Sea Lions, Mobula Rays, Whale Sharks, Big Eyed Jacks, and much more
Snorkeling with Whale Sharks and pelagic fish (good chances to see Orcas)
Prepare yourself for a unique experience! Sea Lions, Whale Sharks, Mobula rays and abundant of fish in the Aquarium of the world based on Jacques Cousteau. The trip will be led by Hagai Tzur, the owner of Smart Dive Travel, an experienced dive instructor who worked and was the General Manager of a PADI 5 Star Resort in Cabo San Lucas for over 4 years.
This trip will take you to explore the best part of the Sea Of Cortez and the southern part of the Baja California. The trip itinerary has been carefully crafted by Hagai Tzur (Smart Dive Travel owner) based on years of experience working there as a diving instructor and managing a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort. Hagai will share his passion and love for diving and the Baja California while showing the local gems.
October is considered the best time of the year for diving in the Sea Of Cortez. You will be surprised to discover the abundance of marine life both in terms of variety and quantity, each location offers different landscape and marine life.
Itinerary: Day 1, Oct 11: Arrival to Los Cabos Airport (SJD), transfer to Cabo San Lucas and check in to the hotel. Day 2, Oct 12: 2 tank morning dives in Cabo San Lucas marine park. Free afternoon. Day 3, Oct 13: Pelagic blue water experience, snorkeling, and freediving with open-ocean fish and mammals such as Mobula Rays, Orcas and Dolphins. Transfer to La Paz. Days 4, Oct 14: 3 tank dives in La Paz and Isla Espirito Santo reserve. Night dive with Mobula Rays. We'll spend the night camping in comfortable tents under the starry sky on Espirito Santo Island, including chef-prepared dinner. Day 5, Oct 15: 3 tank dives in La Paz. Check in to the hotel. Day 6, Oct 16: Snorkeling with Whale Sharks in La Paz. Transfer to Cabo Pulmo. Check in to hotel, welcome cocktail and dinner. Day 7, Oct 17: 2 tank morning dives in Cabo Pulmo, free afternoon. Day 8, Oct 18: 2 tank morning dives in Cabo Pulmo, Transfer to Cabo San Lucas, check in to the hotel. Day 9, Oct 19: Free day (based on conditions and group interest we might add another trip) Day, 10, Oct 20: Check out and transfer to the airport.
Diving and snorkeling activities as described in the itinerary (tanks & weights included)
Hotel accommodation (4 nights in Cabo San Lucas, 2 nights in Cabo San Lucas, 2 nights in Cabo Pulmo)
1 night Camping in tourist tents on Espirito Santo Island
Chef prepared meals on days 4 & 5
Welcome cocktail & dinner in Cabo Pulmo (day 6)
3 meals in Cabo Pulmo (Day 7)
Dive and/or travel insurance
Any services not mentioned above
Water temp is expected to be around 87-89F/28C. Visibility is expected to be at least 60 ft/20 m Price is based on double occupancy, based on a request we can match same-sex travelers (for single occupancy supplement please contact us). The trip is recommended for divers with experience in boat & drift diving. (Specialty courses are available for a discounted rate during the trip). Comprehensive Dive & travel insurance is highly recommended.
For cancellations made: 90 days or more before the trip start, fully refundable; 89-60 days before departure, 50% of the total price is forfeited; 59-31 days before departure, 75% of the total price is forfeited; Cancellations made 30 days or less before departure are non-refundable.