Sunday, November 30th

We went out this morning with a great group of adventurous passengers, but the high winds made it difficult to spot wildlife. We gave everyone free passes and cancelled the afternoon trip. Reports indicate better conditions tomorrow and we've received several reports...

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Saturday, November 29th

Despite high hopes, we didn't find much marine life on the morning trip. In the afternoon, the winds picked up, but we were still able to find ten Pacific white-sided dolphins and a breaching humpback whale! From a distance we witnessed at least four or five breaches...

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Friday, November 28th

Forget about Black Friday - today was GRAY FRIDAY! This morning we saw our first gray whale of the season! Today's whale appeared to be a large, pregnant female heading down to Baja to give birth to her calf. We also saw a pod of 300 common dolphins and a group of 25...

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Thursday, November 27th

Today aboard the Privateer we had a Thanksgiving feast... for the eyes! The weather was ideal and so was the wildlife. We saw more than 200 common dolphins, a humpback whale, three mola mola, a mako shark, and a fin whale to boot! It was great to share this holiday...

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Wednesday, November 26th

Are you SURE it's fall? It doesn't feel like it here in San Diego! Today it was nearly 80 degrees with clear, blue skies and flat, calm seas. Those ideal conditions allowed morning passengers to spot a juvenile humpback whale that surfaced very near to the boat, and...

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Tuesday, November 25th

First, an update on the killer whales. There was a sighting yesterday in Oceanside that was confirmed to be the same pod that we saw on Sunday. In other words - they could still be close by! As far as today's sightings, on the afternoon trip we saw 20 energetic...

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Monday, November 24th

Obviously yesterday's amazing killer whale trip is a tough act to follow, but we tried our best and had a really fun day on the water! In the morning we saw about 400 common dolphins that appeared to be in fast pursuit of fish. We also saw both a breaching mola mola...

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Sunday, November 23rd

ORCAS IN SAN DIEGO!!!! It was an AMAZING day at sea! Our guests had the opportunity to see EIGHT Killer Whales, including 2 calves! While this was an incredibly rare sighting, the ocean will continue to surprise us, and hopefully you will be there next time! We have...

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Saturday, November 22nd

No shortage of wildlife today! On the first trip we found a whopping 700 or so common dolphins in a group that seemed to stretch as far as the eye can see. In the afternoon we traveled more than 10 miles offshore but it was worth it because we found not only 500 more...

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Friday, November 21st

Captain Steve decided to head straight west today in search of marine mammals. While we may not have gotten the big ones, we were fortunate enough to see 2 species of dolphins! We saw about 20 common dolphins that were riding our bow for a while, and we also spotted a...

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Wednesday, November 19th

Captain Mark set the course today for La Jolla canyon; an underwater deep spot that sometimes brings in the big whales. Unfortunately, we came up short on baleen whales today, but we did see some dolphins! We found about 200 common dolphins with a lot of little calves...

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Tuesday, November 18th

We had another beautifully calm and clear day on the water, just didn't find much wildlife today. We had a sighting of six Pacific white-sided dolphins but they didn't seem to want to play for long, so we decided to give everyone on board some free passes to use in...

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