2014 Whale Watching Cabo San Lucas
Whale Watching Los Cabos 2014 California Gray Whales migrate away from the cold, food-rich, waters near Alaska to the warmer waters near Mexico to breed and bear their calves. Whale Watching in Los Cabos Mexico
The whale watching season in Mexico is reasonably short: December to March each year. To see the whales you really need to take an organized boat trip (or a private boat charter for groups or incentives) operated by an experienced Charter company like Cabo Legend Tours.
When to Go
You need to be in the Baja California Sur region of Mexico between December and March, which is when the California Gray Whale can be found in Mexican waters.
Enjoy a good, wholesome, breakfast; aboard Our Breakfast Whale Watching tour, Scrambled eggs and Mexican Chiliaquiles as well as fruits are served aboard. Don’t go whale watching on an empty stomach; also, you are less likely to suffer from motion sickness if you have eaten than not. Enjoy bloody Mary’s or our famous Mimosas during your excursion.
Binoculars and Camera
If you are experienced with binoculars, bring them along. Most people will not find them much use: it’s an art using binoculars.
A good camera with a zoom or telephoto lens is ideal. If it’s a non-digital camera bring plenty of film, if it’s a digital camera bring additional batteries.
Bring rubber soled shoes that will support your feet and your ankles as the boat moves and the waves hit up against the side of the vessel causing shudders or sudden movements. Flip-flops and heels are not appropriate on a whale cruise boat.
If you have never been on a long boat trip before, you might like to take some motion sickness medicine with you. You could purchase this at home or from any pharmacy in Los Cabos. You will need to take the medications before you board the vessel; it’s no use taking it once you are on the water.
Sun Block, Hat & Sun Glasses
Be sure you pack a high-factor sun block and a hat even though we have protection from the sun once you are out on the open waters of the Pacific. Over 50% of the suns rays bounce off the ocean’s surface and hit you – so you can burn even in shade. You can also sunburn under overcast skies as the sun’s UV rays can penetrate cloud. If you are traveling with children, be sure they are well protected from the sun with sun block a hat and sun glasses.
Dress in Layers
The temperature on the open sea can be considerably lower than the temperature on land. Dress in layers and be sure you can keep warm. You might get wet and, if you do, you can also feel very cold in the wind. It’s a good idea to bring a lightweight waterproof jacket with a hood, as an outer layer in case the seas get choppy.
*Our Tall Ship accomodates up to 60 Passengers It’s impossible to predict when or how the Whales will appear. There are very strict maritime guidelines about how a boat should approach and maneuver around whales and the capatain may not be able to go in the direction that you think will offer you the best view.