Coasteering is an outdoor activity that developed from the combination of several specialty sports including (but not limited to) hiking, rappelling, climbing and diving. There aren’t many places capable of offering this pastime due to the fact that coasteering requires a very precise set of topographic characteristics in order for this thrill to be experienced this to it’s fullest.
There’s only one destination in Mexico that features this unique set of geographical conditions and that place is Ensenada. Very close to La Bufadora in Papalote Bay, the site is situated in one of the most popular points for visitors in the region. Although no prior experience is required for coasteering, it is recommended that participants be in good physical shape and accompanied by a qualified tour guide.
The circuit consists of rappelling down an 80-foot (roughly 25 meters) cliff, after a short walk with the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. Next, visitors will tackle a 100 ft. (35-meter) cliff that leads to a small rocky lagoon, followed by a leap into the sea-secured by a safety harness.
The course lasts approximately 4 hours and guests must be over 12 years old to participate. We recommend that you bring comfortable attire, a backpack, water, snacks, sunscreen/hat, walking or hiking boots but above all, a thirst to live out this extraordinary adventure in Ensenada.
Photo: Secretariat of Sustainable Economy and Tourism of Baja California