Monthly Archives: April 2018

More dolphins and calves!

A single trip left Santa Barbara Harbor at noon under a low cloud layer.  Seas were glassy and calm.  Total sightings for the trip included 3 gray whales and 500 long-beaked common dolphins. About 2 miles straight out from the … Continue reading

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Harbor Kayaking

With blue skies and warm days it’s time to kayak in Santa Barbara again! Book a kayak tour with us today and enjoy a unique way to see the harbor!

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Rope ‘in’ the wind…

Three trips left the docks today with Captain and his crew and pristine ocean conditions for wildlife-viewing.  It was sunny and there was no wind.  Sightings for the day included: 75 Pacific white-sided dolphins, 5 gray whales, 1000 long-beaked common … Continue reading

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A record breaking year for gray whales

Six gray whales and 8 inshore bottlenose dolphins were seen on a single 12 noon excursion today.  Skies had a thin stratus layer and seas were flat and calm. This has been a record-breaking year for the gray whale population.  … Continue reading

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April Showers! The Tiangong-1 falls around the Channel.

One of most amazing sights ever took place today (4/1/18).  Debris from the old Tiangong-1 Chinese space station fell all around the Channel as a very rare pod of at least 100 Maui’s dolphin or popoto (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui) was seen along … Continue reading

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