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Address: Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
Phone Number: 6121228885
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking, Camping, Hiking
Description: Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with...
Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.
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Heaven on earth

We were group of four couples on. Boat with a captain and a very informed guide by Marlin Adventures of La Paz. Wonderful service and great lunch served on a secluded beach after... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We were group of four couples on. Boat with a captain and a very informed guide by Marlin Adventures of La Paz. Wonderful service and great lunch served on a secluded beach after or trip to the island to swim with the wild sea lions.

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USA Mid West
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Got convinced to take the tour because I was told it takes 30 min To get to the island. It's 90 min. I thought we might have more land time to sun bath and hike or walk, that didn't happen. It's a snorkeling/swimming tour. Regardless of that we enjoyed the tour and saw sea lions, dolphins, sting rays....iit was an... More 

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American Falls, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a very special place - a treasure. There is a "vibe" about it that is like nothing else. You want to tiptoe and whisper ... and always remember what the feeling was while you were there.

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Ottawa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Rich in marine and wildlife, idyllic beaches and crystal clear waters. Make sure you snorkel with the sea lions at the northern tip of the islands.

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Fallbrook, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Dress to get wet. The tour we went on lasted most of a day. About a 45 min boat (panga) ride to get to the island from Tecolote , then about an hour of beautiful scenery and history from our guides. The rest of the tour is pretty much what has been described previously in other tours . Our one... More 

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toronto
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Wonderful trip booked with Baja and Espiritu tours. Go early so you avoid the later boats arriving to swim with the sea lions and hang on the beach for lunch. Swimming with sea lions is fantastic!

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Spring, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was an excellent trip for nature lovers. We traveled to Espiritu Santo Island via a small boat called a panga, and snorkeled with sea lions at our first stop. At the next stop, I snorkeled the beach while Marlin Adventures prepared lunch for us; the fresh ceviche was excellent! In one portion of the trip, we saw lots of... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Swimming with the sea lions was the highlight of this day trip. Alan, our tour guide, provided a very interesting and informative narrative throughout the trip: giving details on the various birds (blue footed boobies, frigate birds, pelicans, etc.), pointing out rock formations and telling us about the history on the various islands. The freshly made Cevice was excellent.

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Bellingham, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Beautiful scenery clear water and wonderful snorkeling with many kinds of sea life and coral. Definitely a close call comparing the Sea of Cortez and the Great Barrier reef experience!

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

make sure you book it with Marlin Adventures they are the best!!! All of our guests loved this trip and cant wait to go back. If you only do one thing in la paz do this!

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