View the Farallon Islands by boat:
Farallon Islands have had a long history. The name "Farallon" loosely
translates from the Spanish as a guiding entity such as a lighthouse. The islands
have always been a more visible landmark from far out to sea than the actual
California Coast which is frequently shrouded in coastal haze or dense fog.
Native Americans occasionally visited the islands where they gathered eggs and
other natural resources from the rocks that occasionally appeared in the distance
on clear days.
The Farallon Islands were visited frequently over the centuries by Europeans
long before the Golden Gate and San Francisco Bay were even discovered. Gold Rush
era entrepreneurs gathers seabird eggs by the millions to feed hungry minors,
visitors and settlers to the growing Bay Area.
Today, the islands are home to research scientists and other government employees,
but closed to visitors from the mainland.
The only way to see the islands is by boat!
We will be there to watch the sharks in their natural environment. While sharks
may not be found on every trip, you will certainly have the best possible chance
to see these apex predators in this major breeding grounds where they gather each
year while food is most plentiful.
The data, pictures and video we gather will be provided to various scientific
organizations to help better understand and protect this incredible creature of
San Francisco Sport Fishing:
Often during the fishing season we will be fishing
the Farallon Islands for King (Chinook) Salmon and a huge selection
of large rockfish & lingcod; this is one place
that live bait really works!
More info: SharkWatch@GreatWhiteSharkExpeditions.com