Whale watching is the biggest show on earth. With the ocean as their stage, the spellbinding and entertaining whales put on daily star performances for the whale watch cruises visiting their feeding grounds. In this article you will discover how to get the most out of your trip. Picture this. a warm summer afternoon on a boat in a gentle rolling ocean. A cooling breeze softly massages your face where you sit, and you begin to close your eyes and drift away. The sound of the boats engine begins to fade and finally stops. The boat, like you, is drifting over the waves and following the breeze. It is very peaceful and calm and after a stressful week at work you finally feel in harmony with the world. Then something explodes. out of the water and only a few feet from your nose!