Diving in the Sea of Cortez

Two of the most popular diving regions in the Sea of Cortez are Cabo San Lucas and La Paz. You can arrive at these cities by their international airports. Liveaboard trips departing from Cabo San Lucas are a phenomenal and unique way of experiencing all the adventures this place has to offer. You can expect to see schools of colorful fish, as well as some whale sharks, dolphins, rays and sea lions. Cage diving is one of the most popular activities in the Sea of Cortez

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Wildlife in Sea of Cortez
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Sperm Whale
Killer Whale / Orca
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Mako Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Silky Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Skate (fish)
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Sand Eel
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Wildlife in Sea of Cortez
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Sperm Whale
Killer Whale / Orca
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Mako Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Silky Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Skate (fish)
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Sand Eel
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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