Getting close to nature brings us closer to ourselves and that's what this program is all about because, what could be more fun than spending time with a sea lion in its own habitat?

Near Loreto on Coronado Island lives a large and friendly family of sea lions that are waiting to meet you and help you learn everything that makes so unique this awsome marine mammals specially in the wild. After a brief and interesting explanation our expert guide will take you by the hand to snorkel near the alpha stone of these curious and agile swimming mammals to enjoy a spectacular swim and an unparalleled encounter.

This spectacular snorkeling along with sea lion encounter is recommended for guests ages 5 and up. One of the few occasions we have to get up close and personal with these playful and energetic creatures is to also educate our guests about the different qualities and relevant aspects of these beautiful sea creatures bringing the best of a combo of fun and interaction of a lifetime to our guests.


Sea Lion interaction 1.5 hours

Drinks (Bottled water, soft drinks )

•Options: Light lunch

Snorkeling Equipment

Beach time stop

*Transportation is not included on your price


We suggest bringing to this excursion :

  • Comfortable clothes, water shoes or sandals

  • Swimsuit & towel.

  • Sunglasses, hat or cap

  • Camera / (smartphone)

  • Sunscreen

  • $ for extras and gratuities.

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Extra Charge :

Access fee to Bahia de Loreto

National Marine Park

$100 Mxn Pesos / $5 Usd Per Person

(This access is not included in this package)


availability :

Monday to Sunday

Duration: 4- hours

Departure places & hours:

Loreto town areas: 9:00 am

Lobby del Villa del Palmar

Loreto Resort tarnsfer to Loreto: 8:30 am

($75 Usd extra charge taxi

round fare up to 6 guests)



Food & drinks incuded

Minimum (2) Adult passengers

-Children half price-


  • What´s the Sea Lion Nature encounter tour ?

**ANSWER.-A great adventure where you’ll be able to get up close and personal with your new flippered friend in our

  • How long does it last Sea Lion Nature encounter Tour?

**ANSWER.-Normally (4) hours but usually we may extend half an hour more, it all depends on the dolphin sightings or if you want to be more on the beach. Also we may pull back whener you may require us to do so if is a private tour .

  • What type of boat do you offer for this tour?

**ANSWER.-We usually offer the typical local fishermen's boat so called "Pangas" with a bimini top for shade and all the basic safety equipment for you and your family or visitors.

We also have a line of higher level or scale boats for you to choose from such as Proline, Boston Whaler, Skiff and more.

If you´d like to inquire more about the boating options we may offer click on the following link >>

  • Does the boat have a toilet on board?

**ANSWER.- Unfortunately not if is a "Panga" type boat. If you acquire a different type of vessel or line, e.g. cruisers, proline, luhr etc., they usually have W.C. onboard.

  • Do you customize your tours?

**ANSWER.-Yes, it all depends on the number and size of the group as well as the food and beverages requirements. We may adapt to your needs and provide you with a free quote under no obligation.

  • Do I need to pay the entrance fee of the national marine park before we embarking

and where do I purchase it?

**ANSWER.-Yes, the right of the marine park "BAHIA DE LORETO" is more than paying an entrance fee, it is a donation and it is mandatory specially to preserve our best friends "the sea lions. This is to enforce and continue preserving this beautiful place as the aquarium of the world. The cost of this fee for the moment is $100 pesos per person- aprox. $5 Usd - (over 12 years old) and you can pay it at the entrance of the marina of Loreto before embarking.

  • Do you provide food & beverages in this tour ?

**ANSWER.- Yes, includes a light lunch, bottled water and refreshment drinks, besides full equipment for snorkeling . The options We also have available a vegetarian and / or vegan menu upon request.

  • Does this tour include transportation?

**ANSWER.-It is not included, however you may request a quote to provide this service to you at an additional charge. If you´d like to inquire more about the options we offer click on the following link >>

  • Are the captains or crew bilingual ?

**ANSWER.-The captains or crew are locals. Although in Loreto we love to work with tourism and we have a little lack of English language skills, on our tours we try to provide you with crew that have for this tour at least enough english language skills to offer you the best possible experience. Around 70 - 80 % spoken.

  • Do the vessels have lifeguards on board?

**ANSWER.-Yes, this is part of the local and Mexican naval regulations.

Our boats have all the necessary equipment for maritime safety required by law:

Life jackets

Marine Band Radio

First Aid Kit

Life jackets

Rescue locator distress signal system

GPS / Compass

Safety flares

Boat & passengers insurance

  • How much is it customary to tip the crew or captains?

**ANSWER.-We greatly appreciate your willingness to compensate those who provide the tours. What is customary would generally be 10 to 15% of the cost of the activity or excursion either per person or for the total amount. Please note that although knowing gratuities are not included in the service with the purchase of the tour or excursion, the tip is an extra generosity - it is not mandatory.

  • What do you suggest to bring to the excursion to be more comfortable?


Comfortable clothes, water shoes or sandals, swimsuit & towel

Sunglasses, hat or cap and camera (smartphone)


$ for extras and gratuities.


  • Do you have public restroom facilities on Coronado Island?

**ANSWER.-Public restroom facilities are currently under construction on the island Coronado. We always recommend using the restrooms before starting our tours, and there are restrooms available at the entrance of the Loreto marina.

  • Do you have other types of rentals or services on this tour that we can rent?

**ANSWER.- Yes we may provide the following rentals :

> Water sports cameras,

> Photography and video.

**These are extra charged and subject to availability.

If you´d like to inquire more about the options we offer click on the following link >>

  • Are there places for shopping or restaurants on the island?

**ANSWER.-Not in the islands, there is only dazzling nature surroundings and pristine places of the best.

It is within the boundaries of the Loreto Bay Marine Park.

* Learn more about what we Loretanos are helping to do in this conservation efforts.

Help us to keep preserving this wonderful place. More info. here>>>.


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