Offshore Blue Adventures
Offshore Blue Adventures
Frequently asked questions
DO I NEED TO MAKE A RESERVATION
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
As a general
CAN I BOOK A PRIVATE TOUR?
WILL I GET SEASICK?
Most people do not get
WILL WE GET WET?
There is a possibility of getting wet when it’s rainy or windy and choppy since our vessel is open and low to the water. We provide waterproof-breathable jackets and
pants that fit over your warm layers and provide wind and water protection (up to size XXL). The captain will endeavor to keep you as dry as possible, but in some conditions spray is inevitable.
DO YOU GUARANTEE WHALE SIGHTINGS?
During the high season of whale migrations (Dec-April and June-July) whales are seen on 90% of all our trips. The in-between months are usually filled with
IS TIPPING THE CAPTAIN APPROPRIATE?
Yes! Tipping is optional, but very much appreciated. Our Captains are super dedicated and passionate about what they do. Standard tipping for boat charters is 10-20% of the price of the tour which rounds out to $10-$20 per person. A generous tip is a great way to say “Thank You!”
WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?
Because our boat is small and seating is limited, we require a
WHAT ABOUT BAD WEATHER?
Our tours run in light rain or drizzle. We do have waterproof windbreakers that you can wear over your warmer layers. In the event of severe weather & sea conditions (“Small Craft Advisories”), we will endeavor to reschedule your trip, or you can convert your ticket to a gift certificate for future use, or receive a full refund. TIP: During the winter months it is a good idea to plan your excursion earlier in your vacation so that you can reschedule if need be!
DO YOU OFFER FOOD AND BEVERAGES?
We do not have water or food on board but you are welcome to bring your own. We encourage passengers to bring their reusable water bottles, as we are keenly aware of the damage that
ARE THERE LIFE JACKETS ON BOARD?
Yes. We have enough life jackets for each guest + our captain. We require that all passengers wear a life jacket on our excursions.
IS THERE PARKING?
There is plenty of free parking out in front of our office. Please do not park in the yellow or red zones or you might get a ticket.
ARE THERE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS?
Our boat is small with limited seating. If you or any of your party weigh over 250 pounds, please call us so that we can accommodate your party.
DO YOU ALLOW PREGNANT WOMEN ON BOARD?
If you are pregnant, we recommend that you consult with your doctor. We would seat you in the back of the boat where it is a much smoother ride.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER RESTRICTIONS?
If you have severe and/or chronic back and neck pain, we do not recommend this excursion. You should also be able to step into and out of the vessel which is a step of about 1 &1/2 feet. We do have a small step to assist you if need be.