The Naturalist

Dolphin Fleet naturalist Dennis Minsky authored this great piece about the important role a whale watch naturalist has in inspiring passengers. The Naturalist I am not here to talk of whales, but of people.  I could talk about the passengers, but another time; I would dwell on the crew, each of which has a story: … Continue reading The Naturalist

2018 Whale SENSE Alaska Marine Conservation Leader Award

For the second year, outstanding captains and naturalists in Alaska were nominated for their leadership in marine conservation and stewardship. With both the whale watching industry and scope of Whale SENSE growing rapidly in Alaska, there are truly countless individuals that are working to emphasize the need for conservation and preservation of local whale populations. … Continue reading 2018 Whale SENSE Alaska Marine Conservation Leader Award

Celebrating World Oceans Day and the East Coast Whale Watching Season Kicks Off

June 7, 2018 As the world celebrates Ocean’s Day on June 8th , the whale watching season kicks off along the East Coast. Whale sightings are always thrilling to passengers, but those on a Whale SENSE whale watch will be even more thrilled to know that their whale watch company is supporting conservation of these … Continue reading Celebrating World Oceans Day and the East Coast Whale Watching Season Kicks Off

Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Congratulations to all of our winners!! All of the winning photos were taken in Virginia Beach and on board with either Rudee Flipper Dolphin and Whale Watching Tours or Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. Coincidentally, their whale watching season is starting later this month. We encourage you to reach out to them and book a trip this … Continue reading Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Whale SENSE launches Facebook photo contest

FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST RULES How to Enter Submit your photos via message to the Whale SENSE Facebook page or to whalesenseww@gmail.com by FRIDAY NOVEMBER 3rd. You can enter up to one photo per category.  With each photo include your name, the name of your whale watch company, date it was taken and a caption/description. Categories … Continue reading Whale SENSE launches Facebook photo contest