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Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
Popular diving and snorkeling spots include the coral banks off Isla Espíritu Santo, the sea-lion colony off Isla Partida, and the seamount 14 km (9 miles) farther north (best for serious divers).
Cortez Club. The Cortez Club is a full-scale water-sports center with equipment rental and scuba, snorkeling, kayaking, and sportfishing tours, as well as the complete slate of PADI instructional courses. A two-tank dive costs about $125. Hwy. to Pichilingue, Km 5, between downtown and Pichilingue, La Paz, Baja California Sur, 23004. 612/121-6120; 877/408-6769 in U.S. www.cortezclub.com.
Fun Baja. Fun Baja offers scuba and snorkel trips with the sea lions. Two-tank scuba trips start at $140. Hwy. to Pichilingue, Km 2, La Paz, Baja California Sur, 23004. 612/106-7148; 800/667-5362 in U.S. www.funbaja.com.
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