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Magdalena Bay Whales

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Calle Puerto La Paz y Mexico, Puerto San Carlos 23740, Mexico
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Lifetime trip. Amazing!

We went on March 1 for whale watching. We saw whales bridges 5 feet away from our boat. Second day... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Jason L
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Naperville
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Magdalena Bay Whale Camp

This trip was one of the best things that we have done as a family. We were assisted by Captain... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
rolinoli
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Miami, Florida
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Magdalena Bay Whales - Your Adventure Our Passion . . .Is family owned & Operated "Proudly Creating Life-Long Memories" for morethan 23,000 people in the past 32 plus years .You will have the privilege to embark on a interactive adventure through the majestic ever glade waters of " Magdalena Bay" with father Crispin (Whale King) or one of his 3 sons that with " Grand Passion" follow in his foot steps.Having fish & sailed these waters for more than 30 some years , we are intimately familiar and have learn to care & respect our waters, from San Carlos to Puerto Lopez Mateo , South to Isla Magdalena , Alcatraz & Beyond the Pacific . . . Magdalena Bay Our aquarium . Three Reasons Why1. Will personally make contact through Email or a phone call & give you all the info ,facts & tips that you must know about your whale & Eco tour adventure . . .2. It will be a privilege for my dad ( Whale King) , My self (Whale Whisper)one of our licensed & certified guides. To share our passion and knowledge about the majestic grey whales & world class Magdalena Bay. You will have a great experience allowing us to be your personal guides.3. And last but not least , we will not charge you a dime until you 'SEE" a whale at a minimum of 30-35 meters from our boat ... Thanks Capt Marco
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Calle Puerto La Paz y Mexico, Puerto San Carlos 23740, Mexico
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We went on March 1 for whale watching. We saw whales bridges 5 feet away from our boat. Second day we have Whale coming to our boat and let us pat. The two days private tour was amazing! We stayed in hotel villas Isabel, a...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This trip was one of the best things that we have done as a family. We were assisted by Captain Marco through every step of the adventure.we had three days of whale watching and saw them on every trip. The best encounter was being able...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about Captain Marco and his team!! The staff, the whale watching, and the hotel was absolutely impeccable!! Granted this is not a resort, so if that's what you're looking for this is not your jam, but if you're OK...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

I have been on a lot of safaris during my life and this was like a whale safari. The whales interact with you but you feel safe. Captain Marcos was so helpful and had a wonderful way about him. Best yet, we saw about 25...More

Thank Boyd259
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Amazing trip of a lifetime! Beautiful whales, wonderful, informative Captain / guide (Juan). Great "glamping" set up with delicious food and the kindest staff. We saw moms and babies the first day of our tour. The whales were friendly and came right up to the...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

The little hotel was comfortable with super staff. The Lobster meal was cooked just right. The next morning coffee and snacks were ready early and off we went to the boats. We chartered one for the 2 of us. Our Capitan Juan was born on...More

Thank OldGuard1946
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We three ladies were looking for an environment to get away from noise, traffic, and experience something unique. This camp met these wants completely. Extremely quiet, exquisite sunrises and sunsets. Fresh, tasty food. Whales, fishing, sea life. Amiable staff. Daily water excursions. After 5 days...More

Thank carol c
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I just came back from Gray Whale watching tour in Magdelana bay with Captain Marco and Captain Juan. It was super easy to book the tour and hotel as the family is running the entire operation. Everyone was very warm, welcoming and the home cooked...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We stayed as a group of friends for a few days at the whale camp watching the awesome grey whales. Captain Juan could not have been better and very respectful of marine life which we appreciated. Food was great and nothing too much trouble for...More

Thank Ms_Shirt
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

We spent 3 nights (2 days on the water) with these folks. Can sum it up by saying "simply amazing adventure". Accommodations were comfortable, food was great and the people were all gracious and kind. And boy oh boy the whale watching was off the...More

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Response from Hiemi H | Reviewed this property |
Charging batteries is no problem - they do have a generator and plug so you can charge. I think you can ask Marco to use their shower at their hotel even if you don't stay over night at the hotel. 10 liter is plenty of... More
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February 27, 2018|
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Response from Jerry S | Reviewed this property |
Magdalena Bay Whales will provide transportation from Loreto airport or hotel for additional fee. I think it was about $495. For me, it was cheaper to rent a car and drive about 3 hours from Loreto.
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Yews, pre-book on their website as they take small groups only and fill up fast.
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