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Baja Expeditions

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Sonora 585 | E/Topete y Abasolo, La Paz 23060, Mexico
+52 612 125 3828
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Fantastic whale shark trip

We travelled to La Paz to see the whale sharks in January. We chose this company because of their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hannahsophietravels
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1994 Baja Expeditions duo-trip: Magdalena Bay and Sea of Cortez

This was the trip of a lifetime, and it was my first solo travel experience. Aboard the Don Jose... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Debra R
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Auburn, WA
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We are Baja California's pioneer in minimum-impact expeditions and base eco camps for the adventurous and conscious traveler. Cruise the Sea of Cortez aboard our Catamaran "EL Mechudo", explore Espíritu Santo Island while staying at our eco-camp, or discover the magic of the Grey Whales in San Ignacio Lagoon.
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Sonora 585 | E/Topete y Abasolo, La Paz 23060, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to La Paz to see the whale sharks in January. We chose this company because of their commitment to sustainability and conservation and they were great. La Paz has good restrictions on the boats and swimmers that see the sharks. We had to...More

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Claudia_BajaEx, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for this great review and recommendation.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This was the trip of a lifetime, and it was my first solo travel experience. Aboard the Don Jose in Magdalena Bay with Mason Weinrich, and the Alaska Adventurer with Tom Johnson, two great naturalists, and a bonus: I was blessed to be in the...More

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Claudia_BajaEx, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Debra! thank you for your kind words and great review of Baja Expeditions! We no longer offer this trip, instead we created an awesome adventure that combines Grey Whales in San Ignacio Lagoon, with Blue Whales in the Sea of Cortez aboard our catamaran...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

3 days on Espiritu Santo were the highlight of our Baja trip. Baja Expeditions has a lot of experience and it shows. Everything was very well organized. For just my wife and I they had a panga captain, a trained naturalist guide and cook. Our...More

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Claudia_BajaEx, Sales Manager at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Many thanks for your great review. We're very pleased to know you enjoyed your time with us, it is very rewarding to hear about our clients experiences! We look forward to seeing you again in Baja!

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Baja Expeditions is the MOST wonderful tour group to the San Ignacio Lagoon. You stay right at the Lagoon and go out 2-3 times a day in little boats to be with the gray whales. The whales come right up to your boat and you...More

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Claudia_BajaEx, Ventas y Atención al Cliente at Baja Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you Nancy M for this wonderful review, and for recommending our trips to other travellers! We hope you'll join us again on another great adventure!

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our family just got back from a fabulous 5-day vacation aboard the Baja Expeditions catamaran, El Mechudo. We left from La Paz harbor after being transported via air-conditioned van from the San Jose Del Cabo airport by Alberto´s Susarrey Shuttle. We were greeted by Alma,...More

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Management response:Responded 12 September 2017

Dear Family, We are more than happy that you enjoyed your trip aboard the Mechudo!! This kind of feedback is our best reward! On behalf of the whole team, we thank you very much for your comment. Warm Regards. Baja Expeditions' Team.

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Going to the island has been on our bucket list forever so we were super excited to get the chance during this year's trip to Mexico. We had high expectations, but Baja Expeditions not only met - they far exceeded them. Sharing our wish list...More

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Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great time with us and that it was even more than you expected!! Hope to see you again in Baja. Warm regards from Baja Ex team.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

It is hard to come up with superlatives that have not already been used in previous reviews. We are veteran travelers who have observed whales from the arctic to the antarctic and the only negative I can come up with is that any other whale...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We spent two nights with Baja Expeditions at their Eco camp on Espiritu Santu and enjoyed every bit of it. Our guide, Saul, took us snorkeling with seals, kayaking to the most gorgeous beaches, hiking across Isla Pertida and even found a whale and Whale...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went to whale camp and had profound and thrilling experiences interacting with the mother grey whales and their babies in San Ignacio Lagoon. It is incredible to have an up-close and personal interaction with a 40 ton sentient being. We traveled with the Oceanic...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Seeing the mother and baby grey whales in the San Ignacio Lagoon in Baja, CA is the BEST location and the camp site location for Baja Expeditions is excellent. You could not ask for any better experience, both from the whales and the Baja Expedition...More

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Response from Rebeca K | Property representative |
Hi! We are located at Sonora 585 almost at the corner of Abasolo. Marina Cortes is at the end of the Malecón -the coastal road or promenade. Abasolo is the continuation of the Malecon on the oposite side (going North... More
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