Killer Whales in the Santa Barbara Channel

Bob Perrykiller whale, orca, Santa Barbara Channel, Uncategorized, whale watching cruise

Killer whales feeding next to Condor Express Summary: 8 killer whales 2 gray whales 6 Dall’s porpoise 15 Risso’s dolphins 1,000 long beaked common dolphins minus one dozens of sea lions minus one For the 2nd straight day the Condor Express has encountered killer whales in the Channel. Today we ran across to Santa Cruz Island and found 8 orcas. … Read More

Don’t Miss the Santa Barbara Parade of Lights Cruise Sunday, Dec 9

Bob PerrySanta Barbara, Santa Barbara Channel, Top 10 things to do in Santa Barbara

Enjoy the Santa Barbara Parade of Lights from the best seat in the house. Join us aboard the Condor Express for an up close and personal view of the exciting Parade of Lights departing from the Santa Barbara Harbor. Enjoy a full bar and complimentary appetizers to keep you in the holiday sprit while cruising along the parade route in … Read More

The best whale watching in southern California !

Bob PerryCalifornia Whale Watching, humpback whale, Santa Barbara Channel, Uncategorized, whale watching cruise

Summary: 3 humpback whales 1,200 common dolphins It was mostly sunny with extremely blue, clear water today. Although we ran out to Anacapa to greet the dolphins, the whales were found just off the beach near western Ventura. The water was so clear you could see the humpbacks rolling around as they passed directly under the boat and came over … Read More

Condor Express sails again Fri 11/23 – Come See The Gray Whales

Bob PerryCalifornia gray whale, California Whale Watching, gray whale, News, Santa Barbara Channel, Top 10 things to do in Santa Barbara, Uncategorized, whale watching cruise

Gray Whales begin their southern migration A few “early bird” gray whales have been seen off the coast and reports tell of humpbacks still in the Santa Barbara Channel. Gray whales begin their southern migration down the California coast each year at this time on their way to their Baja breeding grounds. Repairs and maintenance in the boat yard are … Read More

Santa Barbara Channel Offering Spectacular Fall conditions for whale wathcing

Bob PerrySanta Barbara, Santa Barbara Channel

Santa Barbara Channel Offering Spectacular Fall Conditions A gorgeous sunny and sparkling day out in the Santa Barbara Channel. Our first sightings were three humpback whales no more than 4 miles from Santa Barbara Harbor. One was our pal, “Rope.” These 3 whales stayed on the surface and watching them alongside the Condor Express in crystal clear, blue water was … Read More

Dolphins galore out near the Channel Islands

Bob PerryCalifornia Whale Watching, dolphin, Santa Barbara Channel

Dolphins Galore on Today’s Whale Watching Trip Dolphins offered a great show today. The Channel Islands waters were teaming with dolphins and we had great weather today.  A huge mega-pod of common dolphins played with the boat, and a group of Pacific white sided dolphins were also watched.  A visit to the famous Painted Cave topped off the adventure.   … Read More