Whales, Sea Lions and Gray Whales: Adventures in La Paz.
The Sea of Cortez has been called the aquarium of the world. This three-part series for Go World Travel Magazine explores three different ways to experience its rich marine life up close.
Part 1: Swimming with Whale Sharks in the Sea of Cortez
Part 2: Snorkeling with Sea Lions in the Sea of Cortez
Part 3: Humans and Gray Whales Meet at Magdalena Bay
Read part one: Swimming with Whale Sharks in the Sea of Cortez
From October to February, whale sharks visit the Sea of Cortez. Getting close to them is unforgettable.
Read part two: Snorkeling with Sea Lions in the Sea of Cortez
The Sea of Cortez is rich with wildlife, including one of the largest sea lion colonies in Mexico. At Los Islotes, a small island at the northern end of Isla Espiritu Santo near La Paz, you can dive or snorkel with these playful creatures.
Read part three: Humans and Gray Whales Meet at Magdalena Bay
In Mexico’s Magdalena Bay, the curiosity between humans and whales is mutual.