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Baja Ecotours | Whale & Dolphin Watching

Campo Cortez offers a unique getaway to our remotely located eco-lodge at San Ignacio Lagoon. This is one of the main breeding lagoons of the Pacific Gray Whale and the only lagoon known for its friendly whale encounters. The eco-lodge has 15 solar operated cabins with comfortable beds, warm showers and local hospitality

5 day air trip from San Diego 6 day bus trip from San Diego Self Arrival for those that drive to camp during non-peak dates"


January • February • March • April



Vessel types

Rigid inflatable • Small boat (0-50 passengers)

Times and prices

Trips range from: 5day private air trip: $2500 pp RT from San Diego 6day bus trip: $1400 pp RT from San Diego Self Arrival daily fee: $250 pp daily fee all inclusive/overnight and full day fee.

About our skippers and naturalist guides

Local operators from the lagoon that are our naturalists and skiff operators. We are a locally owned base camp and have all lived our lives at the lagoon and our trained naturalists are second to none.


Access to wheelhouse • Carbon neutral • Deck with 360?vision • Disabled access • Hands-on materials (bones, shells etc) • Naturalist guide(s) as well as skipper • On board hydrophone • On board video • On-site visitor center / museum • Onboard research • PA system • Posters / displays / maps • Public participation in research • Reading material available • Restrooms / toilets on board • Scenic backdrop to encounters • Snacks / drinks • Support conservation • Use a code of conduct

We frequently

See a whale's tail • See leaping dolphins • See leaping whales • Watch whales and dolphins

Baleen Whales

Gray Whale

Ocean Dolphins

Bottlenose Dolphin

Other wildlife and points of interest

Coyotes, HUGE variety of birds that Migrate south from as far as Alaska to Mexico.

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