July 28, 2018

Non-so-common Cetacean Saturday..or was it?! We spent the entire day with boat-friendly Common Dolphins! On both trips, hundreds of dolphins were spotted within countless sub-pods that could be seen in every direction. Roughly 400 and 250 Common...

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July 27, 2018

We kick-started the weekend offshore with some Offshore Bottlenose today! We were delighted to see one of the largest pods of Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins we have ever encountered on The Privateer. Roughly 100-120 individuals were seen as we...

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July 26, 2018

We could never get bored of seeing Common Dolphins on our tours! The acrobatics were non-stop today as we encountered numerous pods of exuberant Short-Beaked and Long-Beaked Common Dolphins! Nearly every pod was filled with itty-bitty calves! On...

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July 23, 2018

It was a beautiful day on the water! Guests enjoyed plenty of Common dolphins on our trip today. There were five distinct pods that we encountered, topping us out at ~500 individuals. There were small pods with only 25 dolphins and big pods out...

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July 22, 2017

We're seeing BLUE! Blue Whales were spotted along the entire horizon today in every direction! With the exception any time we spent cruising back to land during our home-bound trips, no more than 5-10 minutes were spent without locking eyes on...

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July 21, 2018

We had two exciting trips filled with baleen whales and toothed whales! During the morning trip, our first sighting was of a pod of ~100 Common dolphins! Guests were thrilled to see such a close encounter. Many Common dolphins raced to our boat...

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July 19, 2018

WHAT A DAY! It was a glorious day of whale watching, full of whales with teeth and some without! The Pacific was teaming with activity, both above and below the surface of the water. Dense aggregations of birds were consistently viewed...

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July 18, 2018

We had a fun dolphin day aboard the Privateer! We observed many pods of Common dolphins! They were scattered about, along the drop-off. We got to hang out with some playful dolphins that spent some time riding the pressure wave on the bow. Some...

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July 17, 2018

It was an AMAZING day on the water! Today, the baleen whales stole our hearts! While we did get to see two different species of toothed whales, or dolphins, they were very brief encounters. During the morning, we set out to the West, and found...

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July 16, 2018

We had an amazing dolphin day! During both trips, we encountered many pods of Common dolphins! We encountered some mellow pods, that were in travel mode, but most of our pods today, were incredibly energetic! We observed porpoising and breaching...

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July 15, 2018

Super Cetacean Sunday is here once again! Guests had an awesome time on the water. We experienced nice sea conditions with great visibility! During both trips, we sighted both baleen whales and toothed whales! During the morning trip, we set out...

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July 13, 2018

Fri-YAY! We enjoyed a day full of Common Dolphin action! On both trips, multiple pods of dolphins were spotted and each group exhibited different behaviors. We observed hunting, courtship and cow-calf interactions throughout the entire day. The...

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