Isla San Jorge (Bird Island) is only 45 kilometers away from Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point), one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Mexico. This island is best known for housing a colony of almost 3,000 sea lions, making it the largest colony of sea lions in Mexico. As soon as you approach the island, you will hear the sounds made by the sea lions and you can also watch dolphins escort the approaching boats to the island. Also, from November to April you can even see species such as whales and killer whales. It is full of activities, such as taking a boat trip to the island, fishing, swimming, diving, and kayaking. This island is also famous for bird watching, with a wide variety of species such as pelicans, cormorants, and many other birds. This are just some of the activities you can enjoy with your family and friends here in Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point), a tourist destination with a perfect mix of desert and sea. This place is located just 1 hour from the U.S. border and 3.5 hours from Phoenix and Tucson in Arizona and at the same distance from large cities such as Mexicali in Baja California.