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Archive: Dec 2019

Beautiful weather plus more of the same

What a difference a day makes! We went from clouds and gloom yesterday to gorgeous sunshine and pristine conditions today. Everything else pretty much stayed the same and we’re okay with that. Scattered juvenile humpback whales scattered throughout the Soquel hole along with an adult that is still hanging out here before heading south for…

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December 30, 2019

Humpback whales + a special surprise.

It was sunny when we left the harbor this morning but turned to chilly cloud cover once out in the Bay. Regardless of the darker sky, winds and swell kept away providing for a pleasant comfortable trip. We saw the typical juvenile humpback whales we’ve been playing with lately but what was of particular surprise…

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December 29, 2019

Resident humpbacks stay with us

Today’s trip was pretty amazing as the weather got just a little nicer and the sun shown a little brighter. We encountered a 1/2 dozen wintertime resident juvenile humpback whales frolicking out front of Santa Cruz on the west side of the Soquel Hole.  We also saw 4 adult transient humpback whales cruising through on…

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December 29, 2019

Scattered Juvenile Humpback Whales

We had a beautiful day out on the Bay today. After the morning chill wore off we had sunny skies over a stunning blue ocean.  We witnessed 3 juvenile humpback whales feeding among the bait balls and sea birds along with some sea lions, sea otters and a pretty small Mola Mola at only about…

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December 27, 2019

Gift Certificates- great last minute gift idea!!

Looking for that perfect gift that you know will get used without adding clutter to your life (or home), is good for the environment and will never, ever end up in any landfill?? Look no further- A Sea Spirit Ocean Safari gift certificate is your perfect solution and will provide family memories to last a…

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December 18, 2019

Heading into winter months

November treated us well as far as humpback whales remaining in the bay. The weather for the most part had remained beautiful and we witnessed some amazing sites. As we approach middle of December, moving into January and February we will be predominantly open on weekends. This is of course weather and participation dependent but…

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December 17, 2019