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Panterra Eco Expeditions
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Owner description: Providing educational and cultural adventure expeditions in La Paz and Cabo San Lucas. Join us as we take you on a natural history journey to the Sea of Cortez and Baja Peninsula. Experience extraordinary, and often life changing, moments leaving guests with memories of a lifetime. Our expedition offers some of the rarest marine life encounters one could have on a single expedition.
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Lela and her crew were ABSOLUTELY AMAZING at all times. They managed to make us all feel comfortable, getting a group of strangers become friends. They are caring, professional and knowledgeable and passionate people that won't leave you indifferent. The flora and fauna of the Sea of Cortez is just astonishing. We kayaked, snorkelled, swam with the whaleshark, saw sealions and the most incredible birds. Breathtaking landscapes and always lovely surprises (like encountering baby sea turtles on a beach!). Oh! And onboard, delicious food and drinks, always available.

BIG thank you to Lela and her team and congratulations for all you do. Don't ever change!!!!

Thank Son_Caribe
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

First the crew amazing, hardworking, kind, food very tasty and diverse, knowledgeable crew which made it informative, owner Lela a naturalist as well as part of the crew, dive masters, chef, Captain and engineer perfecto, saw so many things, we have lived in Hawaii for 40 yrs and just moved to Los Cabos and took this trip to check out our new back yard.Sea of Cortez so alive compared to Hawaii. Lela owner & naturalist took many many underwater picures she posted for us to see on drop box since we didn't have an underwater camera, now we have memories, Martin the Captain was superb as well as Ernesto the chief engineer who maintained the Catapillar engines, the desalination machine for fresh water, Omar & Joel made fresh meals and snacks several times a day.
Eduardo and Zorro (dive master)were panga drivers and dive and spear fisherman helped on all levels with the diver's & us snorkelers. Rafael also a dive quide helping the divers & us snorkle results, Raul a marine biologist, diver, guide was very helpful with knowledge and helping us snorkelers in the water keeping us safe, Alberto a wonderful quide, knowledgeable able the land and ocean, making us feel safe , Alan a wonderful guide and naturalist who made everyone feel so welcome. The crew works so seamless together to keep everything running smoothly that you don't even see, an amazing crew of the most competent men of the sea that you must experience. We are booking next year and also when we have friends or family we will booking some day trips as well as some more expeditons. So much to see in "The Aquarium of three Pacific" Muchas gracias to Lela and the entire crew of the "Adventure " You touched our lives and especially my husband Leo in ways you may never know. It was a psychological breakthrough for Leo who has been suffering depression for 2.5 years and hasn't been in the water doing any kind of sport since this trip. He was snorkeling 3 times a day and being in the ocean since 2015....Thank you so much for this breakthrough. Love, love, love to you all you beautiful crew

Thank Hanaleisurfergirl
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PanterraEdu, naturalist at Panterra Eco Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2017

Hi Elaine and Leo,

It was a huge pleasure to have you onboard and we are happy to know that we were able to touch your lives. That is one of our main goals. To enrich the lives of our guests in a meaningful way.

To quickly clarify something mentioned in your beautiful review. We DO NOT spearfish on any of our trips. Our trips are to protect and conserve the wildlife as you experienced.

Again, thank you for your beautiful review and we look forward to seeing you next year!

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

My husband and I had an amazing experience on the Panterra Excursion for Educators this summer. Four days on a 110' ship in one of the world's most beautiful and untouched marine environments. Whether snorkeling or kayaking in pristine waters full of life or gazing at the spectacular night sky, we were touched by nature's greatness and significance. Lela, Alan, and the rest of the crew created a safe, fun, and informative experience, really treating us above and beyond our expectations. We ate some of the best food ever! We've traveled to many places in the world, yet this adventure was unique in many ways and highly recommended! Go for it if possible!

Thank laurakristinn
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

My girlfriend and I joined 14 other people for 4 great days and nights of snorkeling, kayaking, and sightseeing on the Sea of Cortez (May 2017). This was some of the best snorkeling I've ever done. Lela and the crew of the MV Adventure (110' excursion vessel) were great and incredibly accommodating. They took us out north on the Sea of Cortez were no other tours/commercial operators go. The food was exceptional and even included freshly caught (by the crew) clams and conch. The night snorkel with the mobula rays was exciting. I highly recommend Panterra to anyone with a sense of adventure. 2 days and nights in La Paz were included as was shuttle service from the Cabo airport. A great value.

Thank IkeL23
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