Whale Migration Seasons

The Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary, California Coastal waters off San Francisco have annual migration patterns for whales. If you are wondering what type of whales that you will see? The list below is general migration patterns!

Humpback Whale
Migrate May through November

Gray Whale, Killer Whale
Migrate Dec through May

Blue Whale
Migrate July through October

The trip sightings vary from each trip. We encourage you to be our guest twice a year, to see as many species possible. If you want to do more research please visit the American Cetacean Society Fact Sheet.