August 31, 2017

It was a foggy day on the Pacific today! During the morning trip, we moved through a massive fog bank that limited our visibility from 50-yds to a 1/4 of a mile! It was tricky to locate any wildlife, but while in a nice clearing, we encountered a pod of ~100 COMMON...

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August 29, 2017

In our update from yesterday, I mentioned that you could be missing out if you didn't hang out with us today...boy, was I right! Passengers aboard the Privateer were thrilled today, as we observed the largest animal and some of the fastest marine mammals on the...

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August 28, 2017

If someone were to ask us to describe a perfect whale watching trip, we could easily describe our morning in response. We had a FABULOUS day on the water. A tall, powerful spout was spotted on our way out west and it turned out to be the spout from a Blue Whale!!! We...

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August 27, 2017

Super Cetacean Saturday just carried into Super Cetacean SUNDAY!!! Not only that, but we spotted multiple species of fish in addition to marine mammals today. We encountered a MEGAPOD of Common Dolphins this morning. They surrounded us in every direction, near and...

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August 24, 2017

It was an excellent day aboard the Privateer today! During the morning cruise, we searched far and wide, and ventured ~10-miles from shore and eventually found a MINKE whale that popped up right next to us! This Minke whale was observed traveling toward the NW and...

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August 23, 2017

today we found acrobatic common dolphins by the hundreds. There were courtship behaviors being demonstrated all over the place. Dolphins, sea lions and birds oh my. There were huge amounts of bait in the water and a feeding frenzy erupted around the Privater. Fair...

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August 22, 2017

Common Dolphins were the highlight of our day this morning. We encountered several hundred individuals within a widespread pod of energetically charged Common Dolphins! They were leaping and twisting mid-air, exposing their bellies and producing huge splashes. A few...

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August 21, 2017

It was a B-E-A-UTIFUL day on the Pacific today! Calm water and clear skies allowed for impeccable visibility and comfort on the boat. We found a great pod of Common Dolphins that were extremely surface active. We heard their high pitched whistling and watched as they...

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August 20, 2017

We had an eventful day, full of variety! A pod of roughly 40-50 RISSO'S DOLPHINS surprised whale watchers off the coast this morning. After close observation, we noted a few individuals with distinct characteristics leading us to the confirmation that this pod has...

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August 18, 2017

Let's call today Fluking Friday! We started our Fabulous, single trip with beautiful Flat waters! Our first encounter was a nice mini pod of ~6 Common dolphin that were traveling toward the SW. We stopped to watch them in the beautiful, clear water. We were headed...

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August 17, 2017

Beautiful day on the water combined with amazing dolphin sightings made for a great day! During the morning cruise, as we were heading out of the jetties, we encountered a nice pod of five Inshore Bottlenose dolphin. They were traveling South as they crossed the...

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August 16, 2017

The blue whales are back! We found two blues off of Point Loma that were so boat friendly that one dove under the bow twice giving our guests a once in a lifetime view of the largest animal to ever live on our planet. Common dolphin came over to join the feeding...

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