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Loreto Bay National Marine Park

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Address: Loreto, Mexico
Phone Number: 526131340350
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This park works to preserve Loreto's desert ecosystem.

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Snorkeling and scuba diving

Water was great in temperature and clarity.we saw many creatures and beautiful views of the many islands in the sea of Cortez

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Water was great in temperature and clarity.we saw many creatures and beautiful views of the many islands in the sea of Cortez

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Rescue, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Did 2 dives here. Area was healthy with water temp in the mid 80s and reefs were healthy.The visibility was at least 80 feet or more.

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been fishing here a number of times, and there are usually a ton of fish. There weren't this trip. A couple of grouper and snapper. So we turned our attention to snorkelling. On every island in the park there are a ton of secluded bays perfect to jump off the boat and get out of the heat. Make sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First you must go with Daniel from Land and Sea tours. He cares, he knows his stuff, he serves a good lunch and he doesn't get in a hurry. Be sure to tip him. He is a doll. We got to see Sea Lions, Dolphins, Frigate birds, Osprey, Blue Footed Boobies, snorkel with fish and starfish. You will not want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Such a wonderful experience. We rented a panga for a 4-hour tour tour around Danzante and Playa del Carmen and were fortunate enough to encounter a couple of whales and several dolphins

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is a must go for snorklers and scuba divers, although in the summer the top 6-8 inches of water can get very hot as the sea of Cortez does not disturb the warter here. Also watch for pufferfish

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Alamo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We went snorkeling on a RIB (Rigid inflatable boat) around Danzante and Sherman islands. The boat picked us up at VDP, although they have others that leave from the marina. This last trip we say huge Fin whales - multiple pods of mothers with their calf. All breaching within 100 feet of us: a truly amazing experience. These are the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We just got back from a week at the Villa Palmar situated on Danzante Bay in the Park. The Park is breathtakingly beautiful and fairly pristine as it is a Mexican Sanctuary (restricted development, no jet ski's or powerboats allowed. We took a sunset catamaran cruise through Wild Loreto Tours. We saw a bowfin whale and a large pod of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We rented a panga for a 6-hour tour to Coronado Island and saw a grey whale, sea lions, a large pod of dolphin and an octopus. the "pearls of the sea" invisible jellyfish were rampant on the east side of the island, but the sandy white beach coves on the west side were thankfully not affected. The sandy white coves... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Wildlife is not to be missed. We saw lots of whales, manta rays, doulphins, blue footed booby and great scenery

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