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| La Paz malecon, La Paz, Mexico
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Great tour, great guide, great captain

We did the Espiritu Sanctu tour to swim with the sea lions. Our guide Hector was knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PatriciaSomerville
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Somerville, MA
Whale shark 2018

Great experience. Alonso is very knowledgeable. The boat was very clean and fresh fruit was a... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
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Espiritu Santo Island Tour Is 6 Hours Long. You Can Visit Some Of The Most Precious Jewels In The See Of Cortes. Lunch Is Provided As Part Of Our Service Wich Is Serve In Ensenada Grande (fish Ceviche And Sandwiches, Cookies Water And Soda) You Will Be Able To Snorquel (equipement Is Provided) With See Lions, Swim Along A Reef Area, The Island Counts With A Bird (frigate) Watching Area.
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| La Paz malecon, La Paz, Mexico

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the Espiritu Sanctu tour to swim with the sea lions. Our guide Hector was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and extremely well organized. We saw a baby humpbacked whale, dolphins, manta rays, a fascinating frigate bird breeding area, and sea lions. The food that was provided...More

Thank PatriciaSomerville
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Amalia F, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Our team is glad you enjoyed visiting the jewel of the see of Cortés, if you decide to come back swimming with whale sharks is another of our special tours (October-April) P.s. We told hector about the name of the book. Greetings Alonso tours

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Great experience. Alonso is very knowledgeable. The boat was very clean and fresh fruit was a delicious snack. They help you make the best out of your experience. Will definitely use them again on future tours.More

Thank Rocio E
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Amalia F, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Hi Rocio Thanks for your review, we love to know that our clients enjoy touring with us, make sure to get in touch with us next time you come to La Paz. Visiting Espíritu Santo island is another excursion you would love to do. Greetings...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We did the 6 hours snorkeling with the sea lions experience with Alonso tours and were very impressed! We booked this tour through the tourism office in La Paz and so didn't know who we were booking with but we definitely lucked out! The captain...More

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Amalia F, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Hello Jennifer, Thanks for your review, detail information helps others to know what to do and where to go 😉 If you come back to La Paz please ask about swimming with whale sharks it is an amazing experience. Greetings Alonso tours

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

Choosing a tour operator for a popular activity such as visiting Isla Espiritu Santo is hard, as on the malecon of La Paz you are approached by so many offering their trips. Prices are very similar and if you bargain a bit you get the...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

i am over the moon about our experience very well worth the money. cheers to gustavo and captain allihandro - ( lo siento ) very safe and experienced. loved that they are respecting wildlife and environmentally sensitive areas, well done!More

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Amalia F, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

HEllo, Thanks for your nice review we enjoy sharing with others what our bay has to offer if you decide to come back to La Paz think about visiting Espíritu Santo island we would be very happy to show you our favorite jewel. Greetings, Alonso...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

We went on two tours with Alonso Tours. It was the BEST choice of a tour company for us! The first excursion we went on was the Whale Shark tour 12/25/2017. Since swimming with gentle giants was one of my dreams, I had a very...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We took the Espíritu Santo tour to swim with the sea lions. Very happy with our choice of company. The guides were attentative to all the people of the tour, and they prepared excellent ceviche at a beautiful beach on the island. The sea lions...More

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Amalia F, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Hello, Our team is glad you enjoy your visit to the jewel of Mar de Cortés is a pleasure to share with others the natural beauty of Espíritu Santo island specially with the best ceviche in town 😉 Next time you can also swim with...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

An excellent boat trip to watch the whalesharks;to swim 3-4 times with these wonderful creatures,was an amazing excursion in a very special way. The captain Alejandro and our Giude Gustavo were offering us a wonderful life experience with a lot of mostly interesting details of...More

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Alonsotours, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Hi Bettina, We are glad you enjoy the experience it is certainly unique, we are privileged to have this gigantes so close our bay, please come back and now swim with more than 500 seals at Espíritu Santo island. Best regards, Alonso tours team

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

We had originally booked with another tour company and drove to La Paz from Cabo only to find out that they were not doing the tour that day. After 2 hours of panic, we were able to join the Alonso tour of Isla Espiritu Santo....More

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Amalia F, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Hello, Our team is glad to hear you enjoy Espíritu Santo as much as we enjoy sharing with others the beauty of Mar de Cortés. Thanks for the extra suggestions, we do have lots of people driving from cabo just to take this tour. Next...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Prompt pick up at the hotel, and Said was friendly from the beginning. We joined the Isla Espiritu Santo tour and it was simply an amazing experience. Said and the other team members were friendly and provided great history lesson on every aspect of the...More

Thank SuinaKnows
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Alonsotours, Public Relations Manager at Alonso Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Hello, Thank you for your nice review is always a delight to share with others what Mar de Cortes has to offer, if you ever visit us again please book a whale shark tour (October-March) and experience a breathtaking experience. Greetings, Alonso tours team

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