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Phone Number: 800-680-7902
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Activities: Sailing, Snorkeling, Watching sunrise/sunset, Swimming, Whale watching, Scuba diving, Viewing wildlife, Kayaking
Description: Body of water formed where Baja California broke away from the Mexican...
Body of water formed where Baja California broke away from the Mexican mainland over 20 million years ago.
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Sea of Cortez with Nautilus Sailing School

Just finished a trip with Nautilus Sailing School from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz, crossing the Sea of Cortez. A fantastic journey which included dolphins surfing the bow, and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just finished a trip with Nautilus Sailing School from Puerto Vallarta to La Paz, crossing the Sea of Cortez. A fantastic journey which included dolphins surfing the bow, and a whale surfacing 20 yards from the Boat. My third live aboard trip with Nautilus and I highly recommend them for quality sailing instruction in the Sea of Cortez and other... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Best trip of our lives. Between sea lions, whale shark and real life invigorating adventures...who could ask for more.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

i was attracted to this trip primarily by seeing pictures on the Lindblad website of gray whale calves, and some moms, coming up so close to the Zodiac style boats that people were petting and kissing them. I worried that that was an unusual experience, but as you will see from my pictures, we had that experience as well. Each... More 

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Field, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

What an amazing experience. A great mix of beautiful sandy beaches, blue water and education. Ben was a fantastic teacher who was really patient, with a strong passion for sailing. I would recommend Nautilus Sailing school to anyone who was looking to learn the ins and outs of chartering their own sailboat.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Bahia Puerto Balandra is within the Balandra Zone of Ecological Conservation and Community Interest north of La Paz and just south of Isla Espirito Santo. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Protected Zone. It is as amazing a white sand beach as you can find anywhere. It is a 30 minute boat ride north of La Paz. The sand is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nautilus Sailing offers this week long live aboard class in the Sea of Cortez. We had a great trip with Cptn. Benjamin Martin. He was a great teacher and was wonderful for the novice sailor. He always had another way to explain something I didn't understand and was incredibly patient. This was a great way to get certified and have... More 

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Ridgway, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I just returned from our learn to sail course in the Sea of Sea Cortez. What a great experience we had. Our instructor, Ben, was very knowledgeable andVERY Patient with us both. We learned a ton, and can't wait to get back out there and use our new skills. Highly recommend this experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Nautilus sailing offers a great opportunity to take a sailing vacation in Mexico, while earning a sailing license. The price is a steal considering you would pay at least as much just to get the certification at a local sailing club. Its a fun environment, and each person has the responsibility of being captain one day, and being chef another... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It doesn't get any better!!! One week live aboard with great instruction, picturesque harbours. Be sure you study your course material and learning will be easy and enjoyable!

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This Seattle based company has an odd name but we had a magnificent cruise whale watching in the Sea of Cortes with them. It is 7,000 miles from where we live and this is an expensive vacation for 7 nights but is is worth every penny. Cruises leave from San Jose del Cabo in the evening. The boat is wonderfully... More 

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