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Pelican Rock

Address: Cabo marine protected area, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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Type: Resort Communities, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Rock overlooking the sea; a great spot for whale-watching and snorkeling.
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Type: Resort Communities, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Rock overlooking the sea; a great spot for whale-watching and snorkeling.
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Kenora, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This is a great snorkeling location just a short boat ride from the main Medano beach area. You can get the ride and rent gear for $12 to $15. They drop you off and pick you up again at a pre-arranged time. The snorkeling area is protected from the boat landing area, so it is super safe. There are large... More 

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Fairfield, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Lots of snokling and lots of fish. A must go when you are taking a glass bottom boat tour. make sure to have them stop of a while to see the fish.

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Redwood City, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were able to get her from the locals beach by the marina, got in the water and snorkeled all the way there. At the rock it was amazing, like being in an aquarium...so many fish!!

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Travelled out here in a glass bottomed boat. Saw many pelicans, and a colony of sea lions on the rocks. You can see all the way to the bottom through the clear water, with thousands of tropical fish everywhere. Lots of scuba divers inside the designated area. Amazing!

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Farmington, New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This area is close to Playa Del Amore, and is one of the best places to dive or snorkel and see fish. The pelicans like it, so how could you go wrong! It helps to be a good swimmer!

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Such a peace of nature! God crated this place for all the Pelican's and birds to rest their weary wings. Safe from any harm except maybe being photographed so many times. It was interesting to see how the hurricane had cleaned so of the bird stuff,you know the white stuff this past month!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We dove around here and saw lots of wildlife. Octpus, White tip sharks, sea lions and was a great spot. It was really busy though with swimmers and other divers. Would recommend

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Tulare, California, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

At this location you will need to take a water taxi, only about $20 round trip. There are locals on that beach that will rent you snorkeling equipment. The water is clear, and the staff on the beach will help you in the ways to snorkel. Be sure to tip them, that is how they get paid..

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Water is usually choppy, due to the location, lot of boats coming & going. Good place to visit for short period of time. There are more Pelicans in the marina than out on the rock, but good place to visit for "first timers".

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Morgan Hill, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went here through a water boat taxi, this beach is a snorkel enthusiast's paradise. It's a bit crowded and there's no bathroom. Hence, you can't stay there for more than a couple of hours. There's a few people who sells chips, beers and water which is great if you didn't come there unprepared. Just make sure you bring a... More 

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