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3 Essential Tips For Whale Watching In Cabo San Lucas

a group of people standing in front of a jumping whale
  1. Why you should go Whale Watching in Cabo

Whale watching in Cabo is a special occasion, to say the least. Gray and Humpback whales swim all the way from Alaska to the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific in order to have their calves in the warmer waters. That is a journey worthy of respect (and multiple documentaries) and to see it happen before your very eyes, rather than on a screen, is an experience you will never forget.

a whale jumping out of the water

Humpback Whale

 2. How long does Whale Season Last?

Whale watching season lasts from December until April, with most newborn whales being born around January, afterwards the mothers and their calves swim in the waters of Baja California Sur until it is time to go back to Alaska and repeat the process once more. All of this makes for amazing opportunities during that time. Seeing a whale up close is already something else, but an entire school? Mothers and their calves? All of that and so much more is why people come here every year and why they come back.

a large ship in a body of water

Cabo Escape boat at Whale Watching tour.

3. Where to find the Best Tours for Whale Watching in Cabo?

There are plenty of tours in Cabo to give these big friends a visit and its one of many the must-do activities if you ever happen to drop by. If you need any recommendations from yours truly, then I would be more than happy to recommend Wild Cabo’s Whale Watching Tours. Our expert guides will make sure you not only get a nice dose of marine education and ecological awareness, but a great time as well. Our luxury boat also comes with included food and beverages, making the experience filling for both adventurous appetites and appetites of the more regular kind.

Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale

Our tours offer great experiences for the family, vacation-goers and avid photographers, looking to increase the size of their portfolio. Between the combination of majestic whales and Cabo’s beautiful, one of kind landmarks, like the famed Arch and Neptune’s Finger, well…let’s just say even a casual picture will look amazing on your social media feeds.

a whale jumping out of the water

Humpback Whale waving at the visitors.

So? What are you waiting for? Why spend your time at an aquarium where the whales are stuck around swimming in a box all day, when you can see them roam free? Whether you are a nature photographer or a family wanting to enjoy their vacation together with some marine sightseeing, Cabo San Lucas always has something to offer, something you will take home and remember for years to come.   

-Wild Cabo Tours Signing Out