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Isla Espiritu Santo

Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 24 Attractions in La Paz
Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking, Camping, Hiking
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Owner description: Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Me and my family took the tour through kayakbaja.com website.so friendly, Guillermo was an amazing guide. The accomadated our group well for the light lunch (I am celiac gluten free and another was vegetarian). We went swimming with the whale sharks, and sea lions, seen many fish and sea creatures (starfish, crabs...). Toured the island driving the boat through caves... More

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Staffs, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Shallow dive with cheeky sea lions. Don't miss the swim through where you will have the best chance of the young sea lions playing with you.

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healdsburg, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Hurricane Odile left the desert island lush with greenery. The beaches are idyllic. The water is warm. There is phenomenal birdlife. We saw blue footed boobies in profusion. The downside is the no-seeums. They were relentless and I felt like going mad from the bites. Bring your strongest repellent. Don't bother with holistic or natural oils to keep the bugs... More

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Balboa Island, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Late spring or early to mid fall. Crystal clear bays, mantra rays, eco tourist, mid summers great but really hot.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The boat trip around Espiritu Santu was great, the snorkeling with the seals, lots of fish to see while snorkeling, great lunch in one of the cove beaches,

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La Paz, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This island is one of the Gulf of California Islands protected area, that is being awarded by the UN as a Natural site at the World Heritage list, meaning that it is one of the very relevant natural sites in the world. Tours can be hired in La Paz, but be sure that you hire a company that has all... More

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Mexico City
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

One of the most interesting trips we have done my husband and I, was when we anchored our sailboat in the middle of what must have been the sunken crater of an ancient volcano, in the middle of the Espiritu Santo Island, at the Mar de Cortes in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The sea was so still during the night,... More

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I've flow over them been around them in boats, but never landed. But they are beautiful, reasonably unspoiled, and worth the visit.

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Frederick, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Go enjoy this un-spoiled place with Fun Baja! They take you to Los Islotes to swim with the sea lions too! We even got to pet wild sea lion pups! Then kayak, or just do nothing on this desert isle!

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Corpus Christi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We dove this with few others around. The baby sea lions were curious and playful. Quite an experience. Bring an underwater video camera to capture the magic. Every time I watch my go pro videos I smile. They might want to "bite" you but don't freak out. It's a playful bite. They are more gentle with flesh than they are... More

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