The tranquil waters of La Paz offer an abundant amount of marine life unlike any place on the planet. With two Islands close by, Espiritu Santo and Cerralvo, you can swim with Sealions, dive with Giant Pacific Manta Rays, Snorkel with Whale Sharks or admire schools of Dolphins or Whales from a distance.
TOURS TO ESPIRITU SANTO ISLAND:
The nationally protected island of Espiritu Santo just north of La Paz. The waters around Espiritu Santo Island are ideal for kayaking and feature unique wildlife encounters such as snorkeling with friendly sea lions at Los Islotes and the gentle, graceful whale sharks of El Mogote. Tour includes lunch at the island, some also includes kayak and snorkel equipement.
La Paz is known for excellent fishing year round, Marlin, dorado, pargo, roosters, just to name a few. Some fishing companies include packaging of your catch. We encourage catch and release of all billfish and request that you take no more than you need. Thank you for helping to keep the richness of our sea!
La Paz’s waters are truly “ the aquarium of the world” as described by Jacques Cousteau. Over 10 diving sites to explore, dive with friendly sea lions, dolphins, see dense shoals of silver sardines, blue and gold king angel fish and yellow surgeon fish amongst golden cup corals.
Professional PADI instructors and guides.
KAYAYING & SNORKELING
Plenty of places to enjoy the tranquil and rich waters of La Paz, start with a short trip to Balandra rock, or go as far as Espiritu Santo Island for a day trip to watch and swim with the sea lions, experience the diversity of fish species, and in season have the opportunity too share the water with the majestic Whale Shark.
RENT-A-BIKE, SKATE BOARDS & ROLLING BLADES
Fun for the family! Rent a bike and tour the boardwalk “El Malecon” . Exercise while you enjoy the view!
The waters of La Paz are perfect for Paddle Board, rentals and guided tours are available as well as professional instructors for beginners.
WHALE WATCHING – (SEASONAL) Last week of December through March
During the months of December through April witness friendly Gray Whales up close at their winter birthing and mating sanctuary at San Ignacio Lagoon. See Blue, Humpback, Fin, Pilot and Orca whales to name a few. Several companies offer tours to the lagoon, where you are taken in comfortable SUVs or Vans to the boat with an expert guide.