Visiting Cabo Pulmo Marine Park
Cabo Pulmo is a protected National Marine Park, and is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its ancient reef is home to hundreds of species of marine life – hence its nickname, “The Aquarium of the World”.
Why Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park is worth the visit
Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park is a national park in the Gulf of California on the east side of the Baja California Peninsula. It was designated as a national marine park in 1995. The park is noted for its marine life, including a living coral reef,manta rays, dolphins, bull sharks, sea lions, and more than 400 species of fish. The park is also home to the critically endangered Cabo Pulmo coral.
The park offers a wide range of activities and top dive sites,including scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, and hiking. The park is also home to a number of beautiful beaches, including Los Frailes Beach and cabo pulmo beach resort.
Where is Cabo Pulmo?
Cabo Pulmo Marine park is located in the southernmost tip of Baja California Sur, Mexico. It is a national park and considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It has an area of 26,000 hectares (100 sq. miles). The nearest town is Cabo San Lucas which is 130 kilometres (80 mi) to the west and then south via Federal Highway 1.