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Scuba Diving in the Parque Submarino Rosarito, Islas Coronado and the Kelp Forest 

Those looking for subaquatic adventures are sure to have an incredible experience in these three beautiful natural locations. 

Those who love to dive can enjoy the Parque Submarino Rosarito, an artificial reef where over 70 endemic marine species have congregated around the shipwreck of the boat Uribe 121—belonging to the Mexican Navy. This is considered the first artificial reef in the Mexican Pacific and has become a world-renowned diving destination.  

Close to the coast of Baja California, to the northwest of Rosarito, you might spot 4 landmasses in the distance. These are the Islas Coronado, habitat to many endemic species. If you love to spot birds, flora and fauna, this is an unimaginable paradise. Divers will love the purple hydrocoral fields, seaweed bed, rocky reefs, sea lions, elephant seals, and dolphins. Since 2016 it has been part of the Pacific Islands Biosphere Reserve of the Baja California Peninsula. 

Islas San Benito is an archipelago, around which a colorful kelp forest grows. Giant seaweeds of up to 98 feet can be explored by divers. Those who study the plants have observed that daily they grow about 1.6 feet and to stay firm these kelps develop small structures filled with air (aero cysts) that make their entire elongated “stem” float. These forests create the habitat for a wide variety of species: lobsters, abalones, limpets, crabs, garibaldi, sea fans and more. It is one of the best-preserved kelp forests on the planet. 

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Parque Submarino Rosarito., México

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