So We have the ok From the Governor of New Jersey on Friday May 22 2020 to take up to 25 people out whale watching.
I will be posting dates and rules for our whale watches.
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You can now rent Binoculars on the boat in advance! Jersey shore whale watch guarantees whale sightings!
You are now able to rent at a great price binoculars for the day of your whale watching trip the price is very good, $5 for childrens and $8 for adults!
Whale watching with binoculars, especially from a boat, requires a lot of stability. Additionally, the distance you need to maintain from these majestic animals means that you need a long focal length with a wide, crystal clear field of view.
Most tour operators have strict guidelines to follow when approaching whales and they need to stay a certain acceptable distance away from the whales for obvious reasons.
So when you choose a pair of binoculars we need to bear a few simple things in mind. Lookout for weatherproof capabilities, weight, magnification and ease of use on a boat.
Read the National Geographic Article about whales, there are a few comments in the article by Danielle https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/why-whale-watching-is-having-a-moment-in-new-york-city
Danielle Brown has been working with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center as a Field Stranding Technician since 2013. She has also worked as an Associate Researcher with Gotham Whale, and her research on humpback whales in NY and NJ was recently published in Marine Mammal Science. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stockton University, and a Master of Science degree from George Mason University. She is currently at Rutgers working towards her PhD in Ecology and Evolution, and will be continuing her research on marine mammals in NY and NJ. We are thrilled to have her on every trip at Jersey Shore whale watch!
Read a recent Rutgers University article on Danielle here
Not sure what you put into words how much fun it was well watching yesterday but I will try. We left Belmar Marina I saw three whales within five minutes of being out of the river sure Krumper. The band wonderful whiners was fantastic and played the entire trip was really really nice. Asbury park jersey shore coastline in the background it was amazing to see rock ‘n’ roll Hall of Fame or Vinnie and his band love the trip on the water playing rock ‘n’ roll music and a gorgeous Sunday afternoon I look forward to doing this trip again next year we will do some other ones with other bands I think James said he’s working on Eddie Testa we’ll see how that goes.The Craft beer tasting from Beach House brewery was fantastic.My friend Sam who help me put this together Big Ronnie productions did a fantastic job. Thanks to all my friends and new friends are coming up on a beautiful day we saw three humpback whales.Danielleour tour guide whale watching expert from Rutgers University did a fantastic job telling everybody about the whales,we were seeing and why we were seeing them. The weather was just perfect the water conditions were great for just perfect Sunday afternoon on the ocean everyone was thrilled the trip was sold out. We’re watching at the Jersey shore is a popular fun safe event join us soon here are some photos from Sunday’s trip September 8, 2019. Hope to see you all on the trip again please take the time to leave reviews they’re important to us thanks a lot, Bill McKim I will post a few more photos especially some crowd photos so if you have them sent to tag me on FacebookJersey sure will watch Billy McKim
Whale Watching trip report Aug 18 2019 , Just amazing ! A Triple Breach
Perfect hot summer weather brought a huge near capacity crowd to the boat everyone was thrilled to see a triple breach! The whale off the coast of Asbury Park was amazing. The Humpback whale breached 3 times in a row , yes i got the first two breaches perfectly the third wtotally out of focus but i will still share it with all of you.
The best comment of the day was by Billy, a great name by the way.. We were coming back into the Shark river in Belmar and billy who works on the boat as a crew and see whales all the time says to me , ” Even i got excited today and I see whales everyday out here!
Great story CBS2’s Lisa Rozner has the latest on New York’s efforts to clean local waters, which have already seen the local whale population increase. Join us to see them only a few weeks of perfect boating weather left!
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We had a large film crew from Rutgers University with us on this trip they filmed our naturalist Danielle M. Brown, M.S.
PhD student studying humpback whale foraging ecology, Lead Humpback Whale Researcher with
, stranding response/necropsy volunteer
We had many opportunities to photograph breaching whale, feeding whale, logging whale moves join us on our next trip Sunday July 28th We leave from Belmar marina at 1:30pm.
This is an amazing experience we had a few birthday parties on the boat also