Diving trip to the mythical Sea of Cortés, which Jacque Cousteau baptized as “The aquarium of the world” is a sea of an incredible variety of marine fauna. This is a unique 13-day dive trip that runs through the Baja California Mexican Peninsula from port to port from San José del Cabo to Puerto Peñasco, or from Puerto Peñasco to San José del Cabo. This trip includes a great variety of marine fauna that we can see in the North of the Sea of Cortez, such as nudibranchs, blue fish, rays and guitar fish, banks of eels, octopus, sea horses, frog fish and sharks, the larger pelagic life of the South Sea of Cortez. The divers enjoy 4 dives per day and 2 to 4 nights dives in the whole route.
Diving trip program from PUERTO PEÑASCO to SAN JOSE DEL CABO
Day 1 Boarding at about 5:00 p.m. Departure from Puerto Peñasco around 18.00.
Day 2 We will sail 105 nautical miles to Puerto Refugio on Angel de la Guarda Island. Dive out in the inlet of Lobo. Great diving macro in La Vela and La Muela where we can see a colony of sea lions.
Day 3 Bay of the Angels. Morning dive in El Pescador and Paraíso. Lunch and then snorkeling with whales and whale shark. During the day we will make a total of four dives.
Day 4 Morning dive at Punta Don Juan or Elias Point and afterwards whale watching at the “Canal de Ballenas”. Southbound to Sal. Diving at 3:00 pm in Lavadero. Night dive expected.
Day 5 San Pedro Mártir Island. We will enjoy 1 or 2 days of fabulous diving with sea lions, incredible black coral fields and some of the best macro of the Midriff Islands (3-4 dives).
Day 6 If we stay in San Pedro Mártir, we do 3 dives. If not, on the 6th it will be on the island of San Ildelfonso where we will do 4 dives. Do not miss the Green City of Moray! .
Day 7 Loreto Bay National Park, visiting the Coronado Island: macro and sea lions. We do 3 dives and afterwards a nice evening with dinner in Loreto.
Day 8 Dancing Island, part of the Loreto Bay National Park. Diving in the wreck of the C-54 Agustin Melgar. In the afternoon walk on the beach.
Day 9 Las Animas, near the island of San José. Amazing dives in the East and North pinnacles and diving in the afternoon in San Dieguito for a dive around 3 pm followed by a night dive.
Day 10 Los Islotes, in the northern part of Espiritu Santo Island. We will dive with the friendliest sea lion colony in the world. Sea of Cortés. Depending on the weather conditions, we will dive in “El Bajo”, known by the great schools of hammerhead sharks. At night we will do the spectacular night one diving between Manta Gigante Mobula.
Day 11 Dive in La Reyna, an ideal place to dive with sea lions, groups of barracudas and, occasionally, stingrays among other surprises.
Day 12 Last day on the San Lorenzo canal, diving in the Fan Ming wreck, Salvaterra wreck and Suani reef.
Day 13 Arrival to San José del Cabo, disembarkation at 08:30 and end of the diving trip.
The descriptions of the routes (dive sites) are as an example. Other diving points can be chosen depending on the weather conditions and / or level of the divers.
- 12 nights on board quad cabin full pension.
- Diving as program with tank, weights and guide.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Everything not specified.
- Trasnfers to diving boat.
- Diving equipment except tank and weights.
- Nitrox 120$.
- National Park Fee 28$