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Archived: Thar be Whales! Gray Whale Watching Season is off to stormy start in 2014!

With the Southern California storms mostly behind us along with the unusual swells, we are off on the start of another exciting Gray Whale Watching season. Captain Richard Goben, Port Captain is San Diego for Hornblower Cruises & Events called in Monday, Dec. 15 with the Whale Report. “Good news, we have spotted gray whales…

Humpback Whales being seen on San Diego Whale Watching Cruises on Hornblower

  Photos by Ken Shelby, captured these great images of a breaching Humpback Whale just off Mission Bay from the rails of Hornblower on their recent whale watching cruise. Mr Shelby is a frequent cruiser aboard Hornblower Cruises Whale Watching Cruise because he is one of the trained Naturalist from San Diego Natural History Museum.…

Reoccuring Sightings of Semi-famous Mottled Dolphin Named “Patches” from Adventure Hornblower

http://youtu.be/MzRu8dOwe10 (see Patches captured by video on youtube.com)! SD Natural History Museum Whalers and whale watching regulars like Mike Roerder (author of 1000 Whales in a Year) are out on cruises enough to spot reoccurring animals.  The “regulars” have spotted and photographed a mottled bottle nose dolphin and named him patches for obvious reasons! Diane Cullins…