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whale watching

  • 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.…

  • Whale Watching: Leaping to New Heights

    Whale Watching Updates: We are nearing the 300-mark for Gray Whales sighted this season. Highlights this past week have included a pod of over 100 Common Dolphins and a Gray Whale…

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