Sharing the Environment with Humpback Whales
- Stay at least 100 yards (300 feet) away, this is a legal minimum distance.
- Limit observation period to 30 minutes or less.
- Do not harass, encircle or trap whales between boats or the shore.
- Pass behind animals.
- If approached by animals, put your engine in neutral and allow them to pass.
- If approached while swimming in the water, leave the water or area you are in without causing disturbance – do not attempt to swim with the animals.