Top 5 Restaurants in Mission Bay

Top 5 Restaurants: The Mission Bay area where San Diego Whale Watch departs contains a wide array of great restaurants.  Due to its ethnic and cultural mix, and its unique access to fresh seafood, San Diego has a wide range of cuisines, all of which are on display in...

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November 21, 2018

What a day to be out on the water! We headed out of mission bay under sunny skies and glassy conditions. We decided to go about 3 miles out and then head north since we've been seeing a lot of activity near shore. It only took about 15 minutes...

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November 20, 2018

It was very foggy and quiet on the water this morning but our afternoon trip was filled with dolphin activity! Shortly after exiting the Mission Bay jetties, a pair of Pacific White-Sided Dolphins surfaced for a brief encounter until we noticed...

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November 18, 2018

Super Cetacean Saturday sure did carry into our Sunday morning trip! We enjoyed TWO relatively uncommon species of toothed whale, Risso's Dolphins AND Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins, interacting with one another! We spotted them from miles away,...

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November 16, 2018

It was a FABULOUS Friday out on the Pacific! We encountered both toothed whales and baleen whales on our single trip! We set out to the SW and sighted a spout along the drop-off! It surfaced a few times, as it seemed to head south. We didn't see...

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November 15, 2018

The action was NON-STOP today! We spent almost all of our time on the ocean in the presence of wildlife. We started off the trip by exiting the jetties to find a feeding frenzy full of plummeting sea birds, California Sea Lions, Pacific...

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November 13, 2018

It was a B-E-A-U-TIFUL day on the Pacific. The conditions were ideal, as we had impeccable visibility and a calm ocean. It took a lot of searching but the enormous splashes from energetic Common Dolphins finally broke the cetacean silence! A pod...

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November 11, 2018

It was Sunday Fun-day on The Ohana with two Humpback Whales! We only had one trip today but it was well-spent with two boat-friendly humpbacks that swam beside us and occasionally approached the boat with curiosity. One of the two whales raised...

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November 9, 2018

We couldn't have asked for better conditions on the water this morning! The sea was calm and flat, while the visibility was perfect for seeking out wildlife. With the the conditions on our side, we spotted numerous species of sea bird including...

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November 8, 2018

It was a beautiful, sunny day on the Pacific! We had some great, calm sea conditions as well! We had a nice trip out to deeper water. We encountered many California sea lions, and two sightings of Northern Elephant seals! One was sighted near...

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November 6, 2018

Tuesdays aren't so bad when they're spent with so much variety! We spotted one Humpback Whale, 100 Common Dolphins, at least three Flying Fish, one Harbor Seal and a Tropic Bird (super rare) this morning!!! The friendly Humpback Whale...

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HURRAH for HUMPBACKS! They are still passing by San Diego in abundance. THREE southbound Humpback Whales were spotted this morning, including one pair that paralleled one another consistently. Although we didn't spend much time with the third...

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