Up-close Whale Watching By Zodiac Shore Excursion Detail
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Port: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Approx. Duration: 2½ hours
Adult Pricing: $79*
Child Pricing: $59*

*Prices vary by sail date.

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Board your 24-foot Zodiac and head out in search of the migrating whales visiting the waters off Cabo. The Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean host numerous whale species each season including humpbacks, grays, as well as the more elusive blues whales and occasional pods of dolphin and orcas.
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Up-close Whale Watching By Zodiac

Board a 24-foot Zodiac boat powered by twin 115HP engines with a maximum capacity of 15 passengers. This vessel is zippy and maneuverable but at the same time very safe and seaworthy. Your experienced Captain also serves as your tour guide. Head out in search of the migrating whales visiting the waters off Cabo. The Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean host numerous whale species each season including humpbacks, grays, as well as the more elusive blues whales and occasional pods of dolphin and orcas.


Once a whale is spotted, your boat will get you there quickly and quietly without disturbing the whales. Keep those cameras handy, you’ll want to record your experience of a lifetime before you head back to the pier. There will be time for you to do some sightseeing as your boat cruises by Land’s End for a good view of the Arch, the sea lion colony and Lover’s Beach.


Note: Participants must be at least 7 years of age and weigh no more than 250 lbs. You must wear your life jacket at all times. Pregnant women and guests with back/neck injuries are not permitted on this tour. Bottled water and soft drinks are provided. Comfortable clothing and sun protection is suggested. A light jacket is recommended, there are no restrooms onboard. Shoes must be removed and stored in a storage locker on board your boat to keep your gear out of the way. Sightings are frequent, but not guaranteed. Please note that ride can be bumpy. This tour is only available on Mexican Riviera cruises on Norwegian Star. This is a seasonal tour running from December 15 through March 31.
Activity Level
  • 5.0/5 Stars.
(1 Review)
Write a Review
Port: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Approx. Duration: 2½ hours
Adult Pricing: $79*
Child Pricing: $59*

*Prices vary by sail date.

rollover for activity details:
Cultural/Educational:
  • 5.0/5
Entertaining:
  • 5.0/5
Wildlife/Scenery:
  • 5.0/5

  1. Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

  2. Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.

  3. Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.