4 Reasons Cabo San Lucas Is the Ultimate Kayaking Destination

4 Reasons Cabo San Lucas Is the Ultimate Kayaking Destination

A kayaker’s dream come true is a day of kayaking Cabo San Lucas. And if you’ve never kayaked before, you’ll be so glad you started this fun hobby in such a breathtakingly beautiful place. So what makes Cabo San Lucas the ultimate kayaking destination?…

Are Whale Sharks Dangerous? How They Came to Be Known as Gentle Giants

Are Whale Sharks Dangerous? How They Came to Be Known as Gentle Giants

The whale shark is a huge fish—as big as a whale. In fact, it’s the biggest fish in the world and the biggest shark. A really big shark doesn’t sound like a safe swimming companion! But whale sharks are gentle giants. Their feeding strategy…

Brush Up Before You Board the Boat: 7 Humpback Whale Fun Facts

Brush Up Before You Board the Boat: 7 Humpback Whale Fun Facts

The Most Popular Whale in the Sea People love humpback whales. They’re what biologists call a “charismatic megaspecies”—a big, glamourous animal species that humans adore. With their immense size; long, white flippers; haunting songs; and spectacular acrobatics, humpbacks take the prize. One of the…

9 Whale Watching Photography Tips, So You Get the Best Shot Every Time

9 Whale Watching Photography Tips, So You Get the Best Shot Every Time

Cabo is one of the world’s best places to watch whales. The Sea of Cortez lures thousands of whales of many species to the natural nursery formed by its warm, rich waters. It’s also one of the world’s best places to photograph whales. With…

“Save the Whales” Gets Personal at Cabo Expeditions

“Save the Whales” Gets Personal at Cabo Expeditions

Recently our team at Cabo Expeditions had the good fortune to rescue a young whale from possible injury or drowning. Yes, a whale can drown! if it can’t get back to the surface to breathe. That can happen when these air-breathing mammals get tangled…

Why Do Whales Sing?

Why Do Whales Sing?

Whales are very social animals. To communicate, they splash the water’s surface with their flippers, tails, or whole bodies, and they produce sounds. Whales of many species vocalize with: Clicks Whistles Pulses Calls Toothed whales, like sperm whales, orcas, and dolphins, emit clicks and…

Shark or Whale? Get Your Facts Straight on Whale Sharks

Shark or Whale? Get Your Facts Straight on Whale Sharks

Here are 20 whale shark facts you need to know when you swim with whale sharks in La Paz! Big and beautiful, whale sharks are unique among sharks. Whale Shark Fact #1. You can safely swim near a whale shark. Whale sharks don’t bite…

Why Wintertime Is Cabo Whale Watching Season

Why Wintertime Is Cabo Whale Watching Season

Wintertime is whale time in Cabo! Whale watching season gets underway in December, as whales come from far away in great numbers. They come for the sun. They come for the warm, sweet water of Cabo. They come to breed. Every winter Cabo welcomes…

What Makes La Paz the Perfect Place for Whale Sharks?

What Makes La Paz the Perfect Place for Whale Sharks?

There aren’t many places in the world where you can see whale sharks. La Paz, Mexico is an exception. Science didn’t even know whale sharks existed until 1828. Jacques Cousteau, the famous underwater explorer, only saw three in his entire life. Yet this is…

A Part of the Web: Why Whale Conservation Should Matter to Everyone

A Part of the Web:  Why Whale Conservation Should Matter to Everyone

You’re motoring along, the gentle sound of waves lapping against the hull, splish splish splish. Suddenly WHOOOSH!—a whale blows nearby. A fountain shoots up from a dark rubbery head emerging from the shining blue. You’re reminded that these water giants, so perfectly adapted to life in the sea, are air breathers just like you.