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Isla Espiritu Santo

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Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
+52 612 128 4171
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Todos Santos and Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition from Los Cabos
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Snorkeling Adventure at Espiritu Santo Island National Park
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Swimming and Snorkeling with Sea Lions in the Sea of Cortez
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Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.
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Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
+52 612 128 4171
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent one day touring and had a swim and picnic on a nice beach . If your in La Paz it's the one place you must visit..lots of wildlife can be seen

Thank chestercarbone
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great Island to visit and swim with the Sea Lions! Its a day trip by boat with lunch on a nearby island.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dived here off the Valentina and had great fun with the sea lions. You do need to be careful and respect them. They will show you by barking if you get too close but we kept our distance and they approached us! Nibbled our fins...More

Thank Sissy55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Isla couple of times, once during a snorkeling tour and once scuba diving. When we went snorkeling, we had booked our excursion with Alonso Tours in which due to high winds we were unable to reach Loberias. Loberias its the larger colony with...More

Thank Ivette C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Isla Espiritu Santu is definitely worth a trip. It has beautiful virgin beaches, great diving and snorkeling spots and gives you the opportunity to go play with Sea Lions. Do not go to La Paz without going to Espiritu Santu.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Calm waters, nature, beautiful beaches... you can't miss this experience. I highly recommend taking this tour with On Board Baja Tours.

Thank Jose Antonio F
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Can play with sea lions with snorkel or scuba. But must go in October when the sea lions are there. Also saw lots of fish while scuba diving. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank WhaleShark2017
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nice snorkeling , warm and clear water.The sea loins were a little shy. There were a lot of sea lion pups on the island. It was a nice excursion.

Thank wilson6569
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We took a boat cruise on a panga stopping to see the dolphins play, the sea lions lazing on the rocks, snorkel amongst the fish and Balandra beach. We've been told that La Paz is very green at the moment. The cactus, flowers and varied...More

Thank yanski1976
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We boated all along the south and east sides as we were heading out on a fishing trip. It's so pristine. The rock formations and water close to the shoreline are beautiful. Then we went on a snorkeling trip, traveling the west side, and snorkeled...More

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28 October 2017|
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Response from ChiliandWillie | Reviewed this property |
The weather is cooler January and February. There is a wind that blows down the Sea of Cortez throughout the winter from Texas. It affects La Paz more than Cabs San Lucas because of the Sierra de Laguna mountains that... More
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30 July 2017|
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Response from aztecedman | Reviewed this property |
We went with a tour suggested by the hotel. 4 of us in a little 16 ft boat. Had a great time, very nice people. The snorkeling is amazing. Rough ride on the way back through some choppy water. I think it was about 80$ a... More
19 April 2017|
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Response from PearlEscapes | Reviewed this property |
Can recommend the Whale Museum but also recommend staying in La Paz as this is a long day!! Loved Cathedral hotel - great value! But I would not do the tour they organise as they pick everyone up - instead walk 5 minutes... More