Premium Guide Service Includes:

  • Transfer by air to Cedros Island from Otay Mesa, CA. or via San Diego’s CBX crossing*
  • Fish every day. The typical arrival time is between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Fish the rest of the first day, up to 12 hours each full day, and a half-day before you depart.
  • Weight allowance: 30-35 lbs. per person going down and 70 lbs. per person on your return.
  • Three per panga on 27-28 ft. super-pangas.
    • 2 per panga option: Surcharge is $50 additional per person, per day.
    • Single panga option: Surcharge is $180 per day (subject to availability)
  •  Experienced and knowledgeable local boat drivers.
    • Fish 6:00 am until 6:00 pm.
    • Packages cover south and lee side of Cedros Island. Other locations subject to a fuel surcharge of $50.
  • Use our Seeker rods for free (limit 3 per person).
  • Comfortable accommodations at Baja Magic Lodge
    • Lodge rooms are extra large with 3 beds
    • Cabins have 2 beds
    • All accommodations are oceanfront with decks, ceiling fans, and private bathrooms.
    • Double or triple occupancy is standard, depending on your group size.
    • Single room surcharge: $100 per day (subject to availability).
  • All meals on the island (breakfast, lunch to go on boats, and dinner). Traditional Cedros-style cuisine with a gourmet flair. Meals are served family style, but the menu is customizable, including special diets. Just ask!
  • Bottled purified water and sodas in the hotel and on boats.
  • Friendly staff to prepare your meals, clean rooms, and take you fishing.
  • Filleting and freezing of your catch. Vacuum sealing included! We provide cooler bags for lightweight transporting of your fish back to the U.S.
  • Free wifi in all the rooms (but very slow on the whole island). Free calls to the US on the lodge phone.
  • Credit of $30 toward travel insurance. COA does not provide trip insurance, but we recommend you purchase it. Trip insurance is the best way to protect against loss due to travel interruptions out of the control of COA and which COA will not reimburse.

Premium Guide Service Does NOT Include:

  • Mexican fishing license: These can be purchased at some tackle stores in the US or online.
  • Mexican tourist permit for US citizens. You’ll buy this when you clear Mexican customs.  You will need to purchase a 90 day visa for about $28. You will pay an exit fee of about $5 USD when you leave Mexico.
  • Beer/wine/alcoholic beverages: you may bring or purchase at the island.
  • Fishing gear. Other than the Seeker Rods included, please see recommended fishing gear.
  • Gratuities. Click here to learn more about our crew and tipping.
  • Travel insurance.

Basic Guide Service Includes:

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    • Transfer to Cedros Island from Otay Mesa, CA. We will drive you in a van to Ensenada where you will board a plane to Cedros*
    • Fishing: part of the day when you arrive, 2-4 full days (depending on the length of your stay), no fishing the last day.
    • Weight allowance: up to 25 kilos (about 50 lbs.) of luggage, gear, and fish free. Above that, it costs about $1 per pound payable to the airline company. NOTE: You may be limited to about 100 lbs., TBD by a pilot.
    • 2 Rods fly free. Additional rods $7. The plane can not accommodate rod cases, instead, we recommend you use pipe insulation to protect the tips of your rods.
    • Three per panga on 26-27 ft super pangas. 
      • 2 per panga option: Surcharge is $50 additional per person, per day.
      • Single panga option: Surcharge is $180 per day (subject to availability).
    • Experienced, knowledgeable local boat drivers
      • Fish 6:00 am until 6:00 pm.
      • Packages cover fishing on the south and lee side of Cedros Island. Other locations subject to a fuel surcharge of $50.
    • Use our Seeker rods for free (limit 3 per person).
    • Comfortable accommodations at our lodge.
      • Lodge rooms are extra large with 3 beds.
      • Cabins have 2 beds.
      • All accommodations are oceanfront with decks and ceiling fans, and private bathrooms.
      • Double or triple occupancy is standard, depending on your group size.
      • Single room surcharge: $100 per day (subject to availability).
    • All meals while on the island (breakfast, lunch to go on boats, and dinner). Traditional Cedros-style cuisine with a gourmet flair. Meals are served family style, but the menu is customizable, including special diets. Just ask!
    • Purified water and sodas on the hotel and boats.
    • Friendly staff to prepare your meals, clean rooms & take you fishing.
    • Filleting and freezing of your catch.  Fish will be frozen in Ziploc bags while you’re on the island. We provide cooler bags for lightweight transporting of your fish back to the U.S.
      • Vacuum sealing available for $1 per bag (2-3 lbs.).
    • Free wifi in all the rooms (but very slow on the whole island). Free calls to the US on the lodge phone.
    • A credit of $30 toward travel insurance. Travel insurance is a good way to protect against loss due to travel interruptions out of the control of COA and which we will NOT reimburse.

Basic Guide Service Does NOT include:

    • Mexican fishing license. These can be purchased at some tackle stores in the US or online.
    • Mexican tourist permit for US citizens. You’ll get this when you clear Mexican customs. Ask for the free one week visa.
    • Vacuum sealing. Available for $1 per bag (2-3 lbs.).
    • Beer/wine/alcoholic beverages. Bring or purchase at the island.
    • Gratuities. Click here to learn more about our crew and tipping.
    • Airline rod fee. After the first 2 rods it’s $7 each.
    • Airline overweight fees: above 50 lbs the cost is 25 pesos per kilo (about $1.00 per pound). Max weight limits may be set at 90 lbs. per person.
    • Travel Insurance. 

*Travel Disclaimer: Cedros Outdoor Adventures (COA) is not an airline, nor are we associated with any airline, nor do we sell any type of travel by air, land or sea. COA arranges transfer to Cedros Island, Mexico, as an incidental part of our fishing and eco-tour packages, solely for the convenience of our clients. See below for important cancellation policies.

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Payment, Change, & Cancellation Policies

A non-refundable deposit of $600 (Basic Guide) $900 (Premium Guide) is required to book your trip.**

The balance of your trip is due 60 days before departure. You are responsible for making this payment, so set a reminder. If you have paid your deposit but your balance goes unpaid after 6 weeks before your trip, we reserve the right to sell your seat. Please call to make payment arrangements if you cannot pay your balance on time.

There are a few ways you can pay:

1. If you have a card on file ( which means you paid your deposit with your credit card) Please text us at 619 793-5419 with the last four digits of the card you want to use.

2. Mail a check. Please text us to let us know that is your intention as we will need to note that on your reservation. Mail checks to: Cedros Outdoor Adventures, 555 Saturn Blvd. Suite B720, San Diego, CA 92154

3. Call us with the credit card number you want to use to pay your balance. No extra charge!

Final Payments that are 7 days late will be charged a 5% late fee. Final payments that are 10 days late will be subject to a 10% late fee. Final payments that are 14 days late will be considered forfeited and may be resold, resulting in a loss of your deposit.

**IMPORTANT:

  • Deposits are non-refundable, and within 60 days of departure, non-transferable.
  • Other payments are transferable to a future trip, up to 60 days before departure.
  • Within 60 days of travel we can NOT refund or transfer the cost of any trip that is canceled, delayed, or cut short due to events out of COA’s control, including, but not limited to: work, medical, or family emergencies; weather (tropical storms are not frequent on Cedros Island, but they can occur, especially in fall); actions by the U.S. Government or Mexican Government instituting travel restrictions between or within either country, etc.
  • If you booked with the Upfront Special, payments are non-refundable, however, you can transfer your payment to another date within 30 days of departure.

We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance. We even offer a $30 discount off your final payment if you do!  Don’t risk your investment. Get insurance.

More Questions?

We have a lot of information about Cedros Island and our trips on our website, including photos and links to videos and fishing reports, information about safety, a list of recommended gear, a sample itinerary, photos of the planes, hotel, island, and boats, and more.