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Michael S. Nolan: California gray whale, California sea lion,
Ralph Lee Hopkins: Sunrise, Catalina Island, Kayaking, Whale fin, Brown pelicans, Sea of Cortez
Sven-Olof Lindblad: Dolphin
 
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Among the Great Whales

Visit Gentle Gray Whales Up Close in Baja's Protected Waters
Each winter, gray whales migrate from their Arctic feeding grounds to breed and rear their young in the sheltered lagoons of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, making it one of the world's premier whale watching cruise destinations. The annual journey is the longest mammal migration on earth, covering more than 10,000 miles round-trip. In the protected waters of Bahia Magdalena, we venture among the whales in motorized Zodiac rafts, offering the rare privilege of a close-up, water-level perspective. We're positioned perfectly for the moving encounters we frequently have with these friendly mammals, which sometimes approach our boats. We also enjoy naturalist-guided walks on uninhabited islands, swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in the Sea of Cortez. Whales, dolphins, sea lions, blue-footed boobies and frigatebirds, huge cardon cacti, mangroves and sand dunes are among the natural attractions travelers will encounter. 

Trip Highlights

  • Experience magical encounters with one of the world's largest and most captivating mammals, up close and personal!
  • Witness the start of the gray whale calves' life journey as they prepare to migrate northward up the Pacific Coast to Alaska
  • Discover the fascinating ecosystems of Baja on guided walks ashore through desert and dunes


 
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