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Cabo San Lucas: Up Close Whale Watching Small Group Tour

Product ID: 328026
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Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to see whales in their natural habitat off the coast of Cabo San Lucas. In an agile Zodiac boat with expert guides, visit some of the region’s best whale watching spots and get up close to the action.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

You will be picked up directly from your hotel by your chauffeur in an air-conditioned van. Please wait in the lobby if no other meeting point is specified.

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  • Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure
  • Enjoy a small group tour in the company of expert guides
  • Get up close to whales and dolphins in an agile Zodiac boat
  • Learn about whale behavior and how to spot them
Full description
Start the experience with pickup from your hotel in Cabo San Lucas then head to the marina to board your Zodiac boat. Zodiacs are fast, small, and agile, meaning you can get closer to the action than other vessels.

Head out onto the Pacific Ocean or the Sea Cortez, benefiting from the knowledge of your experienced crew who know all the best spots to search for whales. 32 species of whales and dolphins have been counted in these waters during winter, which makes Cabo San Lucas the perfect place to seek out these fascinating creatures.

Keep your eyes peeled on the water, and look out for spouting, and splashing which are tell-tale signs of a nearby whale. As you search for whales, brush up on your whale-behavior knowledge and learn about breaching, lob-tailing, spy-hopping, fin-slapping, and diving. Once you’ve spotted one, get as close as possible to the whale, whilst still respecting the animal’s comfort zone and the laws for endangered species.

At the end of an epic, once-in-a-lifetime adventure, head back to the marina for the return transfer to your hotel.
  • Round-trip transportation from your Los Cabos hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned van
  • Certified guide
  • Water and soft drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Unfortunately no food will be served on this tour but there is a café where you can purchase it
  • Gratuities (it is recommended to tip the guide 15-20% at the end of the tour)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• The minimum age for this tour is 5-years-old. Anyone under 18-years-old must be accompanied by an adult
• This tour is not permitted for guests who are pregnant or those with heart, back, and/or neck problems
• No one under the influence of alcohol or drugs is allowed on the tour
•Depending on weather and wind conditions, the boat ride can be bumpy
• The near-perfect weather with year-round sunshine makes Cabo an ideal destination for outdoor activities. Occasionally however there is unexpected bad weather, which could affect the quality of your tour. If the tour gets cancelled prior to departure and the operator is not able to reschedule your tour, a 100% refund will be issued
• Changes can be made free of charge if done 24-hours prior to the tour
• Cancellations made more than 72-hours or more before the tour will receive a 100% refund
• Cancellations made between 24 and 72-hours before the tour will receive a 50% refund

From US$ 81.67 per person

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Product ID: 328026