Pelican Rock, Cabo San Lucas

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#4 of 6 in Nature in Cabo San Lucas
Head out to Pelican Rock on a scenic tour or for an exciting dive. Despite the small size of the island, it is easy to spot and houses flocks of birds, especially pelicans. The undoubted highlights of the island are the diving and snorkeling sites. You can dive this fairly straighforward but rewarding dive, or instead don your snorkeling gear and view the bright marine life from the surface. Arrange your visit to Pelican Rock and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cabo San Lucas using our Cabo San Lucas trip itinerary planner .
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  • If you take a water taxi to Lovers Beach or head out on a fishing charter, you will see Pelican Rock. Good place to take pictures of the many pelicans and sea lions. When in Cabo for the first time, w...  more »
  • Crystal clear water. My husband jumped off the rock like 20 times. You can get dropped off by a water taxi and they will pick you up in a few hours. The locals have equipment you can rent and they are...  more »
  • If you take boat tours you will go by this area where there are numerous pelicans. Great for picture taking and some of the smaller water craft get in very close  more »
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  • Great snorkel spot - saw a ton of fishes here - mostly closer to the rocks. The rocks had some crab on them too. Nice views.
  • It's a rock that looks like a pelican.
  • A storm in recent years washed most of the beach away from the area around the Arch etc. Pelican Rock is the size of a Volkswagen and has some pelicans on it. The storm messed up the coral so they're basically underwater boulders. However the fish are plentiful and varied and you can swim through schools of them. There's a vendor or two that hike out that far and will sell you beverages if you want but they aren't pushy. You can take any number of water taxi's out there, paddle board, kayak or walk the long way around if you want. If you've never swam through a school of fish then spend a few bucks and rent some snorkel gear (or bring your own).
  • MUST TAKE A JUMP OFF THE TO OF THE ROCK !!!!
  • great place
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