Scuba in Baja California: an Adventure Under The Sea

Last Updated: November 27, 2012 by
Categories: Mexico

DSC00738Come, discover the depths in Baja California and confirm the reason why the famous biologist, Jacques Cousteau, named the Sea of Cortes the world’s aquarium. Home to approximately three thousand marine species, no matter where you are on the peninsula, you will be able to admire hammerheads, sea lions, stingrays, moray eels, corals and old sunken ships.

The beauty of its beaches lapped by the water of the Sea of Cortes is indisputable, but to experience it up close you have to dive into the deep blue ocean. If you are in the city of La Paz, capital of this beautiful destination, visiting Los Islotes is quite a spectacle, because the rock formations making up this island are home to sea lions. The different water depths allow swimming, in some parts, and scuba diving at least 105 feet deep to watch the colonies of silvery sardines, royal blue and gold angel fish, as well as conchitos, plus the amazing corals found there.

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