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How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

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How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

With the current state of cartel violence especially in La Paz, is taking a tour from SJDC to La Paz for whale sharks a major risk? Are there attacks by the La Paz marina?

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1. Re: How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

Go, Relax, and enjoy. You will not have Banditos rushing down from the hills.

Dont deal or buy drugs, Dont get drunk and flash a big bankroll and you will have a safe fun trip.

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2. Re: How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

We did it, was fantastic. Go enjoy!!!

Chattanooga, TN
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3. Re: How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

We drove to La Paz last Saturday...the drive was fine. La Paz is great. Go to Los Islotes and snorkel with the sea lions.

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4. Re: How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

Whale sharks season is Dec-March the drive is fine and safe

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5. Re: How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

We're there now. Feel totally safe. Don't do anything stupid and you're fine.

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6. Re: How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

Hi everyone,

We are considering taking a day trip to la Paz from Cabo San Lucas in November. From what I've read in this forum, the trip should be safe but from what is circulating in the news and other forums has stirred much sweats for many, including us.

Some in this forum said :" just have fun, don't do anything stupid" what is considered "stupid" in your opinion, can I ask?

Thank you all for your insights,

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7. Re: How safe is taking a tour to La Paz for whale sharks?

What's Stupid? walking by yourself at 3 am drunk. Looking for drugs. Starting a fight. But hey your on vacation so just have a good time not a stupid time.

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