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Baja Expeditions

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Sonora 585 | E/Topete y Abasolo, La Paz 23060, Mexico
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Thank you Baja Expeditions for an amazing day trip to Isla Espiritu Santo. My friends and I can't... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Susan D
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San Francisco, California
WELL DONE

What made this trip wonderful was the team at San Ignacio Lagoon. Though Baja EX would not exist... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paris1952
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Santa Rosa, California
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We are Baja California's pioneer in minimum-impact expeditions and base eco camps for the adventurous and conscious traveler. Cruise the Sea of Cortez aboard our Catamaran "EL Mechudo", explore Espíritu Santo Island while staying at our eco-camp, or discover the magic of the Grey Whales in San Ignacio Lagoon.
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Sonora 585 | E/Topete y Abasolo, La Paz 23060, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thank you Baja Expeditions for an amazing day trip to Isla Espiritu Santo. My friends and I can't stop talking about how fun the trip was. From swimming with the whale sharks to having lunch on the beach, everything was so dreamy and we were...More

Thank Susan D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What made this trip wonderful was the team at San Ignacio Lagoon. Though Baja EX would not exist without the founders and office team, it is the Naturalist/Director, guides, pangueros and staff that made my trip unforgettable. They do offer discounts if you pay in...More

Thank Paris1952
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Baja Expeditions did a great job with our trip to San Ignacio Lagoon to watch the whales! We flew in with another outfitter on a small plane - leaving from Ensenda and landed at an airstrip just a few minutes away from the camp. the...More

Thank Jacqui L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a whale-watching holiday through the conservation group, the Oceanic Society. We stayed at the Baja Expedition camp for the grey whale watching part of the tour. It is a basic tent arrangement, as you'd expect on the edge of nowhere, but with fantastic...More

Thank LHRA
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Claudia_BajaEx, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! This is amazing feedback for our San Ignacio staff. We hope to see you again in one of our trips.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Always interesting to see land from water...8 hour trip of which about 5 hours boating. Knowledgeable guide, Joe, and very good captain, Pietro, made trip delightful. Frigate birds, blue herons nesting on cactus, blue footed boobies. and the highlight- sea lions! Very good lunch served...More

Thank Wausautraveler24
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Claudia_BajaEx, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Wausautraveler24 many thanks for this review and comment! We're glad you had a nice time.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We just returned from Baja Expeditions whale experience in San Ignacio Lagoon and it was wonderful! We chose the "fly in" option and so started the trip in San Diego. Everything about the trip went smoothly and we would highly recommend this trip and this...More

Thank Heidi S
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Claudia_BajaEx, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Dear Heidi, Many thanks for your excellent review and comment, they are a great feedback for us. We are very pleased you had a good experience, and hope to welcome you again in one of our trips.

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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We travelled to La Paz to see the whale sharks in January. We chose this company because of their commitment to sustainability and conservation and they were great. La Paz has good restrictions on the boats and swimmers that see the sharks. We had to...More

Thank hannahsophietravels
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Claudia_BajaEx, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Hello! Thank you for this great review and recommendation.

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

This was the trip of a lifetime, and it was my first solo travel experience. Aboard the Don Jose in Magdalena Bay with Mason Weinrich, and the Alaska Adventurer with Tom Johnson, two great naturalists, and a bonus: I was blessed to be in the...More

Thank Debra R
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Claudia_BajaEx, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Hi Debra! thank you for your kind words and great review of Baja Expeditions! We no longer offer this trip, instead we created an awesome adventure that combines Grey Whales in San Ignacio Lagoon, with Blue Whales in the Sea of Cortez aboard our catamaran...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

3 days on Espiritu Santo were the highlight of our Baja trip. Baja Expeditions has a lot of experience and it shows. Everything was very well organized. For just my wife and I they had a panga captain, a trained naturalist guide and cook. Our...More

Thank Jardin S
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Claudia_BajaEx, Sales Manager at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Many thanks for your great review. We're very pleased to know you enjoyed your time with us, it is very rewarding to hear about our clients experiences! We look forward to seeing you again in Baja!

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Baja Expeditions is the MOST wonderful tour group to the San Ignacio Lagoon. You stay right at the Lagoon and go out 2-3 times a day in little boats to be with the gray whales. The whales come right up to your boat and you...More

Thank Nancy M
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Claudia_BajaEx, Ventas y Atención al Cliente at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you Nancy M for this wonderful review, and for recommending our trips to other travellers! We hope you'll join us again on another great adventure!

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Hi! We are located at Sonora 585 almost at the corner of Abasolo. Marina Cortes is at the end of the Malecón -the coastal road or promenade. Abasolo is the continuation of the Malecon on the oposite side (going North... More
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