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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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Huntington Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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!

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Burbank, California
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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

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Milwaukie,Oregon
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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

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San Diego, California
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117 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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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.

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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.

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La Verne, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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

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El Cajon,Ca
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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

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Los Angeles, California
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Don't argue with Jacque Cousteau, this is Nature's aquarium.. Couched in volcanic engineering and landscaping this pristine sea park will bring out an 'OMG" from any visitor. It can be explored by land, boat or in the water as sea life is abundant and growing each year in this wildlife protected, multi-island habitat. We took the Sunset Cruise arranged by... More

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