Baja whale watching
Baja Whale Watching Tours
“The Best of Baja’s Whales, Dolphins & Sea Lions”
February – Beg. of April Are Best for Baja Whale Watching
New Worry-Free Booking and Cancellation Policy
Baja Airventures tours and ecolodge understands that there is a lot of uncertainty around your travel planning right now. That’s why we giving you our new Worry-Free Booking and Cancellation Policy.
You may reschedule any new or existing reservation for any tour with us at no charge if there are any official health/travel government restrictions in place.
More Whale Watching • Less Travel Time • U.S. Based Company
Scammon’s Lagoon (Ojo de Libre), Pacific Ocean
Midriff Islands Region, Sea of Cortez
Las Animas EcoLodge • Private B&B • Private Carriage Transportation • 10 Person Groups
#1 Specialty Lodging Baja California
Whale, Dolphin & Sea Lion – Seven Day Combo Trip
Your Baja whale watching trip with Baja Airventures begins with two and a half days exploring the famous Scammon’s Lagoon (Ojo de Libre) located on the Pacific Ocean.
You’ll experience California Gray whales as they move along their annual migration route, first with a local guide by boat, and then by air. The combination of air and sea viewing is something NO other whale watching operator in Baja is able to offer. In fact, the opportunity to view these creatures with a birds eye view is a rarity in itself. See aerials of whales here.
You will revel in up-close encounters with inquisitive young calves and mischievous, yet mindful adult whales. A short, scenic flight will then carry you over the peninsula to the Las Animas Wilderness Ecolodge, found on the Sea of Cortez. The remainder of the trip to Las Animas is by boat. There you’ll enjoy four more days of fun, exploration, and relaxation. Fantastic food, superior accommodations, attentive staff, endless natural wonders and certain relaxation will all meet you there. Call now to reserve your place on this truly unique soft adventure vacation. See you in Baja!
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Amazing Momma & Baby Gray Whale Close Encounter
John Steinbeck’s “Galapagos of Mexico” – Sea of Cortez
There really is no question as to why John Steinbeck coined this area of Mexico as the countries Galapagos! The Sonoran desert and the crystal blue waters surrounding Las Animas near the Bay of the Angels are home to an impressive variety of abundant food supply and diverse habitats. You’ll experience perhaps the most spectacular collection of marine plants, birds and mammals found anywhere in the world. 23 species of dolphins and whales, including the largest whales in the world, the Fin and Blue whales, have been sighted in Canal de Los Ballenas (just whale canal), east of Las Animas. 800 fish species, 120 species of cactus, and the largest concentration of seabirds found anywhere in the Sea of Cortez are all here to discover.
This was a great trip! I highly recommend it!Tripadvisor review
2023 Baja Whale Watching Departure
$3695.00, Plus Tax. All-inclusive package, including round transportation from San Diego.
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800-221-9283 or 1-619-421-2235
January / February Baja Whale Watching Tours
|Feb. 9 – 15||Sold Out|
| Feb. 15 – 22
||Special Trip with Captain Nancy Caruso: 8 open
| Feb. 22 – 28
||Special Trip with Captain Nancy Caruso: 8 open
|Feb. 28 – March 6
March & April Baja Whale Watching Tours
|March 12 – 18
|March 18 – 24
|March 24 – 30
|March 30 – April 5
|April 5 – 11||SOLD OUT|
* Trips are limited to 10 guests only!
2023 Pricing ( See Dates Below on Right)
Best of Baja’s Whales, Dolphins & Sea Lions Tour
February – March: Baja Gray Whale Watching Season
7-day, ALL Inclusive: $3,695* *Please add 13% Mexican government IVA & 3% National Park Tax*
Your Baja Whale Watching Itinerary
Meet at San Diego Brown field at 6:00 AM, private carriage transfer, clear customs on the way to San Felipe with quick fuel & rest stop. Enjoy fantastic views along the Sea of Cortez & Islas Encantadas to Gonzaga Bay. Onward through amazing rock gardens, Valle de Los Cirrios with world’s tallest cactus to Laguna Ojo De Liebre (Scammons Lagoon) and our B&B or hotel in Guerro Negro. Welcome happy hour and appetizers followed by a fresh homemade dinner by our Chef. . (Snack, Lunch, Dinner)
Lecture on the Viscaino Biosphere Reserve (the largest in Latin America) and the Grey Whale (Ballenas Gris) followed by whale watch trip #1 in outer Laguna Ojo De Liebre in A.M., Return to B & B for lunch and free time followed by whale watch #2 in the inner lagoon (whale nursery) in the afternoon. Return to enjoy happy hour and appetizers followed by a fresh homemade dinner by our Chef.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Delicious breakfast followed by a whale watch trip #3 in Laguna Ojo De Libre ( front of lagoon ) in A.M. Return to B & B for lunch and free time followed by whale watch #4 in the inner lagoon (whale nursery) in the afternoon. Then happy hour and appetizers followed by a fresh homemade dinner by our Chef. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Early AM breakfast and van transfer across the Baja peninsula with short stop in the Valle de Los Cirrios protected desert preserve which has the world’s tallest cactus and along with some unique endemic plants for a guided desert walk. Continue on to the midriff Island region of the Sea of Cortez. Scenic boat transfer passing numerous bird nesting Islands to Las Animas Wilderness Ecolodge for lunch. Free time or PM activity followed by happy hour and appetizers then a fresh homemade dinner by our Chef. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 - 6
Explore this Unesco world heritage site with naturalist led excursions by boat, kayak and hiking. Observe and snorkel with Sea lions, chance to see dolphins and several types of whales, including the Fin whale (the second largest in the world) Visit numerous nesting Islands and mangrove estuaries. Free time or PM activity followed by happy hour and appetizers then a fresh homemade dinner by our Chef. Enjoy some of the best star gazing on the planet (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Early breakfast and depart Las Animas to Bahia de Los Angeles. Ground transfer through the Valle de Los Cirrios to Gonzaga Bay and San Felipe along the Sea of Cortez with short rest stops. We will have snack, drinks and lunches en route. Continue on to San Diego, US customs and border crossing. Arrive Brown field approx. 5:00PM. (Breakfast, Bag Lunch)