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Los Cabos has long been one of the world’s top-tier vacation destinations, providing luxury, gastronomic delights, and outstanding service for decades before places like Dubai even existed on the map.

But there is a relatively underappreciated aspect of Los Cabos that is growing fast, and with good reason.

Capo Plumo near Los Cabos from the air

Adventure activities often divide the room when it comes to what travelers want from a vacation. There are those who only take a trip to Los Cabos for one thing: relaxation. Then there are the travelers who revel in the challenge of adventure activities.

Thankfully for the second group, Los Cabos offers a huge variety of adrenaline-pumping activities at all levels, ensuring even newcomers to the world of courageous vacation activities can dip their toes in the water before diving in.

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An Active History

As a destination, Los Cabos has always been a magnet for active travelers, with a rich history of surfing being one of its more famous adventure exploits.

But it isn’t just on the waves that Los Cabos built a history of adventure, after all this corner of North America, with its untamed desert landscapes, was part of Mexico’s “Wild West” at the same time that Billy the Kid was causing havoc in the west of the United States.

That free-spirited character never went away, and today those same deserts play host to limit-pushing travelers swapping bottomless mimosas at their all-inclusive resorts for a few hours of heart-pounding adventures.

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Brave Enough To Try One Of These?

The only person anyone has anything to prove to is themselves, and it’s up to each to set themselves the challenge to step out of their comfort zone and take on new experiences.

And for those who make that courageous decision, the following are some of the best adventurous activities on offer in and around Los Cabos.

Man on an ATV in the Desert in Cabo San Lucas

Conquer The Desert

For those who enjoy the thrill of off-roading on ATVs, Los Cabos’ famous desert landscapes offer an awesome playground.

There are a wide variety of reputable companies offering these tours, with some venturing to hidden beaches and remote canyons. On top of the stunning backdrop, it’s super-easy to find an ATV tour that moves at the right speed, with the choice of relaxed routes or challenging treks on the table.

A rocky road in the desert near Los Cabos

Diving Without The Splash

Any traveler who wants to take a leap of faith will feel right at home tackling Los Cabos 300-feet bungee jump.

The most nerve-wracking part of this one may not even be the jump itself, with it being done from a glass-bottom gondola suspended above a deep canyon, many travelers literally jump at the chance to get this one over and done with.

As far as daring challenges go, this is one that requires nerves of steel but rewards travelers with the ultimate adrenaline rush.

A lady mid bungee jump

A Four-Legged Trek

Ask anyone what animal they most associate with deserts and the answer likely to be given is Camels, although ask the same question about a desert in North America and that would be an eyebrow-raising answer.

Surprising for some, a desert camel ride is one of Los Cabos’ most popular out-of-resort activities.

While not as adrenaline-pumping as previous entries, this more pedestrian speed activity is no less rewarding. A trek across the desert terrain on one of these romantic creatures is not to be missed.

Camel riding in Los Cabos

Zoom Across The Sky

This is perhaps one of the most well-known adventure activities in Los Cabos, and for good reason.

The super-popular activity of zip-lining is a big draw, offering an entry-level but adrenaline-inducing experience in a reliably safe environment.

Additionally, unlike the bungee jump which is over in a few heart-pounding seconds, the Los Cabos ziplines offer travelers a little extra time to take in the view around them.

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