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WHALE WATCHING TRIPS

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The Gray Whale or commonly called the California Gray Whale, has been known for years as one of the friendliest whales in the pacific.  What the Gray Whales are commonly known for, is their annual migration, one of the longest known for any mammal.  They are found in Arctic feeding grounds April to November, and in the Mexican breeding grounds, December to April. They migrate south from October to February and north from February to July.

 SATURDAY WHALE WATCHING TRIPS 

Enjoy a spectacular sight as we search for that magnificent creature the California Gray Whale. A marine biologist is aboard to answer questions about the whales. Along with our onboard Touch Tank filled with Sea Creatures.  Help raise sails and be a pirate for the day! 

Adults $35.00
Children $25.00
Times: 9am-12pm & 12:30pm-3:30pm

Reservations a must!
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Check "Calendar Events page" for dates.

 

SUNDAY BRUNCH WHALE WATCHING TRIP

Enjoy a delicious gourmet buffet as we view the annual migration of the great Gray Whales. We keep a sharp look out for other marine animals along with the Gray Whales. Listen to the marine biologist aboard answer questions about the whales. Come aboard and be the first to shout "WHALE HO!"

 

Price includes buffet and whale watch.
Sunday 10am to 1pm
Adults $55.00
Children $45.00 (ages 2-12)
Reservations a must! Use form
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SATURDAY BBQ WHALE WATCHING TRIP

Enjoy spectacular whale watching while you dine on Barbeque meal at sea. Hamburgers, potato salad, chips, drinks and desert. Kids can help at the helm (steering wheel for you land lovers) raise the sails or just have fun. A marine biologist is on board to answer questions.

Price includes food and whale watching
Scheduled on certain Saturdays 10am-1pm or 1:30pm- 4:30pm
Adults $45.00
Children $35.00 (ages 2-12)
Reservations a must! Use form
Check "Calendar Events page" for dates.

 

WHALE WATCHING TRIPS FOR GROUPS

Enjoy a spectacular sight as we search for that magnificent creature the California Gray Whale. A marine biologist is aboard to answer questions about the whales.

 

Adults/Children $19.00
Reservations a must!
Group Trips of 50 to 100 passengers.

 

 

SCHOOL WHALE WATCHING TRIPS

Students enjoy a chance to see the California Gray Whales on their migration along the coast.  Along with the whales we keep a look out for other marine mammals along the coast. There is a Marine Biologist aboard to answer questions the students may have about the whales.

 

Monday thru Friday 10am to 1pm
Cost $19.00 per person
Reservations a must!

 

      

     

    Maximum Passenger Capacity is 100
All trip subject to availability and cancellation.
Reservations for all trips a must, no exceptions.
No guarantee of whale sightings is expressed.


 Listen to the Whale Songs of a Humpback Whale

 WHALE FACTS

  • Averages 39-46 feet in length 
  • Adults weigh between 15-35 tons 
  • They exist only in North Pacific Ocean 
  • Eats small crustaceans and worms 
  • They are bottom feeders 
  • Natural enemies: sharks and killer whales 
  • Unnatural enemies: human harpoons, pollution, and nets 

 

Prices effective January 1, 2016