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Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve

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Address: Hwy 1 Km 31, Cabo Pulmo 23400, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 624 168 2232
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A sanctuary to the only living coral reef on the western side of the...

A sanctuary to the only living coral reef on the western side of the continent.

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US$ 105.00*
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Discover Scuba Diving Experience for Beginners
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US$ 240.00*
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Cabo Pulmo Full Day Dive Tour
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US$ 155.00*
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Cabo Pulmo National Park Snorkeling Tour

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so much fun diving!

not my first time to dive, but i'm not an expert too. but coming here in cabo san lucas, i think it's a necessity. :) me and my 2 friends took a dive last week of october, it's a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

not my first time to dive, but i'm not an expert too. but coming here in cabo san lucas, i think it's a necessity. :) me and my 2 friends took a dive last week of october, it's a great time to dive this time of the year visibility wise. we really had so much fun, aside from sharks, octopus,... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The snorkeling trips wanted $45 per person so with 6 was a bit high. Told to drive south 2km to beach access. There is a parking fee of 40 pesos but they do provide facilities. Snorkeling is supposed to be good right off the beach. The conditions were a bit rough so poor visibility. Great walk over the hills to... More 

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danville, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 4th time at Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve. It's a great place to dive if you are in southern Baja. There are 3 dive shops that can supply you with everything you need. My wife and I brought our own equipment and just needed air & weights. Most places will do a two tank outing in the morning... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a liveaboard diving our way down the Sea of Cortez. We had three wonderful dives at the Marine Preserve. Marine Parks certainly do make a difference to fish numbers and the variety of species. The area is home to the largest coral concentration in North America. We just loved the dive at Los Morros with the huge... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place. Off the beaten path, unspoiled, rustic and wonderful. Declared a national park and a protected reserve in 2005, recovered its magic and is a magnet for knowledgeable scuba divers that want to experience true biodiversity. You are in for the dive of your life!

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

seems the government has this all figured out. From what we were told, they control the number of divers and snorkelers on any given spot at a given time. Controlling the impact on the reef and area appears to be of utmost importance here, which is awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

we had the best time. Me, my 88 year old mom and 17 year old son drove from cabo san lucas to cabo pulmo for a half a day. drive took around 2 hours to get there, mostly because i didnt have gps and made a few wrong turns, but it was worth the trip - oh, and the drive... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Be prepared for rough roads AND amazing diving! Only four dive operations serve the Marine Park and only one boat goes to a site at a time so you are guaranteed a great experience

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We went to Arbolitos beach in the Cabo Pulmo reserve. We rented a car (Cactus car rental) because we knew this challenging to get to spot was at the top of our "to do" list. The drive from Cabo San Lucas was about 2 hours-the majority of that was on paved roads with about 9 miles of (very bumpy) dirt... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Ok, I made the attempt to drive to Cabo Pulmo. You need a 4x4 or a new sedan, because at the end of the paved road becomes what I would describe as rocks the size of 6-8 inches round for the next 10km or another 20 minutes to the park. I've driven around Mauai to The Road to Hana 15... More 

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