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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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Snorkel with Sea Lions at Espiritu Santo Island
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Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition
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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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Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These islands are unspoiled and beautiful. I am so happy that aI was able to experience this beauty. Thank you God!

Thank ikenzS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Explored this island and the beaches with a private captian on the boat the donpiriy and what an adventure. The captain showed us so many sites and gave incredible background and history to us. This island has so much life it's hard to see it...More

Thank firefighterharvey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a boat tour around the island of Espiritu Santo. We met this guy named Edgar on the beach in La Paz and he does tours on his boat. He took us out to the island and showed us everything it has to offer! There...More

Thank Mattnohe24
Reviewed 1 week ago

scuba diving with the sea lions is a once in a lifetime experience. You have to get out there and try it, words don't do it justice.

Thank devansprimo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing day trip. Pack your sunscreen, hat and go! My favorite thing was to swim with the sea lions. They were playful and incredible. This is a must! Even thought the water was cooler than usual, i did fine for about 45...More

Thank lisaI9493CD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went this May to La Paz with my mother and we went with Sergio from the Cantamar tour. Not only its a unique beautiful experience you cant miss, but also its was brilliantly and extremely professionally led by this tour company. Consider it takes a...More

Thank MariaConsueloRiv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great interaction with nature. If you are an animal lover, this is a must. Its about a 90 boat ride from La Paz. We had really bad visibility the day I was there. But there were still about 7 or 8 different sea lions swimming...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Club Cantamar Resort and Sports Centre for this trip. Competitive rate, all equipment supplied, great focus on safety and the environment, but above all the staff were excellent and did everything they could to make our excursion memorable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked several organizers and chose DANY. very good price (way lower than the 2+thousand marketed by others), captain Richard and his assistant (oops, forgot his name) were very professional, serious to apply the safety rules. Boat stopped at several places on the way to...More

2  Thank Koksijde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place for all the family. Incredible place to do snorkel, swimming, and relax under the sun!! Spectacular views! Definitely a place to visit and do camping in the specified areas!

Thank ljfm00
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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 P D | Reviewed this property |
If you want the best tour folks just head over to mar y aventuras you can even google them. Their cost was the most reasonable, their staff = extremely friendly and knowledgeable and most of all they aren't just some... More