THE TEAM “El Equipo”

The staff here at Sea and Land are what really make out trips unique. Each guide, or captain bring something special to the table. We have English speaking naturalist guides, and seasoned veteran fisherman to ensure each adventure on the Sea of Cortez is a success. There is also a large number of folks behind the trips. They do everything from helping coordinate logistics, to preparing home-made Mexican specialties for the trips. We are tremendously grateful to all of them and so happy to be a positive influence in this local economy.
Juvenal Orozco Chavez owner Sea and Land Tours

Juvenal "Juve" Orozco Chavez

Owner
When guest first meet Juve (Who-vay), they have a hard time remembering his name. However, by the end of the trip they've got it down! With the last 16 years guiding and diving here in Loreto, and a lifetime of exploring and surviving along the Baja Peninsula, he's your guide. Folks quickly learn that the three things they need to survive by sea or land are: Juve, Juve, and Juve.

Sara Cartwright Orozco "Sarita"

Co-owner
Sara is a native of Fair Oaks, California with a degree in Environmental Science and Education. She also has many years working in the outdoor industry. Her list of talents include: Kayaking Instructor, PADI dive instructor, Environmental Education Specialist. She first came down to Loreto as a kayaking guide for Sea Trek Kayaking and SUP center trip and well, the rest is history.
Jordan K one of our many guides at Sea and Land Tours

Jordan Kimbriel

Compressor Guru
Jordan Kimbriel “El Rojo” Who is the local expert on all things Loreto and everything else under the sun? Why Jordan of course! We are lucky to have someone on board with us that can fix an air-compressor, a rubix cube, and if we're lucky bless us with one of his crazy jokes in either English or Spanish.

Hector Orozco Martinez

Logistics, guide
Hector is Juve's oldest son and we don't know what we'd do without him! In his "free time" he's launching trips, guiding trips or preparing for trips. He's the grease that keeps this machine going. The rest of the year students are lucky enough to have him as their 6th grade teacher at the local school.

Gabriela Leyva Orozco

Office Admin, Angel
You'll find Gabby at our office location ready to set you up with your activities while here in Loreto. Her English still needs work, but her Spanish is excellent. With her friendly manner, and gift for organization you vacation is in good hands with Gabby.

Brizzia Orozco Martinez

logistics, chofer
The apple does not fall far from the tree in this family. Brizzia like her father (Juve) is only happy when she's working. If you love the food on our trips, she's the one to thank. She's up early every morning preparing the lunches. Often this is after working grave-yard shift as a nurse at the local Loreto hospital.
Sea and Land Guides-Gali Higuera

Gali Higuera

Logistics, guide
If you ask for this Loretano (Loreto native) by his real name, you'll probably just get a lot of blank stares. However ask anyone in town for Gali and they'll know exactly who you are talking about. We are super lucky to have him as our logistics guru and right hand man.
Loreto Sea and Land Staff

Irene Gonzalez

Office Admin
Irene Irene (pronounced "E-Ray-Nay" is also a native of Baja California Sur. She is our office manager who keeps track of all the comings and goings. Her positive demeanor and great sense of organization is one of the major components that keep things running smoothly.
Guides Sea and Land Tours

Hector Orozco Chavez "El Picudo"

Captain
"Take a Picture!!" Would be Hectors catch phrase. This former commercial fisherman has an enthusiam for exploring the Sea of Cortez and enjoying its whales, beaches and snorkeling sites like no other. While his style is un-conventional, the joy he takes in his work is real.

Francisco "Taka" Murrillo

Guide, Chofer
Francisco is a native of the small town of Assuntion Bay. After many years working up North in Canada, he returned back to the warmth of his Baja Sur. When he's not guiding our tours he's quite the crooner, if you're lucky he'll sing you a song.
Guides Sea and Land Tours

Jose "Tequilla" Davis

Captain
Jose “Tequila” With a nickname like that you know you're going to have a great time with this captain! Even though his English isn't so great, his sweet easy going nature, and positive attitude are universally understood. Not only is Tequila a great captain on the water he's also one of Loreto's most respected vaqueros (cowboys).
Sportfishing Loreto BCS

Captain Tony Davis

fishing guru
Captain Tony Tony always manages to have the inside scoop. Which is great for fishing. He's always up to date on the bait situation and where everyone's catching. He's also a really sweet guy and as it turns out a fantastic actor.

The kids (Los Ninos)

Whats a small family business without a few ninos right? These future guides can do almost anything! Diving, snorkeling, hiking, bird watching,driving the boat, fishing, you name it they’ve got it down!! The best part is they bring to the table that wonder and sense of excitement that so many of us adults have forgotten.