MANTA Scuba Cabo

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Destination: Mexico

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Manta Scuba Cabo Quick Pitch

MANTA Scuba is a very highly regarded dive shop in Cabo San Lucas. The staff is dedicated to seeking out incredible marine life at the Cabo San Lucas Marine Preserve and southern Sea of Cortez.

 

Manta Scuba Cabo Features 

  • Full-service dive shop
  • Rental gear
  • Instructions
  • Drinks & snacks on boats
  • 3 custom made dive boats
  • Dive training pool
  • Showers
  • Changing rooms for the wetsuits
  • 2 air compressors on site including Nitrox mixing

 

Pricing

Varies, depending on the type of package and the type of accommodations. Contact us for more information. 

 

How to Get There

Divers visiting Cabo Pulmo can fly into Los Cabos International Airport (SJD), which is about an hour away. This is also the airport for Cabo San Lucas. Manta Scuba is conveniently located within the Cabo San Lucas marina.

 

Dive Overview

Several great dive sites at Land's End plus excursions to The Corridor, Gordo Banks, Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve, La Paz and more.

[Read More: Sea of Cortez Dive Travel Guide]

 

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Accommodations

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Accommodation Overview

Manta Scuba offers accommodations packages with two partner hotels. Cabo offers a wide range of accommodation so be sure to ask us for the best recommendation.

 

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Tesoro Resort Overview 

The Tesoro Cabo San Lucas Resort (previously Wyndham) is where a charming resort ambiance meets a fantastic Marina location putting you squarely in the middle of all of the action and only 5 minutes stroll along the Marina from the Manta Scuba facility.

Just steps outside the resort you can experience the excitement and energy downtown Cabo San Lucas. Access to excellent dining and shopping, as well as famous nightspots. This resort has the best central location in all of Cabo San Lucas.

Beautifully appointed the Tesoro Cabo San Lucas Resort features a picturesque Santa Fe-style architecture and boasts 286 newly renovated deluxe rooms (city or marina view) and junior suites (marina view), each decorated in a warm southwestern style with traditional Mexican colors.

 

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Bungalows Hotel Overview 

The Bungalows Hotel is a guest oriented, medium sized resort with the feel of a family run Bed and Breakfast. The staff are warm and accommodating, the suites are clean and modern with an infusion of rustic Mexican decor.

The grounds are a tropical oasis with a large pool, areas to catch some rays and have group get-togethers. Bungalows are 100% smoke-free, include wireless internet access.

 

 

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Dive Trip Overview

Manta Scuba offers several dive trips that you can choose.

 

 

Local Diving – Cabo Reserve 

Discover the magnificent underwater landscape as well as the hundreds of species of marine life which will make this an unforgettable diving experience. The place that Jacques Cousteau discovered and later named, 'The Underwater Aquarium of the World…'

This dive site is a must-do in Los Cabos and an unforgettable experience.

 

Combo Local & Corridor 

The 3 tank Combo will allow you to explore two different areas in only half day. This tour is ideal for those who have only one day of diving while here in Cabo San Lucas.

Discover the magnificence of the spectacular underwater landscape as well as the hundreds of species of marine life which will make this an unforgettable diving experience.

This tour will allow you to explore 2 different areas: the Cabo San Lucas marine park (local area), where you can see the Sand falls, a sea lion colony, abundant marine life, and the Corridor area, where you can see more corals. The Corridor is a bit more quiet in terms of boat traffic and during the Whale migration season you will be able to hear them singing while you are diving. 

 

The Corridor 

The rocky reef formations are different from those found in the Marine Park and offer different dive profiles and are especially good for encounters with schooling rays.

Most mornings, the 2 tank trips for certified divers head out to the Corridor to begin the day with these underwater safaris. This allows divers to see more sites and make the most of our multiple day packages.

In the months from December to April, we usually find Humpback and Grey Whales cruising along the shore, posing for photos!

 

Cabo Pulmo Diving 

Cabo Pulmo is a famous National Park located on the Sea of Cortez side of the Baja peninsula. The National Marine Park features one of the world's healthiest coral reefs. A quiet and remote fishing village, 2 hours' drive from Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Pulmo also offers a change in scenery from the crowded Los Cabos area; Serene sandy beaches, and the Baja desert all around.

Cabo Pulmo diving is a unique experience and an amazing adventure for Open water divers as well as experienced divers.

 

Night Dive 

Night dives always show us an entirely new world. The scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge, even a familiar site looks different at night. When you make a day dive, you normally scan the entire dive site looking at your surroundings. At night, you see only the area of the dive site that is lit by your light. This forces you to slow down and concentrate on that one area.

We usually do our night dives at the area of Pelican Rock, where the darkness brings out all kinds of interesting marine life such as Lobsters, Crabs, Sea Worms, Stingrays and octopuses. Your dive light will illuminate the walls, revealing a dazzling display of color that cannot be seen during the day. You may see moray eels and octopuses swimming to hunt or the parrot fish sleeping inside their protection bubble.

It is always recommended to dive the site during the day prior to doing a night dive.

 

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Packages & Rates

Manta Scuba Cabo Packages and Rates 

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MANTA Scuba Cabo Rates

All prices are in US Dollars, set per person and include taxes, tanks and weights. Valid until December 31, 2019.

Dive gear rental is not included and the price is $35.00 usd per person, per set (BCD, regulator, wetsuit, mask & fins) and should be paid directly at the shop.

Cabo Pulmo and La Paz trips include ground transportation from the shop & back, lunch, drinks and access fees. Snorkel trips include mask, snorkel tube, fins, and wetsuit.

 

Local Diving Trips

Dive Trip

Rate

2 Tanks Local Marine Park

$95

2 Tanks Corridor

$115

3 Tanks Combo (Local & Corridor)

$145

1 Night Dive (min. 2 pax)

A previous day dive is mandatory for night dive and only Certified Divers are allowed on this trip.

$90

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Courses

Course

Rate

Discover Scuba / Resort Course (with 1 dive)

$110

Refresher Course with 2 dives

$150

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Snorkeling

Tour

Rate

Local Marine Park

$45

Corridor Area Tour

$70

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Seasonal Expeditions

Expedition

Rate

Cabo Pulmo with 2 dives (min. 4 pax) May-Nov

$265

Cabo Pulmo Snorkel (min. 4 pax) May-Nov

$190

Whale Shark Snorkeling Tour at La Paz (min. 4 pax) Oct-Jan

$240

Whale Shark Snorkeling + 1 Dive with Sea Lions at La Paz (min. 4 pax) Oct-Jan

$300

Whale Shark and Sea Lions Snorkeling Tour at La Paz (min. 4 pax) Oct-Jan

$275

Gordo Banks with 2 dives (min. 3 pax - AOW & Nitrox Certified) May-Jan

$235

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Dive & Stay Packages

Dive & Stay packages are available. Contact us for details.

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Rates & Availability

For more information on rates, availability and to book, drop us an email at info@bluewaterdivetravel.com or call us today at 310-915-6677. We will gladly help you plan your dream vacation!

 

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Practical Information 

  • Local Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso)
  • Accepted Payment: Mexican Pesos, US Cash, Visa, MC and Amex
  • International Airport: Los Cabos International Airport
  • Language: Spanish & English
  • Time Zone: UTC-7
  • Electricity: 110 V
 

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Call us today at 310-915-6677 or email us info@bluewaterdivetravel.com

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Reviews (2)

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Marina Del Rey, CA
United States
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Manta has the highest reputation among dive operators in Cabo San Lucas for a reason - they're professional, safe, run very nice boats and offer a full-service PADI 5-star dive center.

I've dived with Manta twice in the last two years, and on both occasions the staff has been very fun and friendly. They also offer whale watching during the winter months (migrating humpbacks), plus dive trips to Gordo Banks and Cabo Pulmo. They will even take you snorkeling with whale sharks in La Paz during late summer.

Long story short - Manta is THE operator to dive with in Cabo!

Visited on 01/2015 - Submitted on 01/21/2015
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Manta is a PADI Dive Resort. I'm not sure what that means exactly but this is strictly a gear rental, dive trip shop. This would be an ideal dive resort for someone who took the classroom/pool portion somewhere cold and wanted to do open water work somewhere the diving was phenomenal.

Staff is extremely helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. They helped me recover some photos and video I ham-handed trying to save. Very attentive in or above the water, maybe a bit overbearing for an experienced diver. Explained the dive sites very well and allowed for excellent dive planning.

The boats are a bit on the small size for my liking, but I'm 60 years old and not as spry as I was a few years ago. Excellent dive sites were just minutes from the marina. DO take their whale shark trip. Absolutely do their whale shark trip. You can add a dive with really friendly sea lions which was absolutely great. The sea lion portion is a long boat ride (sea above).

I checked out 5 or 6 Cabo dive sites and this is my favorite by far. I will be back to Cabo and I will dive with Manta again.

Visited on 11/2013 - Submitted on 03/22/2014

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