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Loreto Bay National Marine Park

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

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Incredible Bay of Cortez

The waters on the Sea of Cortez are protected and not subject to waves and currents on the Pacific Ocean side of Baja, so the fish and whales have calm, warm water with few... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
renapatt
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The waters on the Sea of Cortez are protected and not subject to waves and currents on the Pacific Ocean side of Baja, so the fish and whales have calm, warm water with few predators to live and birth their babies. Wonderful that the Mexican government makes this a National Park. You pay a little and are given a wristband... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Loreto Bay National Marine Park area is beautiful. We swam, snorkeled, kayaked, had lunch on a spectacular beach. There is also an option for hiking a volcano. We went with a company out of Loreto that charged $90 per person, which seemed reasonable for a day trip. I would recommend you take the time to enjoy this area.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

They are very conscious of pollution. U will not see any local throw so much as a cigarette butt into the Sea. Of course the Canadian and American dollars are the heart of this area. The Sea is abundant w Sea life.

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Portland Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used Land and Sea tour company. Very good. Arturo was our captain and had a lovely demeanor and also wanted us to see the blue whales and we did!

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Prague, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place, we saw dolphins and blue whales, could not ask for more. Great tours are offered all over.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful national Park. I came to observe Blue Whales. I highly recommend a visit if you are a respectful nature lover

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Edmonds, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating to see the variety of marine life in this desert setting. We stayed at the time share south of Loreto and took the boat tour - well worth while

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is made up of 5 islands off the coast of Loreto. We only visited Coronado Island and it was a wonderful wildlife, scenery and beach experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. Many islands. We saw 6 blue whales and 2 hump back whales. Also saw dolphins. We snorkel off Carmen island and saw many fish and sting rays

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Taylorsville, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got lucky in that blue whales, that we had never seen before, were just coming into the Sea of Cortez. We got to see eight or ten of them on the tour, and then some of the best snorkeling we've seen in a while. The water was cold but the tour provided wet suits. It was a great time.

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