Baja Jones Adventure Travel
|Imagine laying on
a soft comfortable bed, covered by a thick fluffy comforter, while
outside, close enough you can hear them, the sleeping whales breathe
gently in the night air. Listening quietly, you slip from your
bed, your feet enjoy the soft rug on the floor. You shiver as the
cool air surrounds you. To ward off the cold you wrap a soft hotel
furnished robe around you. Stepping outside your seaside accommodation
you marvel at a sky filled with millions of stars.
The camp is quiet and dark, but the solar path lighting sets a fantasy world scene, with muted light reflecting on the lapping waves at the shore. In the distance a lonely coyote howls a call to her mate. Roosting shore birds rustle with the sound of the coyotes. A friendly kangaroo mouse skitters beneath a bush as you stroll past the large dining tent, now quiet and dark. A large and silent owl swoops past the camp, perhaps stalking that cute desert rodent.
At the edge of the camp grounds you pause to gaze out at the dark water, thinking about your experience earlier in the day when a mother and baby gray whale came to the side of your boat. Your dream of petting a wild whale was now reality. One of the most exciting days you have ever experienced is coming to an end. Wisely you return to your well appointed tent to get a few hours sleep before you set out to find another friendly whale.
This is one person's real life experience at our Whale Safari Camp. What will your experience be like?
Some information about our seaside tented lodge or if you like, call it our whale safari camp.
1. Closest camp or seaside whale watching location to the USA border
2. Located inside the protected Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve. Access only through a secured gate located 15 miles from our camp.
3. Seaside location on the shore of Laguna Ojo de Liebre.
- - Tents
Real bedroom size at 10' X 14' with standing headroom even for those of us 6 foot tall.
Rugs on the floor.
Comfortable beds with soft mattresses, fluffy comforters, warm fleece blankets & cushy pillows.
Warm and cozy robes to slip on for showering or relaxing as you watch whales from your bed.
Convenient clothing and gear storage with molded hangers convenient open basket style storage.
- - Showers & toilets
Gas fired water heaters to provide 24 hour instantly hot water. Large and convenient to use.
Real flush toilets like in most homes.
- - Whale watching
We are convinced this is the single best location on the planet for whale watching.
There is no location anywhere with as many whales ready to come up close to your boat.
A typical tour includes either one or two boat trips each, depending on the specific itinerary.
Baja Jones has an unblemished perfect 20 year history of successful trips with close encounters.
- - Food and drinks
Typically we provide 3 meals each day. Breakfast and lunch are ordered from a normal cafe
style menu. (click here to view menu)
Dinner is a special dining experience. Each night we serve a 5 to 8 course meal designed to
highlight the locally available food. Our
dinners are prepared using traditional methods and recipes by one of the finest cooks in Central
Baja (maybe all of Baja). But we are taking Mexican food to a new level, combining authentic
flavor and ingredients with new are surprisingly tasty results.
We provide coffee, hot or cold tea and purified water all day. Hot water in thermos' available
for in your tent all the time.
Our cantina provides many extras if you choose. Prices are reasonable, even though we are
hundreds of miles from the nearest city.
A full bar and espresso bar are included in the cantina. Our bartender/barista can make
almost any drink you may desire.
We carry an impressive array of tequila and mescal as well as a wide selection of wines
from California and Mexico's Guadalupe valley.
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