Whale Watching and Wildlife Adventures

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ACS sponsors whale- and dolphin-watching trips throughout the year, many of which are focused on a particular species (e.g., Pacific gray whales) or suite of species (blue, humpback, and fin whales) during seasonal migration and/or feeding periods.  Whether you’re interested in a half- or full-day excursion to experience humpbacks, blue whales, killer whales, resident coastal dolphins, or you’re dreaming of a multiple-day, safari-style adventure to get up-close-and-personal with migrating Pacific Gray Whales in the calving lagoons of San Ignacio, Baja California Sur, Mexico, ACS ensures that your experience is engaging, memorable, and life-transforming!


ACS partners with select whale-watch operators to offer you a unique and memorable experience getting “up close and personal” with some of the most majestic animals on the planet. When you book your whale-watching trip through an ACS provider, you have peace of mind that those operators adhere to the highest ethical standards in the whale watch industry – that they treat whales and other wildlife respectfully, give passengers accurate and educational information about marine wildlife, and support conservation and protection efforts and organizations like ACS.

Whale watching trips are an invaluable component of ACS’s educational programs, and also serve as fundraising events to support our education, conservation, and research grant-making programs.  Many ACS chapters also offer exciting whale and dolphin trips.  Be sure to visit chapter websites for more information.