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Address: Transpeninsular Highway (Mexico 1) Km. 217.3, Guerrero Negro 23940, Mexico
Phone Number: 157 1940
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a different kind of whale watching

The highlight of this whale watching expedition was for me, funnily enough, the drive out over the salt flats, past the factory with its large mountain of glistening white salt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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Gaspe Coast
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Gaspe Coast
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17 reviews 17 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The highlight of this whale watching expedition was for me, funnily enough, the drive out over the salt flats, past the factory with its large mountain of glistening white salt, and beyond out onto a long sand isthmus. On the way we passed many osprey nests, often with ospreys on top. The boat captains were bilingual, the bay full of... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Mario's tours do an excellent job finding whales who want to interact, in the lagoon. The pongas are clean and well cared for. These are stable craft that handle the shifting weight as people lean over the side to touch and look into the eyes of these beautiful creatures. They respect their whales. Following along with moms and babes for... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Tour was well-organized and informative. Started out a little iffy when our boat ran aground in shallow water, but our guide recovered and got us on our way. We spent about an hour on the water, seeing lots of whales around and then finally one approached us swimming right up to the boat, under the boat, and around the boat,... More 

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Mario's tours is a family run business. Always considerate of their clients. whether in a panga touching a whale or in The restaurant "Mario's Palapa"

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Surprise, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

I am still in awe....I am not sure I can write a review. It was an awesome, humbling & wonderful experience! We took a panga to see the Gray Whales and ended up with memories that will last a lifetime. Our panga guide was Teto and although he did not speak much english, he was fantatic. We all got to... More 

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