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Grey whales are known to make an appearance at this lagoon.

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The Best Adventure Ever!

Thank you to Desert & Sea Expeditions. They provided the BEST day trip during our UnCruise adventure to the Sea of Cortez. They picked us up on the Sea of Cortez side and drove us... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

Thank you to Desert & Sea Expeditions. They provided the BEST day trip during our UnCruise adventure to the Sea of Cortez. They picked us up on the Sea of Cortez side and drove us to the San Ignacio Lagoon for a few hours of gray whale watching. Words cannot describe how magical this experience was. I was breaking in... More 

Thank MaltBalls
Saratoga, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017

- 3 Days, 4 nights is standard visit. - 2+ hour flight from Tijuana airport, with bus pick-up in San Diego. - Space for 24 guests (we had 10). - 6 guests to a boat. Two, 1.5 hour whale watch sessions/day. - Tents with comfortable cots. - This is one of 6 temporary camps; and is set up for 2... More 

2 Thank Richard W
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016

I've always wanted to get close to whales but this trip surpassed all expectations. I went with Wildlife Worldwide. Flying over to San Diego then a small plane the next day down the Baja peninsular for 6 days of whale watching at Antonios on the San Ignacio lagoon. We went out twice a day for about 2 hours each time... More 

9 Thank 99catzmeiow
Newport, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2016

We booked a day out with Pachico's Eco tours and it was well worth it. It was a long, and in the last few kilometres, quite a difficult drive to get to the boat launch on the lagoon, but well worth it in the end. You might consider staying in one of their cabins. The day out, on the small... More 

6 Thank Jeffrey W
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We were on a tour with Naturetrek of Baja California for wildlife, birdwatching, whales, plants etc and spend two amazing days in the lagoon. Most of the time the water was calm so it was easy to see the whales and it wasn't long before we got our first encounter. Going later on in the season, the whales were sooooo... More 

7 Thank 49Pam
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I do this trip at least twice a year and I'll still cry! It's so amazing!! I use Antonio's Ecotours. They are a Family Run Company so everything feels real comfortable. Great Food, Guides and visitors!

7 Thank Soooozi
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2016

We did this excursion about 20 years ago and plan to repeat it in 2017. No point in my going to great lengths to repeat everyone else's comments. But touching a 30 ton whale (with a one ton baby in tow) affected me more than I expected. That evening we ate at a popular restaurant in San Ignacio. There was... More 

6 Thank Rodney N
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding experience. Great crew. Had family from 12-73 and all had an outstanding time. Food was awesome, great food every meal. Crew went overboard to make it an unforgettable experience for all ages . Will do it again.

1 Thank Judy S
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2016

I first read about this amazing place, and the risk of losing this amazing place, in a Reader's Digest article about 15 years ago. I saved the article, and finally made the trip with Baja Expeditions in 2006. That trip was a once-in-a-lifetime experience - until we did it again 10 years later! Wow! Wow! Some folks might think they've... More 

9 Thank WasatchWanderer
Carlsbad, California
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Reviewed January 25, 2016

First, a description of the whales: INCREDIBLE!!!!! INCREDIBLE!! We had such a good interaction and the whales did not seem to mind us at all. They enjoyed our curiosity and seemed to be just as curious in us! Now Antonios: Antonio's Ecotours gave us an incredible experience. They have opened a new office super close to the mission, which made... More 

4 Thank Max W

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