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Sea of Cortez
squirt - 7/16/2009 3:16 PM
Category: Travel
Replies: 2

Looking to go to the Sea of Cortez this year. Can anyone advise me on their experiences, dive operators, hotels, what to expect as far as surface temp, water temp, and what type of diving, ie: drift, deep, types of fish?

Any pics would be great. Thank you all.

Squirt (mark)
BgDmbRngr - 7/16/2009 9:12 PM
The Sea of Cortez is quite large. where are you planning on heading? San Carlos is very nice, there are several dive charters there but 2 major ones with there own large boats. You can head out to San Pedro Island and dive with the sea lions. There are tons of dive sites there. Just watch out the tidal surge can get very heavy. there is also rocky point (puerto Penasco) that is ok. You can also try and get to torguga island or see if anyone has a great white shark trip planned as well. It all depends on where in the sea of cortez you are wanting to head to.
h2ofria - 7/20/2009 12:17 PM
You can check out my trip report/blog on my divebuddy site. Look for:

For those thinking of Diving La PAZ Mexico
Category: Dive Trip
Posted on 4/22/2008 6:19:01 PM.

We had a pretty good time. It was actually a lot better diving than I had at Ambergris Caye in Belize this last May.

If you are a hard core diver being 10 miles from town should not be a problem.