Helgren’s Sports Fishing operates out of Oceanside Harbor. Whale watching cruises operate from December through April. Whale watching tours last about two hours, and the captain fully narrates each trip.
Whale Watching and Sea Life Adventures are offered seasonally out of Oceanside Harbor. During the summer, you may spot blue whales, dolphins, and sea lions are viewed every trip. Group tours are available with reservations. For whale watching trip schedule and pricing, cal Helgren’s Sports Fishing at (760)722-2133.
Helgren’s Sports Fishing has five ships ranging from 6 passengers Sportfisher for private charters up to 95-foot long-range ships. Helgren’s main business is sportfishing. Year-round deep sea fishing trips include Half, Three Quarter and Full Day Trips. Also offered are long-range trips along the coast of Southern California and Mexico.
Helgren’s Sportfishing Whale Watching
Every passenger receives an official Whale-watch sea life certificate. After departing Oceanside Harbor, you are only a 5-minute boat ride to the start of your whale-watching adventure.
Whale watching is great for the family, and daily tours are available through the Oceanside welcome center. Prices vary by group size and area explored. Sea lions often appear at the beaches, and while exciting to watch, it’s best to let them be and admire from a distance.
When it comes to Southern California beach destinations, Oceanside should be at the top of your list. Located in northern San Diego County, it’s within minutes nearby San Diego attractions but still retains its small beach town atmosphere.
Oceanside is less than an hour’s drive from downtown San Diego and Orange County. Helgren’s Sports Fishing is located at 315 Harbor Drive South Oceanside, CA 92054. website. We recommend parking on the East Side of the train tracks and walking through the tunnel. Also, don’t forget to bring so you can tip the crew for cleaning your catch.0