Pelican Rock
Pelican Rock
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Rock overlooking the sea; a great spot for whale-watching and snorkeling.
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA2,040 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
We stopped here twice because the snorkeling is amazing. There are a ton of fish, especially near the rock itself that is just off shore. There were a number of people climbing Pelican Rock and jumping into the ocean as well. The beach itself has a lot of large rocks and so it isn’t the place to sit on the beach – but instead, to be in the water. A number of tours can take you to Pelican Rock and pick you up again. The first time, we took Santiago Tours for $20 per person. They were one of the many vendors selling tours on Medano Beach. The second time, we took Cabo San Lucas Tours for $19 per person which included snorkel equipment. Both tours took us first to the arch and around Lover’s/Divorce beaches and then dropped us off at our choice, which was Pelican Rock. We picked the time we wanted to be picked up and, in both cases, the boat returned, on time.
Written 16 January 2024
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TAMAN1951
Liberty Lake, WA6,677 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
Way to crowded with boats but here at land’s end, it is definitely a must see.

Very pleasant and only a short boat ride from the marina.
Written 5 January 2023
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Abovetheclouds
2,500 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Solo
You need to get on a boat. I did a boat tour which is a good idea. Great to see. It can become noisy and congested with all the boats!
Written 2 November 2022
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Jay R
Albuquerque, NM29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
You have to get water taxi to take you over there, but you also see the Arch and Lovers Beach. It's only about $20 round trip. The snorkeling was really good as was the visibility. I saw at least a couple of dozen different kinds of fish. Happy I went! 🐟 🐠 🎣 🐡
Written 20 August 2022
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Jolie J
Gatineau, Canada308 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
I chose to get dropped off at Pelican beach when I took a water taxi to see the Arch and lover/divorce beach. I was told if I want to snorkel then Pelican rock is the best place for it. It was very quiet in the morning when I went, but got crowded quickly. The snorkeling was average. Lots of fish in the water but not much else. I got bored quickly and would have liked to hop on a boat to hang out at lover's beach but I never saw my boat again (I took the "sex machine" boat who also forgot to pick me up at the end of the day). There was also annoying flies on the beach which I didn't expect. The small area for snorkeling is roped off as there's boats on all other sides. Water in February was cold but still swimmable. The sun was nice and hot. The sun is gone by 4pm at this beach though. No bathrooms, but there was a few locals selling snacks.
Written 9 March 2022
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ajnarkin
San Francisco, CA23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
There's a lot to see here! Huge pelicans, amazing geological formations, hordes of fish, sparkling blue waters - you have it all! I recommend stopping by here for longer periods of time if you're into snorkeling.
Written 3 July 2021
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Wendy C
Osceola, WI255 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
This is a fun place to go to on a boat tour you can kayak there as well and go snorkeling. Its a great thing to do when your in Cabo!
Written 12 June 2021
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Laina R
Oceanside, CA46 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
We sailed around the arch in a glass bottom boat. Breath taxingly beautiful ! No matter what side you are on taking pictures is a must
Written 24 May 2021
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Linda L
Fairfield Bay, AR42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021
Yes, you can see the seals sunning themselves and you'll probably figure out who the alpha-male seals are. This area is best viewed by a boat or a tour excursion because the water is choppy in this area.
Written 10 April 2021
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Jon Martinez
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021
This view is from the Eastward side as you approach the Harbor, if the wind is from the West, the waves rise several feet above it and come down on your ship.
Written 26 March 2021
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