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Experience Baja California and marvel at the extraordinary marine wildlife on this extraordinary expedition cruise.
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Seven nights cruise accommodation, meals as indicated, guided excursions, naturalist staff, services of a Lindblad expedition leader and port charges.
Selected dates in 2017
Enter the California gray whale birthing lagoons of Bahía Magdalena for close encounters with these gentle giants, a rare privilege in the natural world. Plus explore the islands dotting the azure Sea of Cortez, one of the best places to see marine mammals.
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See California grey whales up close
Experience Baja California
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Arrive in La Paz and drive across the Baja Peninsula to San Carlos to board the ship. (D)
Bahia Magdalena is one of the main breeding and calving areas for the California grey whale. During your days in this otherworldly place, you’ll have the opportunity to not only observe these enormous yet gentle animals from the ship, but also at water level from the expedition landing craft. (B)(L)(D)
See Day 2 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)
For those who wish, visit the historic town centre of San José del Cabo. The afternoon is spent at the Gorda Banks seamount or La Fortuna, gathering places for whales, especially humpbacks, dolphins and other sea life. See tail lobbing, flipper slapping and breaching. (B)(L)(D)
Spend the days on the lookout for whales, bottlenose and common dolphin or explore some of the many uninhabited islands of Isla Islotes and Isla Espiritu Santo, known for its sweeping beaches and arroyos. (B)(L)(D)
See Day 6 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)
Disembark after breakfast in La Paz and drive to the airport for your departure flight. (B)
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