Dolphins Swimming, Sea of Cortez, Baja, Mexico

Baja California Holidays

Why we like Baja California

Baja California is a 775 mile long peninsular that divides the Sea of Cortez (otherwise known as the Gulf of California) and the Pacific Ocean. Baja California is a land of true contrasts. Stark deserts meet azure seas, rich in marine mammals. It's for this reason that Baja California is a whale watching paradise. No other destination offers such a variety of whales - fin, blue, humpback, orcas, sperm, pilot and grey. Every year thousands of grey whales come to calve in the calm bays of Magdalena and San Ignacio. But it's not all about the whales. On your trip to Baja California you can also explore lunar landscapes, home to weird and wonderful plants and reptiles.

Some ideas for your Baja California Holiday

  • For the wildlife enthusiast who is prepared to rough it a little, our Baja In-depth Cruise voyage aboard the Searcher offers a no frills option that consistently exceeds expectations.
  • For travellers looking for a little more comfort the Baja California Whale Watching Cruise offers a one week highlights voyage.
  • The 15 day Extended Whale Watching Cruise offers the highlights along with a chance to explore deep into the Sea of Cortez and the rarely visited Midriff Islands.
  • These latter two voyages aboard the National Geographic Sealion have a very strong photographic team along with top class expedition leaders.
  • If you are looking for a more relaxed option with a wide variety of activities along with the wildlife, then the one week Luxury Sea of Cortez cruise aboard the Safari Endeavour is the one for you.
  • For passengers who are not so keen on sailing we also offer a land-based option with short trips into the bay to see the Grey whales and their calves.

The best months for whale watching in Baja, particularly for the grey whales, are January to April and there are frequent departures available throughout this season.

Our Baja California Expertise

We have over ten years experience in offering whale watching cruises to Baja California, and we offer one of the widest selections of ways to visit this amazing destination. Sue, our Baja specialist, has recently returned from the Sea of Cortez and is happy to offer firsthand advice on the planning of your holiday. 

Send us an enquiry:

FLIGHT INFORMATION

15 hours from UK
(via Houston)

Holiday Ideas in Baja California

You are unique, so we believe your holiday should be too.

We listen to what you want and create a personalised itinerary tailored around you.

Your holiday. Your experience. Your way.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Call our Travel Experts on +01285 880 980
Start Your Journey

Expertise

  • Established for over 25 years creating journeys across 100 destinations worldwide
  • Exclusive access to the best private guides

PRICING

  • We negotiate the best rates with hotels and expert guides
  • Be protected from fluctuations in exchange rates

RESPONSIBLE STEPPES

  • Each time you travel with us we donate £5 to a local charity in the UK and £10 to an international charity

Fully Protected

  • Your monies are financially protected
  • 24/7 Emergency UK contact whilst abroad
 

Featured in the Press

Financial Times
The Telegraph
Sunday Times logo
CNT
Food and Travel Mag
House and garden
The Week
Wanderlust

Our Partners

Afri Cat
African Parks
Durrell logo
Galapagos Conservation Trsut
Meningitis_Logot
OF_Primary_Logo_Tan
Restless Development
Save The Rhino
Tusk Trust
World Land Trsut
Gorilla Doctors
 

Steppes Travel, 51 Castle St, Cirencester, GL7 1QD, United Kingdom

© Steppes Travel | Legal Niceties | Privacy Policy