Baja Mexico Grand Day Trip from San Diego, CA

Five Star Tours1050 Kettner Blvd.San Diego, CA 92101
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Hop aboard a guided Grand Baja Tour for an exciting adventure through the stunning landscapes, culture, and cuisine of Mexico. Departing from Santa Fe Depot in San Diego, CA, experience the natural beauty and historical significance of Tijuana, Baja, and Puerto Nuevo. Enjoy a delicious lobster lunch at one of the oceanfront restaurants while savoring the view!

up to 9 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Embark on a 10-hour guided Baja Mexico sightseeing tour from San Diego, CA. Includes round-trip transportation and a lobster lunch.
  • Check-in at the Five Star Tours Visitor Center inside the Santa Fe Depot. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure.
  • All U.S. and Canadian citizens must bring the required passport, passport card, or valid documentation to return to the U.S.
  • For non-U.S. citizens, please consult with your embassy to ensure admittance back to the U.S.
  • Bring a camera, bottled water, sunblock, sunglasses, and cash for buying snacks, drinks and souvenirs.
  • Family-friendly and enjoyable for all ages! Service animals are welcome to join.
  • Tour operates a tour rain or shine, so wear weather-appropriate comfortable clothing and shoes.
  • Please note that the usual border wait time is about 1 to 1.5 hours to return to the U.S.


from Baja Mexico Grand Tour
See the best of Baja Mexico on this grand sightseeing day trip from San Diego. Also known as the "Baja Lobster Tour", the Grand Baja Tour visits Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village, Rosarito Beach, and more.

Your adventure begins as you cross into Mexico and visit Tijuana, the fourth largest city in Mexico.

Enjoy a cultural sightseeing tour of the area with stops at the Cultural Center, Tijuana Bullring, Tijuana Zoo, Tijuana Tower, followed by time for some shopping along Avenida Revolution. This street is the main shopping Mecca south of the border with more than 400 different types of shops that will entice you to bargain like the locals for your Mexican curios.

Then it's off to Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village, once a small fisherman town, it is now home to over 50 different restaurants offering the specialty of the house, Puerto Nuevo style lobster meals. This lobster meal is a Pacific Ocean Lobster deep fried to perfection, served with unlimited rice, beans, and a welcome Margarita!

After lunch (included) enjoy some time to relax along the Pacific Ocean as you're serenaded by Mariachis.

After this memorable experience, you will journey to Rosarito Beach—the Mexican Hollywood of the 1920's. Today it is a blooming beachside community with endless opportunities for beachgoing, horseback riding, and ATV riding along the sandy beaches.

After Rosarito Beach, travel back to San Diego on a scenic road.

All US Citizens must have proper identification to return back to the USA. A passport, passport card or valid documentation is required to return to the USA. For Non-US Citizens, please consult with your embassy.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Where does the tour depart from?

The Baja Mexico Grand Tour departs from Five Star Tours' Visitor Center inside the Santa Fe Depot at 1050 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101.

How long is the tour?

The tour lasts approximately 9 to 10 hours, including travel time and waiting time at the border.

Is lunch included on this Baja Mexico Grand Tour?

Yes. Guests are treated to a delicious Baja lobster lunch, which includes Pacific Ocean lobster deep fried to perfection, served with unlimited rice, beans, and a welcome Margarita!

Are passports required?

Yes. For U.S. and Canadian citizens, please bring a passport for re-entry to the U.S. If parents are traveling with any children, please carry their birth certificates. For non-US citizens, please bring a passport, 1-94 card, or resident alien card, and enquire to your local embassy for additional paperwork required, if any.

What should I bring?

Aside from required passports, IDs, or documents, please bring a camera or smartphone for pictures, bottled water, sunblock, sunglasses and cash for purchasing snacks, drinks and souvenirs.

What should I wear?

The tour operates a tour rain or shine, so wear weather-appropriate comfortable clothing and shoes. If the weather forecast calls for rain, bring along an umbrella and a waterproof jacket.

Is there assigned seating?

The tour does not have assigned seating.

Is there a minimum number of guests to operate the tour?

Yes, the tour needs to reach the minimum number of passengers per tour. If it gets canceled for not meeting the minimum, management will contact you for a reschedule.