4-Day Trip

Pick Up From Hotel

Unique Experience

See the unique behavior of whales in this area

We will boat our way to the entrance of the bay where we will watch gray whales, Eschrichtius robustus, during their mating rituals. Mag Bay is an important place for gray whale reproduction and one of their main feeding grounds.

Highlights

Spot gray whales in their breeding grounds.

Surrounded by whales and wildlife

Learn about whales biology, behavior, and even their feelings!

Whales Group Expedition

Price

1500 USD per person


Departure time

Arranged upon booking


Meeting point

Pick up from your accommodation in Los Cabos, Todos Santos, or La Paz.


Availability

Monday — Sunday, January 15th – March 15th


Duration

4 days, 3 nights


Group size

2-8 people — up to 10 people if 6 of the group agree to sleep in 2 triple rooms with two queen-size beds in each.


Participation requirements

  • Suitable for all ages
  • If it is a windy day (over 15 mph) the activity has to be rescheduled or substituted for another activity
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Not suitable for people with back problems.
  • Not suitable for expectant mothers.
  • Not suitable for people with serious medical conditions.
  • Certain activities have age limits but we always have an activity available for younger children.

  • Included

    • 2 full days of expeditions
    • 2 half-day activities chosen by our leader
    • Accommodation in Tavo’s house
    • Meals
    • Bilingual instructors/guides
    • All local park and entry fees
    • Local motorized vehicle (car or boat)
    • Refreshments and snacks

    Not included

    • Gratuities
    • Personal expenses
    • Alcoholic beverages (beer and wine is available with dinner at no extra cost)

    About your guide

    • 1 water & land guide/expedition leader
    • 1 local guide
    • 1 certified captain

    What You'll Do

    Whales in Puerto Chale
    Located in Bahía Almejas, this area is famous for the peculiar whale behavior commonly spotted — spy-hopping. Whales stick their heads out of the water to see what lies above the surface. This is also one of the feeding grounds for lots of gray whales during their stay in Mexico.
    Only a short sail from the harbor, you will get views of the most southern island of the bay, Isla Creciente (the growing island). Made out of sand and mangroves, this ever-changing island paints the scenery with colors and gives the place a magical touch. Surrounded by whales and wildlife, it is home to our whales during the winter months.

    Bay Whales
    This bay is one of the few places on earth where the whales feel safe to get close to boats and sometimes even interact with humans. We will boat our way to the entrance of the bay where we will watch gray whales, Eschrichtius robustus, during their mating rituals. Mag Bay is an important place for gray whale reproduction and one of their main feeding grounds.
    During your 3-night stay at the island with us, you will have plenty of opportunities to see whales up close, being able to differentiate gray whales from one another and learn about their biology, behavior, and even their feelings!

    What to Bring

    • Passport or INE
    • Proof of dive and travel insurance (we recommend World Nomads(opens in a new tab) for travel insurance and DAN(opens in a new tab) for dive insurance)
    • Sunblock SPF 30+ (reef-friendly is mandatory)
    • Dive gear: mask, fins, snorkel (we provide you with basic gear)
    • Spending money for personal expenses
    • Insect repellent
    • Hat, buff, and polarized sunglasses
    • Layers of clothes (for the Pacific breeze)
    • Bathing suit and wetsuit (3-5mm highly recommended, available for rent upon request)
    • Dry bag
    • Beach towel
    • T-shirts and shorts
    • Sweatshirt and long pants
    • Warm, waterproof jacket
    • Sandals or shoes that can get wet
    • A canteen or water bottle
    • Any special foods or medications (seasickness tablets, waterproof bandaids for fin sores, electrolytes)
    • Camera topside and/or underwater protection
    • Spare batteries for headlamps, cameras, etc.
    • SD cards
    • USB stick

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