El Mechudo, Mexico


Join the award-winning El Mechudo catamaran for a diving or adventure cruise in Mexico. Located in Baja California, the El Mechudo offers multi-day eco-adventure cruises for up to 8 guests. There are 4 en-suite cabins available, two with a double bed and two with a double and single bed. The air-conditioned indoor saloon features comfortable seating and the galley, where fresh meals of local seafood, Mexican and International cuisine are prepared by the onboard cook and served out on the al-fresco dining area. There is ample deck space to find a quiet, private spot and enjoy the stunning views.

Eco-adventure cruises with the El Mechudo vary from whale watching at San Ignacio Lagoon, where Pacific gray whales congregate, to diving with Sea Lions at Los Islotes. Depending on the itinerary, activities include kayaking through the mangroves estuary, bird-watching, whale-watching, snorkeling with sea lions, camping and hiking. The focus is on adventure, with plenty of time to relax and unwind throughout the day.

The El Mechudo catamaran offers iconic adventures for travelers of all ages, perfect for individuals or groups of families and friends. Immerse yourself in the diverse nature of Baja California and let the passionate and knowledgeable crew of the El Mechudo liveaboard take you on a journey to remember, whether it's camping on the beach or swimming with sea lions. Call us or book online today to start planning your vacation.

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Included: VAT, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels.

Required Extras: Travel Insurance, National Park Fees (25 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Budget Friendly Cruise
  • Family Friendly Cruise

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Welcome Cocktails

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


The crew speaks English.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1998
  • Year renovated Annually
  • Length 45 feet
  • Beam 7230 meters
  • Top speed 8 knots
  • Cruising speed 6 knots
  • Engines Yanmar 4JH4-Te
  • Max guests 8
  • Number of cabins 4
  • Number of bathrooms 4
  • Tenders 1
  • Water capacity 800 lt
  • Fuel capacity 460 lt
  • Freshwater maker yes

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares
Origin: US