When a 40-ton humpback takes on whale watchers in a kayak

Humback vs Kayak

Whale watching has been popular for decades, most recently manifesting in the form of kayak tours that all observers to be as close as possible to the water. For a pair of kayakers on California’s Central Coast, they were a bit too close.

The couple were okay and were smiling as they clung to their capsized boat. Onlookers were scared at first but applauded when they saw the couple emerge. Here’s the video that Sanctuary Cruises posted on Facebook:

The company posted that they are halting kayak whale watching tours for now.

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