4.5 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

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  • Location: Los Cabos, Mexico
  • Duration:  12 hours

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Majestic Whale Watching Adventure from Los Cabos. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

An absolutely wonderful experience! It was so exciting to see the many grey whales in Magdalena Bay. Our guide, Lenin, and driver,Fernando,did an outstanding job. The captain of our whale watching boat was skilled in getting us up close to the whales. The highlight of my day was rubbing the nose of the mother whale who came up and nudged our boat--three times in a row. We had a great late lunch of lobster, shrimp and fish at a local restaurant. It was a wonderful day and I would recommend it without reservation!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2013

Mountaintop experience! What a great group with whom to travel and what an EXCELLENT guide! No doubt about it...., this is one for the record books! Our captain was skilled. When the whale nudged out boat into a nearby boat, no one was hurt. Scared the mama whale a bit, but she came right back! Delicious seafood lunch of flounder, lobster, and shrimp and a nice croissant bag breakfast, too. Such a perfect day and a bonus stop at Hotel California on the way home made for a nice surprise ending! I would have thought the van ride would have seemed long, but it wasn't at all most likely due to the compatible guide (Luis) and the good driving skills of Juan. Just can't say enough. I will bring friends and do this again. Everyone needs to do it at least ONCE!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2012

Our guide was fantastic and we saw many whales and their babies. I was even able to pet one of them! Due to the early pick up, they provided us with a box breakfast. We also had a delicious lunch in a local restaurant.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2012

Luis and Elisa were fabulous. Both were highly knowledgeable and personal. They made the gray whale tour outstanding. I would definitely recommend taking this trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2011

Wonderful. We saw many whales with their babies. Our guide, Lennin, was very knowledgeable and personable. Our driver, Salvatore, was excellent and we felt very safe on the long drive. The captain of our boat, Francisco, was very skilled at getting up close to the whales without scaring them. We would do this again and would highly recommend the tour to any whale loving soul.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2009

The driver was great. Authentic Mexican food was tasty and fun experience. Whales were FANTASTIC!!!

4 star rating: Recommended
February 2014

Trip was well organised. Juan, our driver was very capable and friendly. Our tour guide , Lennie, was knowledgeable and pleasant. He spoke good English and did his best to ensure everyone had a good time. It's a very long day, but we felt we received good value for money.

4 star rating: Recommended
February 2014

The trip was great. However, next time I would book it directly with the company. We had scheduled to depart on Jan 23, 2014, however, when we called the tour company(Not Viator) 2 1/2 days in advance, we were told that there were not enough people to go on this day and if we wanted to go, we would have to go on Jan. 21, 2014 (the very next day after we had arrived in Los Cabos). We did agree, so we did get to go and it was a wonderful trip, but if we had not called well in advance, we would have missed the tour. Viator is just a broker for these tours, they do not follow-up with you. It is up to you to reconfirm the tour. Many of these tours you could just book on your own.


4 star rating: Recommended
February 2013

Excellent activity. Only comment is that the bus trip there is long and the roads are poor, so comfort is not high. Otherwise, see whales this close up is extraordinary.

4 star rating: Recommended
November 2009

Seeing the whales is spectacular. Going on the sand dunes afterwards was a lot of fun. The guides were very nice and the restaurant at which we ate lunch was good. Just make sure you are prepared for a long day, since the ride is 5.5 hours each way. Also make sure you bring a sweatshirt and windbreaker, because it is windy and noticeably cooler than Cabos.

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
February 2012

Seeing the whales up this close was truly the highlight of our trip to beautiful Cabo San Lucas. the fact that we started our trip from Pueblo Bonito at Sunset Beach, at 5:15am- and did not arrive back until 12:00am was HORRIBLE! The bus ride was most uncomfortable.

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