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Wide Open Cabo Day Tours

Paseo de la Gaviota | Interior Plaza Nauteca, Cabo San Lucas CP23410, Mexico
52-624-105-0500
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Ranked #12 of 191 Activities in Cabo San Lucas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Now you get to experience the thrill in the driver’s seat! In the heart of the untamed Baja peninsula you get to drive in the safety of our custom... more » Owner description: Now you get to experience the thrill in the driver’s seat! In the heart of the untamed Baja peninsula you get to drive in the safety of our custom built race cars, always within radio-shot of our experienced guides and the professional support crew of Wide Open Excursions! The closed course track is just outside Cabo San Lucas. Wide Open Cabo’s Baja Challenge (BC) racecars are not “dune buggies” or “sand rails”; they are the same cars that race in the Baja 1000. With Wide Open Adventures you will experience the thrill of racing in the Baja 1000. You will slide around sandy berms, view scenic trails, capture the true beauty of the Baja peninsula while safely strapped into a suspended racing seat by a 5-point safety harness system. Wide Open Cabo’s racecars are powered by 4 cylinder 2 liter engines that provide almost 200 hp. They are outfitted with off-road racing suspension and shock absorbers that provide 18” of suspension travel. We run exclusively on BF Goodrich All Terrain TA and Mud Terrain TA Tires. Each car is equipped with a 2 way radio system, internal intercom system, global positioning system, and fresh air filter.For as little as $395.00 USD, plus tax, you can strap yourself in one of our purpose built off-road race cars. Our staff will explain the safety precautions and provide you with some tips on how to handle these thrilling desert machines before tackling our off-road course. Three options are available, and while none of them require previous off-road experience, these cars have manual transaxles so experience in driving a standard shift vehicle is helpful. « less
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I had the best time ever with my husband during our Wide Open tour in Cabo. We took a half-day tour, lunch was included as well as cold bottled waters at each stop but it wasn't enough, we'll be back for more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife and I had the best time on our 1/2 day Baja. we only regret that we didn't do more. My wife decided that next time we will be doing a multi-day trip. Don't make the same mistake we did and only book a 1/2 day, full day lunch run at a minimum because by the time you get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We recently finished a family vacation of a lifetime with a two day Wide Open trip Cabo-La Paz-Cabo. Yes, it was expensive, but the same price per person would get you a week on a first class cruise ship being herded like cattle from food buffet to shore excursion en mass, while this was two days of high adrenaline to... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

If you like off roading or like extreme adventures go to Wide Open. I took the 2 day trip to La Paz and it was amazing. Ask for Darrin for your guide!!

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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was the most fun. If you have the time I would recommend a whole day though. Our only mistake was booking a half day. Darren was a great lead car and we had so much fun!

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Based on the recommendation of a friend, my wife and I decided to try Wide Open and we were very happy that we did. Paul V was our guide. He was great, provided a clear tutorial and was very understanding when we got stuck in some deep sand. We chose the 50 plus mile trip, which was just right. Anything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Some of you are proably wonder if you should go? My answer is yes undoubtly! This was my second trip and it was fantastic. I will say that the safety review and the importance of effective coomunication was well covered and made all the difference as it provided the needed skills necessary. The terrain was varied and challenging with numerous... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had a great adventure with Wide Open Cabo! Paul and the team were great hosts and the ride was thrilling and a lot of fun. The team took care of all the details and we had a blast.

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Freedom, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Saw the ad for this when we were in Cabo last year and decided we need to try it. All I can say is this is a definite MUST DO! We only did the 1/3 day trip and halfway through realized that we are going to come back for the full-day trip next time. It was so much fun! I... More

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We did the Half Day Baja Challenge on the last day of our Cabo trip and it was the perfect way to cap off our vacation. The entire experience was a positive one from start to finish. We could not have asked for a better guide (Paul V) who was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and a super nice guy. He provided... More

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