The world biggest migration of the striped marlin, the Mexican sardine run, hundreds of marlin, sailfish, mahi-mahi, tunas sea lions and whales all participate in this crazy natural event, with the same purpose, feeding on sardine bait balls!
One of the best experience you can have in the ocean, highly recommended for pro photographers, film makers, thrill seekers adventurers.
THE STRIPED MARLIN HUNTING FRENZY
Free dive and snorkeling with the mighty striped marlin during the biggest marlin migration in the world. Magdalena bay is the only place in the world where you can observe and interact in the water with numerous striped marlin hunting sardines baitballs in the month of October, November and December.
Magdalena bay is a natural reserve in the Pacific Coast of BajaCalifornia Sur, not open yet to mass tourism. It is 50 km longbay along the western coast of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. It is protected from the Pacific Ocean by the sandy barrier islandsof Isla Magdalena and Isla Santa Margarita.
This bay is particularly noted for the seasonal migration of the California gray whales and now also for the biggest striped marlin migration of the animal world. The aboundance of sharks and different species of marine animals makes Magdalena Bay the Best free diving/snorkeling experience you can have in Baja California Sur. The nature is wild also outside the water. Nearby mangrove swamps provide sanctuaries for sea birds. More than 100 species of birds call the bay and the surrounding area.
The bay includes the small and authentic Mexican fishing village of San Carlos, that will be our base for 3 days.
This is a place where the time seems to be stopped, preserving nature and culture. Isla Magdalena and the surrounding area is also home to more than 8 endangered, endemic and rare plant species.
The unique opportunity to live a real wild life experience, face to face with one of the fastest and most elusive pelagic predator.
Highly recommended for pro photographers, film makers and adventurers.
The activity occur offshore, in the deep and blue waters of the Pacific Ocean far from coastal recreational activities. We will go out early morning in the open ocean looking for any surface activity like birds hunting or bait balls, the The unmistakable sign of presence of the mighty striped marlin hunting sardines! Than we will jump in the water for the big show!
Visibility 100ft, water temperature 80-85 F