Whale Watch Photos

Ten southern right whales very close to shore, including four calves and a rare white calf, people watching from the beach, aerial photo, Patagonia, Argentina, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Ten southern right whales very close to shore, including four calves and a rare white calf, people watching from the beach, aerial photo, Patagonia, Argentina.
Species: Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 35945  
An enormous blue whale swims in front of whale watchers on a private yacht.  Only a small portion of the whale, which dwarfs the boat and may be 70 feet or more in length, can be seen. Open ocean offshore of San Diego, Balaenoptera musculus
An enormous blue whale swims in front of whale watchers on a private yacht. Only a small portion of the whale, which dwarfs the boat and may be 70 feet or more in length, can be seen. Open ocean offshore of San Diego.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07541  
Gray whale dorsal ridge (back) at the surface in front of a boat full of whale watchers, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island, Eschrichtius robustus
Gray whale dorsal ridge (back) at the surface in front of a boat full of whale watchers, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21180  
Southern right whales very close to shore, people watching from the beach, aerial photo, Patagonia, Argentina, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Southern right whales very close to shore, people watching from the beach, aerial photo, Patagonia, Argentina.
Species: Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 35975  
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island, Eschrichtius robustus
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21184  
Two humpback whales swim in front of a whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Santa Rosa Island, California
Two humpback whales swim in front of a whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Santa Rosa Island, California
Image ID: 27037  
Humpback whale blowing, exhaling as it swims toward a whale-watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Santa Rosa Island, California
Humpback whale blowing, exhaling as it swims toward a whale-watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Santa Rosa Island, California
Image ID: 27034  
Humpback whale surface active group including head lunge and two fluke swipes, whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale surface active group including head lunge and two fluke swipes, whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04243  
North Pacific humpback whale rounds out in front of whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
North Pacific humpback whale rounds out in front of whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 00347  
North Pacific humpback whale at the surface with open mouth and inflated throat, in front of whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
North Pacific humpback whale at the surface with open mouth and inflated throat, in front of whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 00985  
Whale watchers look in all directions searching for a whale, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island, Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Whale watchers look in all directions searching for a whale, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island.
Location: Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21179  
Gray whale dorsal ridge (back) at the surface in front of a boat full of whale watchers, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island, Eschrichtius robustus
Gray whale dorsal ridge (back) at the surface in front of a boat full of whale watchers, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21181  
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island, Eschrichtius robustus
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21182  
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island, Eschrichtius robustus
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21183  
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island, Eschrichtius robustus
Gray whale raising its fluke (tail) in front of a boat of whale watchers before diving to the ocean floor to forage for crustaceans, Cow Bay, Flores Island, near Tofino, Clayoquot Sound, west coast of Vancouver Island.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Cow Bay, Flores Island, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21185  
Humpback whale surface active group, male escort head lunging, whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale surface active group, male escort head lunging, whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04237  
Humpback whale rounding out, whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale rounding out, whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04362  
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