Saturday August 20 2016

9:00am- A dismal report from Captain Larry on the Ocean Explorer greeted us as we left he harbor at 9:00am: he had seen nothing on his early morning whale watching trip. So Capt. Ryan went to look in the only …

Friday August 19 2016

9:00am- Calm seas greeted us this morning, making animals easy to find! Capt Ryan found a pod of 300 common dolphin right off the bat, just 1.5 miles from Newport Harbor. We had some great fun with these before moving …

Thursday August 18 2016

9:00am- 3oo common dolphin

11:30am- 200 common dolphin

3:00pm- 1 humpback whale, 200 common dolphin…

Wednesday August 17 2016

11:30am- Just one trip today. We had to punch through some fog to begin with, but it opened up to clear skies just a few miles beyond the harbor. Sightings were reported to be bleak by the other whale watching …

Tuesday August 16 2016

9:00am- Clear skies and calm seas! It was to be the only opportunity we had to whale watch today as the weather soon turned rough. Starting out about 2 miles west from Newport Harbor, Captain Ryan found a good spread …

Monday August 15 2016

9:00am- 200 common dolphin, 50 bottlenose dolphin

11:30am- 2 humpback whales, 200 common dolphin

3:00pm- 50 common dolphin

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Sunday August 14 2016

9:00am- Yesterday marked 27 days in a row that we had seen humpback whales; the challenge was on to make it another day with whales! Capt Ryan and Capt Taylor first headed out to a great pod of dolphin 5 …

Saturday August 13 2016

9:00am-1 humpback whale, 200 common dolphin

11:30am-1 humpback whale, 400 common dolphin

3:00pm- 100 common dolphins…

Friday August 12 2016

9:00am- 1 humpback whale, 300 common dolphin

11:30am- 1 humpback whale, 200 common dolphin

3:00pm- 100 common dolphin…

Thursday August 11 2016

9:00am- 1 humpback whale, 300 common dolphin

11:30am- 2 humpback whales, 1 minke whale,  500 common dolphin

3:00pm- 1 humpback whale, 2 minke whales, 500 common dolphin…