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Lindblad Expeditions

Wild Baja Escape II: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

March 12 - 17, 2025
Length: 6 days
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SPECIAL 10% GROUP SAVINGS: Save 10% on cabin fare when traveling with the California Alumni Association/Cal Discoveries Travel on this departure (conditions apply.)

Enjoy the best of Baja California and the whales of Magdalena Bay on this six-day escape. We will anchor among the gray whale mothers and calves―playful and friendly, they occasionally approach us in our pangas for close-up views.

Operated by Lindblad Expeditions

Tour Highlights

  • Spend several extraordinary days in the company of majestic gray whales in Mexico’s Bahía Magdalena, one of the best places in the world to witness interactions between gray whale mothers and their curious calves, who often approach Lindblad’s small boats.
  • Kayak through mangrove forests and hike desert islands, watch pelicans and ospreys soar overhead, and soak up the sun on some of the Pacific’s most pristine beaches.
  • Learn about desert ecosystems, seabird migrations, and whale behavior from experienced naturalist guides.
  • Live among gigantic gray whale mothers and their calves in the nursery waters of Bahía Magdalena. See them from the ship and local pangas, delighting in up-close encounters.
  • Scan the skies for bird species, from diving pelicans to magnificent frigatebirds
  • If you would like to receive a PDF copy of this trip’s brochure, please click on the words “Brochure Request Link” under Additional Resources on this webpage.

* Cal lecturer’s participation cannot be guaranteed and is contingent upon a minimum number of paying travelers.

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