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Whale Watching Cruise

Tour Details

From December until April in Los Cabos you will have the perfect opportunity to see a variety of whales on a daily basis with the main attraction being the California gray whale and of course, the massive humpback. Baja is home to two world heritage sites that protect the whales and the surrounding environment making this area perfect for the whales to give birth and begin rearing their calves.

The whales make their way south completing a migration that can be up to 6,000 miles long coming from places like Alaska and Siberia. Upon arriving in December they remain until April and then repeat their journey northward. An ideal climate, shallow waters, salinity and abundant marine life make the bays and lagoons north of Los Cabos the perfect place for whales. Of the 11 species of whales found worldwide, eight venture to the waters off Los Cabos, including minke, sperm, bryde’s, finback, sei, humpback, gray and blue. This six-month, round-trip sojourn is the longest trip made by any animal in the world. Orcas and bottlenose dolphins also love to swim in these waters, and when the water is clear you may also spot giant manta rays just below the surface.

Board your whale watching boat and be prepared for an amazing time on the water. From coming up for a breath and spouting to signify their presence to a full body breach where the whale rockets out of the water, a close encounter with these majestic animals is something everyone needs to experience.

Upon the return to shore you will also be provided with shopping time in Cabo San Lucas before you are returned to the pier area and your ship.

Please note: This tour is not recommended for those guests with limited mobility, and we recommend for you to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a camera and a lightweight jacket or sweater.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
4 hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing, insect repellent, a cap, sunscreen, sunglasses and walking shoes. Camera for photos.
Must be able to step in and out of the vehicle and boat. Children under 12 must be in a life jacket.This tour is NOT wheelchair accessible.

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MXCSWHALE-EC Whale Watching Cruise - Number of Children (Ages 5 to 12)
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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

Don't pass this excursion up! March 8, 2012
Reviewer: janice from Pac NW  
My husband and I (mid-late 60's) were hesitant to try the whale watching trip with the 10-40 year old passengers. We thought we might beach hop instead. We were delighted to find this excursion was enough to give us some excitement, but very comfortable and so fun. The experienced crew were determined to hold true to finding a whale. We saw numerous other sea life. If you can only do one excursion, this one should be your choice. Although we live and boat in the Pacific northwest,the migratory pathway between Mexico and Alaska for whales, we have never been so close to whales or a dolphin momma and baby, and marlin.

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