July 26, 2017

It was a feeding frenzy this afternoon off Point Loma. Pod after pod of common dolphin stampeded the area while sea birds of all different kinds plunged into the schools of fish. We found a maternity pod full of brand new babys this morning. it was a wonderful way to...

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July 25, 2017

Wow! Common Dolphins took over our Tuesday in the hundreds! On both of our trips today, we found pod after pod of Common Dolphins exhibiting a variety of behaviors. Multiple nursery pods were spotted and a few instances of courtship were witnessed. There was a lot of...

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July 24, 2017

We had a single trip today and THREE species of toothed whales made it count! On our way toward deep water, we spotted multiple pods of Common Dolphins until we reached some of our favorite scratched up, blunt-faced cuties..a pod of RISSO'S DOLPHINS! Not only that,...

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July 23, 2017

You never know what you're going to get when you visit the ocean. That was proven today in our sightings! It has been nearly 1 month since we spotted a Humpback Whale but the passengers on both of our trips were able to see a surface-active HUMPBACK! Unfortunately,...

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July 22, 2017

It was another incredible day off the coast of San Diego! We found numerous pods of Common dolphins all day long. We encountered pods with cow/calf pairs including a couple of nursery pods. Most of the Common dolphins we sighted were Long Beaked Common dolphins but...

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July 21, 2017

Happy Friday! It was a super fun day! Throughout the day, we found several pods of Common dolphins totaling ~800 individuals! During the morning cruise, we found many small pods as soon as we left the Mission Bay jetties. There were several thousand birds flying over...

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July 20, 2017

It was a gorgeous day on the water with plenty of wildlife seen all around. During both of our trips today, we encountered several pods of Common dolphin shortly after exiting the Mission Bay jetties. There were small pods, big pods, and pods that were very boat...

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July 19, 2017

Today was cool and calm on the water. Whale watching on Privateer is a great way to beat the summer heat and see the wildlife our coast has to show. We saw half a dozen pods of common dolphin leaping and...

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July 18, 2017

The Risso's have been re-sighted!!!! We are so happy that we were able to see the uncommon and ever so graceful Risso's Dolphin on both trips today. In the morning, we kicked off our trip with a brief Inshore Bottlenose Dolphin sighting within the channel. Throughout...

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July 17, 2017

Both of our trips were full of non-stop Common Dolphin action today! In total, we cruised through nearly 12 different sub-pods of Common Dolphins throughout the entire day. Within each group, we were able to witness a multitude of different behaviors. We spotted a...

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July 16, 2017

It was a SHARK of a Sunday today! On top of spotting cetaceans, we encountered multiple cartilaginous fish on both trips today. Our first HAMMERHEAD SHARK sighting of 2017 on the Privateer occurred on our morning trip!! It was a curious shark that came right up to us...

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July 15, 2017

It was a superb Saturday on the Pacific today! There were no shortage of Common dolphins today! We found many pods all along the coast. During the morning cruise, we encountered ~400 Common dolphins. The pods were traveling South as they showed us their amazing...

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