Channel Islands

Whale Watching Channel Islands

Whale Watch trips - December 26 - April 30

Whale Watch trips

Departure times

Weekdays:  9:00 AM (Check schedule as we sometimes add a 1:00pm trip)
Weekends:  9:00 AM and 1:00 PM
(Additional trips may be added if interest is there. All trips are subject to weather cancellation right up to time of departure)

Whale Watch trips reservation phone - 805-382-2900

What To Wear:

It is recommended you dress casually and wear layers to ensure your comfort should the weather change during the excursion. Bring or wear sunscreen and comfortable, non-slip shoes. There is a full service galley on board to provide food and beverages for your trip.                                
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Individual Rates:

Adults $60.00
Children $60.00 (12 & under)
Seniors $60.00 (62 & over)
Active Military $50.00 (with Military ID card)

Private Charter:

* A 5% Harbor fee will be added to each open party reservation and all private Charters. 

Type of Wildlife in the Channel Islands Region

There are several different species of whales that could be encountered on one of your trips. California Gray Whales, Humpback Whales, Blue Whales, Finback Whales and Orca Whales (Killer Whales) are common sightings in the waters surrounding the Channel Islands. Additional wildlife includes seals, sea lions, dolphins and a rich variety of bird life; some of which are endangered and protected.