Once we arrive at Cabo Pulmo by road vehicle the dive sites are only 5 - 20 minutes by boat and there are 8+ dive sites to choose from.
National Park Dive Guide
Private Transportation / Hotel Pick Up
Shared or Private boat
Full dive equipment
Lunch and refreshments included
Leave 6:00am Cabo San Lucas
6.40am San Jose del Cabo.
Arrive Cabo Pulmo 8 - 8.30am.
3 hour tour.
Restaurant lunch 12.30 – 2pm.
Return to Los Cabos 4 – 5pm.
Price & Booking
Cabo Pulmo National ParkPrice in USD | 5% Cash Discount
2 Person Dive Trip
$ 275 pp
2 tank dive with lunch
Standard sized pick-up vehicle and English speaking driver | 2 tank dive, shared boat and guide | lunch
** Note, we do run tours for 1-2 people but we DO NOT send a guide from Cabo San Lucas. Instead you meet the guide at CABO PULMO
3-4 Person Dive Trip
$ 265 pp
2 tank dive with lunch
Medium sized pick-up vehicle | Guide from Cabo | English speaking driver | 2 tank dive, shared boat | lunch
** Please note: Since Covid restrictions in the National Park have reduced the allowance of 2 guide per boat down to one; our private guides can only join the boat if there is extra space.
Private Dive Trip 1-6 people
$ 1250 Full boat
2 tank dive with lunch
Large sized pick-up vehicle | Dive Guide from Cabo | 2 tank dive, private boat / guide | lunch
2 Tank Dive Only
$ 135 pp
Private option $950
If you are in Cabo Pulmo or heading that way by yourself, reserve our Dive and Eat Package at our affiliate dive resort.
Lunch and refreshments
Equipment : 40 USD
Park fee $4 extra.
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Scuba Diving Reviews
Great dive operation! Great staff!!
I have used several dive companies in the Cabo area over the past few years but Cabo Private Guide was a step above the rest. Laura was always quick to respond to emails from abroad while I was setting up my dive…By Trippleb24 on TripAdvisor
My boyfriend and I were guided by Adrian for 2 days in Cabo Pulmo and Cabo San Lucas and we had the most amazing time. The dives were very well organized and communicated by Laura leading up to. Adrian was amazing! Very…By Melody J on TripAdvisor
Diving as a family...
Laura worked with our boys to get them certified so we could start to dive as a family and since then recently went on an incredible dive at Cabo Pulmo. I have been on dives around the world with my family and…By FarynClark on TripAdvisor
Cabo Private Guide Rocks!
Could not have asked for a better experience than we had with Cabo Private Guide! We were in Cabo for a week and got to know Laura and her staff well over the 4 days that we went diving with Cabo Private…By Jace J on TripAdvisor
Best dive shop in Cabo San Lucas
We spent an entire week diving with Felipe. Our trips were fantastic, and customer service was amazing from the entire dive shop crew! We dove Cabo San Lucas, Gordo banks, Cabo Pulmo, La Paz, and did the mobula snorkel and dive. Every…By Joy on TripAdvisor
Excellent Cabo Pulmo dive trip!
We took a trip down to Cabo Pulmo to get Scuba Certified and wanted a little more practice and diving fun! Given we are new we preferred to have more personal attention and got just that! Laura worked with us to identify…By Derek D on TripAdvisor
wow! wonderful experience!
Jenny was a super fantastic guide - we had a really perfect day at Cabo Pulmo... saw many bull sharks and a massive school of cow head rays! couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thank you Private Guide and Jenny!By stephmw88 on TripAdvisor
Great diving with great people!
This is only my second review on TripAdvisor and the first one was also for Cabo Private Guide - because I love them that much!! From the beginning, Laura will blow your mind with her responsiveness and professionalism. I think I emailed…By Larissa C on TripAdvisor
Best Diving Experience
I would highly recommend Cabo Private Guide to anyone who is wanting to dive in Cabo. Prior to my trip with Cabo Private, I had not dove in over a year. Laura the owner made me feel really comfortable prior to heading…By Gina C on TripAdvisor
The perfect ecotour opetator
What can I say? I am mexican and I am so happy by the outstanding service provided by this company. From the warmth and professionalism of its guides, drivers, chef and waiters, staff. I underpaid for an amazing experience in Cabo Pulmo.…By David B on TripAdvisor
If you're diving Cabo these are the people you want to dive with!
My wife and I traveled to Cabo in April and I wanted to get a couple dives in while I was there. While reviewing dive operations online I came across Cabo Private Guide. I was immediately interested because this company allows your…By svscuba on TripAdvisor
Open Water PADI and Cabo Pulmo
Had an incredible time getting certified for open water - Laura and her team (Jenny and Brandon) were super friendly and flexible with our dates. Very patient and helpful in making us super comfortable in the water. Would highly recommend! Also went…By Jenny L on TripAdvisor
6 days of diving
Perfect...what else can I say, attention to detail and saw everything we could have wished for while diving!!! Bull sharks, whale sharks, hammerheads, turtles, the elusive octopus, nudies, large schools of fish, sea lions that compete with cirque du soleil, cow nose…By G Bernier on TripAdvisor
Highly recommend booking with them
My husband and I did a day diving in Cabo Pulmo and it was fantastic!! Laura picked us up from our hotel and drove us to the dive shop. She was organized, profession and great to dive with. Having just us in…By Rachel W on Google
Great Dive Experiences
I have booked a few trips with Cabo Private Guide both diving around Cabo San Lucas and most recently to Cabo Pulmo. The experience has always been first class. Laura and her team are very professional and safety conscious. They are always…By Luke S on TripAdvisor
Cabo San Lucas to the national park of Cabo Pulmo
Cabo Pulmo is located on the East Cape coast just below the town of La Ribera. Although there is an ocean road from San Jose del Cabo, this is under-developed and it is much faster and more comfortable to take Highway 1 through the towns of Santiago and Las Cuevas.
We pick you up in our private transportation from your hotel lobby at 6.00am (pick-up time changes depending on location) and have an optional take-out coffee and burrito break enroute.
We arrive at our affiliate dive shop in Cabo Pulmo at approximately 8.00am.
The scuba tour itself would be 3 to 4 hours on the water before heading back to one of the restaurants in the village for a traditional mexican lunch. It’s important to know that we cannot guarantee diving with specific wildlife. We are at the whim of nature and you will also be allocated dive sites on arrival according to the Park Office.
The village still remains rustic and tranquil if not for a smattering of small niche souvenir shops and little eateries. Bring some extra cash if you would like to buy a little souvenir before heading back – credit card machines are few and far between!
Why you should dive in Cabo Pulmo?
Cabo Pulmo is a fabulous example of how aquatic ecosystems can rejuvenate themselves following destructive, unregulated fishing practices. 20 years ago the combination of sport fishing and some impactful commercial fishing meant that the reefs were heavily degraded.
Cabo Pulmo is a ‘hope spot’ (Dr. Sylvia Earle 2016) which is a place where local communities are succeeding in their efforts to protect their ocean. With lots of hard work from the community this small fishing village is now a ground-breaking success story. Thanks to the abundance of fish that resides here once more, top predators like bull sharks have returned in large, impressive numbers.
When you scuba dive or snorkel in Cabo Pulmo, not only will you enjoy the reef with, at the very most, a handful of other visitors but you will be able to submerge in waters densely populated unlike any other reef in the Sea of Cortez. It is a full day trip!
But the enchanting National Park is an essential destination for any serious diver and snorkeller.
Price & booking
Frequently Asked Questions
- Dive times are 50 minutes, including safety stop. Snorkel tours are 2 hours in duration.
- A maximum of 6 divers | 8 snorkelers per guide.
- No knives or gloves. Special permission is required for cameras with strobes and flash.
- Divers must not wear yellow or white fins on the bull shark dive.
- Divers must always remain 6ft above the reef at all times.
- Snorkelers must wear life jackets.
- Freedivers will conduct their activities from 7am – 9am and 3pm – 5pm
- If you come between September – December “high season” when there are more visitors, popular sites may close when their quota limit has been reached. For this reason you will dive one from the A list and one from the B list.
- As well as diver quota, there are a limited number of boats allowed at each dive site. All dives and snorkel tours must be reserved with the National Park office in advance.
Cabo Pulmo is situed approximately 2 hours and half from Cabo San Lucas