Winter Wildlife Watching


    Plan your wildlife watching getaway!

    Virginia Beach is a good destination to view humpback and fin whales migrating to warmer waters. Enjoy a winter wildlife boat trip with Rudee Tours.

    Virginia Beach’s winter wildlife watching tours offer a rare opportunity to possibly spot these majestic creatures up close, as well as brown pelicans, northern gannets, and double-crested cormorants. Be sure to bring your binoculars, and of course, whale sightings are not guaranteed.

    The two and a half-hour narrated trip goes past the Cape Henry Lighthouses, the Old Coast Guard Station and other historic landmarks, so the photography opportunities are tremendous.

    Top off the adventure with more sea life at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center.

    Tour Schedule

    Various tours available late December through mid-March.

    Tour Tips

    • Dress for the cold! The air temperature is colder on the water than on land. Wear a hat, gloves, heavy socks, scarves, and non-skid shoes. Layers are advisable.
    • Don't forget your camera and binoculars!
    • Trips are not cancelled due to rain, but may be cancelled for unsafe conditions.

Packages to Experience the Wildlife Watching

Virginia Beach - Jul. 30 - Dec. 31 - Dine Around the Beach from Boardwalk Resort Hotel & Villas - Book a minimum of one night and receive a $50 credit for a variety of dining options, from family ...

Last Updated: 12/15/2014 2:02 PM
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