Whale lovers of all ages can get a thrill with an up-close look at the undersea world of whales during exciting whale watching tours from the Birch Aquarium at Scripps in San Diego. Hop aboard the safe and comfortable Flagship Cruises boat for a memorable voyage through the ocean waters off San Diego and enjoy glimpses of the majestic grey whales as they travel during the yearly migration. Tour participants will also see a wide variety of sea birds and other ocean animals like dolphins, sea lions and seals during the narrated whale watching tour. The three-hour, family friendly whale watching tours feature detailed information about grey whales and their migration patterns, feeding habits and lives and offers an unmatched opportunity to see live whales in their natural habitat. San Diego whale watching boat tours are offered daily at 9:45am and 1:30pm from December 26, 2012-April 14, 2013. Tickets for San Diego Birch Aquarium whale watching tours cost $37 weekdays/$42 weekends for adults; $18.50 weekdays/$21 weekends for children 4-12. Whale watching tours are popular and reservations are highly recommended.