La Vela

Little to no current, easy dive for divers looking for macro but also plenty of schools of fish in all stages of maturity. Max depth 65 feet; water temp low 80s

Black Coral, jaw fish, electric rays, hogfish puffer fish, chubs, blennys, gobys, scorpionfish, wrasse, parrotfish, grouper, snapper

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 7 m
Current

Current

  • Слабка течія
  • Без течії
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Dive sites nearby

Los Nidos

Good Check Out Dive for Sea of Cortez/Midriff Islands Liveaboards. Max depth 65 FT, water temp 80-82 in August. Little to no current. A lot of macro, small sting rays, and schools of fish.

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Sin Miedo al Exito

Very similar to other dives in this area; nice black coral forest; max depth 60 feet; water temp low 80s. Another good site for fish ID and macro.

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La Muela

Nice spot for macro and jawfish on the north end of Angel de la Guarda. Max depth 70 FT; water temp low 80s; sandy bottom; great for Fish ID course

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Bob’s Cave

Black Coral Forests and schools of fish, but the sea lions are the stars! Max depth 90 feet; water temp low 80s; sandy bottom; little to no current.

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Punta Diablo

This site is all about Sea Lions! Max depth 70 feet; water temp 82-83 degrees. You’ll want to do this one more than once! The sea lions are very playful!

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Punta Don Juan

Last dive of the Midriff Islands trip and excellent spot for macro. Max depth 60 feet; water temp high 70s. No to mild current. Sandy bottom with black coral forests.

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Chayo’s Cave

Short horseshoe swim-through; great for beginners who have never been in an overhead environment. Max depth 55 feet; water temp high 70s/low 80s.

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Bob’s Mistake

Good dive site for night dives; especially for beginners. Max depth 45 feet; little or no current; sandy bottom; and a lot of marine life as expected on a night dive.

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North Wall

Beautiful wall dive with black coral forests; great macro - especially nudis. Mild to moderate current; good for deep dive certs; water temp low 80s

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Another morning diving with sea lions! Black coral forests, schools of groupers, but the sea lions are the stars of the show. max depth 90 ft, water temp low to mid 80s.

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