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Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat

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J.L. Borge S/N | Salvatierra, Loreto, Mexico
+52 613 135 1533
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Glass Bottom Boat... YES!!!

Tim, the owner of the boat, is an incredible craftsman and all around McGuyver kind of guy, a real... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BDinBaja
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Loreto, Mexico
A must see for any Loreto visitor or local!

There are many ways to experience Loreto, Fishing, kayaking, hiking ....etc. But this look into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Loreto Coastal Expeditions is home of Loreto's ONLY glass bottom boat, where you can enjoy all the natural beauty of the Sea of Cortez, without ever getting wet! Our large vessel comfortably seats up to 16 passengers plus crew, has 42 square feet of glass viewing area, completely covered deck, and a swim ladder that almost ANYONE can climb should you decide that you want to go for a quick swim. Our cruise destinations include Carmen Island, Coronado Island and Danzante Island, to name a few. We have daily tours, however reservations are required!
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J.L. Borge S/N | Salvatierra, Loreto, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tim, the owner of the boat, is an incredible craftsman and all around McGuyver kind of guy, a real Renaissance Man. He purchased an old cruise ship lifeboat, put it up on blocks, cut a huge hole in the bottom and then started work. The...More

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, we really appreciate your comments! Wantosea really is a one-of-a-kind vessel, and for you to see her take shape from start to finish is fantastic. We're glad you, even as a boat owner and and diver, changed your mind and gave...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many ways to experience Loreto, Fishing, kayaking, hiking ....etc. But this look into the undersea world is one of a kind. The very comfortable boat is a reclaimed lifeboat that has been completely refurbished for this specific purpose. On our tour, young kids...More

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! It's true, seeing the undersea world here in Loreto through the glass is a one of a kind experience. As you mention, the boat was built specifically for this purpose. Owner Tim had a vision for a better experience after trying...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were with four people in Loreto, Baja California Mexico, in August 2018. About 90 to 100 * F. Hot! We had a wonderfull trip, with Mike, enthousiastic and with an overwhelming knowledge of underwater population. Worth while!

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Yes, it does get hot here in August. But we sure do love the warm water and great underwater visibility! We're so glad you had a wonderful trip and consider our tour worth while. Maybe see you this winter!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tim and his wife went above and beyond anyone’s expectations with decorating the boat for our after wedding cruise with friends. Everything was incredible and it was enjoyed by all from start to finish. A top notch operation and everyone should do it when in...More

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We do our best to make private charters special, and personal. We're all very happy you and your friends enjoyed your after wedding cruise and consider us a top notch operation. And we certainly agree that everyone should do it when in Loreto!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The glass bottom boat tour gets five stars from me because they do a great job. Let's start with the boat, plenty comfortable and spotless. The design is such that you are shaded most of the day and that's huge in July. Mike the tour...More

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words. We're all so proud that you are happy with the Wantosea, our tour, food, and staff. As you point out, shade is an important feature of the Wantosea, helping make for great, and comfortable, experiences for all...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time!! Liz (tour guide) shared great information, Victor spotted dolphins for us to hang with and we ate, drank, snorkeled and had an awesome day on the water.

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We're so happy you had an awesome day on the water with us. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

love this boat, great experience very professional, not an improvised glass bottom boat like the ones in Cabo, It is a must do while in Loreto.

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you! We're so glad you had a great experience and love the Wantosea. Recommending it as a must do while in Loreto is greatly appreciated! We try hard to make our tour professional, delicious, and enjoyable for all ages.

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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Best way to learn about the Loreto area, see the vast marine life, snorkel (if you want to snorkel this is an awesome way to do it). We did for the 2nd time and it was just as great as the first. Worth every penny....More

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you - more than 5 stars! That your 2nd tour was as great as your first makes us super happy. We try hard to be consistently good. The Sea of Cortez offers us different viewing opportunities every day - all year. As you imagine,...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Our captain Victor and tour guide Mike were the best. We saw eels, fish I had never seen before and the icing on the cake was 7 turtles!!! I have been searching the Sea of Cortez for 26 years and finally I see the turtles...More

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Wow - thank you! We're so happy you loved our food, felt pampered, and consider our tour a must for anyone touring Loreto. And what a thrill that you got to see so many turtles - especially after 26 years of searching! Every trip is...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We saw 7 sea turtles, rays, too many fish, landed on beautiful beaches, snorleled, sun bathed and ate excelent food and snacks and drinks. We shared the boat with a lovely family from the U.S. and a young couple. Everyone enjoyed the trip, the attentive...More

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Mike B, Public Relations Manager at Loreto Coastal Expeditions Glass Bottom Boat, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you! Seven turtles is a lot, and "too many fish" is fantastic (haha!). We're so glad you enjoyed the trip - and the other guests. People who participate in our tours love nature, and usually get along great! Look forward to seeing you again.

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Debieweese
December 14, 2016|
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Response from xbl | Reviewed this property |
The price is US$95 per person. There may be a cash discount. I don't know where the cruise ship docks, but if it's the Marina in Loreto town it's about 30 minutes away. Some smaller ships dock right in Puerto Escondido... More
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Cheryl M
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Brandon Y | Property representative |
Hello Cheryl, as the others mentioned, we will most certainly assist you to board and debark the vessel safely. We designed WANTOSEA with this in mind. If you let us know when book your tickets, we will reserve the seat... More
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Jazzitupp
June 4, 2015|
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Response from Brandon Y | Property representative |
Our prices are on the website, and change from time to time depending on season. Currently adult price is 75 dollars and children are 55 dollars. This includes the marine park pass, snacks, lunch and drinks throughout the 4... More
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