May 10 2017

Wednesday’s sunrise trip was another one for the books. It was overcast during sunrise which was an added challenge for our photographers – but we were treated to some surface behaviors first thing in the morning by a young Humpback. While out on the bay today we sighted 30 Humpback Whales, 2 Blue Whales, 20 Risso’s…

May 9 2017

Our afternoon trip today was filled with nice sightings. We ended up with 20 Humpbacks and 2 Harbor Porpoise while out on the bay. On our way back in to the harbor we sighted a small group of Risso’s Dolphins right in front of the breakwater.

May 8 2017

We had a nice variety of wildlife today. We passed up a few Humpbacks on our way to a reported Killer Whale sighting. We spent some time with a well known pod of Bigg’s Killer Whales the CA 51’s. The CA 51’s are a group of 4 Killer Whales – CA 51 is the matriarch,…

May 5 2017

Lunge feeding Humpback Whales continued today! There were over 40 whales feeding along the beaches north of Monterey harbor today. The weather was very nice this morning and the breeze was picking up by the end of the trip. It is always incredible to see Humpback Whales feeding at the surface in shallow water. Definitely…

May 4 2017

Amazing trip out there today! We had 20 Humpback Whales feeding along the beaches north of Monterey Harbor. The whales were lunging at the surface in pairs showing us their enormous mouths and throat pleats as they ate anchovies. Weather was a little foggy but sightings were fantastic.

May 3 2017

We had our first sunrise trip of the year! It was incredible to be out with the whales as the sun was coming up. The colors in the sky at sunrise were absolutely unbeatable. We had small groups of whales all along the beach from Monterey north to Moss Landing. At the head of the…

May 2 2017

We had a lovely morning trip today with calm seas on the Sur Randy. We sighted 15-20 Killer Whales, 30 Humpbacks, 100 Common Dolphins & 6 Black-footed Albatross on our 9am trip. The Killer Whales seemed to be feeding and socializing during our encounter. Often times families will share meals, which is something that is…