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Archipielago Revillagigedo

La Paz, Mexico
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Whale shark haven

This is a marine reserve where the whale sharks 'hang out' getting a good meal! You will need to... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
TravelSpirit19
A day in the worlds aquarium.

I have snorkeled many places including South Africa. But los islotes is indeed a special place... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Gary J
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Jan 24, 2018
“Whale shark haven”
Oct 14, 2017
“A day in the worlds aquarium.”
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

This is a marine reserve where the whale sharks 'hang out' getting a good meal! You will need to take a tour to visit the whle sharks as a certified guide is required (and you get lots of great info as well). The ship Captain...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

I have snorkeled many places including South Africa. But los islotes is indeed a special place that offers diving with scuba or snorkeling above and some freedive off the radar in my view.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

This place is unique. Giant mantas all over the place. Marine life around "Roca Partida" is unique. The white tip sharks layer is one to remember.

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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Well I have been diving for more than 50 years and have dived as a professional in many parts of the world. The Revillagigedo Islands were one of my bucket list things too do and do you think I was anywhere near disappointed.No! The boat,...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2016

Spent 7 days diving this area on board Rocio del Mar. Great diving with hammerhead, silky, white tip and silver tip sharks along with dolphin and giant mantas.

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Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

However...you will want to return here over and over just to experience the mystical interactions with the gentle giant pelagics of the Pacific. I return every other year and can hardly wait until my next trip. All of the islands provide unforgettable dives, and the...More

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MELUVBEACH
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Alex D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you will need at least a 5mm full suit including hood in the early part of the year. If you go in October November then you will probably get away with a 3mm suit with a hood attached undersuit. It does... More
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skykid
November 30, 2016|
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Response from Alex D | Reviewed this property |
No it is a live-aboard trip and that takes 22 hours to get to the islands. You will need to book at least a year in advance to be sure of a place. Trips are usuall 9- 11 days
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