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Northern migrating Gray whales and returning humpbacks!

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On Sunday this week we had a beautiful tour exploring the Monterey Bay while encountering some gray whales migrating back up to their Arctic summer feeding grounds. These guys have one of the longest migration routes of any animal, clocking up to 14,000 miles round trip.  Additionally we had some humpback whales returning from their…

Trips every weekend now through April.

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We are open year around and have trips every weekend through the winter months (weather permitting). Come out and see these magnificent animals!!  Right now there are Humpback whales, Gray Whales and even Orcas among a plethora of other marine life!  Superbowl Sunday we will be back to the dock by 1:00pm so you still…

Humpbacks continue to amaze

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The weather continues to cooperate through the weekend and those humpbacks continue to amaze us!! Today’s sighting’s included humpback whales, otters, sea lions (including 2 Stellar Sea lions) Harbor Seals and a plethora of marine birds including some nice pelicans.  We have 3 spots available on our 10:00am tomorrow morning- come out and join us!…

Mild weather stays with us on the Monterey Bay

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The weather seems to be holding  nicely regardless of the threats our weather apps continue to tell us. Our morning Safari was beautiful with cool winds and glassy ocean conditions. We encountered 4 juvenile humpback whales and were even flanked by two for about a 1/2 hour. With their alternating surface behavior we kept our…

Beautiful weather plus more of the same

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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…