Banana Boat rides: They usually charge anywhere from 10 to $20 depending on how many
minutes you choose or how many minutes they say when they quote you on a price. They
take you out in the ocean, not too far from shore. You hold onto the handles on the
raft and at first, they start out slow, then they go fast and you hit those waves
Bird Island: About 1-2/2 to 2 hours by motorboat from Rocky Point , there are many
sea birds to be seen as well as an uninhibited encounter with sea lions. Bring a
snorkel or scuba gear and get in the water for some fun!
Boating: cruising, party boat, tours, Bird Island trips, scuba diving
Volcanic Formations of the Pinacate: Over 400 volcanic structures, including giant
craters, a crater ring displaying a unique beauty and differing landscapes - some
within a short hike and easy access, and others for the seasoned explorer requiring
precautions for a longer journey! Located in the El Pinacate and Great Altar Desert
Kayaking: We provide 3 kayaks for your use: a smaller one-person, a regular size
one-person and a larger two-person kayak
Cet-Mar Aquarium: A great opportunity to observe many examples of aquatic life found
in the intertidal zone and northern gulf coast of the Sea of Cortez. Adults and
children will especially enjoy eye-level display tanks teeming with fascinating marine
life drawn from the local waters.
CEDO Center: The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans, located
in Las Conchas, offers informative lectures, kayak tours, nature walks, intertidal
exploration and a variety of programs geared toward the local community and visiting
Fishing: What can be better than fishing in the Sea of Cortez? From small, intimate
“pangas” to fully equipped yachts, charter services are available for half-day or
full day excursions. Fees normally include fishing license, bait, poles and tackle.
Golf: There are 2 championship 18 hole courses in Rocky Point with 2 more on the
way. Las Palomas Golf Course is in town and next to Sandy Beach. This is a wonderful
and challenging course but not so challenging that it isn't fun. Mayan Palace about
20 minutes South of Rocky Point has a Jack Nicklaus Championship course that's a
little more challenging but every bit as fun to play.
Jet Ski and ATV rentals: They are everywhere! Most vendors are set up on the sandy
beach side near the condos. Shop for the best price.
Scuba Diving: Divers can explore the underwater world in the Sea of Cortez. A range
of aquatic creatures inhabit these waters. Some of the top scuba and snorkeling spots
in the area include Cholla Bay and Bird Island.
Shopping: Shopping is an important pastime for US travelers. Some of the best spots
to look for stores is right down near Old Port on your way past the Marina. The shops
line up for a good 4 blocks before you're released to a plaza with some wonderful
views of the Sea of Cortez. There are plenty of restaurants for you and the family
Ultra Light rides: They are everywhere! About a 20-minute flight for $40, well worth
the price in our view. Flight paths vary.
There is something always going on!
This is just a starting point of what to see and do in Rocky Point, Mexico.