BLUE WHALE WATCHING TOUR

Observe the magnificent Blue Whale on the Sea of Cortez from Loreto B.C.S.

$130/person
7:30-2 pm 2+ People Mid Jan-Mid Mar Cruiser Friendly

Blue Whale Watching Tours in the Loreto National Marine Park

Whale watching from Loreto is a world class experience. Calm (hopefully) seas, small intimate boats, and all around the sound of these giants breathing. Every Spring the Loreto National Marine Park is host to Blue Whales, the largest creatures on earth. We also see Fin Whales, Humpbacks, dolphins, mantas and other wildlife on this tour. We provide our tours on small Mexican pangas with new motors, radios, shade and dry storage. Boats hold anywhere from 6 to 10 folks.

Picnic Lunch

No "box lunch" here! Fresh made Mexican specialties (Burritos, Empenadas,Tamales),fresh veggies, fruit, cheese, and corn tortillas for the gluten free. Vegetarians Welcome.

Wildlife Viewing

Along with seeing the largest creatures on earth, we also may see Fin Whales, Humpbacks, dolphins, mantas and other wildlife on this tour.

Safety First

All of our boats are fully permitted to operate in Mexican waters as well as the National Marine Park. Every year for the last 11 years we have aquired our Whale Watching Permits from CONAP. Each boat is equip with: life jackets, radios, emergency beacons, New 4 stroke motors, professional captain.

In addition

No bathrooms on board our boats. Be prepared to use a basic onboard porta bano with privacy screen (or over side).

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Trip Itinerary

Tours begin early to take advantage of low light angles (easier to see spouts) and smooth water. We can adjust start times for cruisers and late arrivals but earlier is better. Full refund for weather cancellations. If wind comes up during tour we make pick up arrangements.

7:30 AM - Loreto Marina
Meet at Whale Shark Statue and from there to your boat and captain.
7:30-8:30 AM- Travel grounds
Travel to area where the whales have settled for the Spring. Looking for Dolphins, birds, and turtles along the way.
8:30-12:30 AM-Blue Whale Observation
Observing dolphins, Fin Whales, Mantas, Humpback Whales and Blues.
1-1:30 PM
IF we are near a beach on any of the islands on route to the whales, we can stop here for lunch and exploration. This is not required. If folks want to dedicated their whole trip to whales, of course we can do so.
1:30-2pm
Head back to Loreto when folks would like to leave. (P.S. If you do stay for an extended time please don’t forget to tip the catptain extra.

Be Sure To Bring

Be sure to bring: hat, sunglasses, camera, batteries, sunscreen and layers. Mornings start cool, but afternoons warm up.

"I really appreciate how repsectful your captains were while showing us the whales. They too love these amazing creatures and you can tell that they didn't want to disturb them"
Frank
Boulder City, CO

A WORD ON DRONES AND WHALE WATCHING

It is AMAZING the footage a drone can take of whales.  Scientist have gained so much information (see “snot bot” video here) and without molesting these beautiful creatures.  Who they do bother is folks on other boats who have come from all over the world to witness these amazing creatures.  If you have a drone you MUST advise us ahead of time.  We are happy to find a solo whale with no observers so as not to bother other whale watchers.  The Marine Park has not set rules yet for drones and whale watching in the Sea of Cortez but will be forced to if a few folks are careless.  Thanks in advance for your understanding.

$265.00

/person
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Lynn
Calgary, Canada

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