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Snorkeling Adventure at Espiritu Santo Island National Park

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Overview
Considered the most beautiful island of the Sea of Cortez, Espiritu Santo Island is a true gem, rich in beautiful turquoise bays, marine life and pristine nature. This UNESCO protected natural park is a home to a colony of more than 300 sea lions, and numerous endemic species.
Highlights
  • Escape the crowded beaches of La Paz at Espiritu Santo Island
  • A guide points out landmarks and marine life you might otherwise miss
  • Swim and snorkel in a colony of more than 300 sea lions
  • Lunch, beverages, and snorkel equipment included
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the morning at Pier Fiscal in central La Paz. On the boat ride to Espiritu Santo National Park, take in sweeping views of the coastline that most visitors never see. Make your way to a sea lion colony on arrival at the park (admission fee not included), where you are free to snorkel in the UNESCO-protected waters. Your guide points out landmarks and marine life you might not have noticed on your own. Back on the boat, sail to Ensenada Grande where you eat fresh ceviche, sandwiches, and chips by the water. Then continue on to a secluded beach far from the crowds of the mainland. Swim, snorkel, or relax on the warm sand until it’s time to head back to La Paz.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Paseo Alvaro Obregon, Zona Comercial, La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico
Departure Time
11 am
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch - Fresh ceviche and deli ham sandwiches with chips, botled water sodas and 2 beer per person after swim
  • Beverages
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
Exclusions
  • The listed price does not include a $5.00 USD park fee (Natural Protected Area), payable at the time of tour check-in.
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips for crew
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Minimum numbers apply (4 adults) There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund
  • Pregnant Travelers only with more than 3 months and medical permission.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Not to be missed! The sea lions were playful and friendly, lots of fun! Our guide, Krista was knowledgeable and helpful.
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Clean warm water full of fish and sea lions. A great time, but a pretty long boat ride to get to and from.
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We took our 4yo and 6mo on this adventure and I was a bit nervous about their safety prior to the trip. However, our guides were absolutley fantastic and the captain got us there and back safely. We had calm waters and my 4yo was in awe! On the ride out to the island, we got
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Great snorkeling adventure. Swimming right in a cave with a number of sea lions (apparently somewhat unique) was really a great experience. Excellent crew! Good lunch. Yes, we’d recommend it.
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Beautiful boat, well-kept. Also fantastic lunch. The guide and boat operator were very organized and provided an amazing experience!
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By: Sunrider Adventure Tours
109 reviews
Nadia P
London, United Kingdom
209
Excellent company, Excellent guide, Definitely recommended
A thoroughly professional and organised trip. Both the guide, Alex and the Captain were involved and welcoming.
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cindih_13
phoenix
233
Worth every penny!
Group of 4 women, grandma to 21 year old. We stayed in San Jose del Cabo and drove up ( nice drive but GPS didn’t
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cindyo848
Miami, Florida, United States
8515
VIP Tours were wonderful!
Not to be missed! The sea lions were playful and friendly, lots of fun! Our guide, Krista was knowledgeable and
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RevRef
Stockton, California
2710
Great operation and experience regardless of conditions
My brother in law and I had a wonderful time even though the underwater visibility (turbidity) was very limited,
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paulatC7331YE
10
Snorkelling with Whale sharks
Fabulous tour...one of the best i've been on from beginning to end. The staff at Sun Rider were helpful and the
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va5236
Cameron, Missouri
2011
MUST DO EXPERIENCE IN LA PAZ
Our guide Guri Sejzer was the best. We went with our son, daughter in law & 2 granddaughters, one which was almost
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876loril
20
Sun Rider Whale Shark tours
We were concerned when we loaded up the boat in order to ferry 200 meters and turn around because we were 24th in
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N6487TMpauls
10
Three hour wait and no whale sharks.
The tour operators have collaborated to avoid having more than 14 boats near the whale sharks at the same time.
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h2omeyer
Seattle, Washington
154
Amazing Whale Shark Swimming
Our crew was wonderful, especially our guide. He had us hold his shoulder until we got comfortable swimming with
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devonknight11
30
Swim with whales
Amazing staff, swam with four whale sharks around us at one point! They provide snacks and drinks (including beer)
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Heather T
London, United Kingdom
2711
Incredible swimming with Whale Sharks
Excellent tour - fantastic guide (Alex) and great captain. Very well organised trip with exceptional swimming with
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Bobwhan
Kennewick, Washington
40
Great snorkeling
Clean warm water full of fish and sea lions. A great time, but a pretty long boat ride to get to and from.
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Tiffany S
10
Excellent Excursion!
We took our 4yo and 6mo on this adventure and I was a bit nervous about their safety prior to the trip. However,
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Miles T
10
Great Experience
The water was a bit cloudy on condition of it being windy out but everything was great and we got to swim with the
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_dmarven
Toronto, Canada
2615
Beautiful
My hubby and I had the extreme pleasure of getting an opportunity to swim with the largest water creature, the
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