One of the most popular retreats for calving humpback whales in winter is Bahia de Banderas. From November to March, it’s hard not to spot the fin or fluke of a whale in these waters. Head out on a whale-watching cruise and you might even spot a whale breach. Also be on the lookout for Pacific bottlenose dolphins, which love to jump in the wake of boats.
Recent Traveler Reviews
Want to see whales? go out with Ocean Friendly
We went out with Oscar twice in February. Why twice. It is such an exciting experience. Oscar is an expert. Small boat (not a party board.) Respectful of the whales and nature. I marvel at…
Beyond my expectations!
by Sarah S
I knew even if we didn’t see whales the trip would be beautiful...but Oscar has set the bar high for future trips! We saw so many whales and dolphins on the 4 hour trip. Besides…