BAJA, Mexico 2022
Join us on incredible Ocean Safari excursions, starting in Los Cabos, Mexico, and travelling across the Baja in search of sharks, rays, marine mammals, and pure adventure! These are unique forays into remote marine areas of Baja, for the best and most intense ocean experiences.
"BAJA 2": SHARKS, ORCAS, RAYS and WHALES
Los Cabos-La Ventana-La Paz
$4950* per person
June 6-13, 2022
Includes: 8D/7N hotels, 6 boat days, overland transfers, breakfast, lunches, guides, permits, workshops, access to cameras, and a video of your trip!
Species focus: Possible species include Orcas, schools of Mobula Rays, sharks, fin whales, humpback whales, dwarf sperm whales, dolphin superpods, etc. A large diversity may be encountered across 3 locations. In La Ventana we even have spotter plane support, to maximize encounters! Orcas are naturally rare. We estimate about a 10-15% chance of encountering Orcas. Hosted by National Geographic underwater cinematographer Steve de Neef!
Ideal for: Intermediate/Advanced - 8 hours or more on a boat each day
(open ocean swimming)
Does NOT include: Flights, insurance, alcohol, dinners, etc.
*sale price for a limited time, twin-sharing.
STEVE DE NEEF
Your Guide & Underwater Cinematographer
As a broadcast cinematographer, Steve has filmed for the BBC Natural History Unit series "Shark", multiple shows for National Geographic including the 2017 documentary "Sea of Hope", and worked extensively on the Disney+ and National Geographic series "Secrets Of The Whales" where he filmed multiple firsts including a sperm whale calf nursing from it’s mom. He's an ideal guide to get you close to wildlife for dream encounters, and generally a cool guy to chill with! Steve is always available for tips and tutorials for video or photo shooters.
SIX DAYS ON THE WATER
Our groups will meet up in Los Cabos and make our way based on recent sightings. Leaving the shores behind, we'll embark on our private boat, which we will enjoy on the water for 6 days, returning to our hotels (or homestays in more remote locations) in the afternoons. A maximum of 5 snorkelers per boat plus guide. Guests should be prepared to spend long days- 8 hours or more - on a boat searching for wildlife. We operate like a documentary shoot - so if we hear word of animals in different locations, we discuss options to relocate midway! It is an intense and wildlife-centric experience for ocean people.
These trips are created for the adrenaline and wildlife types who are serious about their large animal encounters. Some locations (Magdalena Bay) may be considered rustic and are not luxurious! We are not there for the comfort, but instead, for the abundance of marine life. No matter what anyone says, as divers and experienced explorers we know that in nature there are no guarantees. But the Baja is one of the world's most incredible ocean wildernesses, giving us the best chances for unforgettable adventures on the water.
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All trips are subject to the local permit process.
Details may be subject to change. Be in touch before booking your flight or vacation!