Whale Watching in Cabo San Lucas

If you are visiting Los Cabos from January to March, there's a good chance that you will see some whales during your vacation. 

Types of Whales in Cabo

California Gray Whale: These are the "most popular" whales to see in Los Cabos. They are in the area from January to March. 

Finback Whale: Year round residents in Los Cabos, these whales can be seen from the shore. 

Best Places to See Whales near Los Cabos

While you can see whales off the shore in Los Cabos, most of the whales are further north along the Baja Pennisula. 
  • Bahia Magdalena,
  • Laguna San Ignacio
  • Laguna Ojo de Liebre

Whale Watching Tours in Los Cabos

Many tour companies offer whale watching excursions during the high season (December - April). Usually sailing or catamaran tours, they often include food, drinks and other activities. Some tour companies will even take you up to Bahia Magdalena where there are higher concentrations of whales.