Jan 20 2022
We are hiring! (POSITION FILLED)
THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED ALREADY. Thanks to all the candidates that have submitted their application!
Blue Nation Baja is looking for a new member to join the team in Loreto!
We are a small but busy operation that is growing every year. We are also the highest rated tour operator in Loreto and we pride ourselves … Continue reading
Dec 15 2021
A new divesite! The Huarache Reef
A few days ago we headed towards the San Bruno area, around 45 minutes boat ride north of Loreto. The area is well known to us for being one of the most spectacular sites for tech diving. The excellent Mt. Eden and Albino Garden are there, and its biological importance becomes more and more releveant … Continue reading
Feb 12 2021
The discovery of the Albino Garden
On early February, the UW Exploration Club took off to once another technical diving exploration in the deep reef system known as Mount Eden. In the past, the survey dives done in that reef were focused on the main topographic structure. In one of our last dives, we could describe the seamount as a twin-peak … Continue reading
May 17 2020
Diving in the time of Corona
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads we have witnessed deep changes in our lifestyle and daily routines. The virus is here to stay and the world is finding new ways to integrate this new reality in our lives as we go back to the so called “new normality”. Tourism and traveling has suffered a big setback, … Continue reading
Dec 05 2019
First tech exploration at Mt. Eden
One year has passed since the initial survey of this deep mount, located north of Loreto, outside the boundaries of the Loreto Bay National Park. The general area is popular among fishermen as a variety of game fish can be found. Our original scouting dive in September 2018 showed an overwhelming amount of biomass, both … Continue reading
Apr 30 2019
In the late April 2019, the expedition took us north of Loreto, beyond the limits of the National Park. In the past we have sought that area as the topography (both under and above water) is spectacular and has gifted us with some amazing dive sites.
On the way we were greeted by 3 humpback whales … Continue reading
Apr 29 2019
The Sea of Cortez is still in relative good shape compared to most of the seas in the world, but overfishing is becoming an issue, and fishing debris is severely affecting some reefs.
Fishing lines tangle around coral heads and damage them, creating a wound that might be fatal to the colony. Ropes, lines and hooks … Continue reading
Feb 28 2019
A while ago, we decided we would be heading south of the National Park.
Past Danzante island there is a wide region with abundance of seamounts and pinnacles. Although the area is popular among fishermen, is not very often dove, as dive operators tend to stick with closer and more convenient spots. We like remote and … Continue reading
Jan 29 2019
The Search for new Dive sites
The Loreto Bay National Park counts with more than 50 popular spots, although maybe only a fraction of them are dove regularly. These sites have proven to be of great beauty and they have stuck with us due its conveniency. Nevertheless, there is a vast sea out there, and some of the best dive sites … Continue reading
Aug 31 2018
Mount Eden deep exploration
Mount Eden is a deep seamount locates north of Loreto. The site was well known by fishermen but was never dove before. The shallowest part of the site is 130 feet / 40 meters deep and it slopes down to more than 180 feet / 60 meters.
The mount is covered with a thick forest of … Continue reading