Seaforth Sportfishing out of San Diego offers whale watching trips year-round. December through April, you can see the annual migration of the Pacific gray whale from Alaska to Mexico. These massive creatures can get up to 50 feet in length and weigh up to 40 tons. Gray whales can be seen as close as 1/2 mile from Mission Bay San Diego.
SoCal Whale Watching Season
May through November, the mighty blue whales and finback whales can be seen off the coast of San Diego. The blue whale is the largest animal ever on the earth and can grow to over 100 feet in length. These two whales can be found 5 to 9 miles offshore, feeding on early summer to fall.
Whale Watching Trips
Whale watching tours last about three hours and are narrated by the captain and crew. Along with whales, you might also see dolphins, sea lions, blue whales, and even the occasional orca. On weekends there are two whale watching trips, one at 10.00 am and one at 1.00 pm. During the week, one trip which leaves at 1.00 pm.
Seaforth offers a Whale Guarantee. “If you don’t see a whale or dolphin, then you’ll receive a free pass for another whale watching trip. If you don’t see a whale but get to see dolphins, then you get a 50% off a pass.”
Seaforth Sportfishing offers year-round sports fishing day trips. Half-day fishing trips are popular with beginners and casual anglers. Fishing ranges from La Jolla south to Imperial Beach, giving you a good view of the California coastline as well as good fishing.
3/4 day trips, overnight trips, a1.5-day fishing trips are best suited for more experienced anglers, but everyone is welcome. Privately fishing charters are also available. Bring your own fishing gear, or you can rent tackle from Seaforth Sportfishing.
Seaforth Sportfishing operates out of Mission Bay San Diego, just around the corner from Sea World. The boat trip out to the ocean only takes a few minutes. Free parking is available, with boarding begins 15 minutes before departure. Treat your family to a whale-watching adventure. This is one trip they will be talking about for a long time to come.
Phone: 619.224.3383 Seaforth Sportfishing 1717 Quivira Road San Diego CA 92109. Visit their website for trip information or the latest fish count.