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Gray Whales of Magdalena Bay Safari Basecamp

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 - 6 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 12 people
Destination(s): Mexico  
Specialty Categories: Whale Watching  
Season: February - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 995 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1095 US Dollar (USD)

Guaranteed whale sightings! Experience gray whale mom and babies up close and personal in Magdalena Bay, one of only 3 calving lagoons of Baja's Pacific Coast (all federally protected). This is the winter home and calving grounds of hundreds of gray whales. Our exclusive safari-style beach camp is centered right in the area of peak whale activity - we can even hear whales breathing at night from cozy tent cabins! Fabulous birdwatching also on shore and tidal mudflats and mangroves. Superb meals, margaritas at sunset!

5-day camping trips include 2 nights' hotel and airport transfer in Loreto, 3 days whale watching by skiff with licensed whale watching guides, optional sea kayaking, all sleeping and camping equipment, stable two-person kayaks, all paddling gear and instruction, bountiful healthy meals, guides, all tour ground transportation. Airfare, meals in town, gratuities not included.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Loreto airport. You'll be greeted by our ground service and transported to the hotel. Pre-trip meeting with guides at the hotel.

Day 2: In the morning you'll ride in our van to the launch site. We'll board the skiffs for 2 hours whale watching in the heart of whale activity (this is truly the best way to get up close to these gentle giants) and settle into camp and dinner. Beach comb and stargaze. Includes: (L, D).

Day 3: Day is filled with watching dolphins, whales and birds, exploring the rich mangrove inlets, hiking along the sand dunes, beachcombing, swimming, stargazing. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 4: Depart after whale watching to Loreto and night in hotel. Includes: (B, L).

Day 5: Board your flight homeward, or stay in Loreto longer

Miles of uninhabited ocean beaches and fascinating sand dunes are only a short hike from our safari-style camps on a secluded sand barrier island. If you enjoy nature this trip is a must. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 6: We meet our skiff captains, who will take us gray whale watching by skiff for several hours before lunch and return to Loreto for night in hotel and farewell party that night. Includes: (B, L).

Day 7: Our ground service will provide transportation to the airport for your flight to Los Angeles and connecting flights homeward.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices are in US dollars and include all taxes. 5-day mostly; some 6-day tours by demand. Youth under age 18 get 10% off all tours. Youth ages 8 and up are welcome.

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