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Top 5 Things to Know About San Diego Whale Watching Expedition Cruise
San Diego Whale Watching Expedition Cruise provides passengers with a rare opportunity to witness the migration of the grey whales to and from the Baja coast. Between the months of December and April, grey whales travel approximately 6,000 miles from the Arctic Ocean down to the warmer waters of Baja where they breed. On their way back up the coast, the young calves can often be seen swimming with their mothers on their first migration trip.
If it happens to be a quiet day on the water, the Whale Watching Expedition Cruise San Diego grants passengers a "whale check" to take the tour again if they do not see any whales. Even if the whales are shy during the tour, there's a good chance passengers will at least spot dolphin pods. Various kinds of dolphins inhabit the waters off of the San Diego coast including bottle-nose, Rissos, long-beaked and short-beaked common and several more. California sea lions, seals and numerous seabirds can also be seen while out at sea.
While aboard a Whale Watching Expedition Cruise San Diego, the boat's tour guide will educate passengers on the whales and other local marine life. Passengers can also learn more about the gentle giants from the video documentary shown during the Whale Watching Expedition Cruise San Diego as well. In between learning about the sea life and witnessing it in person, passengers can enjoy the boat's indoor and outdoor decks.