Balandra Bay Snorkeling & Sea Lion Adventure

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  • Experience Balandra, known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
  • Immerse yourself in Sea Of Cortez, also known as “The Aquarium of the World”.
  • Swim with playful sea lions in San Rafaelito.
  • Have lunch on the beach and enjoy free time to explore.
  • Tag us in your pictures at @sunridertoursmx for a chance to be featured!


Experience the Sea of Cortez also known as “The Aquarium of The World”, we depart from the Marina Asipona La Paz in a fast, safe and comfortable catamaran. Our first stop is “San Rafaelito” after a security briefing with your guide, you will have around 30-45 minutes to snorkel with the sea lions, different species of fishes, sea lions, manta rays, dolphins and sea turtles.

After snorkeling and playing with the friendly sea lions we depart to the famous Balandra Bay here you will have a chance to take your picture at the famous rock “El Hongo”, Balandra is classified as one of the most beautiful beaches not only in Mexico but in the world. This region of the Sea of Cortez is classified as a World Patrimony and declared a Natural Protected Area for its beauty and biodiversity.

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    After your pictures we will continue to a crystal blue water beach where our crew will set up umbrellas for you to relax and sunbathe as we prepare lunch. On our way back to the marina keep your eyes open for a passing pod of dolphins very common inside the bay of La Paz.

    If you are in Los Cabos, we have transportation available, after picking you up at your hotel we will make a brief stop at one of our famous local restaurants with your typical Baja Sur food.

    As a symbol of quality in our trips, we always provide our customers with safety instructions and ensure they have all the necessary gear for the adventure. Our experienced tour guides will be by your side to guarantee a comfortable and safe environment. It is crucial to comply with all the guidelines and regulations set by the local authorities for the activity. For over 30 years, we have adhered to these standards while also being mindful of the environment.

$135 USD

Without transportation
$135 USD Adult (+11 yo)
$66 USD Child (4-10 yo)
Infants free (0-3 yo)

With transportation
$240 USD Adult (+11 yo)
$168 USD Child (4-10 yo)
Infants free (0-3 yo)



Check-in: 9:00 AM
Departure: 9:30 AM
Return: 2:30 PM

Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

All year round

Sea Star (The boat or vessel is subject to change according to the daily operation)

Marina Asipona La Paz

Beach towel
Biodegradable sunscreen
Camera (underwater if possible)
Bathing suit
Non-slip shoes

Dock fee $40 mxn


  • When booking in comments please add all participants shoe sizes for the fins and the approximate size for the wetsuit.
  • When booking with transportation please request one of the two breakfast options.
  • It is required by the Harbor master to wear a life jacket or wetsuit when carrying out a snorkeling activity.
  • Tour may be canceled due to weather conditions without prior notice, without penalty for either party.


  • Breakfast Box in “La Garita” (Only WITH transportation)
    • Option 1: A chicken machaca burrito, a beef machaca burrito, a bean burrito with cheese and a drink (coffee, juice or natural fruit water)
    • Option 2: Seasonal fruit salad, yogurt, granola, honey and to drink (coffee, juice or natural fruit water).
  • Snorkel gear: Fins, Wetsuit, certified guide.
  • Lunch & snacks: Fresh fish Ceviche, ham, salami and cheese baguette, fresh fruit, cookies, chips.
  • Drinks: bottled water and sodas, up to 2 beers per adult after the activity.
  • Dock fee ($40 MXN pesos / $3 USD cash only)
  • Park fee ($60 MXN pesos / $4 USD cash only)
  • Transportation to and from hotel
  • Tips for the crew


  • We reserve the right to cancel due to weather conditions without previous notice


  • Transportation to and from hotel