Boca de la Soledad, Mexico

Boca de la Soledad is a narrow channel located at the northern end of Magdalena Island, off the Pacific Ocean Coast of the Mexican State of Baja California Sur. It is a popular location for watching whales, dolphins and sea lions.

It is in the protected lagoons of Boca de la Soledad that many gray whales migrate to give birth and rear their young every year. These whales are famous not only for their size and number, but also for their enthusiastic encounters with humans. Most show no fear of people or boats; instead, they tend to exhibit a friendly, playful curiosity.

Things to See and Do

* Whale & dolphin encounters
* Magdalena island
* Bird watching
* Sea Kayaking

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Peso (MXN)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 314 km² (Magdalena Island)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +52

Travel Links – Most tourists who visit Baja fly directly to Los Cabos (SJD). There are international airports located in Tijuana and Mexicali, but US tourists will find it easier to fly to US destinations and drive in (be sure you're allowed to take your rental car to Mexico).

Charter bus service in Mexico is superior to that of the United States, with modern, comfortable buses for long-distance travel.

There are no regularly scheduled trains entering Baja from the USA, but Amtrak has service to San Diego, from there you can easily cross to Tijuana, and take onward buses to elsewhere in the peninsula.

Information on this Web Site has been obtained from the Cruise Companies represented. However, the cruise industry is constantly changing and should be used as a guide only. We are unable to take responsibility for incorrect information and you must confirm all details at the time of booking.