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Experience the Majesty of Blue Whales in San Diego
San Diego offers a unique opportunity to witness Blue Whales up close. These massive creatures, weighing up to 200 tons and growing up to 100 feet long, migrate annually to Southern California’s warmer waters for mating and birthing. Book a tour now to see the world’s largest animal in its natural habitat. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience of blue whale watching in San Diego.
Blue whales are the largest animals on Earth, with an average length of 80 to 100 feet and weight of up to 200 tons.
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June 2, 2023 Blue Whale Bonanza!
Friday, June 02, 2023 We had a once-in-lifetime experience today hanging out with more than 15 blue whales located about 12 miles offshore! Our morning trip started off with encountering 15 bottlenose dolphins and a massive feeding frenzy with a large bait ball of...
May 25, 2023 Surface Krill and Fins!
The Pacific ocean is teaming with life! We started our afternoon with a spunky pod of short beaked common dolphins, they were super playful! We saw so many babies and a few breaching over and over again! On the way back in from the drop off - Captain Bryan spotted...
May 18, 2023 Sunset Blues! ( the really big kind, not the sad kind)
OH MY GOODNESS WHAT A BEAUTIFULLY BLUE DAY! We headed out to the wild Pacific today, ever in search of whatever life we can find and BOY OH BOY did we fin ALL of the life! Our afternoon trip started with a nice pod of common dolphns but we quickly spotted some much...
May 16, 2023 PM Sea lion on shark predation, fin whales and more!
Every day out here is a new adventure! We spotted multiple pods of long beaked common dolphins in a feeding frenzy that seemed to stretch over a mile long! We found a few fin whales just outside the La Jolla canyon- hanging out pretty close to shore compared to...
Monday, May 8, 2023
We had one afternoon trip today, and traveled northwest until we encountered a humpback whale! It breached out ahead of us and once we got to it we recognized it as a whale that we had seen hanging around off our coast for a couple weeks back in march! While with...
May 6, 2023 Blue whales are in town
It's busy out there! Our morning trip had amazing conditions and lots of life. We spotted a blue whale about 5 miles from shore! We stuck with it for at least 6 cycles. It's dive times kept changing from 4 to 6 to 8 minutes. We also spotted some offshore bottlenose...
Friday, May 5 2023. First Blues of the season!
We had our first Blue Whale of the year today!!!! We started our adventure heading straight west from Mission Bay as we had heard whispers of something big waiting out there for us. We were quickly rewarded by sighting not just one - but three blue whales! We also...
April 20, 2023
It was a nice day watching whales and dolphins! During the morning tour, we set out toward the SW. We sighted a tall spout out in front of us. While waiting for it to surface again, a Fin whale surfaced right next to us! we got awesome looks as it went north....
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
We had an amazing two trips today! This morning we encountered a southbound BLUE whale just 3 miles out. A blue whale here in December is quite a rare sight. We then headed toward a huge pod of long-beaked common dolphins and found a young humpback whale following...
Blue Whale Resources
- National Geographic: Blue Whale
- NOAA Fisheries: Blue Whale
- Whale and Dolphin Conservation: Blue Whale
- The Ocean Foundation: Blue Whale
- The Marine Mammal Center: Blue Whale
- World Wildlife Fund: Blue Whale
- Smithsonian Ocean: Blue Whale
- National Ocean Service: Blue Whale
- Defenders of Wildlife: Blue Whale
- San Diego Natural History Museum: Blue Whale
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