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Mobula Ray Safari

Take part in one of the largest aggregations of rays on Earth

Join East Cape Explorers on a mobula ray safari like no other. Every year between May and June, thousands of Mobula Rays come to the coasts of Baja California Sur, culminating in one of the largest aggregations of rays on earth. Undertaking a mobula ray safari with these gargantuan schools is an experience you won’t likely forget – it is so spectacular that it appears in documentaries such as Blue Planet II and National Geographic. The schools swim at speed and in shallow water, so diving is difficult: snorkeling on the surface is how to have the best interactions!

You will cruise out in comfort and speed on our custom built boats, and using the skills of our eagle-eyed captains and guides, find schools of rays. They can be seen from long distances, leaping out of the water in acrobatic displays that are a privilege to witness. Not only will you swim with the rays on our mobula ray safari, but also enjoy some snorkeling on one of Baja’s beautiful reefs. Chat to us to book your spots on a tour for the history books!


Mobula Ray Safari

Price – Group Tour:
Adults: $95 USD 
7-12 Year olds: $65 USD 

Price – Private Tour
1-2 participants: $390 USD
Additional participant: $75 USD


San Jose del Cabo

Snorkel Gear & Wetsuits
Water & Snacks
Photo & Video Service

Tour Dates (May – June)
Mon – Wed – Sat (9:00 – 12:00)
Tue- Thu – Fri (14:00 – 17:00)


Tour Description

Upon check in at the dive centre, you will be fitted with snorkel equipment before heading out to the boat. We will then drive out either to the East Cape or down towards Chileno and Santa Maria Bay, keeping a watchful eye for schools of rays at all times. You will enjoy snorkeling at one of our favorite shallow reefs, and spend the remainder of the tour finding and swimming with the Mobulas. Please be aware that, although the season is spectacular and consistent, these are wild animals and sightings are not guaranteed. Your expert guide will teach you fascinating facts about the animals, as well as the best way to enjoy the tour – they will also take photos and videos of the animals and of you and your group: this service is completely free!

When interacting with wild animals such as these, it is important that it is done in a way that is respectful and unintrusive. Our captains and guides have been working on these waters for years, and have a deep love for the ocean and its residents. This means that you can enjoy truly spectacular interactions, without worrying about harassing or affecting the rays in any way. Once a school is found, you and your guide will gear up with fins, mask and snorkel and get ready to drop. The expert captain will then judge the direction of the school, and drop you perfectly ahead of the rays. This means that the rays can approach you if they want, but also have plenty of time to move away if they are not feeling like playing with us on that day. Join us and let us share our passion and love for these incredible creatures, in a wildlife experience you won’t soon forget.