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Mario's Tours

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Transpeninsular Highway (Mexico 1 Km. 217. 3, Guerrero Negro 23940, Mexico
+52 615 157 1940
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Professional and reliable

Very professional and wonderful experience. Our car broke down and I emailed Mario's tours and they... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
cheesycrackers
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Phoenix, Arizona
Whales, whales and more whales 🐳

This was my first experience with this location and company. I was extremely surprised and happy... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Andres H
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Mario's Tours has almost 30 years of experience on whale watching tours at Laguna Ojo de Liebre, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Whale Watching can be an incredible experience - the fresh air and open water combined with the incredible majesty of nature's most amazing creatures can make for memories that will last a lifetime. Live the eco-friendly experience in Baja California Sur!
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Transpeninsular Highway (Mexico 1 Km. 217. 3, Guerrero Negro 23940, Mexico
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+52 615 157 1940
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Very professional and wonderful experience. Our car broke down and I emailed Mario's tours and they came to pick us up from the hotel. That night, They emailed and asked if we needed to be picked up the next day, and they offered to pick...More

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Edgardo M, Gerente at Mario's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you for tour opinion.

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

This was my first experience with this location and company. I was extremely surprised and happy with the amount of whales. I usually go out of San Ignacio as the whales are more friendly. Calf’s are encouraged to seek human touch. There were a couple...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Going whale watching to Guerrero Negro is always a great experience. Going with Mario Tours made for a better experience. Unlike another tour that I took, they give you a little introduction before you go out. You also stay out on the water for three...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

There are no words to describe what we saw, and did!! The day before, the guide came to explain what was going to happen, and as we are a group of photographers, when he said that we could not take our zoom lenses, we simply...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

My husband and I used this tour company in January to go whale watching and we had a incredible experience with this group. Very professional, knowledgeable, reasonably priced and safety conscience. Their driver picked us up from our hotel to take us to their base...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Started with perfect intro on history of whale protection and behavior. 1/2 h drive through city and salt mine to reach the boat. 3 hours on the boat gave great opportunity for whale watching. Mario has access to the front area of the lagoon. We...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

For the past three years I've gone with various friends to see the baby whales in Guerrero Negro. The most amazing part is how these large (very intelligent) whales urge their young to come up to the Panga (small boat) where guests are eagerly waiting...More

1  Thank Diane P
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Reviewed January 5, 2017

As a Baja tour operator for many years, Mario and his team have been one of my best assets in Guerrero Negro. They treat me - and my clients - as family when we are there and try their hardest to make sure all our...More

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Edgardo M, Manager at Mario's Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017
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Muchas gracias Mike, es un placer recibirte cada temporada.

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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We went to watch whales in this 4 hour tour that ended up being 6 hour long. If you are not un a hurry youll have a relaxing time looking for whales and a great view of them. If you are in a tight schedule...More

1  Thank ChristianG198127
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Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We did the tour twice and I reverend it to anyone going there. The first day we saw over 100 whales but not came close enough to be pet. The second day we had a mother and her baby by the boat for 2 hours....More

1  Thank Rayhaus547
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Michael S
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Andres H | Reviewed this property |
You can book by calling, look for their website. December they March is when they operate. February is peak whale season. That’s when they have the most whales. The whales begin their migration back to Alaska late February
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RonPenny
April 14, 2018|
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Response from SpinningSouth | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the closest option is hotel TerraSal. New and looks good, bit out of town. Marios also offers hotel pickup and you return through town so they can drop you at your hotel. I don’t know if there still will be a lot of... More
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Carolina d
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
Easiest way is to call them. I saw that someone answered the question also, and posted the phone number. However, you can just book it through Trip Advisor directly, I'm pretty sure. If not, just Google Mario's Tours... More
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