Cabo Pulmo

Cabo Pulmo National Park offers a wide variety of diving adventures from shallow, easy reef diving to more challenging, deeper drift diving. An amazingly biodiverse and successful marine park with over 6,000 different marine species.

A great site to see all sorts of marine fish and mammals, especially migrating humpback and sperm whales, and whale sharks. Plus LOTS of sea lions.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 12 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Recommended Training

Open Water Diver

Begin your lifelong adventure as a certified diver with the globally recognized SSI Open Water Diver certification.

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Boat Diving

Discover pristine dive sites that cannot be reached from shore and experience the excitement of liveaboard diving. Learn all you need to dive from boats with the SSI Boat Diving Specialty. Start today!

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Stress & Rescue

Learn to identify stress, prevent accidents, and learn rescue diver skills with this essential Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program. Help yourself and other divers to stay safe. Get started now!

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Extend your dive time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Navigation

Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Join the SSI Navigation specialty today!

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Search & Recovery

Make lost items a thing of the past with the SSI Search & Recovery specialty program. You will learn all you need to plan and conduct search and recovery dives, so you can find lost items with ease.

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Waves, Tides & Currents

Take control of your dives no matter the conditions with the SSI Waves, Tides and Currents specialty. Learn all you need to go diving in currents, waves and rivers, enjoy shore diving and learn about the environmental conditions that affect dive sites.

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Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there - safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep with SSI.

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Scooter / DPV

Enjoy longer dives, explore further and cover a larger area on every dive. Become an SSI Scooter/DPV Specialty Diver. Get started today.

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Perfect Buoyancy

The SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty is the best way to improve your body position for relaxed dives, lower your air consumption and increase your bottom times. Take control of your enjoyment. Start online now!

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Photo & Video

Learn how to take underwater photos that capture your dive highlights and incredible marine life encounters with the SSI Photo & Video Specialty program. Get started online today.

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Shark Ecology

Sharks are vital for healthy oceans and are truly spectacular to dive with! Join the SSI Shark Ecology program and learn how to dive safely with sharks, why their behaviors are misunderstood and more. Start online today!

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Marine Ecology

The SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program is the best way to discover the exciting science of marine ecology and become an underwater naturalist. Enhance your dives in a new way. Earn the SSI Marine Ecology specialty certification now!

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Sea Turtle Ecology

You will learn to identify sea turtles species, discover their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. Upon completion, you will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification.

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Manta And Ray Ecology

Diving with mantas and other rays is one of the best dive experiences you will have. Learn how to safely interact with rays and recognize different species with the SSI Manta & Ray Ecology Specialty program.

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Fish Identification

Learn how to identify fish with the SSI Fish Identification specialty program and enhance your dives! Discover all you need to identify common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific and Red Sea reef fish and earn your SSI Fish Identification specialty certification.

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Extended Range Cavern Diving

Do you dream of diving in the crystal-clear waters of a Mexican cenote or exploring caverns in the Mediterranean? Become an SSI Extended Range Cavern Diver and discover the thrill of leaving direct access to the surface behind! Start online today!

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Cave Diving

Go further than you ever have before and experience the thrill of underwater cave diving. Learn to explore caves with a single navigational choice in the SSI Cave Diving program. Join the exciting world of technical diving today!

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Basic Freediving

Discover the freedom and tranquility that keep freedivers returning to the water. Learn how to go freediving with this essential freediver training and earn your SSI Basic Freediving certification! Your adventures as a freediver begin here!

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Dive sites nearby

Sea Lion Colony

Fantastic place to start your Diving expedition. Sea Lions are like lovely dogs, very curious and friendly. The Place is also full of life and it is an easy dive.

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El Islote

Beautiful rock pinnacle in Cabo Pulmo, Mexico. Easy dive done in a circular pattern around the pinnacle. Wall diving with outshoots to different rock outcroppings.

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Los Morros

Although not very deep, averaging around 50 feet, Los Morros is considered an advanced dive due to the cooler water, reduced visibility, and swift current that occur here. This site has patches of reef separated by sand, full of garden eels.

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El Bajo

The beautiful underwater topography mirrors the cliffs above water and creates a dramatic backdrop for the amazing wildlife sightings in the Sea of Cortez.

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Pibe's Reef

Fairly shallow beginner reef in Cabo Pulmo, small dive site with varying bottom terrain. Good for scuba diving and free diving and has great visibility.

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El Cantil

El Cantil is a beautiful, shallow, clear dive that can be enjoyed by divers of all levels. This site is between 20 and 50 feet and features a beautiful reef with lots of cracks and caverns throughout it for lots of marine life to hide in.

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El Vencedor (Wreck)

The Vencedor is a fun wreck dive in Cabo Pulmo. This ship was a tuna trawler that sunk in the early 1980s after hitting the reef. It’s now become a great artificial reef surrounded by sand, schooling fish, and lots of sharks!

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Whale’s Head

This is a nice shallow dive, perfect for snorkeling and beginning divers, starting in just 5 feet of water and ending in 50 feet with a sandy bottom. There is lots of great coral growth and tons of reef fish to see. You can even hear humpbacks singing under the water at some times of the year.

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Lands End

Lands End is the last dive site in a long line of popular sites along the coast of Cabo San Lucas and offers spectacular views both above and below the water of the amazing rock formations in this area. Although this site is just offshore it’s only accessible by boat for diving.

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Pelican Rock

Pelican Rock is one of the most popular sites to dive and snorkel in the Cabo San Lucas area. Located just offshore from Playa del Amor it’s easily accessible right from the harbor making charter boats easy to find and not too expensive.

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