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Isla Espiritu Santo

#1 of 63 things to do in La Paz Features Animals
Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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US$ 120.00*
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Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition
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US$ 155.00*
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Espiritu Santos Island 2-Tank Dive Adventure
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US$ 210.00*
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Swimming and Snorkeling with Sea Lions in the Sea of Cortez
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“day trip” (39 reviews)
“boat ride” (28 reviews)
Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Club Cantamar is the best place to go diving and snorkeling with. The staff is the best, including George, Julie and Pollo.

Thank William B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best adventure ever, On Board Baja was amazing, swam with sea lions, lottos fish and coral to see. Ask for Stefanie

Thank HubieGonzales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful trip to the island. Snorkeling with the sea lions is breathtaking. Highlight of the trip to La Paz.

Thank aztecedman
Reviewed 1 week ago

When with Baja Outdoor Adventures. Snorkeled with the sea lions and kayaked. Excellent. It is a protected island and a world heritage site.

Thank ChiliandWillie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

World heritage site, and gorgeous. We have gone five times now, and it never ceases to amaze me the beauty of the place.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited via a charter sailboat Each individual Bay has something to offer, but mostly quiet, secluded enjoyable nights on the water Fresh fish available from a fish camp in between Isla Todos Santos & Isla Partida

Thank Flyboy247us
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We LOVED this. Got to snorkel and see the lovely fish and swim with sea lions. As SF Bay residents we found it quite amusing to be offered wetsuits when the water temperature was 74, because that feels like bath water...absolutely gorgeous.

Thank Dynise B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little jewel hidden in La Paz, look for Lobito tour and ask for Edgar. You will love it, they also feed you on the tour... Espiritu Santo is a breath taking paradise. 🐚🦈🐋🐠🐳 We also saw mom and baby whale along with dolphins, sea...More

Thank Roxylag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diving or snorkling with the sealions is absolutely fantastic. Make sure to go with a company that prioritizes animal wellfare. We tried both Club Cantemar and Bucep Carey and both where good. The pups come very close and are so playful and will (softly) bite...More

Thank Windy N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kayaking, swimming and snorkeling in these crystal clear waters is pure bliss. We saw sea lions, whales, many types of birds and were awaken by a band of wild goats.

Thank BruPete
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Hi, LLCKKH. What would you like to know about this attraction? What company do you suggest using. We will be 4 adults and prefer a more adult orientated tour if possible? Also, we will be driving from Cabo for the day. Any tips? Thank you
20 April 2017|
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Response from PearlEscapes | Reviewed this property |
Can recommend the Whale Museum but also recommend staying in La Paz as this is a long day!! Loved Cathedral hotel - great value! But I would not do the tour they organise as they pick everyone up - instead walk 5 minutes... More
world class diver here...what is the clarity temp and availablitity of scuba gear in this part of the world. if snorkling is best i am ok with that too. mainly like the variety of natural sea life. have 10 days and never been to baja. also can live on the cheap! thanks for ANY help!!! sky kid
30 November 2016|
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Response from PDShack | Reviewed this property |
It may have been an aberration of currents, but in early July the water at Espiritu Santo was very chilly; too cold to snorkel without a wet suit for more than a few minutes, and limited visibility. That said, I would... More
Hola Darigomez! I was so happy to find your review, & this is why: last Xmas we went there for a day trip & tried to go to Espirito. Long story.... But our boat broke down :-( Looking on a map, I see that Playa el Tecolote has tours & is so much closer to the Isla. So, how many boats do they have? I've emailed them, but if you wouldn't mind giving me a little more detail on what was some of your highlights. Gracias!!! Agi
6 August 2016|
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Response from Elvavb | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how many boats do they have, tons I believe, U have a few great options like Fun Baja, Baja adventures, Sun rider.