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Desert & Sea Expeditions

e/ Pino Suarez y Colegio, Loreto 23880, Mexico
(0052) 613 13501979
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Disappointing Experience: Organizational Mis-Information & Lack of Guide Knowledge

We used Desert and Sea Expeditions for two different trips and had very different experiences... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
SeattleSueSeattle
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Seattle
Waiting and waiting

We tried booking a tour to Danzante Island with several days of anticipation with Desert and Sea... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
alfiniof
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Chandler, AZ
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Desert & Sea Expeditions is an environmentally aware tour operator and offers guided tours in and around Loreto, Baja California Sur. Tours include Blue Whale Watching between January and March, year-round tours to view cave paintings in Mulege and Canipole, and visits to the pristine islands of Carmen and Coronado in the Loreto Marine National Park. Desert & Sea also offers ground transportation around Loreto and throughout Baja California.
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e/ Pino Suarez y Colegio, Loreto 23880, Mexico
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

We used Desert and Sea Expeditions for two different trips and had very different experiences, based on differences in the personalities and experience of the captains of the boats. However, the organizational issues with the company itself caused problems and led us to have expectations...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

We tried booking a tour to Danzante Island with several days of anticipation with Desert and Sea Expeditions. We did it because we were told by a guide in San Ignacio, that tours to the Islands within the National Marine Park in Loreto Bay usually...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017

Visited Canipole with Necky to see pinturas repuestres (ancient cave paintings). Necky was an excellent guide. Not only did he teach us about the paintings and etchings, but about the environment including wildlife and all the flora of the dessert. I learned so much, including...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We booked a tour for a day out in the Sea of Cortez with this outfit. The people were hospitable, and our captain was accommodating. The rates were not cheap, but not crazy either, and we were able to take our time snorkling, visiting with...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

The weather on our day visit to Coronado Island was perfect and we saw dolphins, sea lions and other wildlife. I would visit the island again, just not with this tour operator. The tour personnel were unfriendly and uncommunicative. The lady who picked us up...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

We took a tour to Coronado Island for snorkeling and to San Javier mission with Julio, a guide with Desert and Sea, which was recommended by our hotel. Julio took very good care of us and told us all about the history and features of...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

I don't know how to spell his name, but Nekki (like Nikki with an 'eh') is a phenomenal guide. We took a 4 hour trip around Coronado, just before sunset. We saw massive pods of dolphins, several types of fish, sea lions, flying manta rays,...More

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed February 22, 2015

We arranged a trip to Isla Coronado through the concierge at La Mision. Our tour guide was Efrain. He was knowledgable, enthusiastic especially about history, and went out of his way to ensure we had a good tour. We were so impressed we arranged a...More

Thank Rebecca P
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had a great tour of Isla Coronado with Nicky. He was genuinely friendly and interesting, and an expert guide. He also expressed great care for the Marina Park Bahai de Loreto and removed all trash he could find. The boat was very comfortable and...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

We took two tours with Necky of Desert & Sea Expeditions. We did Tabor Canyon Hiking and Coronado Island Kayaking. Necky was very knowledgable, friendly, and a great guide! He took us out of his way to do an extra hike the first day and...More

Thank Sara H
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