Going on vacation in Cabo usually means something relaxing. Many people want to sit by the pool or on the beach, drink in hand, soaking up the sun. But every once in a while, that idea just sounds a bit boring, doesn’t it? Instead, take a break from sunbathing and do something exciting. Go whale watching on a yacht in Cabo!
The capital of the Baja Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas sits at the junction of the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean, waters that serve as migratory stops and breeding areas for humpback and gray whales. With Cabo Yacht Life you can spend the perfect day in Cabo on a VIP-style whale watching excursion on a yacht in Cabo, taking in the tropical breeze, on the Mexican coast’s sun-drenched waters.
Here are 9 reasons why everyone needs to go whale watching while on vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
1. Spend Money on Experiences, Not Things
First and foremost, going whale watching will benefit you. Numerous studies have shown that people who spend money on doing things instead of buying them get more happiness out of the experience.
This makes sense because the memories of an experience will stay with you for a lifetime, while a thing that you bought eventually just blends in with the background of your life. Your enjoyment of an experience increases or stays steady over time, but a thing is likely to just stop being enjoyable.
The best experiences in Cabo such as whale watching on a private yacht are always the most memorable during your stay.
2. Whale Watching on a Yacht in Cabo is a Thrill
No matter how prepared you think you are, you’re never really ready to see a whale. If you get really fortunate and see a pod, then you’ll be flabbergasted by the sheer enormity of them. It’s almost impossible not to be overwhelmed and then almost instantly filled with joy!
If you can get over that initial shock, grab your camera and get the shots. Then put it down and just let yourself stare at them. Normally, none of the pictures will do it justice, so burn the natural wonder into your memory.
3. Tick Off a Bucket List Item
Many travelers visiting Cabo have whale watching as a bucket list item. If you don’t have it as one, you should! Our Cabo Yacht Life captains and crew hear guests’ comments that whale watching in Cabo is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. What’s more, the experience aboard a private yacht including a premium open bar and complete food menu with options to celebrate your special event is perfect for family and friends alike.
A bucket list gives you goals to work toward, beyond education and career, which are fulfilling in their own right even when on vacation. Checking items off can help you work toward your life goals and help create the blueprint for the kind of life you want to live. If you don’t have whale watching in Cabo on your bucket list then, you definitely should add it!
4. You’ll Probably See More Than Whales
When you’re going out on the ocean, you never really know what you’ll see. Doing some extra research before you depart on your private yacht in Cabo whale watching tour can make the difference between a dull ride out and an exciting one. Look up the whales that are likely to frequent the area.
At any given time, there are actually six different species hovering around the waters in Los Cabos, Mexico. Seagulls are often a dead giveaway for an area where whales will be, manta rays tend to jump in the water, and dolphins might tag along as well. At the famous Arch, you’ll see a sea lion colony too.
5. Never Too Old to Learn
It doesn’t matter if you’re eight or eighty years old, whale watching on a yacht in Cabo is a chance to learn and experience something new. It’s great for your brain in many ways. You might notice that time seems to slow down while you’re on the boat. You’ll come back from a two-and-a-half to four-hour tour feeling like you left a lifetime ago.
Your brain automatically tries to collect all the information when you’re exposed to new things, so instead of going on autopilot, you’re paying attention to everything. Strong emotions develop synapses instantly, so you’re growing your brain even as you’re excited, exhilarated, or moved with a sense of peacefulness.
6. Learn How to Help the Animals
When you’re going whale watching, the captain and crew on your private yacht in Cabo won’t be standing there silently. Any good tour will be filled with information. On our whale watching tours, the crews don’t just talk about the animals. They will educate everyone about the oceans, the marina life, the currents in the region, and why Jacques Cousteau named the Sea of Cortez, “The Aquarium of the World”.
Astonishingly, each of our captains provide over 30 years of experience fishing and working in the local waters. They truly are experts in the industry and they enjoy sharing their personal experience.
7. Promotes Ecotourism
Tourism, in general, can have a negative effect on the local people and the native wildlife. Eco-tourism seeks to avoid that, while still bringing in visitors. The tourism of the ocean has some challenges, though.
For that reason, you need to choose a company like Cabo Yacht Life that has strict guidelines for how we interact with the whales and provide professionalism at all times. We don’t allow feeding, touching and ensure the utmost safety standards for all passengers. That helps our company keep the whales around, and it helps the whales themselves to flourish.
8. Tell Everyone
I mean, you’ll want to! You’ll probably tell strangers about it at dinner that night and anyone who sits near you at breakfast. You’ll plaster pictures of it on your Facebook, Instagram pages, Twitter account, Trip Advisor, and even call your best friend. Do it! Tell them all!
Tell people how great the whale watching tour was with Cabo Yacht Life aboard a private yacht, how much you learned, and how thrilling it was. Nothing will get people interested in environmental activities like passion, and you’ll be full of it for years.
We always encourage everyone to post their experience on our Trip Advisor account here and our 250,000 followers on Instagram.
9. Gain a New Respect for the Ocean, Sea, and Cabo San Lucas
Nothing, and we do mean nothing, will help you learn to love the ocean, the Sea of Cortez, and Cabo San Lucas more than a whale watching tour. It’s just like this quote from Sylvia Earle says: “No water, no life. No blue, no green.” You’ll never forget just what the blue means.
Whale watching in Cabo on a yacht isn’t something you should miss. Go out, book a trip and tell some people. You’ll never regret it.
Typically, we highly recommend combining a whale watching tour with another activity such as snorkeling during a yacht for 4-hour or 8-hour charter. That way, there is plenty of time for whale watching, enjoy some swimming, incorporating SEABOBS into the aquatic activities, a trip to the Arch, and lunch or a sunset taco-fest aboard your yacht with all of the VIP services included.
Reserving Your Whale Watching Tour on a Private Yacht
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the most trusted yacht company in Cabo today. You can expect the ultimate in luxury yet with accessible pricing for everyone when embarking on your whale watching tour with Cabo Yacht Life. Your yacht will have everything you need or want for an amazing venue. All yacht guests will have a dedicated team to ensure your yacht charter will exceed everyone’s expectations.
Our company mission is to service each and every guest with VIP yacht services. We always suggest reserving your yacht in advance due to high demand. If you’re ready for the trip of a lifetime, please contact us today to start planning a dream whale watching experience in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico!