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El Vizcaíno

Baja California Sur

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About El Vizcaíno

El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve.  This reserve has landscapes with different characteristics such as the sierras, the plains that make up the Vizcaíno basins and the coastal ...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Santa Rosalía at 220 Km.

  • Airport

    Tijuana International Airport 'General Abelardo L. Rodríguez' - B.C.
    Guerrero Negro Airport - B.C.S. receives flights from Monterrey, Tijuana, Chihuahua, Durango , Hermosillo, Puerto Peñasco, Guaymas, Cd. Obregón, Culiacán and Guadalajara
    La Paz International Airport 'Manuel Márquez de León', Baja California Sur

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land from Ensenada-Guerrero Negro at 646 Km approximately (9 hours) and from La Ciudad de la Paz-Guerrero Negro at 774 Km (10 hrs 30 min)...

  • Transportation facilities

    Public transportation, Autotransportes el Águila, Autotransportes ABC and air transportation from Hermosillo, Sonora, by local airlines.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Visitors are transported by companies authorized to provide ecotourism services.

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  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

    Reserve's Office from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $108.66 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Temperate to warm

El Vizcaíno in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • The first quarter of the year is the best time to visit the Protected Area.
  • Winter clothing is recommended.


Services within the PA

Visitor center or equivalent
Information modules
Interpretive trails
Handicrafts, sustain...

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Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Fast food
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Santa Rosalía at 220 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$108.66 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

For years, El Vizcaino has been trying to recover the peninsular pronghorn subspecies Antilocapra americana peninsularis, the only antelope ...

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Species of interest: pronghorn, bighorn sheep, gray whale, sea turtle, collared goose, sea cock, osprey, golden eagle, sea lion and migrator...

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Representative species of PA

Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus), Baja California Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana peninsularis), Big Horn Sheep (Ovis canadensis cremnoba...

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You can see more representative species of El Vizcaíno on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Deposit the garbage generated in the places indicated by the Reserve's Management Program.
2. Follow the observations and recommenda...

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  • PA office address

    Av. Profesor Domingo Carballo Félix, Marcelo Rubio Ruiz No. 202 Poniente C.P. 23940 Guerrero Negro, Mulegé, Baja California Sur.

  • Phone

    +52 (615) 103 24 00 +52 (612) 117 77 37

  • Email


PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente