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Loreto Bay National Marine Park

Loreto, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Loreto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks
Description: This park works to preserve Loreto's desert ecosystem.
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Trip of a lifetime. Top of my to do list was always to see a Blue Whale. 1st day out saw 3 on the Sea of Cortez, and it just kept getting better and better Loreto was lovely to stay in, people very friendly and helpful. We also travelled to Guerrero Negro to see the Greys and their babies. Baja... More

Huntington Beach, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The diving here did not disappoint at all. The water is very very comfortable (80 degrees in July). Lots and marine life. I didn't expect to see so much fish! The one thing that really stood out is the amount of mooray eels we saw. We saw multiple eels on each dive! Beautiful diving!

Burbank, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We snorkeled with Wild Loreto excursions from our resort. Saw Danzante and Carmen. We got into a big game of chase with about 200 dolphins including little babies. Beach at the island was pristine white sand tons of shells and sea creatures. Saw an octopus, puffer fish, thousands of other fish. Frank, our tour guide spoke perfect English and Spanish,... More

Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
35 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

From the air, it looks like plain old desert. Once on the ground, and you have slowed yourself, it is a very diverse and beautiful area. The mountains will tell you how Baja came to be; the water teems with life, water so clear that you can see, with the help of the contrasting white sand bottom, a turtle swimming... More

San Diego, California
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276 reviews 276 reviews
119 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Loved Loreto, and the Loreto Bay at sunrise is spectacular! Saw so many bottle nose dolphins, and what we thought were whales spouting off the bow from our balcony! Just breathtaking !! The rocks along the coast were filled with sea lions too.

Salt Lake City, Utah
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Stupendously beautiful rock formations and bountiful wildlife. The sea lions are inches away and on one trip I saw hundreds of dolphins.

Corona, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Saw whale, dolphins, sea lions, stingray, and lots of tropical fish all in one day! Fisherman, snorkelers and divers playground. I stayed at El Tiburon Casitas...close to everything.

La Verne, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I've snorkeled in the sea of Cortez before, so I didn't have high expectations when we went snorkeling off a beach on Isla Coronado. It started out with just a few pretty damselfish, then quickly progressed to a really nice selection of reef fish, including yellow, blue and white tang. There were even a couple of triggerfish and small bass... More

El Cajon,Ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

the islands and beaches are awesome.Also a good place to see dolphins and whalesIf you go on any wtare tours you will be in the park

Los Angeles, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Take a catamaran cruise through the marine park and around the islands. Breathtaking and relaxing. Saw a lone dolphin and had great company.

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