La Paz Underwater Photo Workshop October 2019

La Paz Photo Workshop October 2019 at Hyatt Place La Paz

   La Paz 2019 Underwater Photo Workshop

Join us and Fun Baja at Hyatt Place La Paz for our underwater photo workshop in La Paz. Big animals, reefs & wrecks with Mobula Ray night dives.


October 19-26, 2019

Led by Scott Gietler

Price for 7 nights:

Standard Room - $1,875 (double) | $2,450 (single)


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Why Join This Trip? - Why Travel with Bluewater?

Package Details - Trip Overview - Accommodations - Trip Leader

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Why Join This Trip?

 ✓ 25% off rental photo gear from Bluewater Photo

 ✓ Free daily photo workshops

 ✓ Best time to dive La Paz: warm water, great visibility and whale shark season

 ✓ Great big animal action: sea lions, whale sharks, mobula rays and huge schools of fish

 ✓ Great wrecks & macro opportunity with various nudibranchs, frogfish, blennies, and much more

 ✓ Spacious rooms with great amenities (free WiFi, fitness center, bar, pool, etc) at Hyatt Place La Paz


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Why Travel with Bluewater?

 ✓ We book resorts/ liveaboards that offer the best overall value

 ✓ Leaders who care about their guests' experiences

 ✓ Great support if flight/weather issues occur

 ✓ "Bluewater helped me out when I needed it most, the airline wouldn't let me board because of a Visa issue. They saved my butt" - Ray Tsusuki


Package Details


 ✓ 7 nights accommodation in a standard room at Hyatt Place La Paz with daily breakfast buffet

 ✓ 3 days of 2 tank boat dives, and 2 days of 3 tank boat dives

 ✓ 1 day of whale shark snorkeling

 ✓ 1 mobula ray night dive

 ✓ Lunch on dive days aboard the dive boat

 ✓ Park entrance fees

 ✓ Roundtrip Cabo San Lucas (SJD) or La Paz (LAP) airport transfers

Daily Photo Workshops

Workshops will be given daily on topics such as wide-angle underwater photography, ambient light shots, snorkeling with large animals, strobe exposure, and positions, avoiding backscatter and composition. Help underwater is also given.


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Trip Overview

Big animal action like never before! Watch sea lions, cormorants, sea lions, and huge schools of fish before your very eyes. Get in the water with multiple whale sharks and interact with playful sea lions. See hundreds of mobula rays feed during a very unique night dive. Potential to see turtles, mobula rays, octopus, giant morays, dolphins, beautiful nudibranchs, giant jawfish, frogfish, stunning blennies and seahorses. This is the best time to dive La Paz, with warm water, great visibility, and whale sharks. 

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To get a little insight as to what the trip is like, read the recaps from our previous trips, here & here!



Cabo San Lucas airport (SJD) pickup times on Oct 19: 12pm and 5pm

Cabo San Lucas airport (SJD) dropoff times on Oct 26: 10am and 3pm

Guests arriving at La Paz airport (LAP) can arrive and depart any time.


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About Hyatt Place La Paz

Newly constructed, the Hyatt Place is located a short 5 minutes from the dive boat. Located right on the water, the Hyatt Place is within walking distance to multiple restaurants and also has a free shuttle to downtown La Paz to even more restaurant options. The rooms are very spacious and feature a modern design.


Resort Amenities

 ✓ Fitness center

 ✓ Pool

 ✓ Restaurant on site

 ✓ All-day dining

 ✓ Bar

 ✓ Pet friendly

 ✓ Free Wi-Fi

 ✓ Meeting facilities

 ✓ 24/7 Gym




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About the Trip Leader

Scott Gietler is the owner of Bluewater Travel. Scott's areas of expertise include Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, French Polynesia, and the United States.

Scott is the founder of the Underwater Photography Guide and Bluewater Photo. What started out as a small project has grown to a point where it is starting to interfere with Scott's sleep. When it interferes with his diving, then it will be a problem.

An avid marine naturalist, Scott is the author of the Field Guide to Southern California Marine Life. He was the LAUPS photographer of the year for 2009, and his photos have appeared in magazines, coffee table & marine life books, museums, galleries and aquariums throughout California. He enjoys teaching photography underwater and in workshops.


Payment & Booking

Payment Schedule

 > $500 deposit to confirm spots

 > Balance due August 1, 2019

Got Questions? Ready to Book?

Call Bluewater Travel at 310-915-6677 or email and let them book your dream vacation at the best price!


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Webinar Discussion About The Trip


Underwater Images

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