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Cortez Expeditions

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Calle Brecha California 670, La Paz 23090, Mexico
+52 612 128 7581
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I was a divemaster student at Cortez in April 2018. Afelandra and Luke are great people, and really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Harrison R
Awesome time

Recently returned from my basic Scuba certification and dive trip with Cortez exepeditions. Awesome... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Walterzag
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Redondo Beach, California
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We are the only PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, DAN Instructor Center, TDI and IANTD Dive Center on the west coast of Mexico. Training with Cortez Expeditions is scheduled to the students needs with very small classes and individual customer service. ​We do not offer bulk or volume training but individual specialised training that makes our students succeed and excel. We choose quality over quantity to make you succeed. Recreational diving and Technical diving, Photo Workshops, Professional Training and CCR Rebreather diving and CCR Rebreather diver instruction. CCR Rebreather support with tank rental, high pressure oxygen fills and C02 absorbent, dive equipment and CCR Rebreather sales, Technical diving courses including Nitrox, Trimix and Instructor level training. We do it all. Please have a look at our Daily Rate price list to see the training programs we offer. ​Cortez Expeditions is open year round offering diver support from dive gear rentals with a variety of tank sizes for rent, Sidemount gear rental and sales, CCR Rebreather support, rental and Apeks, Fourth Element dive gear for sale. Air, Nitrox, 100% Oxygen to 3000 psi / 200 bar, Normoxic Trimix, Hypoxic Trimix and Heliox are all available for your open circuit or CCR Rebreather diving needs.
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Calle Brecha California 670, La Paz 23090, Mexico
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+52 612 128 7581
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a divemaster student at Cortez in April 2018. Afelandra and Luke are great people, and really care about the ocean. They also care about your training and conduct as a diver. The training I received, although unorthodox (in my opinion), was unique to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently returned from my basic Scuba certification and dive trip with Cortez exepeditions. Awesome time. Luke was a great instructor. The equipment was great, the dives were great, and the four resident dogs were great. Highly recommend it. The boat goes out of the beautiful...More

Thank Walterzag
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I have pretty much given up on going to the tourist towns in Mexico and wanted to check out somewhere less-gringo-ized. So I picked La Paz and then I picked Cortez Expeditions, largely based on Trip Advisor reviews. I must say, this time I agree...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We scheduled a trip to Espíritu Santo with Cortez Expeditions on recommendation from the owner of the house we stayed at in La Paz. I unknowingly called one of the owners, Luke, on his personal phone number as that was the one provided at our...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I completed my Instructor Development Course with Cortez Expeditions. I visited previously to check out the area and dive operation, and immediately fell in love. The Sea of Cortez is abundant with amazing wildlife such as sea lions, mobula rays, gray whales, whale sharks, and...More

Thank Shea G
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

If you thinking of going diving in Baja California you must visit La Paz. Together with Cortez Expeditions they take you out to unforgetable places. A professional team with the most lovely people I´ve met. I went diving with them for three months during my...More

Thank Malin K
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My time with Cortez Expedition was like becoming part of a new diving family! With such a great team and set up it's no wonder that people travel far and wide to dive with them. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't the best whilst I was there,...More

Thank Mae D
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Great team, great kit, fab diving (albeit getting into a fight with a sting ray which I lost....!) Will definitely be coming back to complete my dive master when the seas a bit warmer! Oh and the resident dogs are just divine :)

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

There is a huge difference in a level of service when the company is passionate about diving, animal encounters, and the well being of our ocean health. I never felt like just another client or a number with Cortez Expeditions (we have used them many...More

Thank KikDiver
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Cortez expeditions has not only a professional and a friendly atmosphere. There is a sense of belonging!!!!! Both Luke and Afe are incredible well qualified and have a great ability to teach and share knowledge and experience. They have the passion and the patience to...More

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