Bull Shark in Cabo Pulmo

Scuba diving tour in Cabo Pulmo

  • Cabo Pulmo National park
  • All year
  • Certified diver

A hidden gem of Baja and an absolute MUST if you can spare a day to travel over with us. Cabo Pulmo has been visited by many media production companies such as National Geographic, Mission Blue and the BBC simply for being one of the most successful marine park projects in this part of the world.

Cabo Pulmo reef is the oldest in the northern hemisphere and this coupled with a fishing ban in the 1990’s make it an incredible snorkelling and diving destination.


Tour details Price & booking

Tour Outlines

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.


What's inclued

  • Private guide
  • Private Transportation / Hotel Pick Up
  • Shared or Private boat
  • Full dive equipment
  • Lunch and refreshments included

Schedule

Leave 6:30am Cabo San Lucas
7am San Jose del Cabo.
Arrive Cabo Pulmo 9:30 am.

3 hour tour.

Restaurant lunch 12.30 – 2pm.

Return to Los Cabos 4 – 5pm.

Duration

10 Hours

Price & Booking

Cabo Pulmo National park

Price in USD | 5% Cash Discount

Shared Boat

$ 245 pp

2 Tank (Minimum 2 people required)

Equipment & Transportation Included

Lunch and refreshments

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Private Boat

$ 995 Full boat

2 Tank (Minimum 2 people required - Max 6)

Equipment & Transportation Included

Lunch and refreshments

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2 Tank Dive Only

$ 115 pp

2 Tank | No transportation

If you are in Cabo Pulmo reserve our Dive and Eat Package at our affiliate dive resort.

Lunch and refreshments

Equipment : 35 USD

Park fee $4 extra.

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Cabo Pulmo National park Regulations

There are some regulations in place to reduce human impact to allow the park to thrive with natural beauty.

Read the regulations


Scuba Diving Reviews

Tripadvisorreviews

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

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

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

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

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

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 6.30am (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 8.30am.

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.

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.


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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

One of the most successful marine park projects in this part of the world. Cabo Pulmo is a ‘hope spot’ and a UNESCO World Heritage site part of the Protected Areas of the Gulf of California.