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Wild Baja California Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

Feb. 18–23, 2025

Tour Operator: Lindblad (National Geographic)

Activity Level: Active

To learn more or to make a reservation please call Lindblad Expeditions at 1-833-985-1261.  

While whales may be the highlight, there is so much more to do: kayak or paddleboard among mangroves; grab a fat-tire bike to ride over striking desert terrain; hike expansive beaches searching for sand dollars; and scan the skies for bird species, from diving brown pelicans to soaring magnificent frigatebirds.


  • Search for gray whale mothers and their calves aboard Zodiacs and local pangas, delighting in up-close encounters.
  • Kayak and paddleboard through stunning mangroves, or beachcomb along endless beaches.
  • Explore diverse landscapes and ride a fat-tire bike along desert island terrain.
    Learn about desert ecosystems, seabird migrations and whale behavior from our experienced naturalists.
  • With National Geographic Global Explorers, our exclusive family program, kids and teens will learn about this vibrant part of the world—from migrating gray whales to desert plant species.
  • Enjoy first-rate amenities, superb food and supreme comfort aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion.

Cost Details

Please see tour brochure for details.

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