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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the time of my life with this group yesterday! I came yesterday hoping just to see a couple animals, but I left with more than I ever expected! Christine was incredibly knowledgeable and made it such a comfortable environment, and you could tell...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kstrot
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent tour!! I was most interested in seeing a whale since I’ve seen many dolphins in my life, but NEVER like this. We rode among a couple of pods of hundreds of them - truly an unforgettable experience. We also saw a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank O7819CMkristens
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This was my second tiny-boat adventure looking for whales off the coast of California. Last time was the adventure of a lifetime whale-wise, and this time (with Offshore Blue), we didn't find any whales at all. But that didn't detract in any way from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank travel_bunny29
Reviewed 2 September 2018

It was windy and the sea was very rough. We got completely soaked and no whales to be seen, not even dolphins. Really no whales in the area since our captain was in radio contact with other boats so we asked to return to port...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Inspire24048
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We did the 3 hour whale/dolphin tour. Tour was great, the boat was comfortable and clean. We s ent upwards of 90 mins in 2 huge pods of dolphins, there were literally hundreds in each pod surrounding the boat. There was also plenty of other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stevefisher11
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Very personalized experience Our captain, Dennis, did his best to ensure a great experience for all aboard.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judy P
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This experience was amazing. I took the afternoon cruise and although the whales did not make an appearance for us today, I would go again in a heartbeat. Christine is so knowledge about the wildlife and with so few passengers on the boat, it’s easy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hillary S
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip. Christine was an expert captain and was both passionate and knowledgeable about the animals we would see. We saw two pods of dolphins initially, and she got us up close - they were swimming and jumping right next to us....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ben G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Absolutely amazing experience. We went in mid-July and the weather was perfect. Our captain did a wonderful job and was able to help us spot several whales and get as close as possible! We saw both blue whales and fin whales. Incredible! We also got...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RachelW2992
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We spent a beautiful afternoon with Captain Christine on a small boat looking for whales and dolphins. While we didn’t see any dolphins, we were wonderfully lucky to see two blue whales shooting water out of their blowholes and taking sounding dives with their tails...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rabbijan
CiCi S, Owner at Offshore Blue Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you; yes we do have very fine captains who work very hard to give our guests the best possible whale watching experience!

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