Cabo Pulmo Diving: Scuba Diving in Cabo San Lucas

Are you interested in going scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas? There’s no more beautiful spot than Cabo Pulmo, home to one of the oldest living coral reefs.

A scuba diver swimming alongside a school of fish in Cabo Pulmo

Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park is a jewel of southern Baja California, located just 60 miles north of Los Cabos. Surrounded by undeveloped desert and a striking mountain range, the white beaches stretch into a bay that’s home to one of only three living coral reefs in North America. This makes it the perfect location for scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas. Cabo Pulmo diving is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the world’s most exotic creatures, including hard coral reefs. If you are vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, this beautifully preserved park is a must-see, and one of the best scuba diving spots in the area.

Scuba Diving in Cabo San Lucas

In 1995, the waters offshore of Cabo Pulmo were designated as a national marine park by the government of Mexico. Home to the oldest coral reef in the eastern Pacific Ocean, Cabo Pulmo is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. This means that protecting the land is a top priority, and leaving pristine beaches and untouched landscapes that showcase the best of Baja California’s natural beauty is the responsibility of locals and visitors alike.

This makes it a great place for respectful visitors who are interested in understanding and appreciating the land and marine life. If you are interested in scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas, there’s no better place than Cabo Pulmo. This is a world-class diving site where you can swim with tropical schooling fish, spot sea turtles and stingrays, and admire the rare beauty of hard coral reefs. In addition to the amazing wildlife, Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park divers can spot a 1939 shipwreck known as El Colima, now covered in corals and green anemones.

Cabo Pulmo Diving Tour

Cabo Pulmo is a spectacular diving site, one of the best for scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas—and the world. If you are interested in the amazing experience of swimming among living reefs and colorful fish, the Cabo Pulmo Diving Tour will be an excursion to remember. Diving with the help of scuba gear allows you to breathe and underwater longer and go deeper so you can get up close and personal with the wildlife of Mexico.

Warm water, pristine and protected beaches, and an escape from the busy tourist center of Cabo San Lucas make the Cabo Pulmo diving tour a great spot for a true adventure in nature. Taking a scuba tour will give you access to all the equipment you need to stay safe and have fun during your dive.

Calling All Divers

Experienced scuba divers and newcomers to the activity will love exploring Cabo Pulmo. If you aren’t already scuba open water certified, make sure to complete classes and certification before your trip. Once you do, make sure you pack your signed certification so you can show proof of certification before your Cabo Pulmo diving tour.

If you haven’t completed certification before your trip, consider taking a scuba diving class while you’re on vacation to experience all that the marine life Cabo has to offer.

Travelers with respiratory, cardiovascular, or ear problems, along with expectant mothers, are advised to avoid scuba diving. To respect the beautiful natural environment and the health of the wildlife and coral reefs, make sure to wear biodegradable sunscreen only. If you are trained and are in good physical shape, a scuba diving trip in Cabo San Lucas will be a fun adventure that will round out your trip to Baja California and give you memories to last a lifetime.

Cabo Pulmo Snorkeling Tour

If there are people in your group who do not have a scuba diving certification, they still have the option to enjoy Cabo Pulmo on a Snorkeling Tour. Both will share the same ground transportation to the Cabo Pulmo National Park and, once arriving at the spot, they will take two different fast boats to enjoy their activities: one with all the diving equipment and one with snorkeling gear.girl snorkeling in cabo pulmo underwater next to fish

At the end of their scuba diving and snorkeling excursions, both divers and snorkelers will get together to enjoy a delicious meal at the most traditional Baja-style restaurant in town and share their stories about all the captivating fauna and flora that Cabo Pulmo has to offer.

Plan Your Trip

If you are headed to Cabo San Lucas anytime soon, make sure to plan for some Cabo Pulmo diving. A Cabo Pulmo diving tour will take you to new depths of appreciation for the natural beauty of the area. There is no greater backdrop for scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas than Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park, where you can come face to face with some of the most beautiful creatures on the planet.

Ready to start planning the Cabo San Lucas trip of a lifetime? Book Your Cabo Pulmo Diving Experience with Cabo Adventures today.

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