The practice of snorkeling and scuba diving are some of the most entertaining activities that can make during the holidays to tropical destinations and of course among the most practiced activities in the Mexican Coast and especially in the beautiful bays of Baja California Sur and Cabo San Lucas.

Snorkeling or diving is an activity that in addition to being entertaining is very healthy and excellent exercise requiring coordination between the swim and breath.

On the other hand, when you’re under water, let yourself go and take it easy because marine life is spectacular and so live the best experience of your life. However, you should remember that you are in their natural habitat, so please don’t touch or take anything and do not disturb aquatic species; nature only admired and respected.

Mexico snorkeling tours are available in almost all destinations of beach of the territory, should be noted that among the best destinations for this activity, is the Mexican Caribbean and the Peninsula of Baja california sur, Los Cabos.

Particular to the Baja California sur region is the amount of different marine species available. Snorkeling can be subdivided in 2 categories: for beginners and for advanced.

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Snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas“: Cabo Trek highly recommends a 2 to 4 hour tour, in the local marine park of Cabo San Lucas or the Corridor, for beginners: Santa Maria and/or Chileno Bay. These sites are perfect as they are protected and very safe for the snorkelers. Marine life is also very active. Among the pro’s of this tour:

  • Short boat ride
  • Calm oceans (most of the time)
  • 1/2 Day trips

Regarding the advanced option, you should take into consideration a trip either to La Paz or to Cabo Pulmo.

Sealion_landsend_webSnorkeling in La Paz“: here you have 2 options, in the right season (October-March) you can snorkel with Whale Sharks and in the summer time you can ask for tour
going to Isla Espirito Santo, great nature, lovely scenarios and not to forget the swim with the Sea Lions.

Snorkeling in Cabo Pulmo“: another great day excursion to explore the wonders of Baja California Sur. This amazing marine park established 20 years ago has fully recovered from overfishing and it’s full of life again. A must for Ocean lovers.

 

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