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Whale Watching

5 Reasons Cape Town Is The Best Place To Be Right Now

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel

While we think Cape Town is always beautiful, a particularly superb time to visit is actually right now. October means springtime in South Africa, off...

We're Guessing This Whale Just Wanted To Say, 'Hey!'

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

When Cimeron Morrissey woke up to go kayaking, she probably didn't expect she'd get an awesome greeting from a beast of the ocean. Well, she was wr...

6 Things You Need To Know About Whale Watching

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green

There's a right way to go whale watching and there's a wrong way to go whale watching. If your tour boat bumps into a whale in the open ocean and the ...

5 Reasons to Visit Australia in (Their) Winter

Paul Jury | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Paul Jury

Australia. Where the seasons and toilets swirl backwards, where the stars shine upside down, and where you're secretly thinking about visiting, even though it's currently winter there.

Hypnotically Beautiful Map Lets You Stalk Whales Around Hawaii

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green

Hawaii is practically overrun by humpback whales every October through May when they come from such far-flung places as Russia and Alaska to breed in ...

WATCH: Whales Outdo Viral Pipeline Video In The Most Incredible Way

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

While it's not entirely clear why whales breach, there is a far fetched theory that they are jumping -- leaping, even -- to show off their pure joy. A...

Green Energy Tourism

Kevin Richberg | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green
Kevin Richberg

One of the best ways to get the public excited about Green Energy is inviting them to see how it's done. This 3 Minute Postcard of Western Australi...

Navy Warship Stops To Let Whales Pass, Gives Us Another Reason To Love Sailors

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.14.2014 | Good News

A 419-foot Navy warship in Dana Point, Calif., stopped just in time to let a pod of friendly marine mammals pass by unscathed this past weekend, KABC-...

WATCH: No Seriously, A Whale Smacked A Woman In The Face

Posted 02.26.2014 | Green

Well, this is a fine example of getting a bang for your buck on a whale watching tour. Canadian Chelsea Crawford was enjoying the sunny tour off t...

This Baby Humpback Whale Snuggling With Mom Is All You Need To See Today

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green

Drones have helped capture some of the Internet's most incredible videos, but we think this one might go down as the sweetest. While whale watching...

WATCH: Here's A Look At A Whale Like You've Never Seen Before

Posted 02.02.2014 | Green

Fin whales -- the second-largest whale species and also one of the most elusive -- are longer than the average school bus. Given their size and de...

Have a Whale of a Time in Hermanus, South Africa!

Deevra Norling | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Deevra Norling

What Hermanus is most famous for is its giant guests who stop by once a year to frolic in the waters of Walker Bay.

Seeing Dolphins in Oahu, Hawai'i - Wild is the Best Way

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Candace Calloway Whiting

Oahu's western shore offers a daily wild dolphin show, and with a good pair of binoculars you can see spinner dolphins from shore as they leap and twirl before settling down for their daily nap.

The Animals of Alaska, Sixth and Last of a Few Journal Entries; Day 11

Ken White | Posted 12.22.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

Salmon so dense, dying in the creeks so thick, one could imagine walking across right on them. And a baby porcupine sleeping soundly by a stream, spotted while hiking the National Forest at the most blue of beautiful blues Mendenhall Glacier.

On the Trail of the Whales: Navigating a Storm

Doreen Walton | Posted 09.11.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

I wonder if the whales find comfortable places to wait out storms. Are they helped and cheered by creatures on the way, as we have been, at every step, by the kindest people?

On the Trail of the Whales: Deadly Ambush in the Deep

Doreen Walton | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

We're speeding north on the Coast Starlight, to our next stop on the grey whale migration route. It's a romantic name for a train, and it's a dreamy r...

Wildlife From Cape to Cape

Christine Negroni | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

We weren't in the Atlantic proper for more than five minutes when I saw a spout of water off in the distance.

Local Whale Watching Is About To Get SERIOUS

The Santa Cruz Sentinel | Jason Hoppin | Posted 08.17.2013 | San Francisco

MOSS LANDING -- Drawn by an abundance of food, pods of whales are frolicking across Monterey Bay, delighting oceangoing whale-watchers who spent the w...

Anna Almendrala

INCREDIBLE: 'Hula Hoop' Dolphin | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.14.2013 | Los Angeles

Southern California resident Steve O'Toole has been volunteering on whale-watching trips for about nine years, but he had never seen anything like thi...

Where to Tickle a Grey Whale

Doreen Walton | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

The breeding lagoons in Baja, California are safe, warm places for the whales to calve. This is where some 'friendlies' seem to enjoy contact with people. We had a magical time.

Travelling North

Doreen Walton | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

At 5 a.m. one morning in late February, I found myself and my two-year-old in a minivan, being waved across the U.S. border by armed officials, en route to Baja, Mexico.

Baby Whale to Kids: "Play with Me!"

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Mother whales show a great deal of curiosity around us, and a willingness to let their playful calves approach us.

Andrew Burmon

The Future Of Whale Watching? | Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Graham Hawkes can't quite put words to the feeling. It's like jumping off a cliff, but more peaceful. It is like sinking, but more purposeful. It is l...

WATCH: There's About To Be Major Motion From This Ocean

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.06.2013 | Green

Some tourists have a whale of a tale to tell about their trip to Maui. Laurent Lebihan was on an excursion off the Hawaiian island with other padd...

WATCH: One Of Largest Gray Whale Migrations Off California Coast

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.28.2013 | Green

Whale watchers in Southern California are exhilarated over a sighting that's been deemed a "once in a lifetime encounter." A pod of 20-25 gray whal...