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Laguna San Ignacio

Laguna San Ignacio is a is a lagoon located Mulegé Municipality in the Mexican province of Baja California Sur, 59 kilometres (37 mi) from San Ignacio, Mexico. The lagoon was declared a World Heritage site by the United Nations in 1993.

The main attraction of the San Ignacio Lagoon are its eastern Pacific gray whales. Not only is San Ignacio lagoon a gray whale sanctuary, but it is the last and only undeveloped nursery and breeding ground in the world of the Pacific gray whale. It is also the critical habitat for the near extinct Berrendo or prong-horned antelope and an important feeding habitat for four of the worlds seven species of sea turtles: leatherbacks, hawksbills, green turtles and Olive Ridleys (all endangered).

Things to see and do

* Fishing
* Whale watching
* Sea turtles

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Mexican Peso ($)
Language – Spanish
Population – 667 approx (San Ignacio)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 52

Port Location – The anchorage at Bahia Agua is located in the bay.

Travel Links – Laguna San Ignacio is accessible from San Ignacio.

There is also the Punta Abreojos airstrip, located approximately 20km from the lagoon.

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