Thursday, January 29th

Another marine mammal filled day aboard Captain Cristins Privateer! We saw 8 gray whales and two species of dolphins on todays trip. We had pacific white sided dolphins that came over to bow ride for a little bit today (a novelty with this species). There were...

Wednesday, January 28th

We saw two species of baleen whales today! We had a total of 7 gray whales, and one humpback that gave us quite the surprise! We were just driving along…looking out on the horizon, when a humpback whale decided to come up right next to the boat! He stuck around...
Tuesday, January  27th

Tuesday, January 27th

The rain clouds from yesterday passed quickly, revealing beautiful sunny skies for passengers on both of our trips today. If you count spouts seen in the distance, we spotted 22 gray whales today in total, including several juveniles now that we’re a bit later...
Monday, January 26th

Monday, January 26th

Today started off with excellent visibility and mirror-like seas. The first whales we saw were a mother and very new calf. The calf was flopping around clumsily. We could see that its tail flukes had not yet hardened and it was riding on its mother’s back. This...
Sunday, January 25th

Sunday, January 25th

A tale of two trips: In the morning we had great whale sightings – 9 gray whales all traveling together, courting, fluking, and even breaching! At one point they went down for a longer dive (nearly 10 minutes), and while we were waiting for them to surface in...
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