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Loreto Bay National Marine Park

Address: Loreto, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Loreto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Owner description: This park works to preserve Loreto's desert ecosystem.
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Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Owner description: This park works to preserve Loreto's desert ecosystem.
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Willamette Valley, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Lots of marine life to view. The whales were present for the winter and the protected waters create an oasis for many species.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went here to see the grey whales and their calves, and we were not disappointed. Couldn't recommend this highly enough if you like whales. We saw humpbacks, blue and fin. also dolphins . Loreto is lovely and we were made feel welcome.

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Ladysmith, BC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have paddled sections of the coast around Loreto and my favourite paddle has been to Danzante Island from Puerto Escondido. It's about a 45 - 60 minute crossing and approximately two to three hours of leisurely paddling around it. I thoroughly enjoyed my paddle on the east side of the island. The west side has been places to beach... More 

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Not tons of fish but enough to be pretty cool! Morey eels, pufferfish, seastars, sea cucumbers and lots of colorful fish.

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Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We booked a snorkeling excursion to Isla Coronado with Land and Sea tours, Sarah and Juve. We had a really great day of snorkeling, viewing the sea lion colony and then spending a couple of hours on the pristine beach of the island. We are so glad we arranged this excursion!

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Anchorage
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Oh yeah! Perfect pairing of sea life and beauty. Used Dolphin and the did not disappoint. Lunch included - professionals, laid back, always deliver

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roseburg, oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

So you're taking your family to Loreto. Your idea of a perfect day is to hire a panga and go catch dorado, cabrilla and yellowtail...But your significant other and your kids want to go to a beautiful, white sandy beach and have a picnic and explore the flora and fauna of a fascinating, volcanic island....Es una problema,amigo! Never fear!!! You... More 

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Greenwood, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I couldn't believe the water was more warm and more clear than Hawaii!! The fish were unbelievable. Great snorkeling, easy entry and exit. Too many mosquitoes after the hurricanes, but other than that, it was fantastic! Bring drinks and food so your trip will be even more satisfying.

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Lakeway, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had a wonderful experience learning how to scuba dive with Frank from Dazante Tours. Beautiful conditions, beaches, and clean waters.

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Pacifica, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Take a tour - go snorkeling - spend a beautiful day! Check if your tour includes plenty of water/drinks and or lunch. Ours did and we noticed other folks were not so lucky.

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