Have you ever heard of San Ignacio Lagoon? If you haven’t, prepare to add this popular tourist destination to your travel bucket list. Located in Mexico, the small local community consists of less than 100 inhabitants. So what’s the big draw? San Ignacio Lagoon is one of the winter sanctuaries for the eastern Pacific gray whale!
Every year, tourists from all over the world visit San Ignacio Lagoon to go whale watching. What makes this whale watching trip particularly special is that the whales are incredibly friendly and like to get up close and personal.
In the video below, you’ll see some very lucky tourists in a small boat having the opportunity to meet a stunning gray whale. While the whales in this lagoon can easily avoid human contact, they actually seem to enjoy interacting with people. But not only do these tourists get to see a whale, Mamma whale lets them touch her and she also has an adorable surprise for them: her calf!
Watch the video below and let us know what you think. San Ignacio Lagoon is a whale watchers dream! Would you be willing to take this incredible trip?