We set out on this trip out of Dana Point Harbor on a sunny, calm afternoon. With no previous whale sightings during the day, I was hoping to spot some dolphin activity.
Eventually we found a group of common dolphins, some displaying aerial behaviors.
We headed north, searching for other animals. The crew found a group of coastal Bottlenose Dolphins.
As we motored away from them, they began to ride our wake. At times 5 or 6 bottlenose would leap out of the wake at once.
Even though we weren’t lucky with the whales on this trip, the dolphin sightings certainly made it worthwhile.
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