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'''Guerrero Negro''' is a city in [[Baja California Sur]], on the edge of the Vizcaino Desert just south of the state border about halfway down the peninsula.  It is best known for the whale watching, although its primary industry is salt.
 
'''Guerrero Negro''' is a city in [[Baja California Sur]], on the edge of the Vizcaino Desert just south of the state border about halfway down the peninsula.  It is best known for the whale watching, although its primary industry is salt.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
The easiest and more comfortable way is by small plane: there is a company that flies from Ensenada to Guerrero Negro on Monday, Wendesday and Thursday at 11:30, it makes a stop at Isla de Cedros. The company is Aeroservicios Guerrero, and the phone number is +52 (615) 157 01 37.
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The easiest and more confortable way is by plane: there is a company that flies from Ensenada to Guerrero Negro on Monday, Wendesday and Thursday at 11:30, it makes a stop at Isla de Cedros. The company is Aeroservicios Guerrero, and the phone number is +52 (615) 157 01 37.
  
To get to Ensenada you may fly to San Diego and take the bus at the station that is just across the border in Tijuana. There is also a bus that leaves from the airport in Tijuana each hour from 8:30 am and it arrives in Ensenada two hours later. You can also fly to Los Cabos or [[Loreto]] via commercial airliner from the US.
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To get to Ensenada you may fly to San Diego and take the bus at the station that is just across the border in Tijuana. There is also a bus that leaves from the airport in Tijuana each hour since 8:30 am and it arrives to Ensenada two hours later.  
  
Another way to get to Guerrero Negro is to rent a car in Tijuana and make the 12 hour drive. It is a long drive but it is worth the trip, and it is cheaper if you are two or more people.
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Other way is to rent a car in Tijuana and make the 12 hour drive, it is a long drive but it is worth the trip, and it is cheaper if you are two or more people.  
  
===Bus===
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The last way is to take a bus from Tijuana Central Station to Guerrero Negro it leaves at 12:15, 16:00 and 18:00 hrs and it takes about 12 hours to get to Guerrero.
  
Guerrero Negro is a stop from points south and north, '''Autotransportes de la Baja California''' [http://www.abc.com.mx/destinos.php] serves Guerrero Negro. Service should be regular, but inquire ahead of time.
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You can also fly to Los Cabos and to rent a car there or to take a bus to La Paz and from La Paz to Guerrero Negro (12 hours from La Paz) and it leaves at 10:00 am, 4:00 pm and 11:00 pm.
 
 
Tijuana Central Station to Guerrero Negro leaves at 12:15, 16:00 and 18:00 hrs and it takes about 12 hours to get to Guerrero. La Paz to Guerrero Negro (12 hours from La Paz) leaves at 10:00 am, 4:00 pm and 11:00 pm, from Loreto the jaunt is at least 4 hours shorter.
 
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
 
The lagunary complex of Ojo de Liebre has been recognized as a wetland of international importance by the Ramsar Convention and as a Hemispheric Importance Site for shore birds conservation so bird watching is a must.
 
The lagunary complex of Ojo de Liebre has been recognized as a wetland of international importance by the Ramsar Convention and as a Hemispheric Importance Site for shore birds conservation so bird watching is a must.
  
The sand dunes around the Guerrero Negro Lagoon can also be visited.
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There can be visited also the sand dunes around the Guerrero Negro Lagoon.
  
There are guided visits to the largest open salt company and to the rock paintings at San Francisco and Santa Marta Sierras as well as to lesser known paintings of Mesa del Carmen, north from Guerrero Negro.
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There are guided visits to the largest open salt company and to the rock paintings at San Francisco and Santa Marta Sierras as well to the much unknown paintings of Mesa del Carmen, north from Guerrero Negro.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
  
Guerrero Negro is the place with the highest concentration of grey whales in the world. The whale watching tours in this area are almost mandatory. Also, visit the largest salt works in the world, do some bird watching in winter, see giant sand dunes and one of the largest concentrations of Osprey's in the world (they hatch by the end of February). Malarrimo Restaurant has a little museum on the bar side with a nice collection of flotsam recovered from Malarrimo Beach. There are sand-blasted bottles, fishing floats from japan, pieces of ships, wooden oars, round army containers about three feet long and eight inches in diameter, lots of construction helmets, and a wooden ships wheel, etc.
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Guerrero Negro is the place with the highiest concentration of grey whales in the world. The whale watching tours in this area are almost mandatory, Also, visit the largest salt works in the world, bird watching in winter, giant sand dunes and one of the largest concentrations of Ousprey's in the world (they hatch by the end of february), Malarrimo Restaurant have a little museum on the bar side with a nice collection of flotsam recovered from Malarrimo Beach. There were sand blasted bottles, fishing floats from japan, pieces of ships, wooden oars, round army containers about three feet long and eight inches in diameter, lots of construction helmets and a wooden ships wheel, etc.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
* Eco-Tours Malarrimo was the first private operator permitted by the mexican government to conduct tours in the area; still in this days, Malarrimo Ecotours it's the most popular whale watching tour in town. Besides, was the first one to offer cave painting tours, bird watching, salt tours, peninsula pronghorn and worked with film crews like CNN, Animal Planet, TBS Japan, Globo Brasil, Televisa, TV Azteca,ABC,three movies and TV Comercials [http://www.malarrimo.com]
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* Eco-Tours Malarrimo was the first private oprator permited by the mexican goberment to conduct tours in the are; stil in this days, Malarrimo Ecotours it's the most popular whale watching tour in town. Besides, was the first one to offer cave ainting tours, bird watching, salt tours, peninsula pronghorn and worked with filmation crews like CNN, Animal Planet, TBS Japan, Globo Brasil, Televisa, TV Azteca,ABC,three movies and TV Comercials [http://www.malarrimo.com]
 
 
Tours leave at 8am and 11am and cost US$50 or MX$650. (as of Feb 2012)
 
 
* [http://www.bajagraywhale.com]
 
* [http://www.bajagraywhale.com]
* Mario's Tours offers a wide variety of tours including whale watching tours, bird watching, rock paintings an more [http://www.mariostours.com]
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* Mario's Tours offers a wide variety of tours includying whale watching tours, bird watching, rock paintings an more [http://www.mariostours.com]
 
* Whale watching in nearby '''Scammon's Lagoon''' (Laguna Ojo de Liebre).
 
* Whale watching in nearby '''Scammon's Lagoon''' (Laguna Ojo de Liebre).
  
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Realize that all accommodations are very basic.
 
Realize that all accommodations are very basic.
  
* <sleep name="La Pinta hotel" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Basic, but clean.  The army base next door provides the "alarm clock" in the AM.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="La Pinta hotel" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Basic, but clean.  Army base next door provided the "alarm clock" in the AM.</sleep>
  
 
* <sleep name="Malarrimo hotel and RV parking." alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.malarrimo.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Also has a restaurant.</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Malarrimo hotel and RV parking." alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.malarrimo.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Also has a restaurant.</sleep>

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