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Loreto Bay National Marine Park

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Address: Loreto, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 613 134 0350
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This park works to preserve Loreto's desert ecosystem.

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Swim With Sea Lions? Yes, Please!

Coronado Island is bigger than it looks, with lots of scenic volcanic rock formations and a sandy picnic beach. The snorkeling is good, though sometimes the plankton can obscure... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Coronado Island is bigger than it looks, with lots of scenic volcanic rock formations and a sandy picnic beach. The snorkeling is good, though sometimes the plankton can obscure visibility. But, the whales like it so... The highlight form me was being able to get close to the sea lion colony in the water and see them dive and swim... More 

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Auburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love Loreto bay national marine park. The sea life changes every month . We have seen blue whales, humpbacks, Menke whales , fin backs, hundreds of dolphin, rays and the list could go on! Once out on our kayak a whale shark swam beneath us. If you love nature this is an amazing place! I think February is my... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We dove and there's not much coral, just a rocky coast. If you want great diving do Cozumel. Blah blah

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Idyllwild, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jacques Cousteau listed the Sea of Cortez as one of his all-time favorite dive/water destinations. These waters are special and we've seen everything from sperm whales to orcas and blue whales in these amazing waters.

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Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a liveaboard diving throughout the full length of the Sea of Cortez. In the north the fish life was scarce. It wasn't until we reached the Loreto Bay National Marine Park that we had wonderful marine life. The Sea Lions are so much fun to swim with and while we down we saw a huge school of... More 

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Post Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful white sand beaches, unbelievable landscapes, birds, animals and sea life. A true sanctuary unadulterated by the hand of man.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Danzante Bay is an aquarium. Great Snorkeling Fishing Scuba perfect Paradise. Highly recommend Danzante Bay Tours- Ask for Rammases, he knows this Bay inside and out and is an informed naturalist.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would encourage anyone who loves Nature, the Ocean and swims to visit here fairly soon, before developers arrive and start filling the area with large hotels, etc.The visibility in the water is amazing! 20- 80 feet! We saw angelfish, starfish, a few rays, and hundreds of gold and blue stripers during our snorkeling expedition. Those that went scuba diving,... More 

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Summerville, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We toured the National Marine Park as part of dive experience w/ Dolphin Dive Baja. We got to see a variety of fish (including sea lions, baracuda (in a ball), seals, porpoise, parrot fish, lobster, etc).

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Wildomar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We went on 4 quieted fishing trips with guide Francisco Omar Mayoral Davis, the best quite in all of Baja. He put me on fish everyday and showed us all the islands off Loreto. On one trip, after catching snapper and triggerfish, he took us to Coronado Island and barbecued the fish and then made fish tacos with chocolate clam... More 

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