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Sea of Cortez

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Address: Mexico
Phone Number: 800-680-7902

Body of water formed where Baja California broke away from the Mexican...

Body of water formed where Baja California broke away from the Mexican mainland over 20 million years ago.

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Rock Formations

This place is beautiful! Be sure to take a boat trip around the rock formation, Arch, Lover's Beach, etc.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Marti E
Brookville, Ohio
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Brookville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is beautiful! Be sure to take a boat trip around the rock formation, Arch, Lover's Beach, etc.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did it with National Geographic/Lindblad with one of their expedition ships the Sea Bird , it was really exceptional experience with all the sea mammals and variety of birds which I have never seen in my life such a concentration . don't miss you have an opportunity!

Thank Yoramhoffman
Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Some folks are beginning to call it the Dead Sea of Cortez. Illegal catches and longliners have drastically diminished the fish populations in recent years; it's sad. There are occasional catches, but it's pathetic compared to 15-20 years ago. The best place to hire a boat is Hotel Pescadera, on the north side of town. Her crews do a great... More 

Thank bob l
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Ted was a phoenominal instructor and captain. I love the desert, mountains, blue sky, and the sea. The Sea of Cortez is blessed by an abundance of all. I earned three certifications on board and cannot wait until I have the opportunity to use the experience and training I received. I'd recommend this program to anybody who has a strong... More 

Thank Phillip S
Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I was a little nervous about being 64 and going alone but Im sure glad this was on my bucket list. Every day was a Joy to experiance. The Boat, The Sailing, The destinations, and best of all the great people and instructors. Loved swimming with the playful sealions the best!

Thank Mike R
Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Absolutely amazing. Not only did I receive my ASA certification, but I had an amazing trip. With our terrific instructor, Ted, we sailed, explored islands, hiked, snorkeled, swam with sea lions, and learned a lot. The trip and course were very well done and I am looking into doing a flotilla with Nautilus Sailing.

Thank Mary P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Sailed on the Safari Endeavour operated by Un-Cruise. A most stunning destination - Baja is a wonderful place. The crew on the ship, the activities and the food wonderful. The ship is not luxurious but a really comfortable little vessel. Hiking, whale watching, kayaking, snorkelling and swimming. What more could you ask for? Go to Baja if you get the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Not a giant-city-of-a-cruise...rather, a small village of 83 passengers, learning about the Sea of Cortez while snorkeling, kayaking, whale watching, and yes, eating great food, much of it local and all of it delish! Crew were personable, learned our names in the first day or so, focused on fun and safety and being stewards of the area. And more fun.... More 

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Blythe, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Just completed American Sailing Association (ASA 101, 103 & 104) with Nautilus Sailing in the Sea of Cortez out of LaPaz Mexico on the Baja Peninsula. It was a one week course that totally took me out of my element. I am a prairie boy who was not too familiar with boating. It was a great experience. We lived on... More 

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

I went simply to earn my Bareboat Captains certification. However my captain/instructor, Tim Geisler, had a different approach. It was far beyond my expectations...it was a complete and fantastic adventure. Not only did I complete my certification, but I also had a phenomenal sailing trip as did the other 3 students aboard. Tim's knowledge of sailing,of the Sea of Cortez,... More 

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