November 4, 2017

It's that time again...it's SUPER CETACEAN SATURDAY! We were greeted with incredible sea conditions as well as FIN-tastic whale encounters! During the morning trip, we set our course for the North toward La Jolla, and found THREE HUMPBACK...

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November 3, 2017

Pretty AMAZING day aboard the Privateer today! We had one trip that gave guests incredible looks at FOUR HUMPBACK WHALES! There were three adults, and one yearling/juvenile that were seen North of La Jolla, only 5-miles from shore! Among the...

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November 2, 2017

Gorgeous sea conditions matched with incredible visibility made for a perfect day aboard the Privateer! We started our single trip today with a quick glimpse at ~4 INSHORE BOTTLENOSE dolphins! They crossed the Mission Bay channel, headed toward...

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October 31, 2017

we found hundreds of common dolphins off shore today. come join us this week to see what we see next.

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

What a gorgeous day for some whale watching! With no gusting wind and three hours of glassy water, we were delighted by the conditions on the Pacific. It was very easy to spot wildlife of any kind, including mackerel at the surface and TWO...

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October 28, 2017

It was beautiful day on the Pacific today! We started the day with a little fogginess but that didn't stop us from finding wildlife. During the morning cruise, we found a large pod of ~400 COMMON dolphins! They were incredible! They were showing...

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October 27, 2017

It was a day full of surprises aboard the Privateer! We set out for deeper water and encountered a small raft of California sea lions. They were seen resting at the surface when all of a sudden a single MINKE whale spy-hopped near them! This...

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October 26, 2017

Short-Beaked Common Dolphins made quite the appearance on our morning trip! After reaching deep water off the continental shelf/drop off, we encountered an exciting pod of Short-Beaked Common Dolphins that were traveling steadily southward! By...

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October 24, 2017

Calm seas and clear skies made for another beautiful day on the Pacific. Our first cetacean sighting for the day came in the form of a small pod of about 20 Common Dolphins. After leaving these dolphins, we continued west where we then...

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October 21, 2017

It was a fantastic day aboard the Privateer! We had some great encounters with plenty of wildlife today. The seas were pretty bumpy which made for an interesting ride! During the morning trip, we set our nose toward the West and found a single...

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October 17, 2017

Today we beat the heat out on the water with a pod of common dolphin who played by the boat. There were calf cow pairs and courtship behavior. there is still room on tomorrows...

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October 19, 2017

We have a breacher!!! After searching far and wide throughout our morning trip, a huge splash caught us off-guard on our way toward land. It turned out to be a BREACHING MINKE WHALE! Luckily, he/she surfaced fairly close and it didn't take us...

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