Announcing…a Special Monday Island Whale Watch Trip Jan 17

Greetings,Please pass the word to your clients and associates:  Although the Condor Express does not regularly run Island Whale Watch trips on monday this time of year, we HAVE scheduled a special monday trip for January 17.  January 17 is a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, and many people have the day off.  What better way to …

The Rolling Gray Whale – Sun Jan 9

Greetings Whale Afficianados,  Another wonderful day full of cetaceans!  And this is what the Condor Expressly saw today:   1 Gray Whale – rolling and tumbling  35 Risso's Dolphinslots of young California Sea Lions   We came upon a crazy Gray Whale that was rolling around, as if “playing” with Risso's Dolphins and California Sea Lions all around it.  It showed …

Whale and Dolphin Update – Sat Jan 8

Greetings Santa Barbara Channel Lovers,  Another wonderful day full of cetaceans!  And this is what the Condor Expressly saw today:   4 Gray Whales  2500 Common Dolphins25 Risso's Dolphinsots of young California Sea Lions   I'll be out shooting tomorrow and post the images online at:  www.CondorExpressPhotos.com     C'mon out and joing me. Remember, the Condor Express is the ONLY full-time whale watching boat operating …

Oh, my God! What a day! Friday, January 7, 2011

Greetings Santa Barbara Channel Lovers,   This is the kind of whale watching day you dream about. 8 Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)2 Gray Whales  2500 Common Dolphins150 Risso's Dolphins 1 Blue Shark lots of young California Sea Lions    Photos from most weekend, vacation and holidays are found online at:  www.CondorExpressPhotos.com Remember, the Condor Express is the ONLY full-time whale …

Whale, Dolphin and Porpoise Report – Jan 5

Wed. Jan 5, 2010 Colleagues, Another wonderful day on the Channel, sunny and nice.   And here is what the Condor Expressly saw… Here are today's sightings: 4 Gray Whales (more spouts in the distance)50 Risso's Dolphins25 Dall's Porpoise100 Common Dolphinsa few young California Sea Lions   The Condor Express is the ONLY full-time whale watching boat operating in the Santa …

Condor Express newsletter attached !!

Happy New Year! Please find the Condor Expressions newsletter attached to this message. You are receiving this newsletter because you are a friend of the Condor Express in Santa Barbara, California, the premier whale watching and party cruise venue on the coast.  Many of you signed up for this newsletter by filling out a “customer comment” card on board the …

Whale and Dolphin Report – 1/1/11

Happy New Year!!!   Captain Dave and the crew steered the mighty Condor Express up into the Santa Cruz Channel with hopes of intersecting some southbound migrating Gray Whales.  Success was had !! Here are today's sightings: 5 Gray Whales 25 Risso's Dolphins (some actually did some bow riding!)a few young California Sea Lions and the Painted Cave with its …

Killer Whales (Orca’s) and Gray Whales today – New Year’s Eve

Greetings Santa Barbara Channel Lovers,   What a great way to round out the old year 2010 and get ready for the new year.  We ran east again today and here is what the Condor Expressly watched today: 1 Gray Whale (more in the distance)  5 Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) heading up the Channel westbounda few young California Sea Lions …

Whales and Sharks Report – Tuesday, 12-28

Greetings Santa Barbara Channel Lovers,   Today the Condor Express, with Captain Mat at the helm, headed east.  And here is what the Condor Expressly watched today: 3 Gray Whales  1 Minke Whale1 Blue Shark (a “baby”…about 3 feet long!)lots of young California Sea Lions rafting and cavorting near Sta Cruz Island (approximately 100 individuals)   I'll post up the …

Whale and Porpoise Report – Monday Dec 27

Happy Holidays Whale Lovers!   Today the Condor Express, with Captain Mat at the helm, headed out between Santa Rosa Island and Santa Cruz Island to try our luck finding southbound migrating Gray Whales.  And here is what the Condor Expressly watched today: 1 Gray Whale (very cooperative female…awesome looks!)15 Dall's Porpoise (the black and white torpedos)lots of young California …