Tuesday, February 17th

The False Killer Whales from yesterday were a tough act to follow, but we had an absolutely fantastic day at sea today! Due to popular demand, we ran two boats today (the Privateer and Eclipse). Between the two of us, in the morning we spotted 12 gray whales (9...

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Monday, February 16th

FALSE KILLER WHALES!!! Yes that's right folks. We had a herd of extremely rare (for San Diego) false killer whales today. These are normally found in more tropical waters and haven't been seen here in San Diego since March 27th of last year when a group was spotted...

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Sunday, February 15th

What an adventurous day we had! On the morning trip, we had a total of 11 whales. There were 10 gray whales close to shore,and 1 humpback way out in the deeper water. The afternoon trip only got to see 1 whale...but it was worth it! We went out to the area where we...

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Saturday, February 14th

Happy Valentines day! Love for marine mammals was in the air today as passengers aboard the Privateer (The Love Boat) saw a lot of life. In total, Captain Cristin took us out to see 18 gray whales, 1 humpback, 30 sea lions, and about 500 common dolphins. We even found...

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Friday, February 13th

Diversity is the name for today! We ended up seeing so much out there! Between our two trips, we encountered 1 humpback, 12 gray whales, 10 common dolphins, 5 bottlenose dolphins, about 20 pacific white sided dolphins, 4 harbor seals, and about 30 sea lions! Captain...

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Thursday, February 12th

We really had some close encounters today! Captain Cristin turned off the motors and as we drifted, a group of 6 gray whales swam right by us! We were even able to see the barnacles growing on a few of them. We saw a total of 8 today... Jeremy, Naturalist...

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Wednesday, February 11th

Captain Cristin led us out on an adventure today! We Were able to see 6 gray whales...including one that breached 3 times! Unfortunately I only got the picture of it's splash frown emoticon We also saw about 50 pacific white sided dolphins today. Jeremy, Naturalist...

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Tuesday, February 10th

SURF'S UP! Ever seen a gray whale surf? Passengers on our trips today can say yes! We were the only boat out today due to the high surf - up to 10 feet at times! The long period between swells, however, made for fairly smooth seas and a lot of really fun wildlife...

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Monday, February 9th

Trips were cancelled today on account of a high surf advisory. We will be back out there as soon as we can since there are LOTS of gray whales to see out...

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Sunday, February 8th

Today's trips were for extreme whale-watchers only! We braved 6-9 foot waves and nearly 20 knot gusts, but it paid off with 11 whales total between both trips. Guests had fun rising over swells and getting an occasional splash or two. Despite the fun we had today, the...

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Friday, February 6th

19 whales today! It was another successful day for captain Steve as customers saw as many whales as they could handle. We had interesting conditions in the afternoon with a fog bank rolling in, but we persevered and it paid off. We even saw some pacific white sided...

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