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
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
See a whale's tail • See leaping dolphins • See leaping whales • Watch whales and dolphins
Other wildlife and points of interest
Coyotes, HUGE variety of birds that Migrate south from as far as Alaska to Mexico.