As a visitor, you can enjoy one of the most unique whale and dolphin watching made possible through underwater viewing pods. A number of companies provide daily, all around the year whale watching trips. Visitors get aboard an advanced, high speed catamaran. This latest design sailboat can help you to get closer to the stunningly beautiful blue whales, gray whales, fin whales, killer whales, humpback whales, and minke whales.
Whale watching season
The May to October months is excellent for seeing the blue whales while the December to April months is ideal to observe gray whales. Other than whales, you can also see a number of wild dolphins species. They move in herds and thus offer an interesting experience. Many whale watching trips start from the Dana Point Harbor, situated a few minutes away from the Laguna Beach.
Laguna Beach is the best for whale watching
If you are concerned with the environment, then do note that these whale watching companies subsist on eco-tourism activities. Only dolphin and whale watching are allowed. All other activities are strictly forbidden. Knowledgeable marine naturalists elaborate on how these marine animals live. The result is an educational and fun whale watching experience. There is also a micro-museum collection of whale and dolphin watching artifacts.
You can use the underwater hydrophone to listen below surface. This can be an extremely enjoyable affair as this region has the biggest blue whales concentration anywhere else in world. The biggest animal to ever live on earth is the Blue whale. These whales can grow to a staggering 33 meters and can weigh a massive 200 tons. This type of whale can hold about 1,000 tons of food and water when totally expanded.