We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Marlin is a must!!”
Review of Marlin Adventures

Marlin Adventures
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

Great dive / snorkel operation with a fun, knowledgeable staff. We went diving 3 consecutive days and had a blast. Our guides Arturo, Sophia and our driver Sergio were so much fun to be around and not only did they take us diving they stopped at points of interest, pointed out flora and fauna we would have never noticed and even stopped off for a quick bit of cliff diving!
Our hammerhead dive only resulted in 1 hammerhead sighting and Arturo was heartbroken, he wanted for us to see hundreds of them but we were still excited. Goes to show the staff puts their hearts into this operation.
Marlin is the way to go, don't even mess with the rest!

Thank Sam B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (140)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"boat captain"
in 9 reviews
"ceviche"
in 14 reviews
"marine life"
in 9 reviews
"these guys"
in 9 reviews
"whale sharks"
in 47 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 7 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 6 reviews
"sea lion colony"
in 7 reviews
"combo tour"
in 2 reviews
"making sure"
in 5 reviews
"scuba dive"
in 2 reviews
"great dive"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 6 reviews
"los islotes"
in 4 reviews
"gentle giants"
in 3 reviews
"espiritu santos"
in 3 reviews
"full day tour"
in 2 reviews
Filter

94 - 98 of 140 reviews

Reviewed July 31, 2012

We drove to La Paz from Cabo San Lucas. We left at 6 am with the intention of arriving in La Paz at 8 am. We did not have reservations for a trip to Espirtu Santos, however I was fairly confident we would find someone to take us. I was a bit nervous, because there were not the number of people selling the tour as I imagined. I asked some for some assistance, we ended up at Marlin Adventures. There were 3 of us in our group. Though another large family shared our "launch", we had our own guide. The day was beautiful, a full trip around the island, snorkeling with the sea lions, lunch and some wonderful snorkeling at off a private beach. The day was long, since one group had to be left off at Tecolote beach and then we headed back to La Paz. Since it was the end of a long day, that was the only negative. The guides were nice and knowledgeable. I was a little anxious about snorkeling with the sea lions,however our guide keep us close and was able to keep a watchful eye.

Lunch was provided. Sandwiches and fresh ceviche and marlin salad. Soft drinks, water and beer were available.

Bring plenty of sun screen. Espiritu Santos is not a developed island, so toilet facilities are limited.

I highly recommend this day trip. If you are staying in Cabo San Lucas, it is a long day. We chose to drive, 2 hours there and 2 hours back. The road is paved and easy to drive. Trafic is minimal on the main road. Be sure that you gas up before you leave Cabo since gas stations are at a minimum until you reach Todos Santos and La Paz.

Thank salders0n56
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 7, 2012

With so many options in La Paz it's hard to choose - these guys were fantastic - they arranged door to door pick up and drop off. The boat was fast and safe with excellent gear. Lunch was on a gorgeous beach - they served fresh tasty food and refreshing cold drinks. We saw dolphins within 5 mins of leaving the marina, then sea lions and jumping manta rays - they are amazing! Rees and our boat guy were awesome. I'd recommend booking with these guys.

Thank Trish M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 3, 2012

We started using Marlin Adventures on a recommendation of Hacienda Paraiso and have returned several times. We travel ourselves or with friends an family. The staff is a huge resource, friendly, professional and low-key and always accomodating. Equipment is good and the experiences unique.

Thank ESMotteram
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed April 30, 2012

We had a great day with Javier & Luis. They were very accommodating, snorkeled with the beginners, & prepared lunch for those who had that included. These two guys are chipper & seem to enjoy the trip as much as we did.

Thank nedly44
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Marlin Adventures also viewed

La Paz, Baja California Sur
La Paz, Baja California Sur
 
La Paz, Baja California Sur
La Paz, Baja California Sur
 

Been to Marlin Adventures? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing