All inclusive lodging, whale watching, kayaking and birding

Self Arrival Trip Overview

 

Trip overview

Arrive to our full service whale watching eco-lodge on your own by car, private plane, bus or any means you can think of and we’ll supply the friendly Gray Whales and hospitality that is world renowned at “Campo Cortez”. Enjoy your stay in our solar powered eco-cabins with complete views of the lagoon, comfortable beds, two whale watching trips daily, kayaking excursions, tide pool walks and the hospitality and knowledge of our camp staff and naturalists…enjoy all the frills that we offer on our scheduled expeditions including hot showers, solar electricity and star filled nights. Bookings are made in blocks of two days – stay two, four, six or more days in blocks of two days.

 

Whale watching at San Ignacio Lagoon

Join us at our remote safari style base camp along the shores of San Ignacio lagoon where Gray Whales have migrated to for thousands of generations. Witness up close the splendor of these majestic giants as proud mothers with newborn calves approach our boats to show off their fourteen foot, two ton babies while young males pass below us seeking out mature females to begin the cycle of life in the lagoon once more. San Ignacio lagoon is truly a unique location and is the only Gray Whale birthing lagoon in the world that has been left untouched by man and has a local community striving to keep the lagoon a sacred and protected sanctuary for these magnificent giants.


Trip Highlights




Camp All Inclusive fees

Daily Fees: per person, per day, double occupancy (includes all taxes)  + Biosphere entry fee and Mexican tourist card
(2 Night minimum) (group, family, child & outfitter discounts)

$270 USD

Single supplement fee:  single accomodations and single cabin fee

Dates: See trip calendar

$50 daily

 

Gray Whales of San Ignacio Lagoon

We welcome you to Campo Cortez, our remote solar and wind powered eco-lodge along the shores of San Ignacio lagoon where Gray Whales have migrated to for thousands of generations. Witness up close the splendor of these majestic giants as proud mothers with newborn calves approach our boats to show off their fourteen foot, two ton babies while young males pass below us seeking out mature females to begin the cycle of life in the lagoon once more. San Ignacio lagoon is truly a unique location and is the only Gray Whale birthing lagoon in the world that has been left untouched by man and has a local community striving to keep the lagoon a sacred and protected sanctuary for these magnificent giants. 

 

Campo Cortez Eco-lodge

Upon arriving Campo Cortez eco-lodge you’ll spend three days and three nights in the company of the Pacific Gray Whales at their birthing and mating sanctuary. Words cannot describe or prepare you for what you are soon about to experience. At base camp you’ll enjoy the hospitality, friendliness and local knowledge of our lagoon resident staff in addition to our on staff marine biologist/zoologist. Two whale watching trips are offered daily while other activities include our naturalist led tide pool excursions, kayaking the mangrove estuaries, bird watching, beach combing, or you can join our on site research and assist in taking samples, cataloging specimens as well as assist in recording vital census data.

 

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Camp Facilities

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A Day at Camp

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When to book and availability

Availability is on a limited basis. Please make your reservations well in advance of your trip in order to secure your space at “Campo Cortez”. Many of our guests plan and book their trips six to eighteen months in advance. For your comfort, space is limited at camp and all of our reservations are taken on a first come basis. If you are planning a self arrival trip, please email us first to check our availability, then you can send us the reservation form in order to book your dates at camp.

 

 

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Baja Ecotours

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We offer one of the finest gray whale watching trips in the San Ignacio Lagoon thanks to the dedication of our staff. We stand apart from other whale watching tour operators in the Baja Peninsula for that reason.



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