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About Magdalena Bay Whales
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a quick note about customer service - due to a medical emergency we were forced to cancel our trip very late - the week before we were scheduled to go. I was and am very impressed that MBW refunded our deposit immediately and without...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SpiritAsJeff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

December isn’t the best time to go whale watching, particularly if you want to see the Gray Whales, but we went anyway. Captain Miguel took us to where he thought we might see some humpbacks just outside the bay, and indeed they were there. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Capt Marco said we would have a 65% chance of seeing whales as we were early for the season. We took a chance, saw two and hung with them for about 2 hours. Fantastic! Miguel was our captain this day. He was very friendly, knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mescott
Reviewed December 4, 2018

I'm just glad we didn't sign up for their Whale Camp accommodations which would have made the trip that much worse. We saw the camp on our second day out (after day 1 was a total bust) and boy am I glad we didn't pay...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank denverryans
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Captain Marco, Adam and other crew members treated us like royalty from the moment we arrived! This was our first glamping experience and we are ready to do it again! We went in mid-March so some of the whales had already started their migration but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rick M
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Captain Marco, Adam and the team were amazing! Easy going, found the friendliest whales, awesome food! Great experience not to be missed. We are going again because it was so life changing!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank workwithwendy
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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jasonl999
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rolinoli
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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 881rachelp
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Sorry not familiar with Vegan. Lots of vegies and fruit. They will set you up with what ever you need. Pickled bull kelp is good.
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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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