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The Cortez Club

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The Cortez Club offering daily Scuba Diving and Snorkelling excursions all year round. Between Sea Lions, Whalesharks, Humpbacks, Orcas and Grey Whales, Giant Pacific Manta Rays, Giant Schools of Mobula Rays, Dolphins and Hammerheads, Plus so much...more
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Carretera a Pichilingue km 5 | Behind La Concha Resort, La Paz 23010, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was an awesome experience and we go to swim with whale sharks and sea lions on the same day!One thing I wish they had told us was how long it was going to take to get to the sea lions because it did take...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Louise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dove with Cortez Club on 2 consecutive days and enjoyed ourselves. We dove a nearby site the first day and saw a small group of sea lions and various fish the second day we dove farther out on an all day trip and did...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SteveS12345
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

My sister in law and I did the full day sea lion and whale shark snorkel. We shared the day with just one couple who were also just snorkeling. I jumped into the water and immediately froze up, so I was back to the boat...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chriscarlspencer
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We made 3 dives with sea lions in los Islotes and it was so cool to dive with them. They are so cute. Our diveguide was Emilio. He was great and you really see and feel that he loves these animals and playing around with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lukas_Do
Reviewed January 5, 2019

My family had an awesome 2 tank dive day at Los Islotes and C59. The divemaster and captain were skilled, friendly and we felt safe. We saw all the fantastic marine life that's famous and the wreck was cool. James Curtis "walked an extra mile"...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Edililg
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Can’t recommend this tour and company enough!! Professional, extremely patient with questions and a hotel change for pickup. We did the sea lion and whale shark combined snorkel. It was a Christmas present for my boyfriend and he hasn’t stopped raving about it. We were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank connierideout16
Reviewed December 5, 2018

I am not a tourist but have been on the Cortez Cub boats dozens of times. I am a Marine Biologist and one of the founders of Mar Libre. More than 3 years ago we started organizing MONTHLY cleanups of underwater reefs and mangroves. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank bajaborn
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Snorkeling with a whale shark is of course amazing. And the local folks who actually do the work - guiding, taking pictures, helping you - are equally great. But you will find that with any outfit. James Curtiss, who does the booking for The Cortez...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samanthat466
Travel780567, Owner at The Cortez Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

In Defense of James Curtiss We are the owners/operators of Los Colibris Casitas in Todos Santos and Camp Cecil on Isla Espiritu Santo, 2 properties mentioned in the review of the Cortez Club posted by Samantha T of Seattle, Washington. As James Curtiss booked Samantha...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

After chasing an anchor drag line for 45 minutes as our first dive, our experience was less than stellar. But more disappointing was the lack of assistance from the staff. We wanted a dive refund but instead were given an extra dive if we returned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine P
James C, Owner at The Cortez Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Hello Christine We are certainly unhappy to hear your review, and understand your disappointment. This is certainly a very rare occurrence and we apologise for the first dive not going as planned. Our Instructors, Divemasters and guides are some of the most experienced in the...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I did a 3-tank dive to Los Islotes and el Farolito with the Cortez Club and everything was really amazing! First, the dives - we saw a ton of playful sea lions, plentiful fish including HUGE schools of sardines - like diving through a tornado-...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JMichelle2014
James C, Owner at The Cortez Club, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank you so much JMichelle for the fantastic review! Happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your time here with us at the Cortez Club, it was a pleasure having you with us. We look forward to having you back and will be sure to pass...More

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June 22, 2018|
Response from Stuart93A | Reviewed this property |
Los Isloates, as part of a day trip to Espiritu Santo. I dived while other snorkelled. And then to nearer the dock to snorkel with whale sharks - all fabulous! Stuart