Jul 24 2023
Loreto is renowned by its wide biodiversity and rich marine life. As a matter of fact, it is the most biodiverse spot in the entire BCS when it comes to invertebrates. This wide kingdom includes corals, molluscs, crustaceans, echinoderms (starfishes, sea urchins…) etc.
New divers often focus on schools of fish and big life, like the…
Dic 15 2021
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…
Feb 12 2021
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…
May 17 2020
A medida que se propaga la pandemia COVID-19, hemos sido testigos de cambios profundos en nuestro estilo de vida y en nuestras rutinas diarias. El virus llegó para quedarse y el mundo está encontrando nuevas formas de integrar esta nueva realidad en nuestras vidas a medida que volvemos a la llamada “nueva normalidad”. El turismo…
Dic 05 2019
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…
Abr 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…
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…
Ago 31 2018
Ya sabemos que el Parque Nacional Bahía de Loreto contiene multitud de tesoros naturales. También tiene varios barcos hundidos dentro de sus aguas, pero éstos no son tan conocidos ni están tan bien documentados. Quizá el naufragio mas emblemático sea el del C-54 Agustín Melgar, un antiguo buque dragaminas hundido en el año 2000 al…
Mar 19 2018
Have you ever been in a place where you could see whales, dolphins, sea lions, tropical fish, manta rays all in the same place? Well, then you probably were somewhere in the Gulf of California!
Loreto is a renowned destination for divers, snorkelers and sea lovers in general. The Loreto Bay National Park is one of…
Mar 19 2018
Sea lions are probably the most interactive animales that can be found in our waters. They live in colonies along the coast and offshore islands and frequently approach to play with the visitors. Loreto counts with two colonies, one of them at only 15 minutes from the marina. Check the video below and you will…