Sunday August 21 2016

9:00am- A calm start to our day, and Capt. Kane on the Ocean Explorer already had some animals lined up for us to see! About 100 common dolphins off the Balboa Pier really dazzled our guests. After this sighting, our …

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…