June 1, 2018

Happy June! Have you ever wondered what the recipe could be for a perfect day of whale watching? A calm ocean, blue sky, Blue WHALES, and Common Dolphins all mixed into one three-hour trip is the answer. South of Point Loma, at least FOUR whales...

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May 31, 2018

Excellent visibility and sea conditions made for a great day on the water. Today, the marine mammals were on the move! We started the day out with bird activity seen across the horizon. This activity led us straight to Common dolphins! We...

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May 30, 2018

We took our sister ship, The Ohana, out for a great day of cetacean action! Our single trip was FILLED with Common Dolphin activity. In every direction, we could see foraging birds with dolphins hunting cooperatively below them. While cruising...

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May 29, 2018

The cetacean action was NON-STOP this morning! We chose to head south, toward the Los Coronados Islands of Mexican territory. Along our journey, we encountered pod after pod of Common Dolphins! Each group was highly interactive with our boat and...

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May 28, 2018

Whale watchers aboard the Privateer were in for a BIG treat today! During both trips, we encountered the largest animal on the planet -- BLUE WHALES! We were also lucky to observe Common dolphins next to our vessel. During the morning trip, we...

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May 27, 2018

The sky was BLUE, the water was BLUE and the whales were BLUE! we had two amazing trips with plenty of toothed whales and baleen whales to be found! During the morning trip, we found three Blue whales, including a cow/calf pair! They were...

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May 26, 2018

It was incredibly windy off the coast of San Diego today, but that didn't stop us from spotting toothed whales! We rocked over rolling swells this morning and encountered one mystery whale. Unfortunately, we did not have enough time to stick...

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May 25, 2018

We're catching baby fever here on The Privateer! Baby BLUE WHALES and baby Common Dolphins stole our hearts this morning. Although we spotted 4+ Blue Whales throughout the trip, we struggled to get a close look at them until a cow-calf pair...

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May 24, 2018

We weren't kidding when we said the Blue Whale season has begun..not just one, two, five, or ten Blue Whales were spotted on our three-hour tour today..TWELVE BLUE WHALES were seen with the naked eye while NUMEROUS additional spouts were seen...

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May 22, 2018

BLUE WHALE SEASON IS HERE! We had an amazing trip this morning! As we were heading out to the West, we started seeing spout after spout appearing on the horizon. About 5-miles from shore, we had FIVE Blue whales in close proximity to each other....

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May 20, 2018

Super Cetacean Saturday carried into Sunday again, as the mighty Blue Whales AND Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins were spotted on the same tour for the second day in a row! We are finally and officially calling it BLUE WHALE SEASON OF 2018! They...

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May 19 2018

It's that time again...SUPER CETACEAN SATURDAY! We had two amazing trips today. We encountered the largest whale in the world during the morning trip. We were lucky enough to see two individuals in one area. They were observed likely feeding as...

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