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
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
Aug 31 2018
The History of the C-54 Agustin Melgar
As we know, Loreto Bay National Park contains many treasures and natural wonders. It also has several sunken vessels in its waters, but these are not very well known nor documented yet. Maybe the most emblematic wreck within the Park limits is the C-54 Agustin Melgar, and old minesweeper sunken in 2000 south of Puerto … Continue reading
Jul 09 2018
5 things that excellent dive shops have in common
1. Higly experienced and trained staff
Usually, the best dive centres are those ones that count with passionate, seasoned proffesionals as a permanet asset to their team. Surely you have dove in places that you liked, and when you came back, a big part of the team was all new faces. Although staff turn over is natural … Continue reading
May 27 2018
Meet our boat: the “Aguacuate”
🇺🇸 Half of a dive centre is their boats. Here at Blue Nation we have personally designed our own, and because we are so fun we called it The Aguacuate! It means “Water Buddy”, but sounds like “Avocado” in spanish, ain’t we smart?
The 26 foot long hull can comfortably fit 6 divers plus 2 crew members, and all … Continue reading