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San Diego Whale Watching 2014 Season

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventures

April 18-24

Date Morning Cruise Afternoon Cruise Notes
4/24/14 2 gray whales, common dolphins *whalechecks During a beautiful day guests enjoyed the trip with 2 gray whale sightings and many common and bottle-nose dolphins.
4/23/14 60 common dolphins, mylar mylar, 2 gray whales No afternoon cruise Throughout the day several pods of common dolphins and several bottlenose in the bay. Guest saw bottlenose dolphins in the bay and mother and calf near the end of trip.
4/22/14 4 gray whales, 300 common dolphins No afternoon cruise Guest were treated to 2 pair of mom and calf gray whales plus 500 bottlenose dolphins
4/21/14 2 minke, 50 common dolphins No afternoon cruise Good views in clear cool skies guests saw 2 minke plus 50 common dolphins.
4/20/14 3 gray whales, 3 bottlenose 5 gray whales, 6 bottlenose All went well and guest were happy…..found a large mola-mola out there…on the way back in to the dock we came across some common dolphins who were with a cow/calf pair near the kelp beds. Some whales zig-zagged through the kelp we managed to give the passengers some good views. Seeing the small fluke prints of the calf was awesome! Another cow/calf pair came into view on our way back into the bay….we also had some bottlenose dolphin in the bay.
4/19/14 4 gray whales 2 minke whales It was a great day on the ocean with a gray whale mom and her calf spotted. We had common dolphins feeding along the kelp. In the afternoon we had many fun and exciting passengers on board. 2 minke whales were swimming under and around out boat.
4/18/14 4 gray whales, 300 common dolphins No afternoon cruise Gray whale and her calf heading up north were spotted just outside the bay in shallow water. Many common dolphins jumping clear out of the water plus 2 bottlenose in the bay

San Diego Whale Watching 2014 Season

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April 11- April 17

Date Morning Cruise Afternoon Cruise Notes
4/17/14 2 gray whales, 200 common dolphins No afternoon cruise Mom and Calf provided guests with a great view plus 200 common dolphins
4/16/14 2 gray whales, 300 common dolphins No afternoon cruise Guests were treated to Amazing morning cruise found a pod of 300 common dolphins and found a mother and calve fin whale that put on the best show.
4/14/14 2 fin whales, 500 common dolphins 2 gray whales Guest saw two fin whales and a pod of 500 common dolphins plus two grey whales (cow/calf) they put on a great show for the guests. A Humpback whale was seen a the entrance to the harbor.
4/13/14 *whalechecks 1 humpback, 200 common dolphins In calm seas during the day guests saw one humpback whale and 200 common dolphins.
4/12/14 2 fin whales,500 common dolphins 2 gray whales Guests saw 2 fin whales and a pod of 500 common dolphins, plus a mom and calf.
4/11/14 1 humpback whale, 50 bottlenose dolphins. 50 bottlenose dolphins Guests saw 100 common dolphins and a humpback whale feeding on an abundant supply of fish. On the way out 2 mola-mola fish were spotted as well as 25 bottlenose dolphin.

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*If whale are not sighted during cruise you will receive a “whale check” good for another Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventure or Harbor Cruise