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Whale Watching Tour In Cabo, Mexico – Everything You Need To Know

Whale watching is a well known recreational activity. People go on tours to particular places like Cabo, Iceland, Cape Cod,  and Srilanka to observe whales naturally in their natural habitat. Whale watching is not only done for recreational purposes but for educational purposes too. The best time for whale watching is from December to April. In this period whales emigrate from their normal northern feeding areas to places with higher temperatures and warmer waters to give birth. Here is an article that will help you understand everything about whale watching in Cabo, Mexico.


Over the last few decades Cabo, San Lucas, Mexico has become one of the highly visited locations for a whale watching tour. Each year there is an abundance of tourists flowing in mainly travel bloggers, animal enthusiasts, students, and tourists interested in recreational activities. There is a 90% chance that you will be seeing a whale in Cabo if you visit in the season.


The Whale Watching Adventure


The whale watching experience in Cabo is amazing. The entire Los Cabo area is considered the best destination for whale watching. The location of Cabo is on the top of the Baja Peninsula. The water body that surrounds Cabo is home to numerous species of whales. They are also home to the largest whale in the world the Blue Whale. Other than blue whales there are a lot more species of whales like the Minke Whale, Pilot Whale, Orcas Whale, or the Killer Whale and also Sperm Whale.


Generally, the whale watching tour is organized by a few organizations and is conducted by professionals. They have separate research and data collection tours and recreational tours. They have trained guides who are marine biologists and are highly educated who work hard to give you an incredible whale watching experience in Cabo.


Types Of Whales


There are numerous species of whales that surround the Baja Peninsula but the whales that are most frequently visible during the whale watching tours are the Grey Whale and the Humpback whale.


  • Grey Whales: Grey whales do not have teeth but are extremely aggressive and violent. They are not very playful but few of them can be friendly.
  • Humpback Whales: Humpback whales are highly acrobatic and they jump out of the water. They love to splash water everywhere, are very playful, and swim very slow.



The Tour


Cabo has numerous types of tours for whale watching. They are:


  • Zodiac Adventure: The zodiac tour is a tour of 2 and a half hours on a Raft style boat with 5 adult passengers. Charges: $89 for each adult passenger.
  • Group Tour: The group tour is also a 2 and a half hours tour in a covered boat with 10 passengers. Charges: $89 for Adults, $59 for kids aged 4 to 12, and Free for kids under 4 years.
  • Private Tour: This tour is also a 2 and a half hour tour in a covered boat. This allows up to 10 passengers. Charges: $ 399 per boat.


A whale watching experience is an amazing and rare experience and worth the pain to go and visit the place. The best time for this is the winter with the highest possibilities of capturing a whale in your camera with few other dolphins and an incredible tour experience.


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Why to Fish on a Charter Boat in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas offers among the best waters in the world, for fishing. There are variety of fishes all over the year and the whether conditions are just good enough almost always. There are fishes in all seasons, which is why the waters at Cabo San Lucas hold fishing tournaments every year. It is a great place for sport fishing. There are many popular fishing spots in Cabo San Lucas, where, if you are lucky, you might be able to catch a variety of rare fishes. To go on fishing in Cabo San Lucas, it is highly recommended that you rent a fishing charter.

Why a fishing charter in Cabo San Lucas

If you are going to fish in the seas of Cabo San Lucas, it would be a waste of you don’t get to experience fishing in a fish charter while you are there. It is an amazing experience, where you can decide which place you want to set your fishing rods and bait on. You can either decide which spot you wish to go to, or you could trust your captain, who is highly experienced and an expert, when it comes to choosing a great fishing spot. Fishing in a fish charter is a great way to relax with your family and friends.

There are a few things you need to look at, before you rent a fish charter; the size of the crew and group, fishing accommodations, and general accommodations.

  • Group size –The group size matters as you don’t want to crowd a spot for fishing with many rods. It is less likely for you to catch fishes that way. Also, you might want to accommodate your group on the boat, only up to it’s limit. So, if yours is a larger group, you should rent a bigger fish charter.
  • Fishing accommodations – The fishing accommodations, like fishing rods, baits, and every other tools that are used to catch and store fish, are usually provided by the fishing charter. Some of the Fishing Charter boats also provide services to cook your fish, right after you catch. You could also take your fish home.
  • General accommodations – If you want to have a luxurious fishing charter, with well accommodated, luxurious, cabins, you should rent a larger vessel. A smaller vessel will still be well accommodated and good enough for fishing.

Best time to fish

There are variety of fishes in all seasons. Some of the most popular fishes found here are, Striped Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Dorado, Spanish Mackerel, Rooster Fish, Pompano, Jack, Wahoo, Sail Fish, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, and Tuna.

  • During December, January, and February, Striped Marlin and Spanish Mackerel are the most popular catches.
  • From March to May, Yellow Fin Tuna, Dorado, and Rooster Fish are the ones that are a huge catch.
  • From June to September, Wahoo, Sail Fish, Black and Blue Marlin, are among the most common and popular catches.
  • October and November, are the busiest months in the whole year. There is a mix catch and the whether is ideal for fishing. Fishing tournaments are held during these two months. If you are considering to rent a fish charter during these two months, you must book well in advance or they will sell out. Tourists all over the world, visit Cabo San Lucas during these months, to experience a relaxed vacation and fish in one of the best waters in the world.

Three of the best fishing spots in Cabo San Lucas to take your fishing charter to are:

  • San Jamie Bank
  • Gordo Bank
  • Cabo Falso lighthouse (which is also called the landmark of Cabo San Lucas).

Enjoy your vacation while fishing in outstanding waters of Cabo San Lucas in your private Fish Charter boat!

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Address: 20924 Chester St, Castro Valley, CA
Phone: (866) 373-2905