In places such as Kaikoura, New Zealand, there are sperm whales year round and other whales at various times of the year but the weather is so very unreliable that they have to cancel 25 to 33 percent of their trips. The Azores have year round whales like Orange County but they don’t even run trips in the winter because of the bad weather. Hawaii is beautiful during the winter months, however they don't see baleen whales in the summer. Only whale watching in Orange County, just two miles from shore in normally calm seas, can you see mega-pods of wild dolphins and magnificent whales.
Orange County whale watching trips have more blue whales and dolphins and the best whale watching weather of anywhere on earth.
1,000 dolphins and whales are dying every day, worldwide, from entanglement in fishing gear.
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Orange County whale watching are offered by Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari. Orange County whale watching trips are incredibly exciting adventures for adults and kids. If you are looking for things to do in Orange County, please consider our most unique Orange County whale watching and dolphin watching trips.
Orange County, California, is home to Disneyland and only about one hour north of SeaWorld in San Diego. Orange County whale watching trips are perfect for visiting families and locals of San Diego, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Long Beach, and Los Angeles.
During the winter and spring Orange County whale watching trips see migrating gray whales. During the summer and fall months whale watching Orange County safaris see the largest animal in the world, giant blue whales. Throughout the year Orange County whale watching trips see minke whales, fin whales, humpback whales, killer whales, and more. Five species of wild dolphins inhabit Orange County waters too. Whale watching Orange County trips can see mega-pods of dolphins up to 10,000 strong!