GRAY WHALE WATCHING
GRAY WHALE WATCHING PUERTO CHALE
December - March
ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE
Embarking on a gray whale watching expedition in Puerto Chale is a captivating journey that promises a close encounter with one of the most iconic marine mammals. Located on the western coast of the Baja California Peninsula, Puerto Chale is a prime destination for observing the annual migration of gray whales.
The gray whales make an incredible journey, covering thousands of miles from their feeding grounds in the Arctic to the warm breeding and calving waters of Baja California. Puerto Chale, with its strategic location along their migratory route, becomes a hub for nature enthusiasts eager to witness this remarkable spectacle.
As you set out on your expedition, you'll navigate the waters, surrounded by the breathtaking desert landscape characteristic of the region. Knowledgeable guides on board provide valuable insights into the behavior and biology of gray whales, enhancing your understanding of these majestic creatures.
The highlight of the expedition is undoubtedly the opportunity to witness the gray whales in their natural habitat. The calm and protected waters of the breeding lagoons near Puerto Chale offer a unique vantage point for observing mothers with their calves, witnessing playful behaviors of these gentle giants.
Puerto Chale provides a more intimate and immersive experience compared to larger tourist destinations, allowing you to connect with nature on a personal level. The relatively untouched surroundings contribute to the authenticity of the encounter, creating memories that will linger long after the expedition concludes.
The expedition not only serves as a thrilling adventure but also as an educational experience, highlighting the importance of conservation efforts to protect the delicate ecosystems that these magnificent creatures call home.
Whether you're a seasoned whale-watching enthusiast or a first-time adventurer, a gray whale watching expedition in Puerto Chale offers a unique and awe-inspiring glimpse into the world of these incredible marine mammals, making it an experience of a lifetime.
What does it include?
-Lunch on a local restaurant
-4 hour boat tour, 3 hour driving
-Transportation La Ventana - Puerto Chale - La Ventana
YOU NEED TO...
-Feel comfortable in small boats.
-Bring sunscreen lotion, hat, sunglasses, confortable clothes and shoes.
How is step by step
1.-Departure from La Ventana at 5am
2.- 3 hours to get to hour destination
3.- 4 hours boat tour
4.- Lunch at a local restaurant
5.- Return to La Ventana
1. What do I need to bring on the tour?
Sunscreen, comfortable clothes, a sweatshirt, hat, and great attitude!
2. How is the payment made?
It is necessary to pay at least 50% of the total amount through Paypal to make your reservation, and the day of the tour pay the rest in cash. You can also pay the total amount from the beginning if you wish.
3. What happens if the tour is cancelled?
If the tour is cancelled by us we will refund the total amount paid, cancellations will be made in case of bad weather and we will notify you as soon as possible. In case you cancel for any reason, we will not be able to refund your money.
4. What is the minimum age for this tour?
The minimum age for this tour is 8 years old.
5. Can I bring my own cooler with beer, snacks etc?
Yes, it is possible, but please try not to take up too much space since the boat is a panga.
8. How many people are in each group on this tour?
A maximum of 6 people per boat, plus 3 crew members.