BE Custom Exploration (Eco Camp)

Our Espíritu Santo Island Eco Camp offers comfortable amenities in a natural protected area and is an idyllic spot for you to enjoy a customized itinerary designed by you and your group. You select your trip dates, length, itinerary, and type and level of activity. Using the camp as a base, choose from each day's possible adventures: kayaking in a paddler's paradise, hiking up desert canyons, or swimming and snorkeling with playful California sea lions and schools of tropical fish. Scientific research?  Wildlife photography?  Strategic planning in a shaded canyon?  A high school reunion?  Time with family? Perfect.

Our company founder Tim Means played a key role, together with a supportive community, in orchestrating the designation of Espíritu Santo Island group as a natural protected area. We hold the first and, to date, one of the very few minimum-impact base camp permits, and you may have neighbors down the beach including local school groups supporting ecology and conservation projectsa portion of the proceeds from your expedition goes to support this local programming.

This expedition is available from October to April. Perfect for families, active folks and groups, our base-camp-style stay welcomes you to our eco camp in a cove in the protected waters of Espiritu Santo Island. You and your group can design a trip for structured team-building, reflection or that much-need down time with family and friends! Our flexible itinerary facilitates a variety of activities to match your interests and diverse abilities, and can be as active or as relaxing as you choose. Enjoy delicious catered meals prepared with fresh local ingredients.

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Trip Details

Start/End Destinations
Start: La Paz
End: La Paz

Activity
Custom — Kayak, Paddleboard, Dive, Hike, etc.

Expedition Type
Eco Camp

Age Range
Little Ones — Grandparents

Trip Rating
Easy — All Fitness Levels

Season
October — April

Trip Duration
2 — 6 nights

Crew
Naturalist Guide, Boat Captain, Chef

Support Vessel
Panga Motor Skiff

Camping
Safari-style Walk-in Tent

Itinerary Details

  • USD $270 per person per night (double occupancy tents)
  • Groups of 3 or more: USD $250 per person per night
  • 2 night minimum
  • Our flexible itineraries are designed to change with weather, tides, animals' habits, and participants' interests
  • Visit Los Islotes and snorkel or dive with sea lions
  • Island hikes & nature walks at different sites
  • Explore remote coves of Archipelago Natural Protected Area
  • Sessions with naturalist
  • We can arrange a range of hotel/accommodation options on either end of your visit
  • First and last day Panga boat ride to & from Espiritu Santo Island

Gear Provided

Expedition gear, plus equipment for kayak, SUP, snorkel, and bird watching

Food & Drinks

  • Local seafood, healthy Mexican & International cuisine
  • Local fresh juices and waters
  • Cerveza, wine, spirits by request — in moderation

Other Cool Stuff

  • Kayak and paddleboard use at camp
  • Bird watching
  • Day hiking
  • Star gazing
  • Want to see more?  Visit our Photo Gallery
  • Contributions to preserve Wild Baja are greatly appreciated and tax deductible!

What Should You Bring?

  • Personal clothes and gear:
    ~ April — October: layers for sun, heat and wind*
    ~ November — March: layers for sun, cold and wind*
    (*detailed packing list in Welcome Packet)
  • Camera
  • Willingness to explore
  • Art supplies, if desired
  • Gratuities for BE team at your discretion

 

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