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Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve

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Address: Hwy 1 Km 31, Cabo Pulmo 23400, Mexico
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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 we did it all wrong. We rented a car and drove to the preserve. BUT we did not check the weather and the wind was so wicked the sand hurt our legs as it whipped about - all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Richland, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we did it all wrong. We rented a car and drove to the preserve. BUT we did not check the weather and the wind was so wicked the sand hurt our legs as it whipped about - all the tours were closed and swimming was out. We also learned the UNESCO site is actually offshore - so we pretty... More 

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Whistler, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had been waiting to snorkel in Cabo Pulmo for awhile. We had snorkelled in Los Barriles (actually Buena Ventura) by the Mar y Sol and and it was pretty good. Go south along the beach to the rocks. There you'll find thousands of fish. Literally thousands at a time. The water can get a bit murky with the winds... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We were part of the group with professional guide. We learned a lot of new things we didn't know before. It was truly very interesting.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We drove our rental car here and the drive is a long ways and the last 20 km is a little rough but the snorkeling is really nice. I wish I would have brought underwater camera.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

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 3 December 2016 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 19 November 2016

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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Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

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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