September 28, 2017

We aren't sure what was better this morning...the conditions or the sightings! There are two different populations of Bottlenose Dolphin that could be spotted off the coast of San Diego and we were able to see BOTH on our trip! As we neared the mouth of the jetties,...

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September 24, 2017

It was a GORGEOUS day on the Pacific. We were treated to a calm sea and two trips full of sunshine. Passengers on our morning tour were lucky enough to observe a pod of ~150 Common Dolphins consisting of adults, sub-adults and young calves. Great conditions allowed...

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September 23, 2017

Could it be? Another SUPER CETACEAN SATURDAY?! You bet your flukes it was! The Pacific did not mess around with us today. We found quite the pod of Common Dolphins on our morning tour! The pod of ~200 individuals consisted of numerous babies and plenty of acrobats!...

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September 22, 2017

We were rockin' and rollin' aboard the Privateer today. Sea conditions were a bit bumpy but our passengers are troopers! We traveled almost 30-miles in search for baleen and toothed whales and only had luck as were cruising in and out of the Mission Bay jetties. We...

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September 20, 2017

It was a bumpy ride on The Privateer today but the conditions didn't stop us from finding wildlife! We found ANOTHER pod of acrobatic Short-Beaked Common Dolphins on our morning trip! Bonus...the pod was FULL of tiny, exuberant calves! Short-Beaked Common Dolphins are...

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September 19, 2017

The Short-Beaked Common Dolphins seem to be sticking around San Diego! We most frequently encounter the Long-Beaked Common Dolphin, with few and far between sightings of the Short-Beaked population. We have been lucky enough to see these vibrant animals relatively...

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September 17, 2017

We were treated to perfect whale watching conditions on the Pacific today! Clear skies and a calm sea made for a great day, overall. A few grandiose pods of Long AND Short-Beaked Common Dolphins delighted us on the morning trip! We encountered ~250 dolphins in total,...

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September 14, 2017

With one scheduled trip today, we definitely made good use out of our time on the water. After a while of searching far and wide, we spotted a surface-active pod of Common Dolphins. We witnessed great leaps, barrel rolls (sub-surface and mid-air!) and body slams. Many...

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September 8, 2017

Freaky Friday aboard the Privateer! During our single trip today, we started out our trip with a little rock and roll! We had some pretty big swells as we traveled toward the West. We traveled almost 12-miles from shore and unfortunately came up a little short in the...

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September 7, 2017

Let's call today Common dolphin Thursday! Our single trip for the day was super fun! We ventured pretty far offshore, almost ~11-miles to find an awesome pod of Common dolphins! We had ~200 individuals in this super energetic pod. We witnessed some pretty high leaps...

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September 5, 2017

We're still discombobulated from our spectacular morning on the water! It isn't too hard of a day of whale watching when you spend the ride back to land trying to figure out how many whales were spotted and what species they truly were. We absolutely spotted one...

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Monday, September 4, 2017

It was another beautiful ride on the water today. We were pleasantly surprised by the conditions, as a recent passing storm caused concern that it would be a bumpy day on the water. That was not the case! In the morning, the smooth water allowed us to easily spot an...

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