Join the Viking Fleet and CRESLI (Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island) on a true family adventure! We will pass the Montauk lighthouse looking for whales, dolphin, turtles and seabirds in their natural environment. A qualified marine biologist will narrate the tour and answer all of your questions. Please remember to bring sunblock, a hat, a layer and sunglasses. Food and beverages are available for purchase onboard! This trip sails aboard the Viking Starship on Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday starting July 1st and ending September 6th from 2 pm to 7 pm. We strongly recommend reservations, so call or purchase your tickets online. Parking is free.
2020 – Off Shore Great South Channel Whale Watch
We are still at 100% success at finding whales on our offshore trips.
We have now had 1342 humpback encounters in our trips to the Great South Channel, Stellwagen Bank, and locally. and we have photo-identified 519 different humpback whales during these trips.
July 19-21, 2020 (36 hours)
Great South Channel Trip
Leave from the Viking Landing in Montauk at 7:00 PM on Sunday and proceed to the GSC.
We should reach the whale grounds around day break, spend the next 12 hours among the whales and birds of the GSC. Return to Montauk at 4:00 AM on the following Tuesday
$300 for CRESLI members; $325 for non-members
Children 6 – 12 are half price
Under 6 are free
Viking Starship (140 foot LOA), leaving from the Viking Landing in Montauk Harbor. Parking available for the duration of your trip.
Sleeping Accommodations: Open bunks on the main and lower decks; sleeping bags are suggested
Excellent food can be purchased from the galley, or bring your own food.
Information, reservations, and payment can be made by calling CRESLI at 631-319-6003 to inquire. www.cresli.org
Located in Montauk Harbor, we offer a variety of services on the water:
Year Round Legendary Fishing Trips
Seasonal Interstate Passenger Fast Ferry Service
Fun Excursions Like Whale Watching and Sunset Cruises