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Malarrimo Eco-Tours

Guerrero Negro, Mexico
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Fearless730216 wrote a review Mar 2020
Long Beach, California141 contributions26 helpful votes
If you have any chance at all, book a whale watching experience with Malarrimo. Their pangas are a bit smaller, so you have fewer people, and the captains are experienced and respectful of the whale. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
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Date of experience: March 2020
NomadAnn wrote a review Feb 2020
Victoria, Canada5 contributions
Yes, we really did get to touch the whales !!! we did not chase them down - the whales came to us. Several small groups approached the boat, mom and calf, a huge male with a female - she was funny, kept rolling over & over. Awesome experience. I definitly recommend this company. Also hotel restaurant serves amazing food.
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Date of experience: February 2020
bucket_list_travellers wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia3,540 contributions537 helpful votes
The ecotour with Malarrimo is truly a unique experience. Once on the boat, it takes around 20 min to get out into the bay and then the searching begins. It took around another 30 min to spot a whale, however then over the next hour or so we would have seen up to 5 separate whales. One surfaced right next to our boat and gave us a splash! We also got to see sea lions and dolphins as well. The tour also provides a light lunch with orange juice. If you do get motion sickness then it is probably worth having a pill beforehand as 3 hours in a small boat can make you a little quesy if the sea is rough. The tour guide speaks fluent english, however our boat captain didn't. This made no difference to the experience in any case. This tour is very special and worth stopping in Guerrero Negro for.
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Date of experience: January 2020
polyglot backpacker wrote a review Mar 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Malarrimo charges the same price as the others but their boats actually find the whales, using radar etc, whereas the other companies just find and follow Malarrimo's boats. They are also very CONSCIENTIOUS about whales' welfare, and extremely knowledgeable about the animals. Their boats have no strikes given by the marine patrols (other tours DO have strikes - see the small flags on the poles on the boats). Choose Malarrimo over the other, less ethical companies. Jose is an awesome guide
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Date of experience: January 2019
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jackpine2 wrote a review Feb 2019
Bellevue, Nebraska457 contributions115 helpful votes
tho the shop is nothing to write home about , the eco tour is excellent as the driver and guides know their business about whales..
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Date of experience: February 2019