FL - Rare whale and calf spotted off Okaloosa Island Pier (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

A group of people were out on a banana boat run by Coastal Beach Services, who manages beach amenities at Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach, when they spotted the mother and calf.

A female northern right whale and its calf were spotted Thursday just off the end of the Okaloosa Island Pier.

A group of people were out on a banana boat run by Coastal Beach Services, which manages beach amenities at Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach, when they spotted the mother and calf.

A video of the sighting was posted on the hotel’s Facebook page.

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