Cabo San Lucas Port

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

Cabo San Lucas is a city of 60,000 people located on the Mexican Riviera at the tip of the Baja California Peninsula.  It is a popular port-of-call for cruise ship passengers and a party destinations for others. 

All cruise ships visiting Cabo San Lucas must anchor offshore.  Passengers are then tendered to the Tender Pier at Cabo Marina.  A beautiful pedestrian pathway runs from the pier right around the harbor.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Because cruise passengers are tendered directly to the marina in Cabo San Lucas, a port shuttle is not needed.

Bus Service

Local buses connect Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo and the beaches and resorts in the "Tourist Corridor".  Buses depart every 15 minutes. Fares are USD $2.50 each way.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Visitor Information

Cabo San Lucas

Top tourist attraction in Cabo San Lucas include the following:

  • Playa El Medano (long sandy beach)
  • Lover's Beach (Paya del Amor) - accessible only by boat
  • Stone Arch (El Arco)
  • Los Frailes (The Friars) - rock formation
  • Marina and waterfront strip (bars, restaurants)
  • The "Old Town"
  • Flee Market (near the tender dock)

Things to do in Cabo:

  • Walk the town - it's pedestrian-friendly.
  • Water taxi tour to the Arch of Cabo and Lover's Beach from the tender pier.
  • Whale watching tour
  • Sport fishing and diving
  • Golfing (between Cabo and San Jose del Cabo)
  • Boat tour to snorkeling beach

Map of Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

View map of Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port. Note: Passengers must tender to Cabo Marina.

Mexico Currency

The currency used in Mexico is the Mexican peso.

Weather in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas enjoy a warm and arid climate year-round.  The town enjoys 350 days of sunshine each year.  The best time of year to visit is from December to February, when maximum temperatures are below 30 degrees celcius.

Average daily temperatures by month are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 12 26 3 mm
Feb 12 29 5 mm
Mar 13 30 7 mm
April 15 33 4 mm
May 17 35 8mm
June 21 37 107 mm
July 24 37 107 mm
Aug 24 37 75 mm
Sept 23 36 65 mm
Oct 21 35 43 mm
Nov 16 32 8 mm
Dec 13 28 6 mm

Free Wifi Service

Wi-Fi access is available at many restaurants and cafes in Cabo San Lucas Mexico including Starbucks, Cabo Coffee Company and Cafe Cabo.


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