Whale SpeciesStunning whales in stunning surroundings
Gray Whale | Eschrichtius robustus
A baleen whale which grows up to 50 feet (14 m) long and weighs up to 40 tons. Gray whales are bottom feeders. Gray whales migrate from Alaska to the Baja Peninsula in winter and are a protected species.
Humpback Whale | Megaptera novaeangliae
A baleen whale with a large hump as a part of its dorsal fin. Humpback are famous for leaping out of the water, slapping its fins and flukes on the water, and of course, the beautiful songs that include long sequences of squeaks, grunts, and other sounds.
They eat mostly krill, plankton, and herring.
The Humpback Whale is a protected species.
Blue Whales | Balaenoptera musculus
By far the largest animal that ever lived on Earth – bigger than even the dinosaurs! Blue whales grow up to 110 feet (34 m) and can weigh as much as 174 tons. They eat krill and small fish. Blue whales are an endangered species and a sight you will never forget.
Sperm Whales | Physeter macrocephalus
The largest toothed whale. The sperm whale has an extremely large head and brain, large teeth, gray color and grows to an average length of 50-60 feet (16-18.5 m). The Sperm whale can weight up to 20 tons. The Sperm Whale is the deepest
diving whale and can dive down to more than 3,280 feet (1,000 m).
Sperm Whales are bottom feeders and eat squid, fish, octopus, eels
and more. The sperm whale is an endangered species.
Fin Whales | Balaenoptera physalus
The Fin Whale is the second largest animal in the world. They are about 70 feet (21 m) long. The Fin Whale is long and slender, the body brownish-grey with a paler underside.
Killer Whale | Orcinus orca
The killer whale is the largest member of dolphin family, with males weighing in around 8 tons. Male orcas can grow up to 23 feet long while a female’s maximum length is 21 feet. These animals are also the most widely distributed cetacean species in the world, but are most numerous in Arctic waters.
Other Marine Life
The Cabo waters are thriving with exciting wildlife. Every trip we go on is a different adventure. We regularly encounter California sea lions, leaping mobula manta rays, common dolphins, brown pelicans, frigate birds, blue footed boobies, cormorants, great blue herons, sea turtles and much more.