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Offshore Blue Adventures

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San Diego, CA, USA
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About Offshore Blue Adventures
San Diego whale watching at its finest. With a maximum of six passengers, everyone gets a front row seat. Our fast expedition style boat gets you out to the whales before the crowds arrive, and we can stay longer. Winter whale watching from December through April we see the great migration of the Pacific Gray whales. Over 20,000 of these beautiful animals swim past our coast each winter, on their way to Mexico & then back up to their summer feeding grounds in Alaska. Spring and Summer bring the magnificent Blue Whales to our waters. These are the largest of the whales, and are truly a wonder to see! Fin whales and Humpbacks are also seen as well as our ever friendly dolphins. This is your charter, your way!
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Ray wrote a review Mar 2021
Sherwood, Arkansas1 contribution
Honestly the tour should be called a dolphin tour, as we did see plenty of dolphins. We learned the hard way, however, they rarely see whales. I have negatively reviewed very few things in my life but felt strongly this was not professionally ran (captain was rude and somewhat abrasive to my family start to finish). On a positive note, I’ve been on large, group boats for, “as advertised”, dolphin tours and the small boat is a much more up-close and personal experience. We were able to ride the waves, with the dolphins, and were even over-sprayed on occasion by close encounters. OffShore Blue should teach their captain’s manners and local tours should advertise whale spotting as a rare bonus.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Mark P wrote a review Dec 2020
Riverton, Utah24 contributions2 helpful votes
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The trip was so much more fun than I expected. We unfortunately didn’t find any whales, but we found a lot of dolphins, sea birds, and sea lions. They have small boats that zip around the ocean and put you within feet of the sea life. I’m so happy I chose this company instead of going on a big, slow boat with 50+ other people. My trip included me, the captain, and one other couple.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Chris B wrote a review Aug 2020
San Mateo, California7 contributions
We had a great day on the water with Liz. We not only found some Minke whales but we ran with a dolphin stampede with a pod that must have had +100 members, including lots of little baby dolphins! Our kids loved it! Highly recommend it.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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gilstrap_robert wrote a review Aug 2020
Rockville, Maryland177 contributions95 helpful votes
Our Captain Cristine was fantastic. She was ver knowledgeable about the wild life. She knew all the hot spots. We got to see sealions, common dolphins (which was awesome. They are so playful.) And Minkie whales. Having the smaller boat was way more exciting for the smaller group. My daughter loved riding up front
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Date of experience: August 2020
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cvdibart wrote a review Aug 2020
Grand Rapids, Ohio14 contributions5 helpful votes
We weren’t sure what we were going to end up seeing with the marine layer, but the trip exceeded our expectations! We started out with sea lions just out of the marina, then ran into some dolphins on our way to look for a blue whale. Jules was an awesome captain and shared a lot of knowledge with us about the marine life. The blue whale was an amazing end to the trip. We hung around watching it surface multiple times. Thanks for the wonderful memories !
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Date of experience: August 2020
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