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Spring 2022 Whale Watching Guide

There are few outdoor activities as awe-inspiring as observing wildlife. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, try a whale-watching adventure with Next Level Sailing off the coast of San Diego, where springtime conditions make for a beautiful and fulfilling trip.

Where To Go Whale Watching in 2022

There are beautiful locations all over the world where you can see whales. These places include coastal areas in Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, and Iceland — but one of the best areas is Southern California and specifically, San Diego!

Winter & Spring Whale Watching vs. Summer & Fall

In some areas, whale watching is best in the summer and fall, especially for certain whale and dolphin species. In other parts of the world, like off the coast of San Diego, you can see whales year round! The Pacific coast of California is part of a migration route for whales traveling to and from Alaska, so you’ll spot gray whales and common dolphins even in the winter and spring months.

Preparing for Your Whale Watching Trip

San Diego has one of the world’s most ideal climates, but it can still get quite cool once you’re on the water. Pack warm layers as well as sunscreen and a hat to protect your skin. Don’t forget the camera!

What To Expect When Whale Watching

In the spring months, you can expect to see gray whales, humpback whales, fin whales, blue whales, or some combination of these! You’ll also take in other marine wildlife, like dolphins and sea lions. Helpful and experienced sailor guides will provide useful information and help you identify animals.

Discovering Beautiful Marine Life

Whether it’s your first trip or you’ve been whale watching a dozen times before, book your trip with Next Level Sailing for spring 2022 and gain memories that last a lifetime. The beauty you’ll see and the information you’ll learn ensure an unforgettable experience.