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The most whales seen in years – blue whales by the dozen

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012

Daily Whale and Dolphin Report:

Here are the species we watched closely today: 12 Blue Whale (many many more spouts all around us today) 8 Humpback Whale (a few more seen with binoculars) 50 Common Dolphins 5 Mola mola (ocean sunfish) including one active jumper

Beautiful conditions out on the grounds today, and the most whale spouts we’ve seen in a few years. The highlights included a super close friendly approach by a full grown humpback whale that came up along side the Condor Express and then slowly tail fluked a few feet off the bow. Take a look at the photos from today and judge for yourself (They should be online by tomorrow).

Special announcement:


Saturday, 8/18 Jazz Dinner Cruise 6:00=8:30 The Condor 4 piece Jazz Band & buffet dinner just $55 adults/ $30 kids

Friday 8/31 Full Moon Hawaiian Cruise with the authentic Island sounds of Lilikoi Jam Appetizers by appetizer catering from Marmalade Cafe 6:00-8:30 $25 advance $30 day of cruise


Bob Perry

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