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Isla Espiritu Santo

#1 of 66 things to do in La Paz Features Animals
Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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US$ 115.00*
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Snorkeling Adventure at Espiritu Santo Island National Park
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Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition
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US$ 225.00*
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Todos Santos and Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition from Los Cabos
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Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.
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“sea lions” (315 reviews)
“day trip” (40 reviews)
“boat ride” (29 reviews)
Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent fishing with Baja Pirates of La Paz, BCS. Captains speak English and are very capable at finding, hooking and help landing fish.

Thank jenpeter99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two weeks ago a girl was bit by one of the sea lions and the government has shut down Islotes, the Sea Lion colony on Espiritu Santo, to boats until the end of the breeding and young pup season. Don't go, boats still take out...More

1  Thank DoctorJ57119
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were not sure if going but it was worth it.. took the boat from the beach around 60 round trip with lunch included... dont miss this trip and swing with the sealions..

Thank onehoyos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour out to the island and it was beautiful and amazing!! The beaches there empty because the only way to get to them is by boat. The travel there is about an hour away from El Malecon, but absolutely worth it!!! The...More

Thank Cris R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day we went (7/20/17) expecting to swim with the sea lions the park rangers had (for the first time ever) decided not to allow people to swim with the sea lions in this protected area. Our guide said he has been snorkeling there 50+...More

1  Thank eburling2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, swimming surrounded by sea lions was pretty excited. The only warning is when the guide start yelling"the male lion is around you and is mad"!!! Gosh I never swim as fast as that day.

Thank Seby66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a jewel of nature, I had never seen such a beautiful island and sonrkel safely and admire the surroundings ... worth spending some time there and just make the trip to expend some time there

Thank Laura Z
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It was awesome!! We enjoy the view and the marine life ... Fue asombroso!! Nosotros disfrutamos la vista y la vida marina... Super!!

Thank Enrique B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It is a very unique place. Not only for the diversity of the sea life that is in abundance but also because its amazing beaches! A must see place when in southern Baja.

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We booked our Isla tour directly with the vendor out at El Tecolote beach and we had a great time. Departed at 11am and returned at 5:30pm. Capt. Boa and Negro were really nice and outdid themselves to be sure we had a great time....More

2  Thank LSSStravelers
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30 July 2017|
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Response from aztecedman | Reviewed this property |
We went with a tour suggested by the hotel. 4 of us in a little 16 ft boat. Had a great time, very nice people. The snorkeling is amazing. Rough ride on the way back through some choppy water. I think it was about 80$ a... More
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
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

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