Monday, May 11th

Monday, May 11th

Every time we encounter fin whales on a trip, I’m always asked by at least one passenger, “Do fin whales ever breach like other whales do?” My response has always been that while it’s possible for any species of whale to breach, the bigger you...
Sunday, May 10th

Sunday, May 10th

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! We had many mothers celebrating on board, and wow, were they treated to some great wildlife sightings! Today was one of those great days when it didn’t matter which trip you were on because we had the same exact sightings on...
Saturday, May 9th

Saturday, May 9th

It was a little bit windy today, but the rain was long gone by the time our first trip started this morning! In the morning we spent most of our time with a megapod of common dolphins that seemed to be neverending – at least 1,500 animals. As we were turning to...
Wednesday, May 6th

Wednesday, May 6th

Found another blue! After our first sighting of the year yesterday, it’s very encouraging to see another blue today (and a different one from those seen yesterday at that). We also had the luck of finding a very young loggerhead sea turtle and will share that...
Tuesday, May 5th

Tuesday, May 5th

The Privateer crew celebrated Cinco de Mayo as only we can – with CINCO species of baleen whale! That’s right, for the first time in San Diego Whale Watch history, we sighted FIVE species of baleen whale in a single 3-hour trip. This morning started out...