Whale Watching

Adult 13+
Child - Ages 5 to 12
Small Child - 4 & Under

2020 Season Open for Booking! Begins July 1st!

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
The vessel:

Viking Starship (140 foot LOA), leaving from the Viking Landing in Montauk Harbor.  Parking available for the duration of your trip.

Sleeping accommodations:

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.
a close up of a fish swimming under water a group of people that are standing in the water a whale jumping out of the water


Viking Fleet is conveniently located in the Montauk Harbor to service the Block Island, Shelter Island, and Greenport areas.