Baja California: Among The Great Whales

8 Days from £5495 per adult.
8 Days
Wildlife Cruise
Whale Watching
Snorkelling and Diving

The National Geographic Sea Bird can reach places inaccessible to larger ships due to its small size. Seeing grey whales in their natural habitat is one of the highlights of this seven night voyage. In the Sea of Cortez whales, dolphins, sea lions, blue-footed boobies, huge cardon cacti, mangroves and sand dunes are among the wonders that are encountered.

Some departure dates travel in reverse making all the same stops.

Itinerary

Price from £5495 per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms

Day 1 - La Paz

Arrive in La Paz and drive across the Baja Peninsula to San Carlos to board the ship.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes Dinner.

Day 2 - Bahia Magdalena

Explore Bahia Magdalena, one of the main breeding and calving areas for the California grey whale. There will be opportunities to view the whales not only from the ship, but also at water level from the zodiacs.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes All Meals.

Day 3 - Bahia Magdalena

Further Exploration of Bahia Magdalena.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes All Meals.

Day 4 - Bahia Magdalena

Further Exploration of Bahia Magdalena.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes All Meals.

Day 5 - Land's End

In the morning cruise past the spectacular Friar's Rock at Land's End. Optional visit to the historic town centre of San Jose del Cabo. The afternoon is spent at the Gorda Banks sea mount, a gathering place for whales and dolphins including humpback whales.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes All Meals.

Day 6 - Sea of Cortez Islands

Islas Los Isoltes and Espiritu Santo are two of the most beautiful islands in the Sea of Cortez. Snorkel with sea lions, kayak and hike. The day ends with a beach barbecue.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes All Meals.

Day 7 - Sea of Cortez Islands

Explore among the islands of the southern Sea of Cortez, proven to be one of the best areas for finding blue whales. Visit uninhabited islands and swim or snorkel.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes All Meals.

Day 8 - La Paz

Disembark after breakfast in La Paz and drive to the airport for onward international flights.

Staying at National Geographic Sea Bird. Includes Breakfast.

Travel Info

Are Flights Included?
No

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