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From Baja beaches to Death Valley canyons, Bob Wohlers, Owner and Tour Guide of Off-Road Safety Academy has you covered.

Let’s dive right in.

Camp On Baja Beaches Adventure Tour – April 25th – May 2nd:

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This seven-night, eight-day tour begins in Calexico, California and ends in Tecate, Mexico. The tour’s route is mostly on pavement and some magnificent 4WD off- roading through exceptionally scenic desert landscapes. You will visit San Felipe, Bahia San Luis Gonzaga, and Bahia de Los Angeles on the Sea of Cortez side. The tour off-roads to the furthest north stone mission in Baja, then crosses the peninsula to Hwy 1 and travels through Catavina, Punta Banda, and Ensenada. Camping during this tour is on gorgeous remote beaches.

Cost: $1600 Per Vehicle (as many passenger as you can legally carry)

To Sign Up CLICK HERE:

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Baja’s Hidden Heart Adventure Tour – December 12th – 20th:

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This eight-night, nine-day adventure tour features a new and exciting route through Baja. You will be off-roading along the Sea of Cortez, the Pacific Coast, and through the middle of the Baja Peninsula. You will encounter wondrous landscapes, stunning ocean campsites, and relaxed evening campfires. The tour includes a Gray Whale encounter in the famous Scammon’s Lagoon using a certified boat operator near the wonderful town of Guerrero Negro. During our inland wanderings, we will visit a famous Baja cave paintings area. New radiocarbon techniques dates these paintings back 11,000 years, roughly the same time as the end of the first ice age. The paintings are called the oldest on the continent.

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Cost: $1700 Per Vehicle (as many passenger as you can legally carry) Cost includes one four-hour Gray Whale encounter. Additional encounters are $60 per additional person.)

To Sign Up CLICK HERE:

General Requirements for a Baja Tour:

Any 4WD vehicle that is set up for self-contained overlanding and remote-style camping is welcome on the tours. All participants will need a valid passport that is not set to expire 180 days or less prior to entering Mexico.

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DEATH VALLEY OVERLAND ADVENTURE TOUR – June 6th – 9th:

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Death Valley is iconic, fabulously scenic and remote. Three days and three nights of overlanding exploring the largest National Park in the lower 48 States. Over 80- percent of this beautiful park can’t be seen from the pavement – you have to venture off-road. Off-Road Safety Academy takes you to the best sights. Sand dunes, canyons, hot springs, playas, craters, mines, and high-altitude trails are all part of this adventure tour. This tour visits Saline Valley, Hunter Mountain, Hidden Valley, Tea Kettle Junction, Racetrack, and Ubehebe Crater.

This is an overlanding-style tour for 4WD vehicles only. You must be self- contained and self-reliant as we camp at a different remote location each night.

Cost: $650 Per Vehicle (as many passenger as you can legally carry)

To Sign Up CLICK HERE:

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DEATH VALLEY BASECAMP ADVENTURE TOUR – October 31st – November 3rd

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This Death Valley adventure is for those who either: 1) Tow their 4WD behind a motorhome or truck, 2) Like to basecamp (meaning camp in the same location each night), and/or 3) Like the challenge of a more difficult off-road trail. Unlike Off-Road Safety Academy’s overlanding-style adventure tours, the trails traveled on this tour are a bit more challenging. There will be some rock crawling on this tour so short wheelbase vehicles are preferred. Front and rear frame-mounted recovery points, a small suspension lift, larger than stock tires, a rear axle locker (or Electronic Traction Control), and rock rails are required.

The tour route includes visiting several remote backcountry miner’s cabins, including a visit to Barker Ranch where Charles Manson was apprehended by law enforcement. History at its best!

Cost: $650 Per Vehicle (as many passenger as you can legally carry)

To Sign Up CLICK HERE:

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Bob Wohlers – Off-Road Safety Academy

Concerned about going to Baja? Worried about Death Valley? No need! Journey with someone that:

  • Teaches off-roading full time – will give you 4WD instruction on the tour
  • Has written popular books on 4WD driving.
  • Is a Wilderness First Aid Instructor and brings an AED on the tour
  • Knows Baja intimately (My first trip to Baja was in 1969 during high school!)
  • Has a degree in biology and knows Baja flora and fauna
  • Takes you to the most scenic camping sites
  • Has satellite emergency communication and contacts should vehicle problems or illnesses and injuries arise
  • Is a TreadLightly Master Tread Trainer
  • Is fully invested in making YOUR adventure fun, exciting, and comfortable
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For more information about the tours and the 4WD courses offered by Off-Road Safety Academy go HERE.

Check out the trip TAP took with Bob to The North Rim HERE

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Raised in beautiful but rainy England, Andy moved to the sunny climes of Southern California in 1995 and hasn’t looked back since. Two and half decades working in the outdoor, bike and surf industries has given him a thirst for adventure and living life without a ceiling. When not working on the website, he can be found surfing Californian beaches, or in remote mountain or desert areas, either primitive camping, mountain biking or embarking upon vehicle assisted adventure in the backcountry with one of The Adventure Portal rigs.

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