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“captain marco”(4 reviews)
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This grey whale breeding spot is full of activity from January to March.
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Reviewed 10 May 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
1  Thank rolinoli
Reviewed 3 April 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
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Seeing the gray whales at Magdalena Bay is a once in a lifetime experience. I’m an avid animal lover, and I was so moved by this close encounter that I literally cried. While I always worry that visiting animals in their wild habitats is exploitive...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank jessicakV5045WE
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We had the phenomenal experience of spending 3 days (Jan 14-16 2018) watching and interacting with whales at Magdalena Bay in Baja California. Our stay was hosted by Magdalenabaywhales.com who provided great accommodations and tour guides that led us on the unforgettable experience of interacting...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank davidlhaines1
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We were in Magdalena Bay on 29th December and even though we thought we wouldn't be able to see the whales, we had a great experience with Magdalena Bay Whales seeing dolphins, sealions, sea turtles and humpback whales! A lovely experience and super recommended if...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best trips we have ever taken. I have 2 boys and my oldest has always wanted to see whales. We decided not to stay at the camp. Capt Marco made arrangements for us to stay at the bed and breakfast....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Tomseyr
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Quiet tiny town. wonderful kind local people - modest clean accommodations - fabulous homemade tortillas and salsas- gorgeous bay, with sand dunes, and island restaurant and eco camps - incredible whale watching with caring guides who know the only way to encounter whales is to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank cileh
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We flew into Loreto and then rented a car and drove out to Magdalena Bay. It was a nice drive. The roads are nice and it's not scary at all. the first part of the drive is a windy road and the second part is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
14  Thank Teri G
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A few months ago I scheduled a trip for us to take in February and sent the down payment to Magdalena bay whales. Unfortunately I had to cancel the trip and was quite concerned we would not get our deposit back. I spoke with Marco...More

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank oodle1
Reviewed 25 July 2015

My trip with Magdalena Bay whales was so fabulous I will never forget it. I've been following Captain Marcos progress of the fish camp all year and I am booked for February 2016. The whales were so close we caught a wif of their breath,...More

Date of experience: January 2015
4  Thank Debbie C
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