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Isla Espiritu Santo

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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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must do this trip!!!!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

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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La Paz, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Situated in Cortes Sea, considered by Jacques Cousteau the aquarium of the world. In front of La Paz, you go by boat during one or two hours depending the place of departure, chances are you will watch whales, dolphines even rays. When you arrive at the island you may swim with sea lions, and watch thousands of sea birds. After... More 

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Glencoe, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The boat trip to the interesting part of the island, the area where you can swim with the sea lions, is far and long if you are in a motor boat. Swimming among the sea lion's is exciting and, by far, the highlight of the day. Afterwards, the passengers are taken to a beautiful bay for a lunch featuring a... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went on a boat cruise to go snorkel with the sea lions and it was great. Had a little pup that was playing with us and he kept swimming within a couple of feet of us and then playfully turning away. The cruise stopped on a little secluded beach where we had a lunch (sandwiches and ceviche), it was really... More 

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Houston, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We used Eduardo's Tours (by far the most reasonable tour guide!!) to go over to the island, see all the different rock formations and historical stuff, swim with the sea lions, and have a lunch at a almost deserted beach. It was a GREAT day and I highly recommend for couples & families!

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Bellingham, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Hotel can help you plan trips, kayaking, camping. We've camped with family and friends for several days on Espiritu Santo and other islands. Sea and Adventures provides great guides, wonderful food and beverages, and great accomodations.

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Oakland, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I enjoyed swimming with the sea lions and the snorkeling. Water was a little chill for Feb, BUT nothing you couldn't do. They also provide wetsuits if you don't want to be cold at all.

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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Guided trip to Espiritu Santo with Baja Outdoor Activities, who did a wonderful job! Knowledgeable staff, skilled outdoor guides, great food, with the backdrop of a world class ecosystem!

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Hyderabad, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This place is a Gem and you HAVE to go here. It's a protected place and it would be good to go with a tour company. We went with Espiritu Y Baja (They are excellent, check out their reviews on tripadvisor itself). The waters are clean and the beaches pristine. There are also some overnight camping tours, which I think... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Swimming with the sea lions is a fun and exciting topping to the travel by panga to see Isla Espiritu Santo. I highly recommend Espiritu Baja Tours. They enjoy their tours as much as the travelers and respect the land and sea. Tell Alan we sent you! The views of the island are a beautiful contrast to the blue and... More 

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