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15 Day Baja Whale Watching

 

 

Start Date Mar 12, 2023
End Date Mar 26, 2023
6 Other Dates
 

Starts: San Diego/Potrero, CA Ends: Tecate, MX

Endless treasures waiting to be discovered aboard one of our guided RV tours to Mexico. This “whale of an adventure” stretches halfway down the Baja Peninsula to Guerrero Negro, where we’ll camp on beaches, explore the beauty of Ensenada, relish native foods, and thrill at the opportunity to touch magnificent mother and baby grey whales in Scammon’s Lagoon.
  • 14 Camping Nights
  • 28 Events & Meals
  • Daily Itinerary
  • What's Included
  • Enhance Your Trip
  • Pricing & Offers
  • Activity Level
  • Travel Insurance
  • Traveler Reviews

Daily Itinerary

  • 932 Driving Miles
  • 133 Avg Miles Per Travel Day
 

  • Orientation and Get Acquainted Party
  • Tourist Visa for Entry into Mexico – Fantasy takes care of this for you!
  • Complimentary Vagabundos del Mar Membership – receive special discounts for local Baja businesses

  • Beachfront, Full Hookup Camping – only 60 miles from the border
  • Escorted Border Crossing into Mexico – no hassle, no stress!
  • Motorcoach Transportation to Dinner
  • Welcome to Mexico Dinner – Mexican restaurant with ocean and golf course views


  • Travel through the the Baja's Central Desert National Park
  • Campground Cookout

  • OPTIONAL - Bird Estuary and Historic Mission
  • Grey Whale Migration Historical Briefing
  • Dinner - Malarimo's Restaurant
  • Whale Watching Boat Tour with Unforgettable Grey Whale Encounter (Day 1)
  • Whale Watching Boat Tour with Unforgettable Grey Whale Encounter (Day 2)
  • The Salt Works Factory Tour

  • Dinner at Villa Vitta Restaurant
  • OPTIONAL - Cultural & National History Museum, Eco Boat Tour, Fishing
  • Camping and Beach Party along the sea of Cortez- Food, Beverages & Fun

  • Dinner at Don Posada Diego Restaurant

  • Beach Party
  • Wine Tasting, Tour & Lunch
  • Casa Pedro Domeqc Winery
  • Ensenada Guided Bus Tour: Riviera del Pacifico, Historical Cultural Center, Town Market
  • Lunch on Own in Ensenada
  • Farewell to Mexico Dinner
  • Goodbye Continental Breakfast
  • Discretionary Fund (Cash)
  • Escorted Border into the USA – no hassle, no stress!



What's Included

  • 14 Camping Nights
  • 28 Events & Meals

Escorted Border Crossing from/to USA

Visa for Tourist Entry into Mexico

2 Days of Whale Watching – Up-Close Encounters with Grey Whales

Beach Camping along the Sea of Cortez

Ensenada Guided Tour

Valle De Guadalupe Wine Country

Baja’s Central Desert

Al Capone’s Historic Casino Hangout

Tour World’s Largest Salt Works

Beach Parties and Cookouts




  • 932 Driving Miles
  • 133 Avg Miles Per Travel Day
 

We want to make your RV Vacation as stress-free and as enjoyable as possible, so we take care of all the planning and reservations for you. Once your vacation is booked, all you need to do is show up in your RV and enjoy these inclusive benefits:

  • 14 Nights of RV Camping Fees
  • 28 Events & Meals
  • Escorted Border Crossing from and / to USA
  • Vagabundos Del Mar Membership – Mexico Travel Services
  • Visa for Tourist Entry into Mexico
  • Professionally Planned Route and Itinerary specifically prepared for 15 Day Baja Whale Watching
  • Transportation Provided for Most Included Activities
  • Expert Guides – WagonMasters and TailGunners*
  • 15 Day Baja Whale Watching's Detailed Trip Log with Turn-by-Turn Directions, Fuel Stops & Popular Landmarks
  • Regular Briefings and Travel Tips Report from WagonMasters
  • Pre-Trip Information Packet & Vehicle Checklist
  • Special Socials & Get-Togethers
  • Gratuities for Included Meals, Bus Drivers & Special Guides
  • Customer Appreciation Gift: Tote, Hat, and Tour Pin
  • Frequent Traveler Rewards Program includes $100.00 in Future Travel Credits

 

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. We’ll give you time to independently explore and have the freedom to choose the stops along the route that interest you. Additionally, our Travel Ambassadors are there to assist you with optional activities in the area that are not included in the itinerary to make the most of your vacation.

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Enhance Your Trip

More than ever, our guests are spending more time on the road and are excited to make the most out of their vacation. By choosing from the 148 pre- and post-trip extensions that we offer, or adding on optional activities to the itinerary, there are many ways you can personalize your experience to make it the vacation of your dreams.

Many Guests Choose Pre- or Post-Trip Extensions

Chances are, you’re traveling quite far to join us on one of our tours. Why not make the most of it with pre- and post-trip extensions? By adding on another tour, it will give you the opportunity to extend your vacation and maximize your time in the geographical region. On this 15 Day Baja Whale Watching trip, you will have 3 extensions to choose from: Baja Wine & Dine, Taste of Mexico Rally, Pasadena Rose Parade Rally.

Maximize Your Time in the Area

Consider building in extra time for yourself in San Diego/Potrero, CA (Rally Point) or Tecate, MX (End Place) to relax and get adjusted or give yourself time to explore on your own before or after your 15 Day Baja Whale Watching trip. Extending the length of your stay can truly make your trip everything you’ve ever dreamed about and give you the opportunity to enjoy more of what each destination has to offer.

Pre-trip: Baja Wine & Dine Feb 07, 2023 to Feb 13, 2023Rally Point: San Diego/Potrero, CA

Fantasy RV Tours takes you to Baja Mexico to sample its world-class wine and gourmet cuisine. We'll enjoy beachfront camping and breathtaking landscapes while we're sipping Chenin Blanc or Grenache. Our guided RV tour will show you Ensenada's distinctive architecture and culture. Escorted border crossings and pre-arranged transportation to activities and events are included.

Pre-trip: Taste of Mexico Rally Mar 04, 2023 to Mar 11, 2023Rally Point: Ajo/Why, AZ

Escape to the relaxing shores of the Sea of Cortez and dip your toes in the sandy beaches of Rocky Point (Puerto Peñasco). Care to try your hand at kayaking? How about parasailing? Travel through Mexico in the safety of our Taste of Mexico guided RV Tour.

Pre-trip: Pasadena Rose Parade Rally Dec 29, 2022 to Jan 04, 2023Rally Point: Pasadena/San Dimas, CA

Ring in the New Year at our Rose Parade RV Rally! Help decorate rose parade floats, take in the talents of horses as they strut their stuff at Equestfest, and listen to the patriotic sounds of the marching bands at Bandfest. Fantasy’s famous Rose Parade RV Rally is not to be missed!

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. With their unmatched understanding of the area and commitment to enriching your travel experiences, your WagonMasters will be there to help you choose and schedule the best optional activities that aren’t included in the itinerary. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 15 Day Baja Whale Watching. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 15 Day Baja Whale Watching trip:


    • On Day 5 - Bird Estuary and Historic Mission

    • On Day 10 - Cultural & National History Museum, Eco Boat Tour, Fishing




Pricing & Payment Offers

Price includes all items listed in daily itinerary
  • 14 Camping Nights
  • 28 Events & Meals

$3,595.00

$2,795.00

 

FULL PAYMENT is required for 15 Day Baja Whale Watching - Mar 12, 2023 due to the departure date being 90 days or less away. Your payment is $3,684.00 USD* to secure your reservation.

Our exclusive, interest-free, monthly payment plan to budget your vacation. Your first monthly payment secures your reservation.

  • Monthly Payment*
  • 0 Monthly Payments
  • Balance Due
  • Monthly Payments are NOT available at this time.

A tour deposit of 15% and the $89.00 non-refundable processing fee confirms your reservation. Final balance due 90 days prior to departure.

  • No 15% Deposit*
  • $3,684.00 USD Final Payment*
  • 12/12/2022 Payment Due
  • Full Payment Required and the ONLY Option.

If your original tour cost is more than $1,500 and choose to pay your final balance by check, you will receive a discount according to the schedule below:

Original Tour Cost

  • $1,500 - $5,000
  • $5,001 - $7,500
  • $7,501 - $10,000
  • $10,001 - $15,000
  • $15,001 - $20,000
  • $20,001 - $25,000
  • $25,001 and up

Discount

  • $50
  • $100
  • $200
  • $250
  • $300
  • $400
  • $500

Ways to Save

Take advantage of these special offers to maximize the value of your next RV adventure!

Payment Options
We have various payment options, some of which offer deep discounts. Plus, we offer an interest-free, monthly payment plan to help you budget your vacation. Read More>>
Exclusive Travel Partners
We’re proud to be the official travel partner of some of the largest RV clubs and manufacturers in the world, which allow us to offer discounts to their members and customers. Read More>>
Frequent Traveler Credits
We appreciate you traveling with us, so we want to reward you with instant credit back on every tour you take. The more you travel, the greater the rewards! Read More>>
Refer & Earn
Receive future travel credits for each new customer you refer to us. Plus, learn how referrals can also increase your Lifetime Loyalty Rewards! Read More>>
Special Offers
By joining our email list, you’ll stay up to date on the latest tours and offers. Be in the know for any additional discounts to help you save even more! Read More>>
Exclusive Price Guarantee
Once you make your deposit, we guarantee the price! If our suppliers increase their prices, you won’t be stuck with any additional costs for your trip. Read More>>

Activity Level - MODERATE

Group Size

  • This trip has a group size up to 20 rigs plus WagonMasters and TailGunners* exclusive to 15 Day Baja Whale Watching

Pacing

  • 932 Driving Miles
  • 133 Average Daily Miles
  • 15 days, with 14 camping nights including 28 events & meals

Physical Requirements

  • Moderate walking distance (30 to 45 minutes); some excursions may include gradually graded ramps, hills and/or stairs.



    Tours require that you are responsible for yourself and your ability to get on and off all Transportation Services.



    Activity Ratings are intended to provide information for those who do not use mobility devices.



    If you require a mobility device, please be aware that guests must travel with a companion that is responsible for loading, unloading and securing their device on all excursions.



    Guests with mobility challenges and walking limitations may not be able to participate in all activities.

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Protect Your Travel Investment with Trip Cancellation Insurance

 

RV travel is fun and exciting, but the unexpected can happen. Losing the cost of a trip due to cancellation or an unexpected medical emergency during your trip can add the expense of physicians, hospitalization or a medical evacuation, all which can be overwhelming.

During these uncertain times created by COVID-19, travelers want to move about with confidence and peace of mind that comes from protecting both their health and finances.There are NO infectious disease exclusions - meaning that COVID-19 is covered as any other illness.

Travel MedEvac provides a suite of insurance options for all styles of travel. Additional benefits are available when you purchase COMPREHENSIVE TRIP CANCELLATION (Safe Travels First Class Plan), such as optional Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) coverage when purchased within 10 days of booking your tour. Plans cover both domestic and international travel.

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Traveler Reviews

There’s no better way to learn what a trip is like than from the firsthand experiences of your fellow travelers. Our Traveler Reviews are the real deal—unbiased and unedited—giving you an honest appraisal of the experiences that await you on this trip.