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whale watching

  • Superstitions at Sea

    This whale watching season has been a successful one, with guests and crew onboard the Marietta seeing Gray Whales, Common Dolphins, Pacific White-Sided dolphins, Risso‚Äôs dolphins, and even Humpback Whales and…

  • Fare-Whale to Another Great Season!

    The sun has set on yet another successful whale watching season. This was the 16th year of partnership between Birch Aquarium and Flagship Cruises and Events. Despite having some challenging weather…

  • Members Baja Trip 2016: An Intimate Encounter

    Each year, Birch Aquarium Members have the opportunities to participate in the trip of a lifetime. This adventure to the breeding and birthing lagoons in Baja California, Mexico allow for intimate…

  • First Northbound Gray Whale

    Guests aboard the Marietta spotted the first northbound gray whale of the season this past Saturday, February 13th. Since we are so close to the Mexican border, we are very fortunate…

  • Grays, Humpbacks, and Blues (Oh My!)

    By Audrey Evans, Education Specialist While the number of gray whales sighted this season has reached 424, we have also been seeing an increasing number of other baleen whales as well.…

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