May 12, 2023

May 12, 2023
By Todd Mansur Captain / Marine Naturalist

Palisades Elementary/ Mrs. Pam Weber / Mrs. Bonnie Pitken 91 students. 5th Grade.

Departure 9:50

Weather: calm cloudy

Today was very productive our first sighting was at 10:20 with a pod of approximately 250 Common Dolphins feeding in 60 fathoms off Dana Point.

Our second sighting was a pod of 5 Fin Whales feeding on krill in 200 fathoms off Dana point. Incredible!

11:45 Arrive back To Dana Point Harbor.

Total sightings

  • 5 Fin Whales
  • 250 Common Dolphins