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Isla San Jorge

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Please don't go all the way to Rocky Point and then miss this opportunity to go out on a boat to... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
624sarinab
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Phoenix, United States
A.K.A. Bird Island

Long cruise to the island (3 hours). Take a cooler with lots of water (and or snacks). The island... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
David C
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Maricopa, United States
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Isla San Jorge or Bird Island is a protected area with a full community of Sea lions. If Sea lions are you thing this should will be in your bucket list when visiting Puerto Peñasco a.k.a. Rocky Point. I visited through a Ecofun rental services....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Please don't go all the way to Rocky Point and then miss this opportunity to go out on a boat to "Bird Island" as the gringos say. This is what the Sea of Cortez is all about. On the way to or from the island...More

Date of experience: October 2017
6  Thank 624sarinab
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Long cruise to the island (3 hours). Take a cooler with lots of water (and or snacks). The island is off-limits to humans and covered with bird waste, making it appear to be white in color. Good for observing birds and nesting sea lions in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank David C
Reviewed 2 May 2018

went with a friend who had never snorkeled - snorkeling was nice with the sea lions - but don't go if you think you're going to see any fish

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We left from Mayan Palace aboard a party catamaran. Staff were efficient and friendly with the tender transfer. The trip out ,14 miles, luckily was calm. Offered unlimited drinks, too early for me, and a tasty burrito brunch. Islam San Jorge was a line of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Jenny O
Reviewed 17 April 2018

this was a great experience. they swim up close to you and look right into your eyes.. also lots of birds blue footed boobies

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bnorthseneca
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We took the kids on this excursion and we all had a marvelous time. The sea lion was a great experience for them and kayaking by sea lions was a once in a lifetime treat. Kids were also able to snorkle and it was all...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank adeolaa585
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I am assuming this is "Bird Island". If so it is incredible. I have gone with birding groups and with friends and with family. It is a full day trip and about 3-4 hours from Rocky Point. Most boats have food and unlimited drinks as...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank seb36
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day on the water today! Captain Oscar and Peter with Del Mar charters made sure everyone was well cared for from the old to the young! We loved being the only ones at bird island. We were able to snorkel and kayak for 2...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank duhh81
Reviewed 7 November 2017

It is not easy to see a hundresds of sea lions around you, coming back and forth just like if they wanted to hit you, but they don´t they are just palying sinde the small young fellows are the ones around you.

Date of experience: September 2017
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andriad333
1 August 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
The last time we went to Isla San Jorge was July 2017. We paid about $70 for each adult ticket. (?) Call Rocky Point Boat Charter @ 602-324-9549 (US) to quote current prices, amenities, and availability. Many prices are... More
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BeckyDen
6 July 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
The last time we went to Isla San Jorge was July 2017. We paid about $70 for each adult ticket. (?) Call Rocky Point Boat Charter @ 602-324-9549 (US) to quote current prices and amenities. Many prices are negotiable... More
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Teresa S
11 June 2018|
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Response from adeolaa585 | Reviewed this property |
Teresa, when you book the excursion from The Mayan Palace, you get picked up by a small boat off the beach at Mayan Palace to the big boat going to bird island. Everyone booked for the excursion is picked up at the same... More
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