A Striped Marlin Hunting Frenzy in exciting Magdalena Bay with Shark Diving and Mobula Rays by Night
The adventure starts in Port San Carlos where Magdalena Bay is host to the largest striped marlin migration in the world. We will be on our own boat from 7am to 4pm looking for sea birds who will point us to the epic hunting action going on underwater. The marlins hunt the sardines as do the sharks and seals. Under the surface will be a frenzy of action as marlin hunt in cooperation containing and maneuvering the bait balls. One by one they attack the sardines and take their meal. We stay at an upscale hotel outside of Port San Carlos.
After a transfer back to the airport, Mag Bay only guests will end their trip here. For those who are on the dive combo trip, we transfer to La Paz where we do a dive unique to La Paz: a night dive with Mobula Rays. Plankton are drawn like a magnet to our lights and schools of rays come swooping in to dive down to feed in the sand. It is non-stop swirling action at night. We also dive with sea lions; a dive full of fast interaction with these curious and humorous animals.
Our last days are in Cabo Pulmo National Park where protected marine habitat and pristine coral draws an enormous amount of tropical fish, seals, turtles, and more. Large schools of jacks are an awesome sight as the formation pulses and morphs before us. We do dives specifically for bull sharks who lurk and patrol on the scattered remains of shipwrecks.
Note: Mag Bay only Itinerary is the same Day 0 - Day 6 when they will return to SJD airport
Day 0 - Nov 10
Day 1 - Nov 11
Day 2 - 5 - Nov 12 - 15
Day 6 - Nov 16
Day 7 - Nov 17
Day 8 - Nov 18
Day 9 - Nov 19
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Our photo safaris are for photographers and non photographers who want to get up close to large marine life. All of our trips are to destinations proven to be reliable for great encounters. Gregory Sweeney is on hand to help guests with camera gear and techniques before and during the trips.