Light rain showers Sunday morning did not dampen passengers' enthusiasm. At least 10-12 fin whales were sighted. Three ventured very close to the vessel, allowing all to see their immense size as the second largest whale on the planet. This is the first time this season that so many fin whales were seen in one location.
A few bottlenose dolphin were sighted as the boat left San Diego and more upon the return trip from the Islands. Sea lions, harbor seals, elephant seals and the sea birds delighted passengers as always. Sunny skies and a very glassy sea made for a pleasant return to San Diego, and spouts of gray whales were spotted in the distance.
Submitted by Whaler Diane