Archive for June, 2011

HAppY 4TH of JulY!!

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Looking forward to another busy, beautiful, whale- filled weekend!! The past week we have been seeing mostly humpback whales, some fin whales and minke whales, and an appearance from a mola-mola (ocean sunfish).
Tuesday 6/28 was another 4 species day. Humpback whale, fin whale, minke whale, and white sided dolphins. The fin whale put on a [...]

Visiting the Navy boat while in town?

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Just received a press release from the director of the Chamber.. check it out!!
USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) to be open for public tours over the weekend

Gloucester, Mass. — The amphibious assault ship USS OAK HILL (LSD 51) will conduct free general public visiting on Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25 on a first-come, first- [...]

FIESTA weekend is here!!

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

One of our busiest weekends has crept upon us and is finally here! Every year on the last weekend in June, The St. Peter’s fiesta is celebrated by the people of Gloucester.  This celebration includes a carnival with rides and games, seine boat racing, the infamous “Greasy pole contest”, a parade, and many other festivities. [...]

5 species day!!

Monday, June 13th, 2011

What a great weekend for whale watch sightings! Since there hasn’t been a lot of activity at all on Stellwagen Bank, our  latest whale watching trips have been going to Jeffrey’s Ledge, a feeding ground that extends from Cape Ann, Massachusetts to Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Wednesday 6/8 we saw 3 fin whales, a basking shark, and [...]

Whale pictures from 6/4/11

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Great weekend on the water, couldn’t have asked for better weather!  We saw humpbacks, fin whales, minke whales, and a basking shark! I think it was our first shark sighting of the season.
Some comments from our customers from the past few days:
“I got whale breath on my face..need i say more?”- Kelly P., Howell MI
“Very [...]

3 Species day today!

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Great day on the water today!  On our 10:30 Am whale watch we spotted 3 different species of whales, finback, minke and a humpback! Only 10 miles off shore made it even better.

We are looking forward to a great weekend.  Our trips are at 9 AM and 2 PM Saturday and Sunday.
We are [...]