Water activity

Cali: Whale Watching in the Colombian Pacific Coast

Activity provider: Valley Adventours

Cali: Whale Watching in the Colombian Pacific Coast

Activity provider: Valley Adventours

From US$ 307 per person

The Pacific region is known for its beautiful beaches and unspoiled nature that is home to abundant flora and fauna, including the humpback whale, which you will witness in all its splendor.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 16 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a typical breakfast and lunch of the region
  • Marvel at the unique scenery from on the road and on the beaches
  • Gaze and learn from the humpback whales and their babies
  • Enjoy the manglars and the natural trails
  • Sit back and relax in the exotic beaches and tropical jungles
Full description
Bahía Málaga and its Yubarta Whales. In the Colombian Pacific is the Uramba Bahía Málaga National Natural Park, this region is considered the wettest on the planet and the most biodiverse in Colombia. It has virgin jungles, paradisiacal beaches, exotic islands, waterfalls, estuaries, mangroves, puddles and natural freshwater pools, all next to the imposing Pacific Ocean which gives us the ideal opportunity to enjoy ecotourism and adventure. This magical tour full of contrasts, spectacular sunsets and surrounded by an imposing tropical rain forest has a lot to offer you. Live a different ecotourism experience enjoying the delicious gastronomy, its unforgettable landscapes and the incomparable kindness of its inhabitants.
Includes
  • Local guide.
  • Experienced whale watching native guide.
  • Pick up and drop off at your place of accommodation (restrictions apply).
  • Round trip transportation (Cali - Buenaventura - Cali).
  • Maritime Round trip transportation (Buenaventura - Juanchaco - Buenaventura).
  • Tax for the use of the tourist dock (Buenaventura).
  • Insurance and medical assistance.
  • Meal Plans:
  • Breakfast, lunch and snack.
  • Activities and Tours Included:
  • Maritime transportation to do the whale watching (one time).
  • Stay on the Juanchaco beach.
  • Hike through caves and cliffs (depending on the state of the tide).
  • Free afternoon at the beach.
  • Tips (optional according to your lived experience).
  • Additional services or products not specified in the plan.
  • Transfer back to the lodging place.
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

• Pickup and drop-off are possible if you are located in or near the city center • Alternatively, come to the meeting point at the Hotel intercontinental

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • Please be aware that whale watching is a completely natural event, and even though they will appear most of the time, the pacific region is known for being a very rainy place and it might influence whether or not you get to see the whales (there will be no reimbursements if the whale sighting is not successful)
  • Please wear comfortable shoes that can get wet
  • Bring sunblock, insect repellent, a bottle of water, extra clothes, sandals, a towel, a hat, and sunglasses (or any other beach implements you might consider needing)
  • If you take your camera or cell phone, make sure you take a plastic bag or a cover where they will be protected from the water
  • The use of the life vest is obligatory by Colombian law while you are on any boat

Product ID: 221736