guests have a chance at seeing and snorkeling alongside whale sharks, and will visit Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park. Remote island hiking, a bonfire ashore, a mule ride into the arroyo with a ranchero and snorkeling with sea lions are all included. Holiday cruises depart on Dec. 21 and 28, 2013; it operates again from April-June 2014. Rates begin at $2,695 per person, double occupancy.
Baja’s Whale Bounty
Sailing roundtrip from San José del Cabo, the weeklong cruise includes an included trip to BahÍa Magdalena for a panga ride to see gray whales up close. Expedition cruising in the Sea of Cortés on this route includes time at Gordo Banks, a sea mount teeming with marine life including humpback whales. Desert hiking, a bonfire ashore, a mule ride into the arroyo and snorkeling with sea lions are all included. Cruises depart Jan. 4-March 29, 2014. Rates begin at US$2,695 per person, double occupancy.
Milagros Maritimos de Baja California
A weeklong cruise sailing roundtrip Guaymas, Mexico visits remote areas in the Midriff Islands in the northern part of the Sea of Cortés. A full week of expedition cruising, minus any port calls, allows time for water sports activities and searching out birds and marine life such as whales, whale sharks and sea turtles. Cruises depart July 5-Aug. 23, 2014 and Oct. 4-25, 2014. Rates begin at $2,495 per person, double occupancy.
Isla Esencial: Baja California Sur y Norte
A two-week expedition sails between San José del Cabo and Guaymas (and reverse) twice a year—north on June 21, 2014 and south on Oct. 25, 2014 combining Cousteau’s Aquarium of the World with Milagros Maritimos. An added port call in Santa Rosalia includes a guided walking tour of the historical mining town. Rates begin at $4,795 per person, double occupancy.
For more information, visit www.un-cruise.com.