Active Mexico!
Hike & Surf Camp

| Mexico

Active Discovery & Wellness

Trekking in the cloud forest and surfing on the Pacific Coast!

Join us for a transformative adventure in Mexico! This action-packed program has it all: biking to view street art in Oaxaca City , hiking in the cloud forest in the Sierra Sur mountains, and surfing on the spectacular coastline of Puerto Escondido. Before heading off for adventure, the group will meet up in Oaxaca City, Mexico's cultural hub, for a couple of days of exploration. What are you waiting for? This program has everything you have ever dreamed of and more!

Dates & Prices

Jul 16 - Jul 29 (14 days) $2,695

Program at a Glance

Ages: 15 - 18

Minimum Group Size: 4 participants
Maximum Group Size: 8 participants
Focus: Hiking, surfing, water activities
Level of Spanish: No requirement
Level of Physical Activity: Able to walk long distances over varied terrain & possess strong swimming skills
Accommodation: Hostels / Guest Houses / Hotels
Airport Codes:
Arrival: OAX (Xoxocotlán Intl Airport) Departure: HUX (Bahías de Huatulco Intl Airport) or PXM (Puerto Escondido Airport)
Program Locations: Oaxaca City, Sierra Sur, Mazunte, Puerto Escondido

What's Included

Room & Board | Onsite Directors | Surf Lessons | Excursions | Cultural Activities | Airport Transfers | International Medical Insurance


  • Oaxaca City tour and bike through the historic center to view street art.

  • 3 days of mountain trekking in cloud forests with visits to waterfalls and morning yoga.

  • 8 days of surf camp beach activities on the spectacular Pacific coast of Oaxaca state.

  • Boat tour of Manialtepec Lagoon.

  • See and experience a wide range of landscapes and activities.


  • Start your journey in Oaxaca City, winner of the best travel destination in 2020.

  • Visit Oaxaca's historical district, a UNESCO World Heritage site, its famous markets, and taste the amazing cuisine Oaxaca is renowned for such as mole. Check out Oaxaca's famous street art scene.

  • The following day depart to the Sierra Sur mountain range for three days to connect with nature through hikes, treks to waterfalls, and optional yoga practice.

  • In the mountains, stay at unique cabañas built in the forest with amazing views. They are all ecological and support local indigenous communities.

  • Descend from the mountains to the Oaxacan coast and the bohemian beach town of Mazunte for two nights. Mazunte has some of Mexico's most amazing sunset viewing points. Work on your surfing balance with SUP activities.

  • Arrive to Puerto Escondido for our surf camp for an entire week. Improve your surf skills or learn to surf in one of the most famous surfing destinations in the world. Morning surfing is supported by daily afternoon activities such as a baby sea turtle release project.

Tips & Advice

All equipment for activities is provided, such as surf boards. A detailed packing list is sent in advance. Among other items you will need:

  • Trekking shoes

  • Swimsuit and goggles

  • Surf t-shirt

  • Sunscreen

  • Prescribed medications for the length of the program

Surfing at Puerto Escondido, Mexico

COMBINEs with:

Attend two or more Programs For a 5% discount