Gray Whales Trip with Graham Mackintosh

Graham Baja tripCome join famous Baja author Graham Mackintosh (“Into a Desert Place,” “Journey with a Baja Burro,” “Marooned with Very Little Beer,” Nearer My Dog to Thee” ) on this Baja Custom Tours special trip to see the whales, the Sea of Cortez, and the mountains of San Pedro de Martir.  Share close encounters with the Gray Whales in Scammon’s Lagoon, stories and locations in Graham’s Baja books, and a great time with friends in this all-inclusive 7 day/6 night tour.

There are three dates for this trip:

January 28 – February 3, 2015   (SOLD OUT)
February 10 – February 16, 2015
March 18 – March 24, 2015   (SOLD OUT)


Day 1 – departure from San Diego 6am, lunch at Desert Inn Catavina, visit local cave paintings, dinner Catavina

Day 2 -, 7am breakfast in Catavina, depart 8am for Guerrero Negro, stop at Baja berrendo (prong horn antelope) sanctuary, check in at motel, visit light house and marshlands, dinner at Mario’s Palapa

Day 3 – 7am breakfast, drive to Ojo de Liebre lagoon for 2 hour whale tour – inner lagoon, lunch at Tony’s Tacos, break, visit Guerrero Negro lagoon beach, special dinner at Mario’s

Day 4 – check out of rooms, 7am breakfast, bus tour to outer lagoon with Mario’s through salt plant, 3 hour whale tour outer lagoon with sack lunch, drive to Bahia de Los Angeles, check in Costa del Sol motel, visit Bahia Natural History Museo, Seafood extravaganza dinner!

Day 5 –  8am breakfast, boat tour of bay and islands, lunch on a beach, dinner at Casa Essary

Day 6 – depart Bahia de Los Angeles at 7am after breakfast, tacos in Vincente Guerrero, drive to Meling Ranch, tour to top of mountains, family style dinner

Day 7 – depart Meling Ranch at 8am after breakfast, torta lunch in El Sauzal, wine tasting in Valle de Guadalupe (Las Nubes), cross border in Tecate.


7 days, 6 nights $1,395 all-inclusive double occupancy.

For more information, or to reserve your spot, contact Discover Baja at 800-727-2252 or


Photo gallery from last year’s trip:

2 thoughts on “Gray Whales Trip with Graham Mackintosh

  1. Mary Rajknecht says:

    Good Morning –

    We have an interest in going on one of the upcoming Gray Whales w/Graham trips.
    Is this a bus trip – or drive down?
    Any further information you could send is appreciated.

    Mary & Marshall Chapman

    1. Discover Baja says:

      Hi Mary & Marshall. Everyone will go down together in a van, driven by Mike Essary from Baja Custom Tours. I sent you an email with an itinerary for the trip. Please let us know if we can get you any more information.

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