In Cabo San Lucas
scuba diving and snorkeling are the water sports most requested by visitors to Los Cabos.
This site is also known as “Lands End” as it is at the southern most tip of the Baja peninsula.
This is whereby the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. When diving here, you can experience groupers, jacks, parrotfish, sea lions playing joyfully, turtles, yellow fin tunas and much more.
When diving at this point you are next to huge boulders that have walls covered with sea fans, and where you will also find schools of tropical fish, moray eels, and goat fish eating.
It is possible for deep divers to dive in this location.
This dive contains walls and slopes and is next to the famous sand falls. Here schools of tropical fish can be seen along with goat fish, eels, and cornet fish.
It is also possible to see mobile rays, spotted eagle rays and large fish passing by.
Cabo San Lucas offers one of the most colourful spectacles of underwater marine life.
The waters off Cabo San Lucas and the surrounding areas give you the opportunity to practice the finest dives in the world amongs up to 800 different marine species.
On any given day you can witness sea lions sea turtles, reef sharks and whale sharks.
Also grouper, mobula rays, giant pacific mantas, gorgonians, common dolphins, hammerhead sharks, giant schools of mackerel and scores of flashy tropical fish.
You will also be delighted sighting a wide array of indigenous corals, sea fans and other amazing invertebrate life.
Cabo San Lucas Scuba Diving and Snorkeling tours require minimal transportation time.
After a short boat ride, you will reach snorkel locations such as Pelican Rock, Lands End, or North Wall where a large variety of tropical fish and other marine life can be observed in their natural environment.
Average diving departure times are between 8 am and 1:30 pm.
Depending on the time of the year there are night dives available which depart at about 6 pm or 8 pm.
Please note: these prices are approximate and are different depending on the season and according to each company.
Curious note about billfishing tournaments in Cabo:
During the 1950s and 60s Cabo San Lucas experienced the sport fishing craze because of its prolific billfishing.
That's why the waters off the peninsula’s southern tip had been nicknamed “Marlin Alley”.