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Discover the Magic of Dolphin Watching in San Diego

San Diego’s waters are home to a variety of marine life, including dolphins, sea lions, and more. Book a dolphin watching tour with San Diego Whale Watch to experience the joy and wonder of these playful creatures up close.

Quick Facts About Dolphin Sightings in San Diego
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Playful Dolphins in Their Habitat

Witness the playful antics of dolphins in their natural habitat on a dolphin watching tour in San Diego. Get up close and personal with these fascinating creatures.
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Prime Dolphin Watching in San Diego

San Diego is a prime location for dolphin watching. Join San Diego Whale Watch for an unforgettable experience and see why this coastal city is known for its incredible marine life.
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Must-Do Dolphin Watching in San Diego

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Responsible Dolphin Watching with San Diego Whale Watch

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Dolphin Watching Delights:
Recent Sightings in San Diego
Join the excitement and explore the recent dolphin sightings in San Diego. Get a glimpse of these playful creatures up close and personal through the lens of San Diego Whale Watch.

May 25, 2023

May 25, 2023 Surface Krill and Fins!

The Pacific ocean is teaming with life! We started our afternoon with a spunky pod of short beaked common dolphins, they were super playful! We saw so many babies and a few breaching over and over again! On the way back in from the drop off - Captain Bryan spotted...

May 23, 2023

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

We had a great trip this morning, sighting multiple pods of short-beaked common dolphins, some of them leaping out of the water. We also spotted close to a dozen Mola molas!...

May 22, 2023

Monday, May 22, 2023

We had great sightings on our one trip today! We very quick into the trip found a group of porpoising sea lions and dolphins, before making our way west where we spotted spouts on the horizon. We got great looks at at least 3 fin whales and also more long-beaked...

May 21, 2023

May 21, 2023

Feeling Fin-tastic on the Privateer! Our morning trip was the one to beat! We had a great pod of about 200 long beaked common dolphins about 4 miles out. Lots and lots of babies! We headed west to about 8 miles and found a trio of Fin whales; a cow-calf pair and an...

May 20, 2023

May 20, 2023 Fin Whale and Dolphin mania!

It was finny out there today! Our morning trip was absolutely AMAZING! We started strong with a small pod of long beaked common dolphins about 3 miles out. There were loads of babies in this group, we're thinking it may have been a nursery pod. Continuing out, we...

May 19, 2023

May 19, 2023 Fin whale-polooza continues!

We've been having such good luck with whales lately! We headed out west to see what we could find - pretty quickly we found a pod of about 60 short beaked common dolphins! These dolphins are always so full of energy and curiosity, it's always delightful to cross...

May 15, 2023

Monday, May 15, 2023

We had another incredible trip this afternoon spotting 5 fin whales, a minke whale, Risso's dolphins and long-beaked common dolphins!...

May 14, 2023

May 14, 2023 Mothers Day

We had a couple of fin-tastic trips today! We set out west on the Pacific this morning and immediately met up with the best greeting committee- a pod of long beaked common dolphins in a feeding frenzy! After hanging with these little ones for a bit we headed...

Discover the Magic of San Diego’s Marine Life: Gray Whales, Blue Whales, Humpback Whales, and Dolphin Sightings

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Experience the wonders of the ocean and witness the magnificent migration patterns of whales and dolphins in San Diego. With our comprehensive guides to Gray Whales, Blue Whales, Humpback Whales, and Dolphin Sightings, you’ll discover the diverse marine life of this coastal city. Explore our additional resources and links to delve even deeper into this fascinating subject.

Whale Migration in San Diego

Witness the incredible Gray, Blue, and Humpback whale migration in San Diego

Gray Whale Sightings

Discover the unique behaviors and patterns of gray whales in the area.

Blue Whale Sightings

Experience the majesty of the largest mammals on earth in San Diego.

Humpback Whale Sightings

Witness the impressive acrobatic displays of these majestic creatures

Dolphin Sightings

Observe the playful and curious dolphins in their natural habitat.