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24Hr Marine Mammal & Pelagic Bird Watch

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Venture out 80-100 miles into the offshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean!

This trip is led by our team of experienced marine mammal naturalists and researchers, as well as a pelagic bird naturalist. While offshore, we chum for pelagic birds to get that perfect photo opportunity! The boat departs in the evening to ensure deep water searching at first light. eBird checklists are created by our team of experts and shared after the trip.

Possible sightings include:

  • Marine Mammals: Humpback Whales, Fin Whales, Minke Whales, Right Whales, Sperm Whales, Pilot Whales, Beaked Whales, Bottlenose Dolphins, Common Dolphins, Risso’s Dolphins, Spotted Dolphins, Atlantic White-sided Dolphins, and more!
  • Pelagic Birds: Shearwaters, Jaegers, Northern Gannets, Fulmar, Phalaropes, Kittiwakes, Loons, various Petrels and many more!
  • Other Species: Sharks (Hammerhead, Thresher, Great White, Basking, Whale), Sea turtles (Loggerhead, Leatherback, or Green), Oceanic Sunfish, False Albacore, Tuna, Jellyfish, Flying Fish, Sargassum and more!

Please note, trips are subject to varying weather and sea conditions. Trips will only sail in favorable weather conditions. Captain will make the final decision if the trip is sailing 48hrs prior to the scheduled cruise.

Prepaid Reservations Only. Due to the special nature of this trip, we are not able to offer the marine mammal guarantee.

Sleeping accommodations: Since this is a longer trip, sleeping arrangements onboard consist of padded indoor benches, outdoor benches, and plenty of floor space. It is encouraged to bring a sleeping bag. Boarding the vessel occurs in order of reservation.

Trip Summaries:

June 2022, June 2023, August 2022, August 2023, September 2023