Diving sites

Los Islotes

DEPTH 15 ft - 100 ft (5 m - 30 m) LEVEL: Beginner

They are two islets or large rocks which one is a natural arch. There lives a very rich marine life as well as a colony of over 400 seals. Throughout the year you can enjoy the incredible experience of diving with them. They are very playful and love to interact with divers. Diving in the islets is an amazing experience not to be missed! Diving under the arch is a magical moment where usually sea lions concentrate; stop for a while to admire the sea lions and the wonderful coral walls.


El Bajo

DEPTH: 52 ft -100 ft (16 m - 30 m +) LEVEL: Advanced Open Water

El Bajo is a seamount composed of 3 mountains that rise from the ocean but not enough to stand out from the sea level. They are north-south oriented. The north has its peak to 82ft or 25 meters deep into the surface, the central peak at 52ft or 16 ft south into 69ft or 21 m. From its nature seamounts are very hospitable to marine life. Diving in El Bajo you may have the possibility to see schools of hammerhead sharks, tuna and many other fish species. In addition, hopefully you will be able to observe whale sharks, marlins and giant manta rays.

Isla Ballena (Whale Island)

DEPTH: 15 ft - 60 ft (5 m - 18 m) LEVEL: Beginner

This site is a small island off the west coast of Espiritu Santo Island. It offers small caves formations where divers go by, magnificent coral and tropical fish fans possible.

Punta Lobos

DEPTH: 15 ft - 90 ft (5 m - 25 m) LEVEL: Open Water

Here was formerly a rookery of many sea lions. It is believed that the sea lions changed their location because this site became very weak due to the northerly winds. Nowadays it offers an incredible dive site with a reef where you can admire many species of fish, sea horse, and mobula schools and much more.

Swanee Reef

DEPTH: 30 ft (9 m) LEVEL: Beginner

This is an amazing natural reef which caused the wreck of the famous ferry "The Salvatierra". Here you will have the opportunity to snorkel with numerous schools of fish, nudibranchs, octopus, frogfish, blankets, beautiful corals. It is also common to see sea lions resting, enjoying the tranquility of the place that many divers love. In addition it is one of the favorite spots for underwater photographers.

Salvatierra Wreck

DEPTH: 60 ft (18 m) LEVEL: Open water

Ferry Wreck accidentally sank in 1976 after hitting the natural reef Swanee. Now promotes a dive site of the best in the area. Do not penetrate the interior but the beauty of the site and its attractive and rich fauna found there is quite sufficient.

La Reina

DEPTH: 82 ft (25 m) LEVEL: Open Water

Rock formation, north of Cerralvo Island. This site is one of the most beautiful in the area. There you will be able to dive with giant manta rays, mackerel bull, turtles, numerous schools of tropical fish offering unforgettable color shows, a variety of corals and more.

La Reinita

DEPTH: 25 ft - 100 ft + (8 m - 30m +) LEVEL: Beginner

Rock formation located west of Cerralvo Island. As the site of the "Queen", the site offers a magnificent spectacle of colorful fish and a variety of corals, large groupers, moray eels and small species such as nudibranchs, frogfish and seahorse.

San Rafaelito

DEPTH: 15 ft - 75 ft (5 m - 25 m) LEVEL: Beginner

Serving Rock lighthouse signaling dominates and the home in the small colony of sea lions that live there. Under the sea is a very famous reef for night dives. You will appreciate the tranquility of the site at night, watching parrot fish and other fish asleep, several species of rays, octopus which love to play along.

Fang Ming Wreck

DEPTH: 72 ft (22 m) LEVEL: Open Water

The Fang Ming was a Chinese ship of 54 meters in length that served to transport illegal immigrants; therefore it was confiscated by the government of Mexico. After a while, in 1999 it was sunk by the government in order to create an artificial reef.

Enjoy amazing dives, everything was arranged in order to surely wander within multistory boat (forward or advanced wreck diving certificate) and admire the splendid black coral that grows there. Lots of other life unfolds in the wreck. It is very common to find sea turtles.


C-59 Wreck

Deep: 70 ft ( 18 m) Level: Open Water

American military boat that was given to the Mexican government in order to create an artificial reef. It has been prepared to allow the safe diving on the wreck. It is possible to cross the boat from front to back through several parts of the boat (from the advanced open water level only), providing an interesting and fun ride. You can meet a wide variety of fish and invertebrates