of the "GREAT LOCAL DIVE SITES"
CHILENO BAY - 30' TO 70'. A breath-taking bay known for its diving
and snorkeling. Large rocky reef with coral trees and a large variety
of schooling tropical fish. Sea turtles and eels are often seen
SAND FALLS - Discovered by Jacques Costeau, the Sand Falls
start at 90 feet and descends to 120 feet. Steep sand banks cascading
into the canyon with many tropical fish.
SANTA MARIA - To 40'. A sheltered cove great for snorkeling
and diving. Colorful gorgonians and sea fans line the rock walls
where colorful tropical reef fish are in abundance. Great dive for
SEA LION COLONY - 30' - 70'. Join the sea lions in their
own habitat. This dive gives even the novice diver an excellent
opportunity to join and observe the sea lions.
LA ANEGADA - Starting at 20 feet this area slopes down to
80 feet where you find the tip of the Cabo San Lucas Canyon Wall
which sinks straight into the abyss. Lined with sea fans and vast
amounts of schooling fish, this dive is one of Cabo's best and most
versatile dive sites.
WHALES HEAD - 30' to 60'. With spectacular rock formations,
this spot is known to be home to sea turtles, octopus and moray
eels. Small nurse sharks and guitarfish sometimes inhabit this area.
Cabo Pulmo - Cabo Pulmo is the only true living coral reef
in western North America. Rich in an abundance of tropical fish.
A National Marine Sanctuary. This is a photographer's paradise.
A 2 hour dive from Cabo San Lucas. 30' to 80' beginning to advanced
Gordo Banks - Because of the depth and currents, this dive
is for the experienced diver only. This sea mount which is 4 miles
off the coast of San Jose Del Cabo, lies under 90' to 130' of water.
Here schools of hammerheads, jacks, and dolphins can be seen just
a few feet below the surface. Manta rays, bull sharks and whale
sharks are sometimes encountered here.Daily
Scuba Boat Trips
Boats depart daily for a very short ride to the local dive sites.
At 10:00 am you can depart for a 2 tank dive. At 2:00 pm you can
depart for a 1 tank dive. The site for these dives depends on weather
and water conditions on that day.
- DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING CLASS
You can take a guided scuba dive with a PADI instructor. You will
spend approximately one hour of class time, learning how to use
your Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA).
depending on your comfort level, you will either spend 1/2 hour
in the hotel pool or in approximately 15 feet of water on the sandy
ocean bottom, practice the simple, easy to learn skills of SCUBA.
Following this practice session you will go on a shallow, instructor
escorted dive, to visit the beautiful marine life of Cabo San Lucas.
There are offered guided trips to the beautiful sites of Pelican
Rock, Lover's Beach, Baja Upside-down, The Sea Lion Colony and the
Pinnacle. Mask, fins and snorkel are included.