Travel to Magdalena Bay and visit our
family home and office to say hello. We will be there to provide all of the
details for your excursion and answer any questions you may have, as well as
address any of your concerns.
These websites provide more information on how to get to
Magdalena Bay and how to find our office:
Go to : www.magdalenabaywhales.com/mapdirections.html
Go to : https://plus.google.com/115209680800437309657/about
The usual departure time is approximately 3:00 pm, to allow
for a leisurely ride across Magdalena Bay to our Comfortable Eco-camp.
If you would rather arrive in Magdalena Bay in the later
afternoon or evening, we will escort you to the comfortable and peaceful Hotel
Villas Isabela for a restful night before an early morning departure to Isla
Magdalena the next day.
Hotel Villas Isabela features off street parking, clean,
comfortable rooms with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi connection and a pleasant,
shady courtyard. It is located about a block from the busy fishing beaches of
While in San Carlos, we can assist you in finding the very
best restaurants for excellent local cooking of seafood, traditional Mexican
meals, street tacos and more, as well as help you gather any necessary last
minute supplies for your trip.
Day 1 , 2 or more :
Your Isla Magdalena, Magdalena Bay whale watching Eco-tour
36 plus years of skilled, safe boating experience in Magdalena Bay stands behind our
taxi boat service to the island. On board the boat, we provide cold soft
drinks, bottled water and snacks. Along the way to our
secluded, Comfort Eco-camp on Isla Magdalena, we share our local expertise on
the features of the bay, the history of the region and the ecological
significance of our area.
will work with you to customize travel time to the island, as well as create a
schedule that appeals most to you, depending on your interests. We provide
appetizers, lunch and dinner while you are at camp. Among the possible
activities for our first day of adventuring:
-Fishing from shore
-Kayaking from camp out into the bay to explore
-Hiking and exploring the island
-A trip to the mangroves and estuary north of
-A stop at a marine bird sanctuary on our way to
-Swimming or beach combing at the magnificent
-Walk on the trail across the island to
spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, with a visit to the fishing village of
Puerto Magdalena along the way
-Observe the art of fishermen diving for
lobsters, scallops, clams or checking their fishing nets or trolling for jumbo
For more detailed information on your comfortable campsite on
Isla Magdalena, click on the link:
Day 2 & 3 (or more, by arrangement. It is up to you!):
The story of your unique adventure continues. We create a
personalized schedule of whale watching time and will provide your own private
whale watching and eco-tour adventure session of up to 7 hours per day.
Your party will be the only one on board our boat. You have
total control of your whale watching itinerary and how you spend your time. No
matter what your preferences are, we will work with you to meet your desires.
If you want to spend all 6 hours with the whales, consider it done! If you
would like to mix activities on Isla Magdalena with whale watching, we will
gladly schedule that as well.
Our intention is to provide you with a once in a lifetime
opportunity to customize your very own whale watching, island and camping
In addition to boat transportation, fishing equipment,
kayaks, trail guides, etc., each day you spend with us we provide appetizers,
breakfast, lunch, dinner and non-alcoholic beverages. We also provide an
excellent selection of beer and wine at very reasonable prices, with a focus on
Baja California vintages.
In the evenings, after memorable days of meeting and observing our famous grey
whales and exploring our one of a kind marine bay, estuary and island system,
relax by the fire, watch the sunset and savor the complete escape that our Isla
Magdalena camp provides.
provide a pleasant boat ride back to port after fresh coffee & warm breakfast burritos to go and a beautiful
sunrise on Isla Magdalena. A typical departure time from Isla Magdalena is
scheduled so that you arrive back in port at about 6:45 am, in order to give
you plenty of time to embark on the next phase of your Baja California
adventure. However, we can arrange any departure time you would prefer.
that we are committed to creating your schedule with maximum flexibility. You
design your adventure, you schedule your activities, you are in control of your
time and schedule.
you return to port, we can provide lots of inside, local information on what to
do in the area, where to go next to continue your vacation, or excellent ways
to spend the rest of your time in beautiful Baja.
know you will depart from our island sanctuary recharged, inspired and with
memories that will last a lifetime.
Once you confirm your
arrival date and length of stay, we'll send an
email including our secure deposit form. This will guarantee your reservations.
Note: We are grateful for your business and we
understand the importance of your vacation planning. So, please, any questions
or concerns let us know.