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Isla Espiritu Santo

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Address: Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with...

Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.

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US$120.00*
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Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition
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US$150.00*
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Espiritu Santos Island 2-Tank Dive Adventure
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US$115.00*
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Snorkel with Sea Lions at Espiritu Santo Island

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You have to go! We swim with sealions! Such a great experience! The tour was amazing, a little long to get there but tottally worth the trip! We took Baja tours and the crew was... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You have to go! We swim with sealions! Such a great experience! The tour was amazing, a little long to get there but tottally worth the trip! We took Baja tours and the crew was professionnal :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely excursion here. Highly recommend the sea lion snorkel. Really fun. Lovely peaceful island. If you go from tecolate beach ,it's much cheaper.

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked our amazing trip through Eco Adventures- great company, great guides, great food! On the way to the island we stopped to swim with huge whale sharks. This island is so beautiful. We snorkeled, swam with sea lions, hiked and ate gourmet food.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So much fun to see the sea lions frolicking in the waters and the scenery here is incredibly beautiful. Highly recommend visiting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went here with five friends with Cortez Expeditions, and we had a fabulous time. Half of us are divers, half snorkelers, and tons of fun was had by all. We were there in early January so the water wasn't particularly toasty (73F), and there were definitely some jellies in the water, but we pulled on wetsuits and hopped in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This tour is a great activity even if you don't get in the water. The scenery and wildlife is amazing. Snorkeling with the sea lions is worth the effort, they come right up to you. You'll also see many tropical fish, so colorful. Even though I was there in the winter, the water and air temperature is warm and comfortable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Funniest snorkeling ever - the sea lions were so playful. It was a long boat ride from La Paz and the sea was a bit rough, that was the only downside. The island beach is absolutely breath taking.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the colors of water and earth are amazing, it looks like grand canyon colors by the sea! I was there in winter, so the it was a little windy and some days kayaking was difficult. There are no trails to hike on the island, it newly became a protected park so maybe in the future there will be some which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth paying for a tour to go. Amazing snorkelling. Very unusual geographic features. Not very many people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked in the Sea of Cortez, this magical island offers an underwater paradise available to first time snorkels as well as experienced divers.

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OCT 24, 2015... Paceño mafia has taken over Tecolote beach island tours. Just had a couple of tourists tell us some curly blonde representing island tours wanted $400 usd, let me spell this out for future victims... FOUR HUNDRED FEDERAL RESERVE DOLLARS for a 3 hour Espiritu Santo open boat trip WITHOUT SNORKELING TIME OR GEAR. Now all you Paceño mafia apologists, BE CLEAR

this is NOT a misunderstanding. La Paz has become the rip-off capital of Baja Sur. A month earlier a couple of tourists didi the same

Tecolote panga island trip and the ominous captain, employee of a well-known local trip operator, had an engine problem, and NO RADIO

to call for help AND when the Mex Coast Guard/Marina co-incidentally cruised by within shouting range, the pirate captain told the tourist to be quiet and and not to wave. BOTTOM LINE, they sent 8 hours in limbo, idiot paceño pirate fake captain, NO RADIO, NO OPERATOR's LICENSE, NO PARK PERMITS on hand and "head office" did not wonder why idiot paceño pirate fake captain did not return after a few scheduled hours either, a horror experience of idiot paceño pirate proportions that seems to become standard experience in this town of peace, WTF? and after that they got stopped by 2 transito cops in a white pickup and taken for $30 USD

for allegedly rolling thru a stop sign parallel to the cop car. SO you tell me, how many bad idiot apples does it take until you realize

this city is an unpleasant, ugly shi't pile infested by paceño pirates? The Holy Island Spirit would turn in its creepy catholic grave, if only

it existed. Amen.

over a year ago

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