CANCELLATION NOTICE: The 10/1 & 10/2 Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventure Cruises have been cancelled due to 7ft. seas & northeast winds

The 2022 American Princess’ (AP) Whale Watching & Dolphin Adventure season has begun and it looks like it’s going to be another AMAZING year! Currently mammal sightings (for the past few years) are at 95%-97%! Adventures depart from SHEEPSHEAD BAY, BROOKLYN, ONLY!!! (NOT by Brooklyn Bridge) See DIRECTIONS on TAB BAR ABOVE for Location & Parking info. Adult: $65; Senior: (62+) $60; Child: (5-12) $45; Child under 5: Free; Group rate: (10+) Contact us at 718-474-0555 Come sail with the AP and sail with the BEST ~ WHALE WATCHING is what WE DO! 


Whale, Dolphin & Wildlife Sightings Report

2022 Sightings: 

9/30:  Phenomenal Show ~ 3 Humpback Whales (1 Lunge Feeding, Spy Hopping, Pectoral Slapping)  200 Playful, Feeding, Rostrum Riding Bottlenose Dolphins * Whales & Dolphins Together!

9/28: 5 Humpback Whales  (2 swimming in tandem) * 12 Bottlenose Dolphins * Beautiful Wednesday!

9/25: 5 Humpback Whales * Breaching * Pectoral & Tail Slapping * 50 Bottlenose Dolphins *

9/24, Sunset Trip: 8 Humpback Whales * 2 Pods of Bottlenose Dolphins * Beautiful Sunset *

9/24, 12pm Trip: 4 Humpback Whales * Calm Waters *

9/21:  4 Humpback Whales  * 3 Lunge Feeding * BEAUTIFUL DAY!

9/18: 4 Humpback Whales ~ Binoculars NOT Needed! 

9/17, Sunset Trip: 3 Humpback Whales (2 Swimming in Tandem) * Great Show * Tail Throwing * Tail Slapping * Pectoral Slapping * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * Beautiful Sunset!

9/17, 12pm Trip:  2 Humpback Whales Swimming in Tandem * Pod of 300 Bottlenose Dolphins *

9/17, 12pm Trip:  2 Humpback Whales * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins *

9/16: 3 Humpback Whales (2 Swimming Together!) * (1 Breaching, Tail Lobbing, Pectoral Slapping Whale) * Pod of 500, yes that’s 500 Bottlenose Dolphins * Flat Calm Waters! Brilliant Day!

9/14: 2 Humpback Whales Together * 1 Bubble Feeding *

9/11: Awesome day! 3 Humpback Whales (2 Lunge Feeding) * 150 Bottlenose Dolphins *

9/10 Sunset Trip: 2  Humpback Whales *

9/10, Noon Trip: 3 Feeding Humpback Whales (1 Lunge Feeding) * Pod of 100+ Jumping & Wake Riding Bottlenose Dolphins!

9/9: 3 Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding * Pod of 100+ Bottlenose Dolphins *

9/5: 3 Humpback Whales * Pod of 150 Dolphins *

9/4: 2 Humpback Whales * Awesome Breach! C A L M Waters! 

9/3, 5pm:  2 Humpback Whales!

9/3, 12pm Trip: 2 Humpback Whales & Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins *

9/2 : 5 Humpback Whales * Pod of 150 Bottlenose Dolphins * Amazing Day!

9/1: 5 Humpback Whales (2 Swimming in Tandem) Awesome Lunge Feeding Show * Excellent Day!

8/31: 4 Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding * Pectoral Slapping * Tail Lobbing *

8/28: (Special Jamaica Bay Bird Watching Cruise) Peregrine Falcons, Black Skimmers, Harbor Seal, Glossy Ibus, American Oyster Catchers, Clapper Rails, Semi Palmated Plover, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Piping Plover, Osprey

8/28: Lunge Feeding, CHIN Slapping Humpback Whale!

8/27, Noon Trip: 2 Lunge Feeding Humpback Whales!

8/27, 5pm Trip: 2 Humpback Whales * Lunging * 

8/27, Noon Trip: 2 Lunge Feeding Humpback Whales!

8/27, 5pm Trip: 2 Humpback Whales * Lunging * 

8/26: 2 Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding *

8/25, 5pm Trip: 2 Humpback Whales * Lunge feeding * 

8/25, 12pm Trip: 3 Humpback Whales * 1 Lunge Feeding * Pod of 200 Bottlenose Dolphins * Dolphins Swimming & Interacting with Humpback Whale *

8/24: 2 Humpback Whales * Pod of 30 Bottlenose Dolphins * Beautiful Day * Glasslike ~~Water *

8/21: 6 Humpback Whales * 2 Swimming in Tandem (Our Jerry & a friend) * Lunge Feeding * 

8/20, 5pm Trip:  10 Humpback Whales ~ AWESOME !

8/20, 12pm Trip: 7 Humpback Whales * 2 Swimming in Tandem * Tail Throwing & Pectoral Slapping * Lots of Lunge Feeding * Double Lunging *

8/19: 8 Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding & Breaching *  Pod of 50-100, Rostrum Riding Bottlenose Dolphins *  Incredible Day on the Princess!

8/18, 5PM Trip: 3 Humpback Whales * 2 Breaching, Pectoral Slapping & Tail Throwing *

8/18, 12pm Trip: 2 Humpback Whales * 1 Lunge Feeding * Pod of 100 Jumping, Playing, WAKE RIDING Bottlenose Dolphins! Brilliant Day!

8/17: Pod of 100 Beautiful, Leaping, Friendly & Playful Bottlenose Dolphins! BINOCULARS NOT NEEDED!

8/14: 8 Humpback Whales!!! 3 Swimming Together * TRIPLE BREECH * Double Lunging * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * GRAND ADVENTURE!!!

8/13, 5pm: 11 Humpback Whales ~ YES, 11 HUMPBACK WHALES !!! Plus Pods of Bottlenose Dolphins! FABULOUS SIGHTS!!!

8/13, 12pm Noon Trip: 9 Humpback Whales  ~ AWESOME!!! Pectoral Slapping * Breaching * Double Lunging *  Pod of 250 Bottlenose Dolphins * BEST SHOW OF THE SEASON!!!

8/12: 5 Humpback Whales * 2 Pairs Swimming in Tandem &  DUET Lunging * Lunge Feeding * Pod of 300 Jumping & Wake Riding Bottlenose Dolphins * AMAZING DAY!!!

8/11: 2 Humpback Whales * Double Lunging * Pectoral Slapping * Breaching * Tail Throwing * What a Night!

8/10: 5  Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding * Pectoral Slapping * Tail Throwing *  Phenomenal Show!

8/7:  3 Humpback Whales * 2 Swimming in Tandem, Double Lunging * GREAT SIGHTS

8/6: 5pm ~ Total, 4 Humpback Whales * 2 Swimming Together * Lunge Feeding * 

8/6, 12pm: 1 Breaching,  Tail Throwing, Lunge Feeding Humpback Whale!

 8/5: Total, 5 Humpback Whales * 3 Lunge Feeding * 2 Swimming in Tandem * Pod of 30 Bottlenose Dolphins! AWESOME

8/4, 5pm: Total 4 Humpback Whales !!! Breaching * Lunge Feeding * Pectoral Slapping * Tail Throwing/Slapping * 2 Swimming Together! What a Night on the AP! 

8/4, 12pm: Total of 4 Humpback Whales * 3 Interactive * 2 Swimming in Tandem! ANOTHER AMAZING DAY

8/3:  2 Humpback Whales * Tail Slapping * Pectoral Slapping * Sharks * Hammerheads, Spinners & M O R E * 20+ Cownose Rays *

7/31: 6 Humpback Whales * Pectoral Slapping & Feeding * Double Lunging * FULL BODY BREACH * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins *

7/30, 5pm: 2 Humpback Whales * Breaching * Lunge Feeding  * SHARK FEEDING FRENZY * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins *

7/30, 12pm: Total ~ 4 Humpback Whales !  3  Lunge Feeding * Breaching * Tail Throwing * Pectoral Slapping  Humpback Whales * 1 Humpback Whale ~ at a distance * B E A U T I F U L  D A Y !!!

7/29 : 2 Humpback Whales* Lunge Feeding * Surface Feeding * Pod of 20 Bottlenose Dolphins

7/28, 5PM Sunset Trip:  Humpback Whales * 1 Lunge Feeding * GREAT NIGHT!

7/28, 12pm Trip: 2 Actively Feeding Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding *

7/27: 5 Humpback Whales, 2, DUET LUNGES * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins! Fabulous Trip!

7/24: 3 Breaching, Feeding, Tail Slapping, Pectoral Fin Slapping Humpback Whales! DON’T MISS THESE GREAT SHOWS!

7/23, 12pm: 2 Humpback Whales * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * Lots of Cownose Rays & Sharks * GREAT DAY w/ Local Wildlife!

7/22: 2 Humpback Whales (1 being Jerry)  Double Breaching * Double Pectoral Slapping * Sharks * BEST SHOW SO FAR!

7/20: 2  HUMPBACK WHALES * 1 OF 2 ~LUNGE FEEDING, TAIL THROWING & PECTORAL SLAPPING!

7/17: 3 Active Humpback Whales (1 being the calf from last year) * Pectoral Slapping * Lunge Feeding * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphin * Another AMAZING DAY!

7/15: Lunge Feeding Humpback Whale * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * Cobia * Beautiful day to be on the water!

7/14: 1st trip, 12 pm: 5 Active Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding EVERYWHERE * OCEAN LIKE GLASS * PHENOMENAL DAY!

7/14: 2nd trip, 5pm: 2 Humpback Whales *

7/13: 3 Active  Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding  * Pod of 200 Bottlenose Dolphins ~ JUMPING, ROSTRUM RIDING * WHAT A DAY * GLASSY WATERS!

7/10: 3 Humpback Whales * TAIL THROWING & LUNGE FEEDING * Pod of 200 Bottlenose Dolphins * WHALES & DOLPHINS SWIMMING TOGETHER!!! AWESOME SIGHTS! 

7/9 5pm: 2 Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding *Pod of 500 Bottlenose Dolphins * WHALE SWIMMING with DOLPHIN! PERFECT EVENING!

7/9 12pm: Humpback Whale * Pectoral Slapping * lunge feeding * Pod of 500 Bottlenose Dolphins * WHALE & DOLPHIN SWIMMING TOGETHER * GREAT DAY!!!

7/7 12 pm: Humpback Whale!

7/6: 2 Humpback Whales (1 being JERRY)  & a pod of Bottlenose Dolphins!

7/4: Humpback Whale * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * Cownose Ray*

7/3: 4 Humpback Whales * Pectoral Slapping * Bottlenose Dolphin GALORE ~ OVER 300 of these BEAUTIFUL MAMMALS* AWESOME SIGHT!!!

7/1: The FAMOUS HUMPBACK WHALE JERRY!!!

6/30: 2 Humpback Whales  (1 being JERRY) * Pod of 300 Bottlenose Dolphins *  INCREDIBLE DAY!

6/29:  2 Humpback Whales * Beautiful Day!

6/26: 2 Humpback Whales * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * 1st SEA TURTLE of the season * ANOTHER GREAT DAY!

6/25, 5pm: 2 Humpback Whales * 1 being a LUNGING JERRY * Beautiful night on the American Princess! 

6/25, 12pm: Humpback Whales & Pod of 250 Bottlenose Dolphins 

6/19: 2 Humpback Whales * 75 Bottlenose Dolphins * Whale & Dolphin SWIMMING TOGETHER * GREAT DAY !

6/17: 3 Humpback Whales *  Pod of 75 Bottlenose Dolphins * Whale & Dolphin SWIMMING TIGETHER * BEAUTIFUL DAY!

6/12: 2 Humpback Whales * 30 Bottlenose Dolphins *

6/11, 5 pm: Lunge Feeding Humpback Whale Swimming with Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins 

6/11: 12 pm:  Humpback Whale  * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins!

6/5: Humpback Whale * 400 PLAYFUL Bottlenose Dolphins !!! BEST 2022 DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER/SHOW SO FAR

6/4: Beautiful Bottlenose Dolphins! 

5/30: 2 Humpback Whales * Breaching * Pectoral Slapping * Pods of Bottlenose Dolphins * 

5/29: 3 Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding* Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * ROSTRUM RIDING WHALES * Whale & Dolphin  Swimming Together * WHAT A DAY to be out on the water aboard the AMERICAN PRINCESS!!! 

 5/28, 5pm:  2 Humpback Whales * Lunge Feeding * Pod Bottlenose Dolphins

5/28, 12pm:  * Tail Slapping ~ Breaching ~ Humpback Whale * Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins * 

5/25: 3 Humpback Whales * Breaching * Pod of 75 Bottlenose Dolphins *

5/22: ***FULL BODY BREACHING HUMPBACK WHALE ~ AMAZING SIGHT! 

5/21: 4 Humpback Whales * Tail Throwing * Pectoral Slapping *  Pod of 200 Bottlenose Dolphins *  AWESOME DAY!

5/18: Humpback Whale &  Pod of Dolphins *

5/15: AWESOME SHOW~ 150 Dolphins * LOTS of BABIES!

5/4:  Pod of Dolphins!

5/1: Lunge Feeding Whale!

4/30: Lunge Feeding Whale!!!

4/23: OPENING DAY 2022 : 2 WHALES !!! * LUNGING * GREAT START TO THE SEASON!

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