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Whales, dolphins put on show for sightseers in Virginia Beach

The marine life in Virginia Beach waters was quite active for whale watchers.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Whale watchers were left in awe during a marine life tour in Virginia Beach near the Rudee Inlet over the weekend.

13News Now viewers shared photos of whales and dolphins surfacing during a whale-watching tour Sunday evening with Rudee Tours.

One sightseer, Justin Fuller, captured photos and said he saw five humpback whales and more than 100 dolphins during the tour.

Credit: Taryn Paul

The Virginia Aquarium says whales typically head south for the winter to mate, but some take a pit stop in our area and take time to drift through our waters.

People from all over the country flock to Virginia Beach most every January for whale-watching tours.

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