La Paz, Mexico

Gray Whale and Sea Turtle Research Camp

Experience the wonder of two of Earth's most charismatic marine species, gray whales and endangered sea turtles, all from the majestic setting of in RED’s sea turtle research camp in Magdalena Bay. This jewel of the Pacific, just a few hours between Loreto and La Paz, is home to a staggering number of marine and aviary species, lush mangrove canals and towering sand dunes.

Your local hosts will treat you to the finest in regional cuisine with gourmet flair, and your naturalist guide will ensure you leave expertly informed on all themes of flora, fauna and local conservation efforts. Your feet will get wet on this participatory experience that lets you work alongside fishermen and conservationists in a project recognized as a model for community efforts to protect endangered species and habitat.

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4 Days / 3 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure and Connect with Nature


English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Moderate activity




Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish


  • Get the chance to spot majestic whales
  • Sea turtle monitoring
  • Explore beautiful mangroves
  • Get active with dune hiking
  • Discover local culture
  • Great opportunity for spotting different bird species
  • Enjoy star gazing at night
  • Trigger your taste buds with the regional gourmet cuisine



Be ready to leave La Paz early on Day 1


Flexible Departure Date

What's Included


3 Nights Camping


Bilingual guide





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RED Travel Mexico

Local/Foreign Owned Social Enterprise

A journey with RED takes you into the heart of nature and Baja California peninsula’s wildest reaches. From day-trips to multi-day adventures, RED Adventures will fill you with life changing experiences, immerse you in local culture and give you the opportunity to be a part of vital research and conservation projects. Private trips and group departures available!

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Get picked up (included)
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