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10 Interesting Facts About Gray Whales

The Gray Whale is a miraculous creature. In addition to their enormous size, the Gray Whale has an abundance of traits that distinguish it from the rest of the Whale population. Below are ten facts about Gray Whales that will make you admire them even more than…

Guide to Blue Whales

Until 2005, only gray whales would spend time along the American west coast; but now, we are fortunate enough to experience gray whales in the winter and blue whales in the summer. Blue whales, though rather scarce today, were abundant in all oceans until the 1900s….

How to Maximize Your Whale Watching Experience

Whale watching is an adventure in itself filled with breathtaking views of magnificent marine life and cherished memories. Make your trip a spectacular journey by doing a little extra planning. Follow these simple tips and reminders in order to have a successful whale watching trip worth…

Types of Baleen Whales Seen off of San Diego

San Diego’s coast is renowned for its excellent location regarding marine life observation, especially the sighting of baleen whales. Baleen whales differ from other whales because they do not have teeth. Instead, they have rows of baleen hanging down from each side of their upper jaw….

The Best Time for Whale Watching in San Diego

San Diego offers a glistening coastline lively with animal activity year-round. Revel in the best whale watching experience from mid-December through April as gray whales migrate from feeding grounds in Alaska to Baja California and back. More than 20,000 gray whales complete this 10,000-mile round-trip journey…

San Diego Whale Watching: January 9, 2019

Double Tail! Today was such a thrill, we saw at least 9 California gray whales. We started our trip by heading towards the Coronado Islands. We sailed past a smaller whale that did not show us his tail. We found a huge pregnant female headed south at 5 knots. She made a turn to the…

San Diego Whale Watching: January 5, 2019

Most days in San Diego are sunny and the ocean is calm. Today, unfortunately, was not a typical San Diego day. Captain Troy ventured to Point Loma to determine the state of the seas. The swells were large and confused. He chose turn around and stay in the bay to ensure the comfort and safety…