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Whale jumping out of the waterWritten by: Elizabeth Conway

January may conjure images of snowstorms and hot chocolate in colder parts of the world, but here in Los Angeles, January means sun, surf, and…whale watching?! That’s right! Between the months of November and May, nearly 20,000 grey whales swim a 10,000 mile round trip between the Bering Strait in Alaska to the warmer waters of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico. In Southern California, we have front row seats to this whale watching extravaganza with numerous group whale watching excursions available from the Palos Verdes Peninsula!

Where can you check out this whale of a trip? Don’t worry- Bikes and Hikes LA has your next Ocean in Californiaparadise escape all planned for you.We’ve curated an invigorating nature walk at the Terranea Resort, where you can traverse the fauna-filled tide pools in the area, take in some breathtaking views of the natural coastline, and regard the official whale count spot from Point Vicente. The Terranea Whale Watching Excursion combines fitness with sightseeing, making it the premiere whale watching tour of Los Angeles. Join us on one of our many whale watching group experiences!

When you book your next family reunion, teambuilding activity, or need group outing ideas in Los Angeles, come hike with us beachside in Terranea! Our hour-long Terranea nature hiking tour includes up-close and personal interactions with rare birds, endemic butterflies, and a firsthand interaction with the dynamic environment of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Combined with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and beachside activities, our Terranea fitness hike is tailor made for hikers of all levels of fitness, and any future oceanographers with a passion for nature.

“Whale” hope to see you on one of our Terranea Nature Walk and Whale Watching Experiences! Give us a call today to reserve your spot.