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From Ensenada: La Bufadora Geyser Tour

1. From Ensenada: La Bufadora Geyser Tour

Experience a magical sight as you watch La Bufadora, North America's largest sea geyser, spraying water more than 100 feet into the air from a sea cave. Listen to the thunderous noise as the water explodes upward from the cave, and learn about this incredible natural phenomenon from a knowledgeable guide. Enjoy the thrill of seeing this colossal geyser spurting, on average once a minute, depending on the strength of the waves. Savor the stunning views across the mountainous landscape and Pacific Ocean as you travel from Ensenada to La Bufadora. Relax and try authentic Mexican dishes at a variety of seafront restaurants, while you soak in breathtaking views across the ocean.

Valle de Guadalupe Wine Tasting Tour

2. Valle de Guadalupe Wine Tasting Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Ensenada or the cruise ship dock between 9:45 AM and 10:00 AM, at which point you'll be taken to Valle de Guadalupe, where you will visit 4 spectacular wineries and a gourmet restaurant. Beginning at the oldest winery, you'll get to taste wine from a 90 year-old vineyard, surrounded by the most beautiful landscapes of Valle de Guadalupe. Afterwards, you will be transferred to 3 boutique wineries, all of them producing internationally acclaimed wines. You'll have the opportunity to meet the owners and wine makers, and to take a short tour in an underground cellar to learn about the wine making process. At the end of your tour, make a stop in a gourmet restaurant to have a late lunch, where you will enjoy the famous flavors of the Baja-Med cuisine of Baja, California. All wineries offer plates of cheese and appetizers, at an additional cost. Around 5:30 PM you will be safely transported back to your hotel or accommodation.

From Tijuana: Valle de Guadalupe Private Winery Tour

3. From Tijuana: Valle de Guadalupe Private Winery Tour

Begin your day by meeting your tour guide at your hotel in Tijuana and enjoy the panoramic views of the highway to Valle de Guadalupe. Once in the valley, stop at LA Cetto winery where you will enjoy a delicious wine tasting.  Next, head to Baron Balche winery where you will also have a wine tasting. After the wineries, visit a local shop named "Los Globos." Taste local, homemade products such as different kinds of cheese, olive oils, homemade jam, bread, olives, and more.  Have lunch at your own expense and choose from a few options such as La Esperanza, Finca Altozano, or Malva. Finish your tour by getting dropped off back in Tijuana.

Tour La bufadora (Ensenada MX Blowhole)

4. Tour La bufadora (Ensenada MX Blowhole)

This great attraction is located 37 km from the center of Ensenada, the most famous maritime geyser in the city, coming to expel jets of water more than 30 meters high. This tourist destination has hundreds of shops, stores, and some restaurants that amaze tourists with their thousands of things to buy, from souvenirs to clothing, bags, and local crafts. More than thousand people per day!! of many countries visits this Natural Phenom, buy the best seafood of the city and take beautiful photos of the amazing view of this part of Ensenada MX

Wine & Tacos Tour at Ensenada. All inclusive!

5. Wine & Tacos Tour at Ensenada. All inclusive!

Try the best food of Ensenada with 3 different types of wine, YES !! with wine! ... many different types of tacos: Asada, Pastor, Fish, Shrimp, and the best Ceviche of Ensenada at La Guerrerense Carreta or El Guero Ens with more than 40 years making Delicious Seafood. For Kids we have soda, natural flavored water and Juice. This tour includes: 2 ceviche tostadas, 2 Asada or Adobada tacos (you can combine 1 & 1) and 2 Fish or shrimp tacos (you can combine 1 & 1).... And 3 different types of wine, 1 white, 1 rose and 1 red. (3oz aprox per wine)

Ensenada: rental, atv, side by sides, dirt bikes and more!.

6. Ensenada: rental, atv, side by sides, dirt bikes and more!.

The rental can be by made by the day or by the hour depending on what the customer likes. The units can be rented on the city, valle de guadalupe, la joya beach camp or take it to your address (in case of requiring transportation of the rental units, a fee is charged). Each customer is given a personal driving lesson. The price includes all you may need for the ride; basic safety equipment, the unit ready and the gas. Rental prices by hour and day • Honda mopet dlls $ 25.00hr-80.00day • Honda XR 200 dlls $ 35.00hr-160.00day • Honda africa twin 1100cc dlls$ 120.00hr- 550.00dia • Dirt bike 250cc/450cc dlls $ 110.00hr- 450.00dia • Semiatomatic atvs dlls$ 35.00hr- 135.00dia • Autoamtica atvs dlls $ 40.00hr-140.00dia • Automatic big atv (2personas) dlls $ 65.00hr-210.00dia • Golf 4personas dlls$ 45.00hr-150.00dia • Golf 6personas dlls $ 65.00hr-210.00dia • Can-am 800 (2personas ) dlls $ 115.00hr-550.00dia • Can-am maverick 1000R (4personas) dlls $225.00hr-1000.00dia • Can-am defender (6personas) dlls $ 190.00hr-950.00dia • Polaris ranger (4personas) dlls $ 90.00hr-350.00dia • Dirt bike (electric) dlls $ 50.00hr-220.00dia

Ensenada : The unique bufadora private tour

7. Ensenada : The unique bufadora private tour

This private tour starts with a sightseeing of all the highlights of the city of ensenada , we will do a drive of 45. min from downtown to la bufadora . On our way to there your guide will give an explanation of each ensenadas highlights, culture and gastronomy. At our arrival to bufadora your guide will walk you through a market where you will find handmade crafts made from the locals of ensenada . Enjoy the walk with some free samples of pina coladas, freshly made churros and Mexican candies. Once passed the market, we will find the worlds famous marine geyser, where you can have the opportunity the experience how the ocean connects with land and make an awesome water splash that can reach up to 100 feet high!!! Making it the highest bufadora record in all the world!!!

From Ensenada: Wine Tasting at Guadalupe Valley Ensenada

8. From Ensenada: Wine Tasting at Guadalupe Valley Ensenada

Guadalupe Valley (valle de Guadalupe) Ensenada MX- 5-8 hours aprox. -On this tour you will be able to visit 4 to 5 wineries in the Guadalupe Valley from the group of more than 150 wineries that currently exist. We will visit different types of wineries that offer something different and special, we will seek to get you to know the vineyards, the machinery for the production of wine and a brief chat with the winemaker of a winery that has it available. You can also see barrels, tanks of fermentation , take a short walk in the vineyards, take magnificent photographs and enjoy the landscape that this Valley offers. Additional information: Approximate total trip: 25 minutes to reach Valle de Guadalupe and 10 to 15 minutes to move from one winery to another, as well as another 25 minutes to return to the starting point, Spended time in Valle de Guadalupe: 7 hours. aprox.

Ensenada: Rondo del Valley Winery Tour with 5 Tastings

9. Ensenada: Rondo del Valley Winery Tour with 5 Tastings

Explore the beautiful winery of Rondo del Valley in Ensenada with a guided wine tasting and tour. Try 3 red wines, 1 white, and 1 rosé and learn how the team at the winery makes these delicious drinks. Begin your wine adventure with a guided tasting of the winery's 5 wine labels. Explore the many flavors the winery has to offer with 3 reds, 1 rosé, and 1 white wine. After your tasting, learn about the wines from your guide and take a tour of the facilities. As you explore, hear about the production process in the underground cellar, machinery area, and tanks.

Ensenada's BajaMed Wine, Food, and Shopping Shore Excursion

10. Ensenada's BajaMed Wine, Food, and Shopping Shore Excursion

This is a culinary tour that makes us proud because every dish and beverage you'll be tasting is 100% grown, created and cooked especially for us. For starters, the original "margarita" figures as the classic welcome toast at an iconic site where it is said that Al Capone and the gang drank and enjoyed their freedom. After walking a few blocks, we'll hop on a bus for just a minute and arrive at the first company along the Pacific Coast that actually bottled and sold wine. Their olive oil is also legendary, so we'll try them both. Lunch is two more blocks away, at a charming restaurant with one of the most creative kitchens in the region. The experience has two more stops: a second wine tasting at a beautiful winery with a wide assortment of most of the regional production and, finally, a last stop at Hussongs Cantina, supposedly the oldest in all of the Californias, featuring live mariachi or "norteña" bands where we will enjoy a farewell crafted beer. The cruise port is located only 8 blocks away, strolling about the touristy Primera Street.

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We had a great half day with Sergio, he was punctual and exactly where he said he would be. He was knowledgeable about the town, its history and artists. The winetasting and tacos wasn’t exactly what we expected but it was great! The different foods we tried at different vendors were ALL amazing, and he was very knowledgeable about the wines produced locally (they tasted great too!) Highlights were the Riviera cultural centre, the Ceviche tostadas, and the viewpoint with stunning views across the port town of Ensenada. Highly recommend if you would like a more local guide with lovely food and wine.

It was my girlfriend's birthday and we had a great time from start to finish. Luigi was super nice, attentive, good-natured and an exceptional guide. He made us an agenda of visits to tourist places and hidden gems that deserve to be tried by the entire world. He didn't chase us but we used the time as we wanted and completed the plan as he had visualized it. My girlfriend was delighted with her birthday celebration, so much so that it became one of her best birthdays ever.

This trip with Eugenia and Luigi was wonderful. They were so pleasant, welcoming and knowledgeable. We loved hearing their stories and their accounts of the local history. Eugenia was so pleasant to introduce to local artists and her friends along the way. We found this special. Luigi gave a great account along the way and took such amazing pictures of us along the way. We found the tour with both of them lovely and will cherish the memories!!

The guides were amazing. Biking in Ensenada was such a fun experience and they took us to the best taco places. We had such a fun time and I highly recommend it!

Eugenia was the best! She is amazing and knowledgeable.