In the Bahía Magdalena (Magdalena Bay), whale-watching excursions offer an intimate look at nature. The Fronteras’ journalism staff easily spotted about a dozen whales and calves on one expedition while whale watching in Mexico . Among the whales that travelers can spot in the area, California Gray Whales are abound and can be observed sticking their heads up in the air or displaying their tail fins while diving. If you’re lucky, one will actually pull up to the side of a boat.
Magdalena Bay  is situated right on the western coast of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. Sand dune islands surround this bay on the Pacific Ocean side and mangroves surround the other side.
Baja California has a wealth of resources and natural beauty to keep travelers coming back year after year. With tourism attributing for a portion of Baja California’s economy, the whale watching season is seen as vital to the local economy.