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)

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.                                
For more information, visit ChannelIslandsWhaleWatching.com

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

$2,500.00

* 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.

Orca Whales

The killer whale (Orcinus orca), commonly referred to as the orca whale or orca

Humpack Whales

The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale.

California Gray Whales

The gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, is a baleen whale that migrates between feeding.

Finback Whales

The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also called the finback whale, azorback, or common rorqual

Common Dolphins

The common dolphin is the name given to two species (and possibly a third) of dolphin .

Blue Whales

The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder

Harbor Seals

The harbor(or harbour) seal(Phoca vitulina), also known as the common seal

California Sea Lions

The California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) is a coastal sea lion of western North America.

Elephant Seals

Elephant seals (sea elephants) are large, oceangoing seals in the genus Mirounga.