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About Balandra

Balandra Wildlife Protection Area.  Balandra is located in the State of Baja California Sur, close to it's capital ciy La Paz; besides being one of the most beautiful beaches i...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    La Paz City at 90 Km.

  • Airport

    La Paz International Airport 'Manuel Márquez de León', Baja California Sur

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From La Paz city 90 Km.
    From Los Cabos city 290 Km.

  • Transportation facilities

    Own or rented land vehicles, through service providers (trucks, vans, boats), private or public buses, bicycles, motorcycles, and ferries.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Through trails.

  • Schedules

    Every day from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    During Easter, summer and December the schedule is extended to 19:00 hrs.

  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Hot dry

Balandra in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • Recommended visiting months are from October to March.
  • Light clothing, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and bathing suit are recommended.


Services within the PA

Information modules

Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA


Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

La Paz City at 90 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$60.37 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

The mangroves in the Balandra estuary are home to a large number of birds, both marine and terrestrial. The Balandra stone mushroom is the ...

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Its mangroves, dunes, sloop mushroom and landscape. Swimming with sea lions.

Representative species of PA

American Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Yellow-footed Gull (Larus livens), Seaweed (Caulerpa sertularioides), Filamentosus algae (Spyrid...

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You can see more representative species of Balandra on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not leave your garbage
2. Use the authorized trails
3. Do not climb on the dune or the mushroom
4. Be caution with the pi...

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  • PA office address

    Calle Ocampo entre Lic. Verdad 1045, Colonia Centro, La Paz, BCS.

  • Phone

    +52 (612)122 2065

  • Email


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Gobierno de México
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