Blue Nation Baja
  • Emerald Abyss

    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

  • Bottom Clean-ups

    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

  • Neptune’s Finger

    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

  • 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

  • Deep Reef documentation

    There is a number of deep drop-offs and seamount scattered around the National Park. The volcanic north coast of Coronados island, with its impressive cliffs and dramatic formations offer lava walls that drop down deep, creating the perfect habitat for black coral forests and big fish. Piedras Blancas is one of the most amazing dives in … Continue reading