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Row Adventures Baja Kayaking Isla Carmen Circumnavigation

We recently completed the 11 day Isla Carmen Circumnavigation Kayaking trip with Row Adventures... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pam72015
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Wild Loreto Tours was amazing

Wild Loreto Tours was the best. Paulo took the extra time to find an amazing pod of dolphins that... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2017
Kirt E
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Corvallis, Oregon
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This island features a ghost town, abandoned salt mines and sea lion hang-outs.
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  • Very good14%
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  • Poor0%
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“snorkeling” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently completed the 11 day Isla Carmen Circumnavigation Kayaking trip with Row Adventures. The trip exceeded all of our expectations! The guides, Alex, Tico (Alfredo), Sherman and Juve were all exceptional. They were fun to be with, knowledgeable about the island, it's plants and...More

Thank Pam72015
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Wild Loreto Tours was the best. Paulo took the extra time to find an amazing pod of dolphins that numbered in the hundreds, he est. nearly 1000. The island was great got great pics, the pink lake was outstanding. Thank you Wild Loreto Tours

Thank Kirt E
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had Paul Salazar and he was fantastic. We spent at least an hour more than planned out on the water because we saw a pod of dolphins in the distance and Paul took us there. WOW, there were at least 1,000 dolphins. We were...More

Thank Jenny G
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We actually went on a tour through Dazante Tours to this island. It was really cool. My daughter loved the pink lake and salt crystals. We got to see the 'ghost' town of the old mining operation and learn its history along with information about...More

Thank 2pointdoe
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Perfectly clear waters 50' down. Great variety of fish and sea life. No People!!! Protected Island in the Marine Preserve.

Thank Terry S
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

I wish I was there right now, I love it! The reason why I rated a 4 is because time for snorkeling went by so fast or maybe not enough for me... And because their snorkeling masks are old or overused; allowing water leakage often...More

2  Thank Lindita75
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

I visited Isla Carmen in June 2004 with friends on their 52-foot sailboat. Isla Carmen is about 20 nm east of Loreto, Baja California Sur. The island is unoccupied except for an occasional caretaker at the hunting club which has been set up in the...More

5  Thank CostaRicaBirder
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Lori4949
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Response from 2pointdoe | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take a boat there. I am not sure you can visit the salt mine without doing it through a guide though as that portion of the island is privately owned. It took maybe an hour to get out there but we did some sight... More
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