Enjoy this extraordinary sport and the remarkable fish in the Sea of Cortez. The captain will lead you right to where the action is for 7 hours of exciting world-class sport fishing. Loreto offers many game fish including: sailfish, striped marlin, black and blue marlin, wahoo, and cabrilla. Experience first hand some of the world´s best fishing and what can prove to be the best of your life.
Sport fishing is internationally famous for the quantity and quality of the species and also considered a major tourist resource. The Blue Marlin fishing is especially prominent. Diving and sailing are also a must in this place, especially between July and November.
Take a traditional panga boat to Coronado Island and snorkel alongside puffer fish and other marine curiosities in the warm turquoise waters. Lounge in the white sand and dry off under the hot sun. Explore the rich coral reefs at Danzantes Island home to the infamous Honeymoon cove, La Ventana arch, and an intriguing submarine shaped rock. Or simply rent snorkel equipment and explore the incredible marine life around the Inn at Loreto Bay waterfront. Summer water temperatures of mid 80's F/22-28 oC and in winter 65-70 oF/18-28 oC. Water visibility in summer is 50-120ft/15-36.5m and in winter 30-60ft./9-18m. Submerge into the amazing world of the Sea of Cortez.
Paddle through warm, crystal clear water. Explore Loreto´s islands or discover three types of mangroves home to a vast diversity of marine life. Gaze down, through the water and you may be timely and see a sea turtle or manta ray pass by underneath. It's not uncommon that curious dolphins want to accompany you on your discovery of the magnificent Sea of Cortez.
January through March travel to Magdalena Bay on the Pacific Ocean where annually gray whales travel over 4,000 miles to get to their favorite vacation spot to feed and play. Gaze at mothers with their calves. Feel the excitement as a whale the size of a school bus swims to your boat, gently nudging it and the thrill of gently touching its spongy skin bejeweled with barnacles.
The National Marine Park, Bahia de Loreto, is one of the best places in the world to whale-watch. You may see minke, finback, humpback, sperm, brydes, and pilot whales, dolphins and the critically endangered vaquita marina, endemic to the Sea of Cortez and, if you're lucky, the world's largest mammal – the blue whale!
Whether you are a novice or advanced diver Loreto offers diverse dive sites with more than 30 and several wreckages in the surrounding islands. Deep, drift, shallow, wreck, with rocky bottoms, jutting walls, undercuts, overhangs, or reef systems every dive is unique and a truly unforgettable experience. Submerge into the incredibly rich flora and fauna of the Sea of Cortez.
Solace, refuge, adventure; the Sea of Cortez offers this and so much more. Treat yourself to a gorgeous sunset on the Sea of Cortez followed by playful dolphins at the boat's wake. Sail to Danzantes Island home to the pristine Honeymoon cove, La Ventana arch, and an intriguing submarine shaped rock. Make your way along the coast where the sea laps at white sand beaches that unfold one after another, like a string of turquoise stones.