March 13, 2023

March 13, 2023
By Todd Mansur Captain / Marine Naturalist

Vista Del Mar / Mr. Todd Horton, Lisa Carson, Marla Becceria 5th grade 76 Students.

Departure: 10:20

weather: calm cloudy no wind.

At 10:30 we spotted a pod of approximately 500 common dolphin traveling up the coast 3 miles off Dana Point in 1200 feet of water.

At 11:15 4.5 miles west of Dana point we spotted 3 North bound Gray whales. The whales appeared to be adults and showed very well on the surface. Before each dive 2 of the 3 whales would show their tails. Great day.


12:00. Arrive back To Dana Point Harbor.

Total sightings

  • 3 Gray Whales
  • 500 Common Dolphins