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Loreto Bay National Marine Park

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Address: Loreto, Mexico
Description: This park works to preserve Loreto's desert ecosystem.

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Aquamarine waters on Isla Coronado

This was one of the most beautiful places we've ever seen. The water was so clear and beautiful. The snorkeling was great and the trip there allowed us the opportunity to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This was one of the most beautiful places we've ever seen. The water was so clear and beautiful. The snorkeling was great and the trip there allowed us the opportunity to see hundreds of dolphins frolicking alongside our boat. Breathtaking and highly recommended!!

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A group of stunningly beautiful islands off the coast of Baja Sur. Great for camping, snorkeling, whale watching, fishing, kayaking.

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San Francisco, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Francisco Davis (his great grandpa was an English expat) is a knowledgeable pangero who speaks both English and Italian. He took us out to see (brace yourselves) sea lions, manta rays, adolescent dolphins, and blue whales - the largest creatures to have ever lived on earth. Special note: Blue whales are rather shy, so some visitors have taken to bringing... More 

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Carnation, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Pods of dolphins rushing past you or being investigated by sea lions you cant go wrong with diving here.

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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Scenery is lovely with lots of birds and sea life. The water is a great way to see the islands and their variety of life.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

loved it all, couldn't ask for a better nature performance of a life time. Hope to return ASAP. However, a bit rough on the return ride home, hold on to yourself!

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Sacramento
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Saw 2-3 dozen blue whales in one days voyage. Had a great lunch on a secluded beach. We went with the nearby Eco Tour company. Sarah was an awesome guide.

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Redding, California
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

While we stayed at the Viiia del Palmar in February 2015 we did the island tours with onsite tour company and were not disappointed. The first question the captain asked us was if we wanted to go look for whales. YES! was the resounding answer. He found them! The largest of the whales the Blues were in the area and... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The dessert and mountains meet the sea. Wanted to snorkel but the water was too cold (60 degree Farenheit). Later in the season the water is warmer and clearer. Abundance of sea lions, jumping manta rays, pelicans and blue whales spouting in the distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

One of the most beautiful areas on earth. The azure waters of the Sea of Cotez and the fabulously beautiful Islands of Coronado, Carmen and Danzante all visible from the Loreto shoreline. Take a panga ride to one of the islands. You will never forget it.

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