During our 2-Day Van Tour guests will spend a total of 6 hours whale watching, providing them with the best chance for an up-close and personal encounter with the Gray Whales. Each tour will be led by a Marine Biologist guide, explaining in detail the biology and history of these gentle giants. The guide will also takes photos during the tour, which are provided to our guests free of charge.
A Whale Watch Cabo OfficeB Todos SantosC La PazD Ciudad ConstitucionE Magdalena Bay
Day 1 – The tour departs at 6am from our office in the Cabo San Lucas Marina. From there we start the 6 hour drive up north to Magdalena Bay, during which we pass through Todos Santos, La Paz and Constitucion. Around 12:00 noon we arrive in the small fishing town of San Carlos, check-in to the hotel and get ready for an afternoon of whale watching. Lunch will be enjoyed in a local restaurant, options include fish tacos, quesadillas and other Mexican dishes.
After lunch your guide and captain will take you out on a private panga to find the most receptive gray whales. You will spend a total of 3 hours out on the water, looking for the friendly giants, dolphins and different sea bird species. Your guide share with you information about Magdalena Bay and it’s history related to whaling and whale watching, the marine life species that can be found here and why these lagoons are of such importance to sustain whole ecosystems.
Once returned from the tour, you will have some time to relax, freshen up and spend some free time to explore the village of San Carlos before heading out for a sea food dinner with the rest of the group.
Day 2 – After a Mexican style breakfast at 7am, we will head out for our second whale watch experience. An early start to the day gives us the best opportunity to encounter mother and baby gray whale pairs without other boats around. Giving our guests a very intimate experience.
Around noon we start the drive back to Cabo San Lucas, making short stops along the way to take some photos of the beautiful Baja scenery.
We expect to return to Cabo San Lucas around 6-7 PM.