This season, we saw over 1,500 gray whales, and last summer we saw over 750 blue whales. Every trip is a new experience, so be sure to come out often!
- Adult Adults are Free!
- Child Ages 5-12 | Proceeds benefit The Gray Whale Foundation
This will be a live event for up to 15 kids – Dana Point, California— Dana Wharf Whale Watching will be hosting Story Time with Nona The Naturalist Sunday, March 7th from 9am-9:45
Nona Reimer, a retired Master Teacher and Science Mentor is known as “Nona The Naturalist,” will be reading her favorite children’s book on Saturdays from 9 am to 9:45 on a Dana Wharf Whale Watching vessel while it is docked. These story times are limited to 15 children and 1 parent. The cost is $8 per child and proceeds will benefit the Festival of Whales Foundation
After the story, it will include a make & take craft. Nona is an American Cetacean Society Naturalist. Nona has served 4 years as The Orange County Regional Environmental Education Coordinator for the California Department of Education. Her passion for teaching only adds to the experience of Story Time with Nona The Naturalist. “Seeing the look on a child’s face when they see a whale for the first time never gets old!”
All books will be read by Nona on a Dana Wharf Whale Watching vessel and will also be Live Streamed to Facebook, also each story time will also include a make and take craft. Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to scheduled story time!