LA ORCA DE SAYULITA – Sayulita's first pure whale watch and whale research company.

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Discover the whales and dolphins of Sayulita...

.... come whale watching with us and support our whale research.

who we aRE?

Sayulita's FIRST and ONLY pure whale watch and whale research company

designed for you

Our trips are designed with the best qualified personnel in research and experience at sea

Made with Love

With your help we can continue researching and preserving the life of these magnificent creatures

Make your trip easier!

On our Whale Watch Tours we offer...

~small boats~
~Expert guides~
~supports research~

~Hydrophone~
~free photos~
~three trips a day~

includes
  • Biologist led, 3 hour whale watching tours, leaving directly from the beach in Sayulita.
  • 8 people maximum onboard (individuals can book alone)
  • Experienced biologist guides engaged in whale research
  • Free high-quality photos from each trip
  • A hydrophone, a special marine microphone, is onboard so you can listen to the whales
  • Licensed whale watching boats
  • Snacks and water, life jackets to fit all ages and sizes
  • Departures 8:30am, 12pm and 3:30pm

We hope our work helps the whales by...

1. Sayulita's Humpback Whale Photo-ID Catalogue

We now have over 1500 whales and it is being used for whale research all over the world. We know many of the whales by name and have been loving them for 15 years!

2. Research to reduce vessel strikes with large whales

Nico's PhD project and already some has been published in scientific journals. Please see "BLOG" for details.

3. % of profits support our whale research.

We undertake independent research trips, in southern and northern Nayarit. Our data is being used for management of the North Pacific population, including US Government Endangered Species Act assessments.

Meet the team

We are a group of researchers, ocean men and women, and nature lovers, who spend our lives out at sea and with whales. We want to share with you our lives with these magnificent creatures!

We Love what we do

your opinion is important to us

"Superb whale watching adventure in beautiful Sayulita!."
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Marco
January 2021
"INCREDIBLE EXCURSION. HIGHLY Recommend!."
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LeAnne
January, 2020
What a lovely, exciting, and entertaining morning!
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Eric S
December, 2020
Say hello! We love it!

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