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GlobeQuest Travel Club Shares Why Puerto Peñasco is a Must-See for Nature Lovers

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Puerto Peñasco can be a choice destination for those who appreciate flora and fauna, reveals GlobeQuest Travel Club.

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GlobeQuest Travel Club Shares Why Puerto Peñasco is a Must-See for Nature Lovers

  1. 1. Why Puerto Peñasco is a Must-See for Nature Lovers Puerto Peñasco can be a choice destination for those who appreciate flora and fauna, reveals GlobeQuest Travel Club.
  2. 2. Oysters • Anyone with a taste for oysters can get an up-close look at what goes on at an oyster farm by visiting Punta Roja. Visitors can learn about these edible creatures and the business of harvesting them. Tourists can then select the best looking oysters and prepare them on the spot.
  3. 3. Tide pools • Rock formations along the ocean collect seawater during high tide, then beachcombers can observe these interesting spots during low tide. Because of its tidal activity, Puerto Peñasco is one of the world’s best places to engage in this activity. Crabs, sea anemones and starfish may be seen.
  4. 4. Isla San Jorge • Or Bird Island, is accessible by boat from Puerto Peñasco. A home for sea lions, dolphins and sea birds, this protected getaway is a photographer’s dream. The reef area is also protected, and provides snorkelers a great place to see marine life.
  5. 5. Pinacate Biosphere • Located mere minutes from Puerto Peñasco is the fourth largest biosphere reserve inMexico, Pinacate Biosphere. See maar craters, star dunes and towering sand dunes. Visitors can also take guided tours that make it easier to spot native wildlife like bighorn sheep and tortoises.
  6. 6. The Morua Estuary • An optimal location for any budding naturalist. Situated just southeast of Puerto Peñasco along the Sea of Cortez, this ecosystem attracts more than 130 types of birds. Bring the binoculars to be able to correctly identify species. Kayaking here can be both fun and educational.

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