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Flip For Whales 2017

Flip for Whales held Sunday, October 8, 2017 - Join us for our fundraising event to support Marine Life Studies' programs and witness the spectacular humpback whales feeding in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.


  Flip for Whales™ activities include: a continental breakfast with mimosas; guided whale watch with Blue Ocean Whale Watch aboard 60 ft. yacht High Spirits; raffle for great prizes and a live auction. 

Meet interns in Marine Life Studies' Research Scientist Program and members of the Whale Entanglement Team (WET)®, other Marine Life Studies' Ocean Stewards, and Peggy Stap, Executive Director and Co-Founder of WET®.


Please call 831.901.3833 to make a reservation. Unable to attend? Please consider making a much appreciated donation.  


Flip for Whales
™ is a fundraiser that supports Marine Life Studies’:

Research Scientist Program, teaching research techniques to college and high school interns during the whale and dolphin research boat surveys;

• the Whale Entanglement Team (WET)®;

Take it to the Streets™ cleanup conservation program;

• free educational programs for children, youth, and adults, including special programs for children at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County, both Seaside and Salinas.

Reservations are a $90 donation per person and is tax deductible. 

Please consider making a donation of $100 or more. The additional funds go towards funding our student Research Scientist Program.

Limited Tickets Available! 

Call 831.901.3833 to make a reservation.

Unable to attend? Please consider making a much appreciated donation. Click here to donate.
We are a volunteer organization. All donations go directly to support our programs.


Marine Life Studies is a nonprofit organization that inspires the public to protect our oceans, whales, and dolphins.
Click here for Mission Statement.

Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017   
Time: 9 am to 1 pm 

Check-in at 9 am


Blue Ocean Whale Watch 
7881 Sandholdt Road 
Moss Landing, CA 95039

Fundraiser aboard High Spirits



Detailed Itinerary:


9 am Check-in at Blue Ocean Whale Watch
9:15 am to 10 am Continental Breakfast and Mimosas
10 am
Leave port on whale watch boat High Spirits
1 pm Arrive Moss Landing Harbor








Highway 1 Northbound: Turn left before you pass the smoke stacks after "Surf City Coffee Co." and "The Whole Enchilada" restaurant onto Moss Landing Road. Turn right at Sandholdt Road and pull into the parking lot directly after the KOA RV park.

Highway 1 Southbound: Turn right after the smoke stacks onto Moss Landing Road, just before "The Whole Enchilada" restaurant. Turn right at Sandholdt Road and pull into the parking lot directly after the KOA RV park.

Blue Ocean Whale Watch is located on the far end of the parking lot. Check-in table is directly across from the Harbor Master's office. Look for the Blue Ocean Whale Watch Signs.

Parking: Parking permits may be purchased inside the Harbor Master's office.